Welcome to our weekly roundup of important workplace news, top media trends, current events and the latest from Limeade. At Limeade, we’re busy staying up to date with current events that impact employees and the workplace. This Week in Work highlights the latest industry news so you can be in the know, while at work.
This Week in Work:
1. PUTTING THE ‘HUMAN’ BACK IN HR
The CEO of Limeade calls on HR to prioritize human connection in the post-pandemic workplace.
2. THINK BEFORE YOU DELEGATE
CEO coach Sabina Nawaz tells HBR the four reasons delegation often fails: lack of critical thinking, lack of initiative, lack of quality and lack of speed.
3. INGREDIENTS FOR A POSITIVE EX
Great tech can’t do it all. Care, culture and trust are the biggest drivers of a positive employee experience, according to new research.
4. THE TROUBLE WITH TESTING
A recent survey showed that employers cited cost and complexity as the greatest barriers in delivering COVID-19 testing as a worksite safety measure.
5. CUT THE SMALL TALK, SAVE THE PLANET
The Financial Times reports that small talk via email is contributing to climate change.
Thanks for tuning in to This Week in Work — see you next week!