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. The Google Thanksgiving Four
Four former Google employees fired ahead of Thanksgiving, claim Google had unfair labor practices. The group claims the company fired them for engaging in worker organizing efforts.
2. Suitcase company Away faces workplace allegations
Away’s founders sold a vision of travel and inclusion, but former employees claim behind the sleek image is a toxic work environment.
3. It’s time to focus on employee skill development
According to Gartner, HR Professionals will need to focus on employee skills to help their organizations grow in 2020.
4. Did you take that survey?
According to a new survey, just 45% of employers are using technology to improve employee engagement.
5. The effect loneliness has on performance at work
Why loneliness is a modern epidemic and hurts work performance.
6. It’s Time for Healthcare Organizations to Take Ownership of Burnout
Dr. Laura Hamill, Limeade Chief People Officer and Chief Science Officer of the Limeade Institute believes that solving for burnout should fall squarely on the workplace’s shoulders.
7. When managing gobbles up your productivity time
In a recent survey, 68% of managers said their top challenge as people leaders is juggling team management with other responsibilities.
8. Encouraging employees to give back
Sarah Stevens, People Team Senior Manager at Limeade shares her expert advice for encouraging employees to participate in Giving Tuesday.
Thanks for tuning in to This Week in Work — see you next week!