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. Managing Both Onsite and Remote Workers
An article in SHRM dives into how managing both onsite and remote workers requires finesse. Sarah Stevens, People Team Director at Limeade, shares how employee listening “has to be at the core of your work.”
2. Apple readjusts operations
Apple is encouraging its retail employees to work from home/help customers from home safely.
3. New D&I job data
New research shows that American companies cut back on hiring for D&I related jobs when COVID-19 hit (by nearly 60%), but then spiked up after racial injustice protests ignited in June.
4. A hybrid workforce
A Gartner survey found that 82% plan to maintain a partial work-from-home structure even after COVID-19 is no longer a threat.
5. Turnover high for diversity officers
While demand for Chief Diversity Officers now high, many don’t feel supported or that they are being given enough resources to be successful.
6. Gender parity companies
Adobe, PepsiCo, Nasdaq and more named best companies for women to advance.
7. The never-ending shift
An editorial in HBR delves into why working from home isn’t necessarily good for women and the increased burden quarantine life brings.
Thanks for tuning in to This Week in Work — see you next week!