Our weekly round up of workplace news from around the web.
- Some objects and practices born in lockdown will probably stick around for decades, says The New York Times Magazine, for better or worse.
- No more laughs around the water cooler. No more lunchtime gossip. Boston Magazine shares why a generation of Bostonians are doomed to drink alone after work.
- What’s the ultimate office amenity in 2021? Fresh air. Fast Company shares Uber’s new San Francisco headquarters that has 180 glass panes that open and shut throughout the day to control air flow.
- Burnout and anxiety are running high as employees return to the office after the pandemic. Harvard Business Review suggests implementing a period of reintegration to help employees ease back in.
- The Biden administration, in its effort to make the federal government a model employer for the rest of the country, released the first government-wide diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility strategy in a decade, shares Federal News Network.