It’s an unavoidable truth: an atmosphere of unease has saturated our culture, driven by constant coverage of worldwide tragedy and civil disquiet. Yet, organizations continue to resist the need for employee services that will build and reinforce resiliency throughout their workforce in the wake of a traumatic event.
Employees look to employers to care for their well-being and provide the resources necessary for pre-incident preparedness and post-incident resilience. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure their talent, their human resources, are adequately invested in.
What best practices help maintain the organization in a holistic way that ultimately accounts for tragedy both large and small? The answer is two-fold, and we’ll explore both.