The pandemic’s impacts will be felt for some time, but we all hope an end is in sight. As we continue to move forward, it’s vital for organizations to double down on empathic leadership.
In this crisis, employees are looking to their employer to communicate effectively and honestly, to support their needs for flexibility and to provide resources and tools that help them stay healthy—physically, emotionally and financially.
The ability to deliver on these needs is grounded in empathetic leadership. As we begin the road to recovery, this has never been more important. How employers engage with their workforce as the nation moves toward collective immunity may predict which organizations recover most quickly and successfully. This includes managing employee engagement and productivity in the short term as well as retaining employees in the longer run.
Download this special report to better understand how an organization’s approach to empathy may be best realized by its workforce.