So many of us are fortunate. Fortunate to have jobs that stress us out, fortunate that we are not infected with COVID-19, fortunate to be able to afford the things we need. That being said, the “new normal” still doesn’t feel that normal, and employees and managers throughout businesses are feeling the strain of balancing home-schooling kids, cramped workspaces, and hours on Zoom.
It’s a challenging time for everyone, but the most important thing for companies to do right now is to take care of their employees. The first step is to take care of an employee’s health and safety, followed closely by taking care of their emotional well-being.