At Times Group, even before the crisis struck home, we adopted a three-pronged approach of Toolset, Skill set and Mindset to ensure business continuity, boost employee morale and ensure employee well-being. We stepped back and put ourselves in the shoes of our employees to understand their needs...
Employee Mental Wellness
Driving positive mental health should be the responsibility of every manager in a company, not just the HR department. This includes initiatives like offering additional consultation and managerial support to those who need it and regularly reaching out to employees to boost their morale.
Organizations can drive positive mental wellbeing by treating symptoms and by going after the root cause. Both prove to be equally important. Organizations should use MENTAL strategy to drive positive mental wellbeing.
Our usual response to crisis is binary. We usually respond with either fear or acceptance. However this either or lens makes us at worst fragile and at best resilient – both adequate in most situations. The human race seeks more – to feel better, enhance our wellbeing and augment or productivity...
As HR our actions are oriented towards helping employees and are not merely a lip-service exercise. We cannot reassure one side and do something contradictory on the other side which brings trust deficit between employees & management.
With the huge void in reaching out to people during this pandemic has created high anxiety in the employees. The new behaviours at work will get affected by this and make people more anxious and ambiguous. In the new normal, leadership will have to deal with this aspect with innovatively.
Emotions will continue to run high for several quarter to come. Workplace positivity was never more important than this. Leaders and HR need to have rapid ways of connecting with people. Whatever needs to be done has to be explained without stress.
Wellness has been one of our key pillars for engagement for the last couple of years. We look at the topic holistically as emotional, physical and social wellness. For emotional wellness we provide a specialized service to express their concerns and thoughts in a free and open manner. These...
While automation and artificial intelligence have been key words in the ‘recent past, of late, the COVID pandemic has turned the spotlight back on human interaction and intervention. It is time for organisations to come forward to focus on the lives of employees rather than their P&L.