When Grief Disrupts the Workplace: Practical Solutions
The death of an employee immediately changes the dynamics of a work group - shifting from professional to personal. This presentation will provide educational and tactical approaches to supporting the workgroup when an employee dies. Although grief impacts each individual and each cultural group differently, grief is a universal experience, which has a profound affect on our lives.
These evidence-based practices will lead the workgroup through an inopportune journey enabling them to grieve the loss of their co-worker while maintaining professionalism, productivity and personal growth. The webinar will address the importance of each of the 10 practices and will provide scenarios and suggestions to help ease the disruption from the loss.
Why you should attend: Even if you have not experienced a loss in your company, you should attend the webinar because it will happen to you, your workgroup and your company at some point in your career. Being prepared will make all the difference in the world for all employees affected by the situation. There is nothing worse than the feeling of helplessness of where to begin preparing for the grief when you receive the news. Often companies scramble for support; being prepared is the first step of minimizing the disruption. This webinar will provide you with the tools necessary to minimize the disruption.
Areas Covered in the Session:
Who Will Benefit:
- Essential information about grief and how an employee will react to grief
- How the reaction to the loss by the employer will minimize the disruption to the workgroup
- Specific ways to prevent disruption by being prepared in advance
- Define roles and responsibilities of individuals in workgroups to help with mitigation
- Ideas for preventing distraction from co-workers - specific ways of handling the grief
- Examples of how the disruption can be avoided by addressing the loss immediately
- Ideas for developing solutions based on the needs of the workgroup
- Executive Leadership
- Business owners
- Human Resource Professionals
- Human Resources Specialists
- Employee Assistant Program professionals
- Management Trainers
- Benefits Managers