Grief in the workplace occurs because employees are human beings and they experience loss. Sooner or a later an employee will deal with loss and need bereavement time but also a listening ear at work. It is important to both balance the need of the employee and also the need of the company or business. This article offers a few tips on how to deal with grief in the work place helping the employee express him or herself as needed and also maintain a productive work environment.
The article, “Tips for Coping with Grief in the Workplace” by Valerie Sanchez looks at greater detail into this issue. She states,
“Coping with grief in the workplace is all about communication. Communicating feelings, expectations, responsibilities, deadlines, support and more. If managers and teams communicate, those grieving can work through grief at work and the team can get back on track in an environment that helps the grieving employee heal and resume normal productivity.”
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