Everyone, especially managers and those in HR, should be extra sensitive to the needs and problems of employees. Managers should be aware of unusual behavioral trends or problems developing in your department.
Articles by Liz Guthridge
Because of concerns about caring for employees, a “responsibility structure” was devised so that all affected managers, HR leaders and individuals in other key functions were clear on who was responsible for what once employees were safe and the company was ready to start back to work.
After the First Interstate Tower in Los Angeles burned on May 4, 1988, HR leaders had to relocate all employees quickly to new work sites.
When the rains, winds, fire or floods have ceased, it’s time to pay attention in equal part to people’s physical and emotional states in anticipation of going back to work.