This Working Life: How to lead the way in the face of a pandemic

With the psychological effect of the coronavirus continuing to take a toll on workers, here’s what employers can do to help assuage fears

9th January, 2022
This Working Life: How to lead the way in the face of a pandemic
Though there is nothing wrong with optimism, it is vital to let your staff know that you too have fears regarding the pandemic. Picture: Getty

When I started writing articles about the psychological effect of Covid-19, I naively imagined I would be writing two or three of them at most. Here we are, almost two years later, and the subject still takes up a huge amount of conversation space, let alone headspace.

For me, it’s always important to evaluate what we can do in certain situations; in other words, how to control the controllables. There are three main things that...

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