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    3 things Managers must do if a team member suffers from a mental health issue

    Shrivalli was frustrated with her team member Pramit’s tardiness. To top it off, the data he submitted seemed prone to errors. He would apologize profusely, promising not to repeat it, though never offering reasons for it. Did he not take her seriously enough? Or was he not interested in working? Probably late-night partying? She couldn’t …

    The increasing importance of confidentiality as Sexual Harassment inquiries go virtual

    Ensuring confidentiality is sacrosanct in an inquiry whether it is conducted while ‘Work from Home (WFH)’ or at the office. As the COVID-19 pandemic has prematurely killed the debate on the kind of work that can be executed from the confines of the home, now, more than ever, there is a greater obligation to maintain …

    5 Tips to encourage employees to use EAP/Counseling services

    Karthik’s wife had been suffering a neurodegenerative disorder for years. ‘It will worsen’- the doctor’s prognosis told them, early on. If hiring a nurse was a nightmare earlier; more so now, during the pandemic. In addition to this mental and physical stress, Karthik was also feeling guilty of not being able to be of help …

    The 3 reasons to use online self-assessments only after you visit a counselor

    Vivek’s catch-up call with his buddies at work finally materialized as the pandemic forced people indoors. He asked them – ‘How are you all coping with the pandemic?’ Mahesh confessed – ‘First the pandemic, and then Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide. For a week, I didn’t get proper sleep. During that time I found it ridiculous …

    Top 5 reasons why employers must offer EAP services

    Although Ramya was attending a remote team meeting, her attention was on the calls her husband was making. He was speaking to the vendors who owed him several months’ worth of payments, not released, due to the lockdown. Cash-flow meant they could help her parents living far-away in Kolkata, who had just endured the add-on …

    5 wake-up calls that tell you to visit a counselor

    Prathap and Sunita were undecided. On whether to have the delivery of their child in Chennai where they worked or to travel to their hometown – Mumbai. Unfortunately, along came the pandemic, taking them by surprise. With all modes of travel shut, Prathap and Sunita had to remain in Chennai. Soon, tragedy hit closer home …

    Maximise the benefits of Counselling for employees

    What is counselling? Counselling refers to a process that psychologically empowers individuals to gain control on their mental health or well-being. Counselling increases self-awareness and a sense of well-being and also an understanding of the resources that he or she can use. When can one seek counselling? Anyone who is struggling with a personal concern can …

    How to drive 100% completion of e-learning from employees?

    Ever noticed the subdued groans in the air, when corporate e-learnings are launched? You find employees gravitating towards thinking of them as a burden, and managers and HR dreading achieving 100% completion from employees. Employees, in their defense, quote the lack of time, the irrelevance of the training, incompatible infrastructure, and more. Well, the occasional …

    Mental wellness support for employees during a pandemic

    Ravi wanted to buy a luxury car, against the wishes of his conservative family. The increase in EMI would be taken care of in the upcoming hike and would offset tax. Couldn’t they see it? Grudgingly, they eventually agreed and Ravi was finally getting to live his childhood dream! Alas, a week after he excitedly …

    How can working women build their leadership presence?

    Lalitha’s meeting with her new set of stakeholders ended badly. She didn’t anticipate a coup d’état of sorts. She exited the room with all the poise she could gather and rushed to the adjacent library with tears threatening to tumble down. Seated inside the library, her colleague Rohit, graciously walked out to give her some …