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An introduction to EAP

Anish was clearly disturbed. The covid times and the work from work scenario were taking a toll on both his work and personal life. Staying cooped up at home with his wife, handling his office workload, pitching in with the household chores and with the limited outdoor activity, he found it difficult to focus on …

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 …

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 …

Why Companies need “RULES”?

My answer: Simply because we are ‘human’. What does this mean? It means that we are made to push boundaries. Sometimes in the wrong places! KelpHR’s latest offering is the ‘HR Tool Kit’ – So, one of my mentors say that ‘Policies and Legalities only make things more difficult to achieve’ – He then pushed …

Biases That We Pass on – to Our Next Generation!

They say that biases is what has helped us make our civilisation exist through all caveman time and till now! But I am intrigued, have some of these biases been inherited – rather passed on! My thought was confirmed with this incident. So, it all started with my daughter’s drama show on the weekend. Prior …

WILL I LOSE MY JOB!!!

No. you won’t. This is the first thought that crosses our mind when we are in a dilemma – whether or not to complain about harassment we encounter at the work. Our country has legislations and rules to combat sexual harassment and it is our duty to foster change in our workplaces by using these …