Try as we might, sometimes keeping work and personal issues separate is impossible.
And when an employee is struggling due to a sick family member or recent divorce, it can be tough to know exactly how to help.
The right balance
It’s up to HR pros to be both compassionate and professional — to be empathetic, yet keep everything running smoothly. It can be a tricky balance to strike.
But Harvard Business Review contributor Carolyn O’Hara shared five things HR pros should do to help an employee going through a personal crisis:
Build solid relationships. Employees aren’t going to want