Perhaps one lesson to take away from the COVID-19 pandemic is the need for encouraging sick employees to stay home.
From the time you’re in elementary school, perfect attendance is rewarded. After years of reinforcement, this mindset tends to permeate our culture.
Perhaps your company tends to prize employees who don’t take sick days, or maybe you’ve had people take advantage of your sick policy to get an extra day off work.
It’s not uncommon for employees to feel guilty for taking time off – neglecting their health in the name of productivity. As a show of commitment