As we deal with the coronavirus pandemic’s fallout, employees everywhere are craving security. Nearly 1 million people have applied for unemployment benefits each week since March, raising the total number of unemployed workers in the United States to more than 16 million, at the time of this writing. These figures are grim, but they point to an important employer opportunity to improve psychological safety in the workplace.
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Psychological safety nets come in a variety of forms. When I started a company in Europe, I discovered the unique approach Germans take in terms of standard severance