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How does HR help an employee?
The HR specialist has a close connection with the management and management of the team. The state and mood are immediately transferred to the team, so it is important in stressful times, to be positively adjusted and attentive to the emotional manifestations in the team.
Let's consider the work of the HR department in difficult times
HR specialists need to communicate constantly with their team.
The HR Director or HRBP must know the current status of the team. It is important to contact each team member. Simply collect the data manually through personal messages, run the bot in slack or create an individual chat with a team in Brainy HR.
And any meetings 1:1 now it is necessary to devote more emotional support.
The first disturbing calls are changes in mood, depressive notes in the voice, falling productivity, and minimal interest in the team and its work.
In such moments it is necessary to be restrained, soft, and persistent because often the employee does not recognize that he needs real help (this applies to men). Many do not want to be a burden or require additional attention.
Can HR - a specialist replace a psychologist?
No. For narrow-profile psychological help, there are separate institutions and centers. But remember that the HR specialist for initial and rapid psychological help does not need psychological experience. They can take several basic courses to support their employees emotionally. This knowledge will be enough to work effectively with the stress of all team members.
What measures should be taken inside the team to help cope with stress?
Experienced psychologists unite around one position, which is important, to create a positive atmosphere inside the team (if possible). This will reduce the impact of external circumstances. But what to do is a creative initiative, which depends on the HR specialist himself.
Internal team meetings and rallies should be held as often as possible. These meetings usually need to talk not only about working moments.
HR professionals should find the 1-2 most active employees who are ready to support the team's morale. For example, they can stimulate communication on abstract topics. The talks can be supplemented by a simple description of life situations, memories of happy events and new ideas, etc. because every team member should feel that he is a valuable part of the company.
HR is a very important specialist in the company, especially when the team has either external or internal stress processes. The productivity of all specialists and the success of the whole company depends on their ability to work with the team in times of turbulence. Therefore, to effectively build and manage HR processes in your company you can use Brainy HR.