How can HR support employees? Many assume that when an individual experiences bereavement, the only appropriate professional support is counselling. However, this assumption often leads to HR feeling constrained to rely mainly on the employee assistance program (EAP), disregarding the important benefits provided by professional coaches.
Professional HR consultant and coach Gemma Bullivant debunks the myth that grief always or solely needs counselling with an exploration of the ways in which coaching and counselling can intertwine. She makes practical suggestions about how HR can proactively support grief in the workplace through a simple and holistic bereavement framework.
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