Compassion in the workplace: how to be there for a grieving employee

Dealing with loss is extremely difficult, especially when it involves a loved one. Every individual has their own way of grieving, and the HR department must deal with it in the right manner. If treated with compassion, grieving employees could possibly bounce back with vigor. Conversely, being unsympathetic could lead to bitter feelings and resentment.

Here are just a few tips to help any HR department deal with a grieving employee:

1. Show them that you’re there for them