Tips and Advice
The crisis is impacting everyone’s life, but how do you stay resilient today? We have tips for you as a manager.
Maintain your day and night routine and ensure a work/ life balance. Take breaks, create a quiet workplace, and walk or cycle after work to mark the transition to personal time.
Put it into perspective, relax and develop
Find out what is really important to you, keep laughing and take the time to do something different to normal.
Write down what keeps you busy, think about what your goals for the day are, limit the time you spend on COVID-19 and try to manage your stress
Look after yourself
Look after yourself as you usually would and maintain a healthy lifestyle
Contact and support
Stay in touch with family, friends and colleagues and seek support if you are struggling. Use our free confidential Employee Assistance Programme by telephoning 0800 030 5182 or by visiting www.healthassuredeap.com.
What can you do as a manager:
Take good care of yourself and lead by example
Give room for emotions, listen and acknowledge
Give clear information and still tell people if things are unclear
Rearrange tasks and teams to get work done and load balances
Indicate honestly which scenarios are possible
Within your team, create a buddy system
Provide space for reactions and questions
Keep in touch with your people and offer extra support where necessary
Offer appreciation, recognition, support, and encouragement
Evaluate certain situations and their experiences