In just a matter of weeks, life has changed dramatically. COVID-19 is forcing people around the world to live and work in radically different ways. Travel bans, skeleton crews, remote work, whiplashing markets, and social distancing—this is the new reality for the near future. For employees in many organizations, this is a time of great uncertainty.
What’s the best way to take care of your employees and your business during a pandemic? During this session, Dr. Patrick Hyland will review recent events, data trends, and adaptive strategies that organization can use to help meet the needs of their workforce.
By the end of the presentation, attendees will have a better sense of the challenges of the day, including:
- What employees are concerned about when it comes to COVID-19
- How organizations are responding from a people perspective
- How leaders and managers can balance deep empathy with economic realities
- How to build organizational resilience
About the Speaker:
Dr. Patrick Hyland, Mercer|Sirota
Patrick Hyland, Ph.D., is the Director of Research & Development at Mercer|Sirota. He has over 20 years of experience in organizational research and consulting. He is currently conducting research on personal engagement, partnership cultures, senior leadership team effectiveness, and thriving at work. He has published articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, including survey actioning best practices, mindfulness at work, employee engagement, and employee turnover. Patrick is a lead researcher at The Engagement Institute, a community of learning that includes over 100 senior human resources and human capital professionals. Established by Deloitte, The Conference Board, and Sirota, The Engagement Institute is focused on advancing the science and practice of employee engagement in today’s organizations. Patrick is also a trained coach and has helped hundreds of leaders understand their assessment results and develop personal and organizational action plans. He received his Ph.D. in Social-Organizational Psychology from Teachers College at Columbia University, where he served as an Adjunct Professor for ten years. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Pennsylvania.
Date and Time:Friday, April 3, 2020
Webinar - 1:00pm - 2:00 pm
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