When Employees are Caregivers


Workplace TribesSUBSCRIBE TO NEW BLOG POSTS Best PracticesCommunicationsE-HRMEmployee DevelopmentEmployee RetentionEngagementFeedbackHiringHR NewsHR SoftwareHuman Resource ManagementInfographicsInterviewsLeadershipListsPerformanceResearchResourcesStoriesWorkplace WellnessWorst PracticesWhen Employees are CaregiversPosted on July 09, 2015 by Stephanie ReyesLeave a CommentRecently, I attended a conference for the families and caregivers of children with a rare genetic disorder that’s generally accompanied by a wide range of special needs. It quickly became obvious that everyone in attendance was highly committed to ensuring the best possible outcomes and quality of life for their loved ones. The amount of time and energy required to deliver on that commitment was, in many cases, extraordinary. Photo by Philippe Leroyer, FlickrSo how, I wondered, do they juggle personal and professional commitments on top of the extra demands of supporting a child with special needs? How on earth do they…provide hands-on care;

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