I don’t know a single person who said 2020 was the best year of their life! Well, maybe my friend, Merritt. But she was born in 2020, and she can’t talk. She’s very happy, though, now that she’s learned to walk and open cupboards. It was not a great year for the rest of us, and we’re all hoping that 2021 will be a better year.
Leaving aside that we can’t control world events, let’s focus on the things Employee Relations Professionals can do to make 2021 a great year for ourselves and our employees. (Remember, don’t forget yourself–HR is pretty burnt out, and President Biden is releasing new labor-related rules right and left, so we can’t coast through this year either. Take care of yourself!). Here are ten things you can do!
Encourage (but don’t require) employees to get the Covid-19 vaccination. Ensure that your employees get the time off to get the vaccine and use sick days to cover any recovery time they need. (Some people are sick for a few days after receiving the vaccine.) The more people vaccinated, the quicker this virus retreats into the corner, and the better 2021 will be.
To keep reading, click here: 10 Things Employee Relations Professionals Can Do to Make 2021 a Great Year!