How To Deal With The Death Of A Colleague

How To Deal With The Death Of A Colleague

Co-workers can be greatly affected by the passing of a colleague. If you think about it, we spend around 40 hours a week in the same office as our colleagues. Over time, we get to know them as individuals and even get to know their families. Colleagues almost become like a second family, one that you may sometimes see more of than your own family.

Read my Top Tips to what you should do when an employee suddenly passes away and how to support your remaining employees.

Supporting Employees During Ramadan

Supporting Employees During Ramadan

Fasting during Ramadan involves abstaining from food and drink from sunrise to sunset for a month, which in 2019 is from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm. Many also choose to spend their evening in prayer at the mosques from late evening to 1am, followed by a pre-fasting meal at 2am before praying once more and then sleeping around 3am. Sleep deprivation therefore impacts on the fasting person possibly more so than the hunger and thirst.

Rogue Employee: how do you spot them?

Rogue Employee: how do you spot them?

A rogue employee is someone who has stopped complying with the company policies and is behaving in an unscrupulous manner not amenable to the company’s reputation. This often occurs when an employee is faced with professional or personal struggle making it easier to lose the sense of propriety. The employee might start abandoning their tasks and responsibilities, and in the worst-case scenario they work to undermine the business by committing fraudulent activities like stealing assets and/or sensitive company information for monetary gains or by sharing sensitive business data with a competitor.