During crises, leadership looks to HR to be the experts in shaping employee policies, such as PTO and sick leave, which have a direct and immediate impact on the workforce. This expectation can often lend itself to a significant amount of anxiety and pressure to make the perfect decision, ultimately taking a toll on the team's well-being. 

In this guide, we detail actions HR leaders can take to support their HR function through a crisis, explaining how to best:

  • Create a safe environment
  • Provide guideposts for communications
  • Leverage cross-functional partnerships