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Yala | building employee resilience and leadership episode 2

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In last weeks episode, we decided to show some of the examples of how experts from different industries felt about the topic of building employee resilience and leadership during a crisis.

The next question on the list for the panel was how has COVID impacted employee resilience. The person to answer this question was Dr Na Fu Director of MSc in Human Resource Management at Trinity College Dublin.

Her response to this question was that resilience is something that can be be trained and enhanced and its it is evident during this crisis and ones of the past too she also broke them into three stages.

React

Na stated that when you are reacting to crises people or employees tend to react to emotions and feelings.

Respond

Na stated that when you are reacting to crises people or employees tend to respond with different behaviours and these can vary depending on the individual.

Recover

Na stated finally that for an employee to then recover and change during a crisis it becomes a combination of all of the above together.