Empathia counselors are experienced, licensed professionals who have specialized training in employee assistance consultation. The EAP is also a tool an administrator or manager can use when performance problems are a result of personal issues. Please contact Dylan Saake, in the Human Resources Service Center for more information.
Tips for Managers
Empathia publishes quarterly newsletters for managers, called The Advisor, that provides helpful tips and information for supervising in the work place.
January 2014 - Civil Behavior: A Workplace Guide covers behavior in workspaces, "How Do I Say That," and a suggested reading list.
April 2014 - Introverts, Extroverts, and the Workplace - learn to recognize the strengths of each individual employee and learn how to make the best use of these assets.
August 2014 (Pre-recorded webinar) Developing Empathy in the Workplace - Empathy is a key component of emotional intelligence and is a critical skill for an effective leader or manager to utilize. Strong leaders recognize that in order to move their organizations forward, they need to understand the people who make it happen
November 2014 (Pre-recorded webinar) Embracing Mistakes to Foster Growth - Nobody likes to make mistakes. And sometimes mistakes can be costly to our bottom line or to our reputation in the workplace. Yet, mistakes are also an effective way to provide teaching moments for employees and discover new approaches to current problems.