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Workplace Loneliness Is Killing Us
Westgate Ballroom C
Monday 06/24/2019 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM Add to calendar
1.00 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Communication, Global & Cultural Effectiveness, Relationship Management | Intended Audience: Mid-Level
Workplace Application:
Cure workplace loneliness by creating a productive culture of connection—enabling your diverse talent to thrive and your business to flourish. 

Loneliness is plaguing our workplaces and it’s as deadly as smoking, alcohol and obesity. Lonely employees are less healthy and engaged, and lonely workplaces stifle creativity and performance. Curing this plague is a strategic priority for business success. Discover how HR can alleviate loneliness and foster a culture of connection and well-being. This will energize and improve individual employee performance and engagement, break down silos, boost organizational productivity, and nurture happiness and health.

Learning Objectives:

  • The devastating impacts of loneliness on employees, and the benefits of an inclusive, connected workplace culture.
  • How fostering high-quality relationships and a culture of strong social connections can alleviate workplace loneliness.
  • Practical approaches to developing and nurturing employee and organizational connections, turning weak ties into strong ones.
  • New skills, ideas, and specific customized tactics that can be applied directly in your workplace.
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