The Higher Ed Workplace Blog

CUPA-HR Soundbite: How to Ask Employees About Personal Issues Affecting Performance

Over the course of the pandemic, higher ed employers may have struggled with how to approach employees whose work performance has been negatively impacted by issues in their personal lives. A recent CUPA-HR webinar, “Trauma-Informed Leadership for Higher Education,” shared ways employers can open the door for disclosure and develop a leadership style that is personally supportive while still maintaining healthy professional boundaries and workplace standards.

Listen to a quick soundbite from the webinar below, and visit the webinar page to view the full webinar, presentation slides, and additional resources. This webinar was sponsored by Cornerstone OnDemand.

Related resources:

Mental Health Toolkit

Managing Difficult Conversations Toolkit

Management and Supervisor Training Toolkit