It’s been said countless times by now that the COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented situation. Knowing that there was no way to be fully prepared for the new situation we find ourselves in, however, doesn’t necessarily ease our minds as we try to figure out how to best lead as a supervisor for our staff.
Supervisors have some practical concerns to consider, such as managing communication, supplies, technology, and ensuring staff are productive. Other considerations, that may be just as practical but are perhaps not viewed that way traditionally, include supporting employees with the unique challenges each will face as they work from home and employee health and wellness.
Let’s dig in and tackle these topics.