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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Wiping Away Tears In The Workplace

Written by Heidi Schwartz. Posted in Ask The Expert, Facility Management, FacilityBlog, Featured Post, Professional Development, Question Of The Week, Topics

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Published on May 20, 2013 with No Comments

Posted by Heidi Schwartz

This Question of the Week comes from the Harvard Business Review group on LinkedIn. 

What do you do when an employee cries at work?

Divorce, death, illness—there are many reasons people might be sad that have nothing at all to do with work. As a manager, what is an appropriate, sensitive, professional response when someone cries?

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About Heidi Schwartz

Heidi Schwartz

Schwartz joined Group C Media in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager (TFM) magazine (formerly Business Interiors) where she was subsequently promoted to editor/co-publisher of the monthly trade magazine for facility management professionals. In September 2012, she took over the newly created position of internet director for TFM's parent company, Group C Media, where she is charged with developing content and creating online strategies for TFM and its sister publication, Business Facilities. Schwartz can be reached at schwartz@groupc.com.

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