Empathy goes beyond sympathy and compassion. It allows for a deeper understanding of others and their circumstances. Being empathetic does not imply weakness or being a pushover. Quite the contrary – empathy is a superpower that can improve us as individuals and make us better at our jobs.
Working from home and that work-from-home fashion staple, sweatpants have become the norm for millions of American workers since mid-March 2020. With the COVID-19 vaccine rollout finally picking up some steam, many employers are either gearing up to safely bring employees back to work or looking for ways to keep those already working onsite healthy. In both cases, the COVID vaccine is likely to be a big factor.