Wave 4 of the pandemic is upon us. However, that does not mean we should go back into hiding and resume the same mitigation measures of the past. As the vaccination rate continues to climb above 80%, we need to start living again, go back to school and return to the workplace in a hybrid fashion.
In the second of a series of three white papers, we provide scientific reasons why business leaders should begin to welcome back team members, fully vaccinated, into their workplaces to improve engagement, productivity and well-being.
The pandemic has created a series of micro-traumas that have begun to rupture social cohesion among work teams and impacted everyone’s physical health and mental stamina.
The Delta variant, and other variants to follow, are the critical reason why all organizations must mandate vaccinations for all employees. This bold but necessary action is the only safe choice. It can also prevent tension between those who are vaccinated versus those on the sideline who choose to be unvaccinated.