One in seven of Dutch men and one in six women will get cancer during the course of their working life. And yet executives often fail in such a case, it must be done. The best advice? Do not make assumptions, and to listen to me.
Why did he do all the time, so weary? That question ran Pavailly Zuniga Chaux (30) days, leaders in health care, over the of July is around. Sometimes he's in for the ride was almost asleep, but really, it was that he himself did not. Until he reaches the blood began to pour out. His family doctor referred him to the hospital. It was clear that he was a chronic leukemia to.
on the day On which this message was received, it was Zuniga Chaux get to work. "My supervisor had to cry when she heard it, and my son was on the verge of being born." It made him feel that he has with his / her supervisor had to talk to. "We met each other every week, make a call, it felt good."Employers are unsure of how to act < / p> How are you going to be with people with cancer? Many executives find it difficult to answer this question, says Michael Greidanus. He received his doctorate, recently, at the Amsterdam UNIVERSITY medical center over the subject. Many employers are confused about how to work with employees with cancer have to deal with, he found out. "Because you don't often have to do with you, you are not prepared and trained."
“In my research, we found that the work can sometimes be a different role to play in people's lives.”Michael Greidanus, Amsterdam, the netherlands UNIVERSITY medical center < / p> Moreover, it requires a different approach than for other causes of failure, such as a burn-out. "People associate it with cancer is often a death, therefore, you will see that they are moving away. As a person just need to have to get in touch with a manager.
now, The trick is to make no assumptions as to deal with such stresses, Greidanus. "If you don't know if someone want to talk to a chemotherapy, or are looking for a remote, or a lot of contact: ask for it. Do not automatically assume that people are unable to work. Some people don't want to bake."At the time, should you need a business can be < / p> noticed Zuniga Chaux, too. Not long after he was out of it, changed his manager's job. The new manager called him and it was only after a couple of months. "I know, it's not bad, was meant to serve. He admitted later that he did not know what I wanted to do. But when he gets the call with me are contracted to do so, and I can tell you that, I need to touch you."
as For the employers in such situations, it is better to help the mature Ragna on His Re-turn to a guide for managers. "In the beginning, you as the manager, is very attentive, but in the long run, you should also back in business can be. Our guide will help, for example, the timing of such a call and what questions you can ask."
“be Crazy enough to want you again. I'm glad that I'm myself again to be useful, you can make it.”Pavailly Zuniga Chaux, go back to work after a diagnosis of < / p> It recommends that the leading questions, to be avoided. "Don't ask, or they think that he's the next week and get back to work, and ask about how the past week went, and if anyone has the look to get back to work." That opens up the space to get it on purpose to have the tips Greidanus. "In my research, we found that the work can sometimes be a different role to play in people's lives. That worked previously, a sixty-hour week, but want to have more time otherwise spent." you Start off with an hour of work, < / p> Zuniga Chaux started after a treatment duration of six months, and again slowly to work. "At first, I had two days to one hour. I had to use others may be supported. For my day job, I should of physical effort that may be, I still don't." Still, he's glad that he's back with a little bit of work. "Funnily enough, you also want to be again. I'm glad that I'm myself again to be useful, you can make it."
From His notes, sometimes the managers what the covers of protocols to hold on to. "If it's verzuimprotocol says that one of his rules have to hand, whilst that is the only transport that person to the chemotherapy, it may have to you as a manager are sufficient sense to have to let go. It is really tailor-made."