As part of maintaining an organization’s competitive advantage it becomes a necessity to attract and retain highly talented and worthwhile employees. Overtime organizations have realized the importance of quality workforce together with effective tools for attracting and retaining employees as other sources of competitive advantage have become less important in today’s corporate world.
One such tool that would soon surpass to popularity in the corporate world is Employee Counseling; a service offered by company to employees. Organizations that care for their employees are set to be more momentous and consequential. Every firm has economic and social obligation. The concept of leadership is to make people obtain self belief, the organization and the missions and visions of the organization. But this belief should stem from trust; the trust that the organization is not about making a group of stakeholders successful but it’s about making every individual in the process better off.
Although Counseling may often be referred as ‘therapy’ or ‘helping’ it is most importantly an attempt to encourage change. Each individual in the organization is different; some may have problems that are complex to address, by in large counseling has shown to improve an individual’s overall well being.
Professional counselors who can inspire personal growth in others; offer help in addressing several situations that cause emotional stress, including, but not limited to:
- Mental and emotional problems
- Depression and anxiety
- Relationship issues and family problems
- Abuse and domestic violence
- Addictions and substance abuse
- Career change issues
- Work-life and workplace problems