It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…
1. How to help a suicidal employee
I was a mentor for a student who I then hired after he graduated. He’s sharp, articulate, and full of raw potential. We’re several months into our working relationship now. I manage him, and still act as a mentor.
In our one-on-one this week, he shared that he’s struggling with specific suicidal urges. After the meeting, I talked with HR, and followed procedure to get him professional assistance.
HR would like my involvement to