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No two employees are alike, so there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to supporting employees through the most difficult times in life. (Photo: AP)

The phrase “for better, for worse” defines marriage in traditional wedding vows, but the idea of being there to support another person in good times and bad applies to other types of relationships too.

Friends help each other cope with adversity, forging strong bonds through hard times. And that’s true of enduring employer-employee relationships also. Being there for employees who are going through tough times is not only the right thing to do, it’s good for business.

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