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Business Team CEOs, HR professionals and workers agree on a few behaviors — namely,recognizing employee professional milestones and respecting the need for time off to deal with personal issues — as behaviors that exhibit empathy.. (Photo: Shutterstock)

When employers exhibit empathy, workers are more engaged – and that can ultimately boost the organization’s performance, according to Businessolver’s 2018 State of Workplace Empathy study.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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