commended the kindness and empathy that teams have been showing to each other. Raghavan said he and the leadership team are extremely grateful to the company’s Covid Task Force and other employees who are working tirelessly to help fellow colleagues and families. This includes providing leads for emergency medical support and supplies.
“To tide over these times, we need to hold on to our faith,” said Raghavan. “Let’s tell ourselves and others around us, it’s okay to take a break if one is overwhelmed. It’s okay to feel anxious. It’s okay to prioritize health, both physical and mental, over everything else.”
To equip employees with the strength to handle the uncertainties that surround them and help focus on self-care and mindfulness, Flipkart is bringing a specialised programme-Reboot. It is for all employees across Flipkart, Myntra and travel company Cleartrip, which was acquired recently by the firm. These sessions have been customised to address the needs of different cohorts such as the leadership team, people managers, Covid taskforce and all employees. It would be led by experienced practitioners.
Leadership teams across Flipkart have been encouraged to re-prioritize what’s most important, given the number of colleagues that have been impacted.
“Towards this, we have relaxed the deadline for this year’s goal-setting so you can completely focus on your health and well being,” said Raghavan. “We encourage you to take all the time that you need to recover if you are sick and attend to your loved one. Should you feel the need to revisit your goals for the year, please feel free to work with your manager, and I assure you all the support that you need.”
Over the coming weeks, another e-commerce major, Amazon is also hosting on-site vaccination events administered by licensed health care providers, at an initial set of its buildings in Delhi.
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