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Large Top Workplaces winners find creative ways to manage pandemic stress

Stamford Advocate
Alexander Soule
Sep. 26, 2021

As companies return to normal after the worst of the pandemic, some of Connecticut’s large employers are finding creative ways to deal with new kinds of workplace stresses.

At Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties, that means managing what was, for a time at least, the hottest real estate market in memory. That’s a good sort of stress but one that requires a balancing act — and help from a psychologist — as CEO Candace Adams describes it.

At Westport-based Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, the challenge includes maintaining a famously intense, bluntly critical way of operating while most employees remained out of the office.