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Jan 20

The benefits of flexible work

From the archive: prior to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the benefits of a flexible workplace were already being touted as progressive and staff-friendly. Worklogic staff have enjoyed the benefits of flexible working for over a decade. As employers navigate working in a post-lockdown world, it’s worth revisiting why flexible work is beneficial to both staff […]

Aug 21

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] How to ensure your organisation is supporting ethical behaviour

In this free Worklogic webinar on demand, Worklogic Associate Director Kairen Harris explains how to support ethical behaviour in your workplace. Kairen defines ethical behaviour, discusses the importance of setting a clear standard for behaviour and and shares practical strategies to promote and enforce ethical behaviour at work, gained from her extensive experience leading HR for major […]

May 08

3 strategies for conducting preliminary enquiries into workplace complaints or concerns 

Worklogic is often requested to conduct a preliminary enquiry by clients faced with a workplace complaint or concerns about workplace behaviour that are lacking critical information. A preliminary enquiry occurs before a decision to proceed (or not) to full workplace investigation and can be very helpful in clarifying that decision, ultimately saving time and money […]

Feb 27

The use, abuse and under-use of power in the workplace

In theory at least, power is a neutral concept. It can be used for good or ill. The word however tends to be associated with aggressive misuse such as: over powering or standing over those lower down the heirarchy , taking up more space, physical or verbal, than fair sharing would dictate, seeking or accepting […]

Dec 19

Food for Thought from 2018

A tongue-in-cheek look at the menu that 2018 has served up to us!               The gravy train The banks and insurance companies get the 2018 Gravy Boat Award. Billing dead customers, selling worthless policies and taking large commissions and bonuses for their efforts. What should we learn? Financial incentive schemes […]

Oct 10

A Culture of Sexual Harassment at Work

Like many people, I currently open the newspaper with a sense of dread, wondering what new bad things will have happened overnght.  Last week, there were media reports that the Former Chair of the ABC Board often referred to women at work as ‘chicks’ or ‘babes’. This week, we have Alan Jones’ shockingly disrespectful and threatening […]

Aug 22

6 Characteristics of An Effective Workplace Review

What’s the “noise” coming from your team? Is it a happy, harmonious humming along sound, or something a bit more discordant, and one that, over time is getting louder? If the latter, then here’s a few more diagnostic questions for you. Do you have a work group where there is a constant barrage of low […]

Mar 28

Thorny issues for workplace investigation processes

With apologies to Tolstoy, all investigation processes are alike, but each individual investigation is unhappy in its own particular way! There are frequently similar concerns raised by people entering this field for the first time and we have picked some of them to address today: 1. How long should an investigation take? This is of course […]

Nov 02

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] How to have Effective Performance Management Conversations

Performance management conversations can be fraught with danger and can be particularly stressful for both parties involved. Kairen Harris, Associate Director,  discusses the best way to approach performance management conversations so that you can have a constructive dialogue with your employees. View webinar How to access our Webinars On Demand To access these webinars on […]

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