Feb 21

6 of the Best Self-Care Tips for Investigators

Interviewing staff who are traumatised, emotionally distressed or highly resistant to your process, takes a toll on the impartial investigator. Analysing evidence and defending your impartial findings can also be draining, and lonely, when subtle or overt pressures are brought to bear on your professionalism, or your conclusions. Effective investigators should exercise self-care to remain […]

Dec 13

Mobbing: When bullying becomes a group activity

It’s a truism that employees are going to be offended by different things. Each of us has a distinct set of sensibilities, shaped by culture, disposition and individual experience. For this reason, it sometimes seems that your bullying is not my bullying. Without investigating the sequence of behaviours that sometimes coalesces for a complainant with […]

Oct 04

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] How Conflict Coaching Develops Conflict Resolution Capability

Are you dealing with staff who are engaged in destructive conflict? Do you want to improve your team’s conflict management competency? Conflict coaching is an effective, low risk early intervention strategy. Lisa Klug, Associate Director, explores how conflict coaching develops organisational and individual conflict resolution capability, while addressing workplace conflicts early, and eliminating risks that […]

Sep 27

Why your organisation should add conflict coaching to its HR toolkit

At Worklogic, every day we see the bitter results of workplace conflict that has not been effectively managed. To avoid escalation, it is critical for employers to implement strategies to address workplace conflict as soon as it occurs. Conflict coaching is an under-utilised but very powerful tool to support conflict resolution at work. What is conflict […]

Jul 04

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] Dealing with High Conflict Personalities in the Workforce

Associate Director, Lisa Klug explains how to recognise, understand and deal with high conflict behaviour in the workplace. View webinar How to access our Webinars On Demand To access these webinars on demand, simply click on the watch webinar link above.  You will need to provide your name and email address to watch this recording. […]

Feb 01

Six steps for minimising the emotional impact of workplace investigations

Recent cases have flagged how a workplace investigation can sometimes be damaging to the wellbeing of the participant[1]. Respondents are as much at risk as complainants. They can experience the decision to investigate and the investigation process as a challenge to their authority and position in the organisation or feel attacked personally. Research has also […]

Nov 30

8 questions to check how robust your employment policies are

Maintaining usability, coherence and comprehensiveness of an organisation’s employment and HR policies and procedures should be an ongoing job for all employers. In our experience however, too often these policies are not sufficiently comprehensive – and once they are completed, they are forgotten or poorly implemented. Neglecting your policies poses a significant risk for your […]

Aug 03

Managing the aftermath of a workplace investigation

Workplace relationships can be tinder dry after an investigation. What happens next is very important for the parties, the investigator, the witnesses and the whole team or organisation. Post investigation work can be as intensive as investigative work. Worklogic Senior Investigator, Lisa Klug recommends the steps you should take to restore, rebuild and renew teams […]

Jul 06

Is it bullying when?

Recent decisions by the Fair Work Commission have clarified, expanded and challenged our understanding of what is bullying behaviour. Lisa Klug, Worklogic Senior Workplace Investigator, discusses some scenarios and explains whether the behaviour can be described as bullying in the latest Worklogic blog post. Scenario 1: When you are verbally abused at a party “Is […]

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