Jul 08

What kind of organisation do you want to be? Resetting expectations post-pandemic. (Part 1)

Australia has undertaken a massive social experiment in flexible ways of working. As the new financial year begins, the immediate practicalities of getting staff to work from home effectively have mostly been addressed, boosted by the re-opening of schools. Slowly, social distancing restrictions are lifting in some Australian states, with many offices and places of […]

May 20

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] Ask Us Anything – Live with Worklogic’s Directors!

In this webinar Worklogic Director’s Jodie Fox, Jason Clark and Rose Bryant-Smith draw on their decades of experience as investigators, workplace relations advisors, and fixers of teams to share tips and tricks they have learned, de-identified ‘war stories’, and answer those tricky questions you’ve always wondered about. WATCH WEBINAR How to access our Webinars On […]

Apr 29

Values and Codes and Policies, oh my! Align and Update, to Reduce Organisational Risk

Raised Expectations In the final report of the banking Royal Commission in 2019, Commissioner Hayne described workplace culture as a “root cause” of misconduct in the financial services industry. A prompt regulatory change after the release of the Hayne report was the introduction of additional requirements on ASX-listed companies in the area of ethics and […]

Apr 29

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] Remote Worker: Tips for managing people risk

In response to COVID-19, there has been an unprecendented workplace shift as offices close and people work remotely from home. Of course, working remotely presents a whole new set of people risks for organisations to manage. In this webinar Grevis Beard explored various ways to manage scattered teams, remote workers, and the present but invisible […]

Mar 18

Keeping up morale: Tips to support an at-home workforce

Many Australian businesses that are able to function with remote workers are closing their offices and worksites. Asking staff to work from home, employers are cancelling meetings, conferences, events and travel, and even banning customers and visitors from their sites. Working from home is a wonderful career-enabler for many people, particularly parents and carers. But […]

Mar 11

Respect@Work 2020 – What the Sex Discrimination Commissioner’s Report means for Employers

On 5 March 2020, the Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins delivered the Respect@Work: Sexual Harassment National Inquiry Report (2020). The report is a culmination of the 2018 survey of data as well as hearings and submissions to the Commission over the last two years. The report comprehensively deals with the prevalence of sexual harassment in […]

Mar 04

Weinstein Verdict and #MeToo

The #MeToo movement was propelled by the revelations of Harvey Weinstein’s abuses and so what does his convictions for rape and sexual assault on 24 February mean for the workplace? The #MeToo movement has shattered cultural norms and altered what is considered acceptable behaviour and the guilty verdict will reinforce that. Women, and men, are […]

Feb 19

Can Less Be More? Working Towards Better Work/Life Balance

In the crazy busy pre-Christmas rush, we Worklogicians clutched our pearls when we read that British start-up StandardToilet had patented a sloping toilet designed to increase productivity by decreasing the amount of time employees spend lingering in the loo. Standard Toilet’s website lamented that the toilet has become a “private texting and social media usage […]

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