Nov 02

5 tips for effective induction to mitigate workplace risks – lessons from local government

I have recently sent off my ballot in my local council elections and the results of council elections all over Victoria have now been determined. Hundreds of councillors are now taking up their positions on local councils, some for the very first time. The challenge facing local government chief executives and their delegated staff is […]

Aug 17

How to prepare new staff for a gold medal performance at work

It’s always inspiring to watch the Olympics and to hear the amazing stories behind the athletes. So many of them have faced personal challenges or overcome difficult circumstances to produce incredible performances. Preparation, preparation and more preparation is the mantra. Most of these individuals have spent years practising and perfecting their skills. In an ideal […]

Aug 10

4 strategies to manage high conflict personalities at work

People with ‘high conflict personalities’ exist in many workplaces.  In this post, Worklogic Consultant Sarah Somerset shares four key strategies to help you best manage high conflict personalities at work. Do you work with someone who: Aggressively blames others when problems occur? Abuses people and makes unreasonable demands? Lies or exaggerates to get attention? Shows […]

Jul 20

What to do when you suspect corporate credit card fraud

A recent KPMG report found that fraud cases cost Australian industry more than $300 million in 2015. Alarmingly, the commercial and government sectors suffered frauds in excess of $30 million and $100 million respectively. There are a range of fraud types (theft, misappropriation, forged documents), however, in my experience, the most common is the misuse […]

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