Feb 10

Collingwood FC’s “Do Better” Report: a playbook for overcoming structural racism in the AFL’s ‘biggest and best’ Club

By Samantha Edwards, Senior Consultant Background On 1 February 2021, the Collingwood Football Club’s “Do Better” report was released, following an independent review into the Club’s responses to incidents of racism and cultural safety in the workplace and its internal processes and culture[i]. The review, commissioned by the Board’s Integrity Committee, was sparked by allegations […]

Jan 27

The Power of Positivity

From the archive: As we embark on a new year, it’s worth revisiting the advantages of a positive workplace. Tanya Hunter discusses how, in a modern workplaces, positivity can have a distinct affect on overall staff well-being as well as productivity. What difference does positivity make in the workplace? Research demonstrates that it makes a […]

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 […]

Jan 13

Hopes for 2021

Building a Resilient Team For many organisations 2020 was a bit of a nightmare.  The unpredictable nature of the pandemic lead to businesses shutting down, staff experiencing isolation, (some for the first time) and the subsequent lockdowns that challenged us all in different ways. This upheaval meant that many managers and HR professionals were working […]

Dec 16

Silly Season 2020

The holiday season is upon us and fortunately for us, in Australia, we can go and make merry! After lockdowns and working from home, those workplaces that are holding in person Christmas parties should celebrate with gusto. However, the silly season, especially after the year we have had, can create an environment where employees behave […]

Dec 01

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] Supporting leadership development through practical coaching

There is no doubt that 2020 has thrown into stark relief the importance of leadership at every level of society – from team leaders at work to leaders of the country, and shown that being a good leader is as much about an individual’s leadership identity and values as it is about their technical know-how. […]

Nov 25

Toxic at the Top: What to do when your Leadership is Rotten

Have you ever left a job because of rotten management? It is one of those intractable problems many people face over their working life: “I don’t want to have to leave but I cannot see a way around the awfulness of continuing to work here.” Changing jobs (supposing alternatives are available) is a stressful business. […]

Nov 11

“Curiouser and curiouser!” – What has 2020 taught us about leadership at work?

2020 can be called a lot of things, none of them very positive! The surreal journey of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1865) comes to mind, as we reflect on the year that will soon come to a close. The book provides a charming lens through which to consider the challenges and U-turns, […]

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