Oct 16

Are participants fit to participate in a workplace investigation?

Although everyone at Worklogic approaches the workplace investigation process mindful of the well-being of participants, the process itself can contribute to the stress all parties feel. Both making a workplace complaint and facing allegations of misconduct can be confronting. And with employer-led complaints, employees who have raised concerns are sometimes reluctant participants. Before an investigation ever […]

Oct 09

What can science teach us about happiness at work?

Thinking about the emotional state of employees is not just ‘nice to have’, if you are seeking a productive, engaged and loyal workforce. Research proves that employee happiness is correlated with better goal achievement, performance and productivity. Inspired employees are twice as productive as satisfied employees, and three times more productive than dissatisfied employees (see […]

Sep 25

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] Dealing with a Toxic Co-Worker: Strategies to manage risk and protect yourself

In this free Worklogic webinar on demand, Jodie Fox explores a variety of solutions and responses to that most tricky of situations, the toxic co-worker. Drawing on Worklogic wisdom and relevant published case law, Jodie reflects on the following, with key take homes on each: making sense of the toxicity “Is it you?’ the broader landscape… what […]

Sep 11

“Toughen Up Soldier!” – Can resilience be taught?

When we imagine resilience, various images come to mind. You might think of a mountain climber surviving despite freakish weather and equipment failure, or a person who has experienced significant disadvantage from a young age and who perseveres against the odds. Perhaps you imagine an army drill sergeant shouting insults at recruits to toughen them […]

Sep 04

The 12 dysfunctions that pull teams off track

It was Tolstoy who wrote, “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way“.  This observation is most adaptable when considering the myriad of workplace realities. Generally speaking, when workplace teams are working well and productively (hurrah!), there is not much differentiation within that cohort. Invariably, such teams will reflect and manifest, a culture of respect, accountability and support. […]

Aug 28

5 Common Problems with Drafting Allegations

A well drafted set of allegations forms the basis for a procedurally fair investigation – conversely a badly drafted set of allegations runs the risk of a procedurally unfair investigation. Allegations need to be drafted in clear and precise language, and be specific and descriptive, in order that findings of fact can be made. Allegations […]

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 […]

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