Aug 27

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] The opportunity and challenges of building a diverse workforce

In this Worklogic webinar on-demand, Worklogic Director Jodie Fox discusses the benefits of building a diverse workplace culture and the challenges to address along the way including: managing discrimination risks strategies for building a respectful, supportive and inclusive workplace addressing unconscious bias and its role in conflict and misconduct investigations. WATCH WEBINAR How to access […]

Aug 26

Conflict coaching as a tool to reform badly behaving managers

Tolerance of racist and sexist behaviour and comments in the workplace can cause serious damage to individuals, cause conflict between colleagues and impact the broader workplace culture, resulting in workplace complaints, high turnover and loss of productivity. If your organisation has a repeat ‘low-level’ offenders who fail to understand the impact of their behaviour (perhaps […]

Aug 19

Why lack of organisational knowledge about serious misconduct is not an excuse (and what you can do about it)

Where an investigation has found that serious misconduct allegations are proven, the post-investigation landscape can often be filled with comments of regret and angst about what could have been prevented. Amidst all the various post-investigation follow up, next steps, and even possible fall-out, we often hear the following statements: “But we never knew” “No-one ever […]

Aug 12

4 learnings for employers from recent cases of workplace discrimination

It is not news to say that we are living in uncertain times which during which employers are forced to constantly evaluate the current and future operational needs of their businesses. The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has this week confirmed that the Coronavirus pandemic has seen a substantial rise in unfair dismissal and general protections […]

Jul 17

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] Re-Start, Re-Set, Refresh: What kind of organisation do you want to be post-pandemic?

In 2020, massive disruption hit most industries – and most employees’ working arrangements – due to COVID-19. As workers in some Australian states start to return to the workplace, and others are planning a return in the near future, it’s a good time to contemplate: What have the impacts of COVID taught us about how […]

Jul 15

What kind of organisation do you want to be? Resetting expectations post-pandemic (Part 2)

Continuing on from last week’s blog post, Rose Bryant-Smith outlines the next 3 questions that can help to position your workplace to make the most of the disruption caused by COVID-19. 3. Should all employees’ changed expectations be accommodated? When can employers say ‘no’? Twitter has said that some employees would be working from home […]

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 […]

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