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How to Transform a Toxic Workplace for a Productive 2019

A toxic workplace culture can place significant barriers in the way of achieving business objectives. If toxicity has invaded your office, it is likely that you are dealing with staff who are unproductive, resentful, unmotivated and perhaps difficult to discipline - and it can affect senior managers to junior employees. This can have significant effects on all areas of the business, and can even impact your bottom line. We give you tips on how you can start 2019 with a new, improved workplace…See More
8 hours ago
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Putting the 'Reasonable Person' to the Test

When determining what led to a certain set of events or making an important decision, it is essential for investigators and decision makers to have regard to an objective standard. In trying to get to the bottom of a situation or establishing an appropriate course of action, relying on the 'reasonable person' ensures that a broader perspective is taken. We look at exactly what this involves and how it can assist in achieving a fair and balanced outcome.  WHAT IS THE REASONABLE PERSON TEST?In…See More
Friday
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Whistleblower Changes - Getting Your Policies Right

With the new changes to whistleblower legislation soon to be debated and enacted, it's essential to assess whether or not your business is compliant. An important part of ensuring compliance with the changes lies in the development of robust policies to protect whistleblowers. The Human Resources function has a central role in preparing staff for the new approach to whistleblowing in the workplace. We examine best-practice policy development for the support of whistleblowers in the workplace,…See More
Wednesday
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

How to Transform a Toxic Workplace for a Productive 2019

A toxic workplace culture can place significant barriers in the way of achieving business objectives. If toxicity has invaded your office, it is likely that you are dealing with staff who are unproductive, resentful, unmotivated and perhaps difficult to discipline - and it can affect senior managers to junior employees. This can have significant effects on all areas of the business, and can even impact your bottom line. We give you tips on how you can start 2019 with a new, improved workplace…See More
Jan 9
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Putting the 'Reasonable Person' to the Test

When determining what led to a certain set of events or making an important decision, it is essential for investigators and decision makers to have regard to an objective standard. In trying to get to the bottom of a situation or establishing an appropriate course of action, relying on the 'reasonable person' ensures that a broader perspective is taken. We look at exactly what this involves and how it can assist in achieving a fair and balanced outcome.  WHAT IS THE REASONABLE PERSON TEST?In…See More
Dec 19, 2018
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Dealing with Absconding Staff over Christmas

The Christmas period tends to bring out the best- and worst - in people. It is a time of year filled with parties, merriment, laughter, great weather and a lot of socialising. But Christmas can also be a challenging time in the workplace, as employees may engage in inappropriate conduct at work related social events, may suffer the after-effects of excessive partying or may be generally less productive or effective than usual. It can also result in staff not turning up altogether. We take a…See More
Dec 13, 2018
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Dealing with Absconding Staff over Christmas

The Christmas period tends to bring out the best- and worst - in people. It is a time of year filled with parties, merriment, laughter, great weather and a lot of socialising. But Christmas can also be a challenging time in the workplace, as employees may engage in inappropriate conduct at work related social events, may suffer the after-effects of excessive partying or may be generally less productive or effective than usual. It can also result in staff not turning up altogether. We take a…See More
Dec 13, 2018
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Protecting Whistleblowers: Are You Ready for the Changes?

With new whistleblower protections to take effect in early 2019, it is essential that organisations understand the broad legislative changes to the Corporations Act 2001 due to be debated in Parliament. In addition to the requirement for formal mechanisms and strategies to protect and assist whistleblowers, both public and large private corporations will need to be able to 'spread the word' to staff in a practical…See More
Dec 6, 2018
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Protecting Whistleblowers: Are You Ready for the Changes?

With new whistleblower protections to take effect in early 2019, it is essential that organisations understand the broad legislative changes to the Corporations Act 2001 due to be debated in Parliament. In addition to the requirement for formal mechanisms and strategies to protect and assist whistleblowers, both public and large private corporations will need to be able to 'spread the word' to staff in a practical…See More
Dec 5, 2018
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

How to Prepare for a Difficult Conversation

Engaging in a difficult workplace conversation is one of those tasks that most managers and business owners would prefer to avoid. Yet the reality is that from time to time, workplace behaviour or performance will be below par and will need to be addressed. The key to conducting a challenging conversation at work that is both professional and productive lies in thorough…See More
Nov 29, 2018
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

How to Prepare for a Difficult Conversation

Engaging in a difficult workplace conversation is one of those tasks that most managers and business owners would prefer to avoid. Yet the reality is that from time to time, workplace behaviour or performance will be below par and will need to be addressed. The key to conducting a challenging conversation at work that is both professional and productive lies in thorough…See More
Nov 28, 2018
Bernard Keith Althofer commented on Vince Scopelliti's blog post 22 Types of Workplace Bullying Behaviour
"It has appeared to me that getting managers and workers to understand not only what behaviours might constitute bullying, but also the need to identify the frequency and severity of those behaviours.  On the face of it, some behaviours when…"
Nov 23, 2018
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

22 Types of Workplace Bullying Behaviour

Bullying is the scourge of many workplaces. There are few things which destroy office morale, tear apart team cohesion or cause good staff to leave as quickly as victimisation and harassment in the workplace. Interestingly, research has identified 22 different types of bullying conduct which might be encountered in the average workplace. We outline these different types of bullying and provide tips on how to avoid situations that cause this type of conflict in the workplace. WHAT IS THE LEGAL…See More
Nov 22, 2018
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

22 Types of Workplace Bullying Behaviour

Bullying is the scourge of many workplaces. There are few things which destroy office morale, tear apart team cohesion or cause good staff to leave as quickly as victimisation and harassment in the workplace. Interestingly, research has identified 22 different types of bullying conduct which might be encountered in the average workplace. We outline these different types of bullying and provide tips on how to avoid situations that cause this type of conflict in the workplace. WHAT IS THE LEGAL…See More
Nov 21, 2018
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Work Christmas Parties: 3 Tips for a Fun Festive Function

It's the end of a long year. Employers and staff alike have worked hard and are looking forward to the opportunity to catch up, celebrate, network and relax.The work Christmas party is often anticipated as an ideal way to farewell the working year, reward staff, and anticipate the year ahead. However, employers must understand that a successful - and incident-free - Christmas party is dependent upon good planning and a sound understanding of the unique risks of work-related events. We provide…See More
Nov 15, 2018
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Work Christmas Parties: 3 Tips for a Fun Festive Function

It's the end of a long year. Employers and staff alike have worked hard and are looking forward to the opportunity to catch up, celebrate, network and relax.The work Christmas party is often anticipated as an ideal way to farewell the working year, reward staff, and anticipate the year ahead. However, employers must understand that a successful - and incident-free - Christmas party is dependent upon good planning and a sound understanding of the unique risks of work-related events. We provide…See More
Nov 14, 2018

Profile Information

What would you like to share about yourself?
Vince is a lawyer and holds degrees in Law and Psychology and has more than 24 years’ experience working within and managing investigations. This depth of experience has laid the foundation for exceptional knowledge of fraud and how investigations need to respond.

As Managing Direct of WISE Workplace and CEO of LKA Group, Vince has conducted investigations across Australia involving complex workplace disputes and corrupt conduct he has designed and reported on service reviews and conducted risk assessments for corporations and government. Vince carries respect as a leader in the fight against fraud both nationally and internationally.
Company website/blog
http://www.wiseworkplace.com.au/_blog/WISE_Blog
How many employees in your company?
1-49
What areas of HR are you particularly passionate about?
Management and investigation of workplace misconduct
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking

Vince Scopelliti's Blog

Whistleblower Changes - Getting Your Policies Right

Posted on January 16, 2019 at 11:30 0 Comments

With the new changes to whistleblower legislation soon to be debated and enacted, it's essential to assess whether or not your business is compliant. An important part of ensuring compliance with the changes lies in the development of robust policies to protect whistleblowers. The Human Resources function has a central role in preparing staff for the new approach to whistleblowing in the workplace. 

We examine best-practice…

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How to Transform a Toxic Workplace for a Productive 2019

Posted on January 9, 2019 at 10:28 0 Comments

A toxic workplace culture can place significant barriers in the way of achieving business objectives. If toxicity has invaded your office, it is likely that you are dealing with staff who are unproductive, resentful, unmotivated and perhaps difficult to discipline - and it can affect senior managers to junior employees. 

This can have significant effects on all areas of the business, and can even impact your bottom line. We…

Continue

Putting the 'Reasonable Person' to the Test

Posted on December 19, 2018 at 9:03 0 Comments

When determining what led to a certain set of events or making an important decision, it is essential for investigators and decision makers to have regard to an objective standard. 

In trying to get to the bottom of a situation or establishing an appropriate course of action, relying on the 'reasonable person' ensures that a broader perspective is taken. 

We look at exactly what this involves and how…

Continue

Dealing with Absconding Staff over Christmas

Posted on December 13, 2018 at 8:21 0 Comments

The Christmas period tends to bring out the best- and worst - in people. It is a time of year filled with parties, merriment, laughter, great weather and a lot of socialising. 

But Christmas can also be a challenging time in the workplace, as employees may engage in inappropriate conduct at work related social events, may suffer the after-effects of excessive partying or may be generally less…

Continue

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