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Managing Complaints - How To Find The Positive

When an employee complaint alleging workplace discrimination or harassment is lodged, it is usually seen as a negative moment in the life of the organisation.However, it is possible for an employer to view this as a positive phenomenon, rather than a sign of complete failure. This is because well-handled complaints can illuminate hidden corporate weaknesses, as well as any lurking issues affecting staff morale or motivation. Such information can become a valuable catalyst for positive change…See More
Thursday
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Managing Complaints - How To Find The Positive

When an employee complaint alleging workplace discrimination or harassment is lodged, it is usually seen as a negative moment in the life of the organisation.However, it is possible for an employer to view this as a positive phenomenon, rather than a sign of complete failure. This is because well-handled complaints can illuminate hidden corporate weaknesses, as well as any lurking issues affecting staff morale or motivation. Such information can become a valuable catalyst for positive change…See More
Wednesday
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

How to Deal with Bullying in Hospital Environments

Hospitals - very few people like them, yet many of us will be a resident at one time or another. Even though hospitals can be sources of great joy, places where babies are born, miracles happen and lives are saved, they also represent sickness, injury, death, and some pretty ordinary food! The people who work in them - the doctors, surgeons, nurses, aides, assistants, administrators and catering staff - perform difficult work in an extremely stressful environment. Imagine the potential…See More
Jun 7
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

How to Deal with Bullying in Hospital Environments

Hospitals - very few people like them, yet many of us will be a resident at one time or another. Even though hospitals can be sources of great joy, places where babies are born, miracles happen and lives are saved, they also represent sickness, injury, death, and some pretty ordinary food! The people who work in them - the doctors, surgeons, nurses, aides, assistants, administrators and catering staff - perform difficult work in an extremely stressful environment. Imagine the potential…See More
Jun 6
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

When Workplace Relationships Go Wrong

Given how much time employees spend at work every week, it is hardly surprising that romantic relationships develop in the workplace. But what happens when a romance is inappropriate, or attraction crosses the line into sexual harassment?INAPPROPRIATE VS UNLAWFULWhile there is nothing illegal about a workplace relationship between two consenting adults, in some circumstances it can be inappropriate, for example a romance between a manager and a subordinate. There is also a significant…See More
May 30
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

When Workplace Relationships Go Wrong

Given how much time employees spend at work every week, it is hardly surprising that romantic relationships develop in the workplace. But what happens when a romance is inappropriate, or attraction crosses the line into sexual harassment?INAPPROPRIATE VS UNLAWFULWhile there is nothing illegal about a workplace relationship between two consenting adults, in some circumstances it can be inappropriate, for example a romance between a manager and a subordinate. There is also a significant…See More
May 30
wayne faulkner commented on Vince Scopelliti's blog post Identifying a Toxic Worker
"For more on the toxic worker read my blog post of March 2017  The Toxic Grinch: There's one or more in every workplace. The article lists 20 features of the toxic worker.  It received a very large numbers of 'reads'"
May 26
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Issues with Intoxicated or Hungover Staff? What to do

Most adults like to indulge in the use of alcohol from time to time. Some even like to partake a little more frequently - which is generally not problematic, in the privacy of one's own home and social sphere.But occasionally problems with alcohol or even drug consumption can creep into the workplace, with staff under the influence while at work or under performing because of the after-effects. Employers have an OHS duty of care to all employees so they need to ensure that alcohol in the…See More
May 24
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Issues with Intoxicated or Hungover Staff? What to do

Most adults like to indulge in the use of alcohol from time to time. Some even like to partake a little more frequently - which is generally not problematic, in the privacy of one's own home and social sphere.But occasionally problems with alcohol or even drug consumption can creep into the workplace, with staff under the influence while at work or under performing because of the after-effects. Employers have an OHS duty of care to all employees so they need to ensure that alcohol in the…See More
May 23
Bernard Keith Althofer commented on Vince Scopelliti's blog post Failing to Involve HR and Other Investigation Mistakes
"Great article Vince.  Over the years, when I have spoken with individuals who have made complaints about bullying; with others who have been investigated because of bullying allegations; or with managers who have been required to investigate…"
May 18
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Failing to Involve HR and Other Investigation Mistakes

Being able to conduct a competent workplace investigation is essential for employers, especially when allegations of bullying, misconduct or inappropriate office behaviour are made. Mistakes made during an investigation may result in serious consequences, including legal action. Let's take a look at the basics of an investigation, and some key mistakes to avoid.WHY ARE WORKPLACE INVESTIGATIONS NECESSARY?Workplace investigations are used to establish whether conduct or incidents occurred as…See More
May 17
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Failing to Involve HR and Other Investigation Mistakes

Being able to conduct a competent workplace investigation is essential for employers, especially when allegations of bullying, misconduct or inappropriate office behaviour are made. Mistakes made during an investigation may result in serious consequences, including legal action. Let's take a look at the basics of an investigation, and some key mistakes to avoid.WHY ARE WORKPLACE INVESTIGATIONS NECESSARY?Workplace investigations are used to establish whether conduct or incidents occurred as…See More
May 16
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Identifying a Toxic Worker

Getting the mix of personalities in the workplace right can be extremely challenging. Creating a harmonious workplace is difficult at the best of times, and if a toxic personality is thrown into the equation, it can disturb the equilibrium of the workplace. Let's take a look at how you can identify and deal with a toxic worker in your organisation. WHAT ARE THE TRAITS OF A TOXIC WORKER?Essentially, a toxic employee is one who puts their own needs above those of their co-workers, and negatively…See More
May 14
Bernard Keith Althofer commented on Vince Scopelliti's blog post Identifying a Toxic Worker
"A good read.  'Toxic employees' may be more common in some organisations than in others.  However, they may be more noticeable in smaller organisations, particularly if they are the type of person are prone to manipulating…"
May 14
David Leahy liked Vince Scopelliti's blog post Identifying a Toxic Worker
May 10
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Identifying a Toxic Worker

Getting the mix of personalities in the workplace right can be extremely challenging. Creating a harmonious workplace is difficult at the best of times, and if a toxic personality is thrown into the equation, it can disturb the equilibrium of the workplace. Let's take a look at how you can identify and deal with a toxic worker in your organisation. WHAT ARE THE TRAITS OF A TOXIC WORKER?Essentially, a toxic employee is one who puts their own needs above those of their co-workers, and negatively…See More
May 10

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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

Managing Complaints - How To Find The Positive

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 16:53 0 Comments

When an employee complaint alleging workplace discrimination or harassment is lodged, it is usually seen as a negative moment in the life of the organisation.

However, it is possible for an employer to view this as a positive phenomenon, rather than a sign of complete failure. This is because well-handled complaints can illuminate hidden corporate weaknesses, as well as any lurking issues affecting…

Continue

How to Deal with Bullying in Hospital Environments

Posted on June 6, 2018 at 14:32 0 Comments

Hospitals - very few people like them, yet many of us will be a resident at one time or another. Even though hospitals can be sources of great joy, places where babies are born, miracles happen and lives are saved, they also represent sickness, injury, death, and some pretty ordinary food! 

The people who work in them - the doctors, surgeons, nurses, aides, assistants, administrators and catering…

Continue

When Workplace Relationships Go Wrong

Posted on May 30, 2018 at 10:30 0 Comments

Given how much time employees spend at work every week, it is hardly surprising that romantic relationships develop in the workplace. 

But what happens when a romance is inappropriate, or attraction crosses the line into sexual harassment?

INAPPROPRIATE VS UNLAWFUL

While there is nothing illegal about a workplace relationship between…

Continue

Issues with Intoxicated or Hungover Staff? What to do

Posted on May 23, 2018 at 17:49 0 Comments

Most adults like to indulge in the use of alcohol from time to time. Some even like to partake a little more frequently - which is generally not problematic, in the privacy of one's own home and social sphere.

But occasionally problems with alcohol or even drug consumption can creep into the workplace, with staff under the influence while at work or under performing because of the…

Continue

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