Today is ‘World Suicide Prevention Day’ and Thursday is ‘R U OK? Day’ – two very important dates in the calendar year allowing us to reflect, raise awareness and discuss the importance of mental health in our workplaces.
According to various data, it is…Continue
We all know how time consuming it can be when attracting and recruiting for a new role. There are so many things we need to factor before inviting a candidate for a face to face interview - whether they have the right skillset, experiences, qualifications, etc. Sometimes we even need to put the candidate through various assessments and invite them for multiple interviews before a job offer is made. The assumption is that once the candidate accepts our offer and a commencement date is agreed,…Continue
For us human beings, change has always been ingrained into our heads as something difficult; anything from changing houses to a household brand we use on a daily basis. The same applies within the workplace. When change is introduced, it brings a level of anxiety and discomfort for workers as it puts them out of their comfort zone. Despite this, for businesses to remain competitive and improve their performance, change is required. As Henry Ford once said, “if you always do what you’ve…Continue
Regardless of what state we reside in, an employer has a duty of care to provide and maintain a safe workplace for all its employees. However, unfortunately despite all efforts, incidents and injuries still occur in the workplace. When an employee becomes ill or injured because of their work, and has incapacity for work, the employer has an obligation to ensure that they are cared for; has every opportunity to recover and return to work. Let’s explore this in more detail for…Continue