10 03, 2018

Social Media Policy: A Must-Have

2018-01-18T18:32:46+00:00 March 10th, 2018|HR Consulting Services, Training and Development, Workplace Investigations|

When a Linfox employee made disparaging comments about company managers on his Facebook page, the company fired him for serious misconduct. The employee applied to Fair Work Australia for unfair dismissal. The Commissioner sided with the employee. Why? Because Linfox did not have a policy covering employee use of social media. In the complete absence of a policy defining appropriate conduct, the employee could not be guilty of any

7 02, 2018

Turn Lemons into Lemonade – ‘When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.’

2018-01-18T18:34:38+00:00 February 7th, 2018|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products|

So many quotes and proverbs strike a chord within us. Advising us how to become or stay happy many of these ‘sayings’ have been around for decades, centuries even. This adage, penned over one hundred years ago suggests making sweet and delicious lemonade, after life throws you a sour lemon. It is arresting in its simplicity. Don’t dwell on an unpleasant turn of events, it calmly encourages. Take control

30 01, 2018

Stay Interviews: Strategy for Engagement and Retention

2018-01-18T18:35:42+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Coaching and Management Support, HR Consulting Services|

Do you know why your employees resign? If you don't, you are in the majority. 84 percent of the 374 organisations in Australia and New Zealand surveyed by The Interview Group did not clearly understand why their staff chose to resign. Most companies use exit interviews to find out why employees resign. Exiting employees commonly do not answer honestly or fully. Exit interviews are not the best source to