3 08, 2017

Coping With Changing Times

2017-10-16T10:14:33+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|HR Consulting Services, Professional Development|

The past 75 years have seen more change than perhaps any other period in our history. Changes in technology, transport mechanisms and family structures have revolutionised society and the workplace. Our places of employment are still constantly evolving and changing. Some of the drivers for these changes are apparent: Economic factors, risk, technology, social research influencing management philosophy, environmental changes along with policies and regulations. As human beings we

3 08, 2017

CIC Technique to Cope with Stress

2017-10-16T10:15:12+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|HR Consulting Services, Professional Development|

Stress is something that affects us all, placing a demand on our resources in order to cope. One simple and useful technique is the simple CIC model. Control, Influence, Cope. It enables us to identify an essential pathway to focus our energy and reduce our stress in situations. For example, you have a meeting in the CBD at 9am. You board the bus that you normally travel on at

2 08, 2017

Workplace Investigations: How Fair Is The Process?

2017-10-16T10:15:50+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Professional Development, Workplace Investigations|

You are involved in a workplace investigation. You may be named as the complainant, respondent or witness. What should you expect from the investigator? What rights do you have? Actually, contrary to common misapprehensions, you have many rights. You should expect to be treated with respect, dignity and sensitivity at all times. An investigative process renders all participants with some anxiety (unless they are a robot!). It is natural