9 09, 2019

Are You the Sad Face in the Workplace? Why Employees Are Unhappy at Work and What Managers Can Do to Help

2019-09-09T14:05:59+08:00 September 9th, 2019|HR Consulting Services, Psychosocial Hazards|

Every worker is unique with an individual disposition, background, set of beliefs and expectations. So stress at work will vary from person to person. A few factors that pop up consistently across sectors however are work overload, lack of autonomy, hectic shift hours, weak or ineffective management, discrimination, bullying and harassment. While a certain level of stress is normal, even desirable in a workplace, excessive levels are counterproductive, creating a

23 05, 2019

Difficult Conversations and Difficult People

2019-04-08T10:24:15+08:00 May 23rd, 2019|Coaching and Management Support, HR Consulting Services, Psychosocial Hazards, Training and Development|

Holding a difficult conversation is by definition not an easy thing to do. Most of us dread having that sinking feeling in the pit of the stomach at the prospect of an ugly confrontation. Perhaps you wish to request a colleague to pull their weight on projects or inform someone to stop interrupting in meetings. A difficult conversation is generally one in which we need to convey unpleasant news, request

30 04, 2019

Workplace Aggression and Violence

2019-04-08T10:19:40+08:00 April 30th, 2019|HR Consulting Services, Psychosocial Hazards|

Workplace aggression is any behaviour, be it verbal, written or physical, that leads employees to believe that their personal safety is at risk. With rising stress and job insecurity, workplace aggression is a very real problem and it’s very important to be aware if your workplace is at risk. Employees may be vulnerable to real, physical harm and even the threat of it can lead to serious consequences. Managers and