11 10, 2018

Are you Doing Enough to Stop Sexual Harassment in the Workplace? Seeking Professional Intervention Can Help Identify Culpable Behaviours

2018-09-27T16:50:14+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Coaching and Management Support, HR Consulting Services, Psychosocial Hazards, Workplace Investigations|

As Australia becomes more sensitive to sexual harassment issues in the workplace, managers may be obliged to become more accountable for behaviours that occur under their watch. Sexual harassment in the workplace refers to unwanted sexual attentions that could be physical, verbal, written, electronic or emotional. Men and women are both vulnerable to sexual harassment although there are higher numbers of instances where women tend to be the victims. According

3 09, 2018

So unreasonable: Managing or Bullying?

2018-08-09T17:15:50+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|Conflict Resolution and Mediation, HR Consulting Services, Psychosocial Hazards|

Many workplace grievances submitted for investigation pertain to a belief that a person’s manager is bullying them and engaging in unreasonable behaviour. We all have different perceptions and therein often lies the problem. A person making a complaint can perceive a request or action to be unreasonable on the basis that they may; feel singled out, humiliated, dislike being questioned about their conduct or performance or view feedback as nit-picking.

16 08, 2018

Bibliotherapy

2018-08-09T17:18:17+00:00 August 16th, 2018|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products, Psychosocial Hazards|

Reading as therapy? I now have a solid excuse for spending hours indulging in one of my favourite pastimes! Bibliotherapy is defined as ‘an expressive therapy that uses an individual's relationship to the content of books and poetry and other written words as therapy’ (Wikipedia). Intrinsically I understand that reading can introduce different insights, increase knowledge, capture imagination and inspire. However reading, whether it be self-help books, philosophical texts, or