21 01, 2020

Australian Bushfires Letter

2020-01-21T12:10:38+08:00 January 21st, 2020|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products, Psychosocial Hazards|

ESN would like to share some very pertinent words of wisdom from the President, Crisis Intervention and Management Australasia, Peter Kueffer (Registered Psychologist) pertaining to our Australian bushfire disaster. We hope that his words will assist you and others during this unprecedented and devastating time. A letter from the President Australian Bushfires I January, 2020 First, I would like to acknowledge the wonderful contribution from our members as this

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

5 08, 2019

Intervene Now! Timely Intervention Helps Mitigate the Effects of a Difficult Workplace Environment

2019-08-06T14:41:26+08:00 August 5th, 2019|Coaching and Management Support, Conflict Resolution and Mediation, HR Consulting Services|

Managers busy running their organisations are vulnerable to complications that can crop up unnoticed through simple daily human interactions in the workplace. Issues can be very difficult with areas of danger including discrimination, sexual harassment, misconduct and conflict of interest. When ignored or left unaddressed, these problems fester over time, often becoming contentious or even litigious. In addition to potential lawsuits and legal hassles, these workplace issues can lead to