10 01, 2018

Dealing with Psychopaths at Work

2018-01-18T18:01:02+00:00 January 10th, 2018|HR Consulting Services, Psychosocial Hazards, Training and Development, Workplace Investigations|

Maybe you have worked alongside them or have hired them. Perhaps you have been impressed by their drive, ambition, intelligence, and charm. We're talking about what Dr Robert Hare, pre-eminent authority on psychopaths, calls a corporate psychopath: a "nonviolent person prone to the selfish and remorseless use of others." Manipulative, ruthless, callous, often smart and charismatic, they are unable to feel empathy or guilt. Psychopaths can wreak havoc in

29 09, 2017

Seven Ways to Practice Gratitude at Work

2018-01-18T18:07:25+00:00 September 29th, 2017|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products|

grat-i-tude: The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. We don't always have control over what happens at work but we do have control over how we react. We can choose to respond to difficult or challenging situations in a way that is uplifting rather than disheartening, constructive instead of destructive. That's where gratitude comes in. When we practice gratitude we are more

12 08, 2017

Coping With Changing Times

2018-01-18T18:12:13+00:00 August 12th, 2017|HR Consulting Services, Training and 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