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Workplaces: People places

Workplaces: People places

Workplaces: people places Workplaces are people places, and people are angular. They don’t neatly mesh like cogs and gears, some days they can be all elbows and knees. If we want the workplace to mesh (and we do!), the task is to get all those ‘elbows and knees’ working together, sharing the vision, committed and

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Training & Support

Training & Support

A good ‘training culture’ drives job satisfaction and enjoyment, as well as loyalty and productivity. All employees new to a role need to be given clear information, instruction, and supervision to enable them to perform their work safely and capably. And if their role changes, or new processes arise, they need to be given training

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Communication

Communication

It should be easy, shouldn’t it… just talking? Good communication is at ‘the golden core’ of contentment, of people management and of a mentally healthy, productive workplace. But it’s surprising how many businesses struggle when it comes to meaningful communication. Good communication, of course, has everything to do with “good listening”. To welcome input, to

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Supporting Young Workers

Supporting your young workers

  The Fine Tuning Automotive Mental Health program is funded by WorkSafe through the WorkWell Mental Health Improvement Fund. The purpose of the Fund is to promote mental health and wellbeing and prevent mental injury and illness amongst vulnerable Victorian working populations. One of the identified vulnerable populations is Young Workers, and Tim O’Brien from

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Workplace Health

Creating a mentally healthy workplace

  Creating a mentally healthy workplace is about building on the positive aspects of your working environment and taking steps to reduce any risk factors. The risk factors within the automotive sector may include, workload stress, poor physical work environments, unreasonable behaviours, lack of role clarity and recognition to name a few. Every organisation is

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New Year's Resolution

2021 New Year’s Resolution

Make a mentally healthy workplace your 2021 New Year’s Resolution! With Victorian Automotive businesses now back at work, it’s an ideal time for employers to set goals for a supportive and happier, healthier workplace. And while Victorian businesses are at “vastly different levels” of readiness and action in relation to workplace mental health, leaders should

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