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Role Clarity

Role Clarity

We all need to know and understand the expectations that attach to our roles and feel supported by both colleagues and management in doing them. Lack of support, unrealistic expectations, unrealistic deadlines, poor communication and lack of clarity or information as to the nature and expectations of the work we do, may indicate poor organisational

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Mentally healthy workplace

Factors for a Mentally Healthy Workplace

Factors for a mentally healthy workplace….. Balance – A workplace that recognises the need for balance between the demands of work, family and personal life. Workload managementt – A workplace where employees are given enough time to do the tasks and responsibilities assigned to them. Organisational culture – A workplace that shows trust, honesty and

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Mature Age Workers

Mature Age Workers…

So, let’s talk about mature aged workers. In workplaces everywhere, older workers are increasingly evident. In tightening labour markets, retaining their skills, experience and capabilities is increasingly important to business and to a competitive economy. Quite simply, an ageing population means that Australian businesses will increasingly rely on retaining, attracting and engaging older workers if

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Walking the Talk

Walking the Talk

The task, as managers, is to be ‘with’ your people and for your people to be ‘with’ you. If the workplace is to be a collective of shared vision, then all are participants. This means walking the talk. Managers and team leaders model a culture founded on positive behaviours and dealings, fairly recognise effort and

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Mental Health Month

Mental Health Month

8 Tips for good mental health: An important part of keeping fit and healthy is to take care of your own mental health. There are plenty of things you can do to help make sure you keep yourself mentally healthy. Get plenty of sleep. Sleep is really important for our physical and mental health. Sleep

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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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