Christmas is coming, let’s have a party!

Christmas is coming, let’s have a party!  Christmas Party Past Maybe you can remember a particularly good staff Christmas Party of yesteryear.   If you believe all the stories people tell you, they could be anything from deadly dull to completely wild and abandoned!  ...

Creating Emotional Resilience

TOP 10 TIPS: Creating Emotional Resilience Reflect on your habitual mindsets. Pay attention to your habits of thought and your beliefs about who you are, how life “is”, and what challenges and setbacks mean. Remind yourself why you are doing what you’re doing. Find...

Work Christmas party

Behaviour at a Work Christmas party – the Do’s and Don’ts for a successful event Christmas parties are great fun and most of us are looking forward to them in a few more days to come. But it cut’s both ways when it comes to work Christmas...

Everybody needs a little respect

Everybody needs a little respect.   You know when you have respect. You know when you don’t. But what is respect really? And, how is respect demonstrated at work? You can demonstrate respect with simple, yet powerful actions. These ideas will help you avoid...

Don’t expect harassment victims to complain

Don’t expect harassment victims to complain, encourage bystanders to intervene (sourced from HR Daily 05 November 2014)   Employers can’t expect workers who have experienced sexual harassment to make formal reports, but they can encourage...

Tears in the office

Tears in the office Tears in the office can be awkward but since we’re all human it’s something everyone is going to come across in the course of their careers. Facebook Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg, revealed in her book this year that not only...

Accountants

ACCOUNTANTS Do you often get requests from you client base for Human Resource Support or field questions relating to employee matters that you cannot answer and you don’t know where to send them to find expert support?   At Fresh HR Insights we work closely...

Five big lessons from the anti-bullying tribunal

Five big lessons from the anti-bullying tribunal In some of the key cases handed down in the anti-bullying jurisdiction so far, the Fair Work Commission has provided useful guidance on what constitutes “repeated unreasonable behaviour”, but also raised...

Bullying in the Workplace Laws

Back in March 2013 I wrote about the Proposed Bullying in the Workplace Laws. Now that these are in place it is a good time to bring them back into topic. I have seen an increase across a couple of my clients when it has come to claims of workplace bullying. I have...