News: HR Audit

How to deal with a difficult co-worker

Conflict is common in most workplaces. Not all co-workers are going to agree on everything. At a minimum, people have different work styles and ideas on how things should be…

The Three Rules of Reward and Recognition

There are varying opinions on the worth of implementing a Reward and Recognition (R&R) program. Some managers believe that rewarding and recognising employees for their results and behaviours plays a…

High statistics around stress and fear as a result of an alleged workplace incident

Investigation Key Statistics: Edition 5 iHR Australia conduct independent investigations for a wide range of organisations. We have compiled a collection of statistics to track trends in the workplace. These…

Webinar – The challenges we will face as we start to open up

  Watch on YouTube or download the audio version/ podcast. The reality is that the COVID-19 isn’t going away. What does this mean for employers as staff return to the…

What role does HR play to influence culture and leadership?

Human resources (HR) plays an integral role in influencing and shaping the culture of an organisation, particularly in medium to large sized organisations. Alan Colvin, iHR Australia Senior HR Consultant…

Dealing with mental health during lockdown

R U OK Day is 9th September. This made us think about how we can best manage our mental health, especially for those of us who are experiencing long lockdowns.…

A step-by-step guide to prepare for a performance appraisal

Performance appraisal meetings play a pivotal role in helping to clarify or define employee’s responsibilities and priorities. It’s an opportunity to highlight their strengths and weaknesses, and to ensure both…

Uncovering patterns in workplace bullying behaviour

Investigation Key Statistics: Edition 4 iHR Australia’s Director of Workplace Relations, John Boardman, said that a quick look at these statistics may lead you to think there is no merit…

Workplace Culture – During and After an Investigation

A healthy workplace culture is fundamental to the success of every organisation. The culture of your organisation is influenced by many factors…leadership, management, workplace practices, policies and people. Unfortunately, even…

What key elements should be included in a social media policy?

Investigation Report Key Statistics: Edition 3 iHR Australia investigators have compiled a collection of statistics to track trends in the workplace. Our July statistic provides a cautionary insight into the…