A high-potential employee is more than 50 per cent more valuable to an employer than an average one. But how do you identify them? And how do you help them reach their potential? Watch this webcast to find out.
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The need for drug and alcohol testing in high-risk workplaces is largely uncontested, but disputes still arise over the types of tests administered, and how employers respond to positive results. This short webcast explains what every employer should consider when implementing a testing regime.
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Investing in workplace wellness reduces business costs associated with absence and workers' compensation, but there are clear benefits in terms of engagement and productivity as well, says Aon Hewitt principal Danni Hocking. In this webcast, she outlines:
the positive impact of workplace wellness programs;
the business impact of unhealthy employees;
how to integrate wellness programs based on your organisation's risk profile;
HR's role in workplace wellness;
a case study of a successful workplace wellness initiative; and
the importance of articulating the return on investment in workplace wellness.
Too often, what should be a simple conversation about performance or behaviour blows up into a confrontation, says leadership coach and life strategist Steve Fearns. In this webcast, he sets out a framework for managers to:
get clear on an issue;
create self-awareness in employees;
provide non-threatening feedback;
approach counselling and discipline;
create responsibility and accountability in teams and individuals;
establish a team charter and expectations to "start again" and set ground rules; and
use internal policies and procedures to achieve better results.
What does a best-practice process for managing difficult employees look like? Watch this webcast to understand your rights and responsibilities when managing performance and conduct issues. The presentation covers:
what constitutes a "challenging employee"?
how to distinguish between performance and conduct issues;
the costs of poor management of difficult employees;
an overview of legal risks;
what good performance management looks like;
"best practice" strategies and tools;
case studies of management of difficult employees;
a process for managing challenging employees;
fair and lawful termination of challenging employees; and more.
It is neither possible nor practical for employers to understand the drivers of each individual worker - engagement must be employee-led in order to be sustainable, says Employerbility founder Kate Boorer. This webcast, recorded in May 2013, explores:
the link between engagement and productivity;
the nine-step engagement ladder, and how to climb it;
challenges employers face in improving employee engagement;
what employee engagement leadership looks like; and
the three steps to an employee-led engagement culture.
Rulings handed down since the commencement of the Fair Work Act's adverse action provisions have clarified some of the mystery around their operation and contain important lessons for employers.
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Many practical and legal risks can arise when employees work from home or remotely, and not just from ongoing formal arrangements, but also occasional and after-hours work. Watch this webcast to understand how to assess whether an employee has a right to work remotely; understand the legal and practical issues arising from remote work; and more.
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