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24

Nov

2016

Why bullying and harassment occur

Two new reports shine a light on the prevalence of workplace bullying, the work climates that foster it, and its impact on absenteeism and productivity.

The first Safe Work Australia report is based on results from the 2014–15 Australian Workplace Barometer project, which involved interviews with more than 4,200 employees from across the country.

The research found nearly one in 10 employees have been bullied at work – a "sizeable increase since 2009–11, where seven per cent of Australian workers reported they experienced workplace bullying".

 

23

Nov

2016

Two New research reports on workplace mental health in Australia - Psycho-social and Bullying

Safe Work Australia has published two new research reports that present the latest findings on the prevalence of workplace bullying and harassment; and the impact of management commitment to psychological health and safety and poor mental health in the workplace on organisational productivity.

31

Oct

2016

Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) - Barringtons RTO "Demonstrated Consistently Compliant"

Barringtons Training Services are pleased to announce that ASQA has assigned it the highest level of compliance under its 6 categories of compliance.

The Compliance History indicator is based on information about compliance found through audits and complaints, and also takes into account a provider’s ability to meet standard reporting and payment requirements. A provider’s Compliance History is an indicator of the provider’s historical compliance with core regulatory obligations.

16

Sep

2013

Background Checks - Four Tips for Employers

From an article by Neal Custer:

Poorly-executed background checks pose a significant problem for both  businesses and employees. The entire purpose behind a background check is  establishing trust between two parties; a business risks their own integrity by  hiring somebody they know nothing about. Likewise, they risk ruining the  reputation of perfectly good employees by reacting to a false positive - that  is, information that appears during a background check that is actually  ...

27

Aug

2013

9 Core Components in a Pre-Employment Background Check

From an article by Leo Ma: 

Nowadays, many organizations are doing all sort of different pre-employment background checks. However, as this is still a fairly new industry in majority of the world, many still do not have a clue of what a pre-employment background check is about. In this article, I will lay out some of the common pre-employment screening components together with a brief description: 1. Criminal record check: Check to see if the job candidate has committed any crime ...

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