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The Road Back... Returning to Workplaces

As we slowly immerge from our ‘Corona Coma’ it’s time to start thinking about preparing workplaces for employees to begin a ‘new normal’ in a safe and organised way.  Remember, employers have a legal responsibility to identify and manage workplace risk exposures; and this is no different for COVID-19.  Adapting to the ‘new normal’ will require our people to adjust quickly to th...
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Maintaining Workplace Cultures across Remote Workplaces

When we contact our clients, we often get feedback about how we, Verus, are very consistent in our approach, our findings, delivery and professionalism. I put this down to our culture. Workplace culture is all about patterns of behaviours, interactions, rules (both written and unwritten), and the ways people either live up to or ignore the values and beliefs they embrace. It was formed by how my p...
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It's time for Frontline Managers to Shine

Two Hundred and Forty Million – That’s how many results Google returns for a “Working from Home during COVID19” search. Without reading each and every one, it’s probably a fair assumption that the internet has the ‘Ergonomic Set Up of a Home Workstation’ covered.  Which is a good thing, because with an estimated 30% of the workforce now working from home, there are going to be lots of pe...
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Our New Way of Working from Home

With the unprecedented changes we have all been forced to make to the way we live our lives for the unforeseeable future to control the spread of COVID-19, life as we knew it will never be the same.  The restrictions have forced business owners to make the toughest decisions they have ever, and will ever, have to make.  Millions of our fellow Australians have either lost their ...
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