Change Management

Why hybrid working arrangements are just the start

As I noted in a recent ‘Tuesday Tip’ on Workology Co’s socials, the rise and rise of hybrid working arrangements has absolutely been one of the Very Best Things to come out of the pandemic. IMO. However, this little workplace culture nerd is becoming increasingly concerned at hearing stories of organisations  latching onto the concept [...]

The typical Workology Co client looks a little like this…

Picture this: Six out of seven members of a particular team in your organisation have just permanently exited the building. Ostensibly, they are telling you it is something to do with not being happy about your insistence that they return to the office full-time. You have heard some rumours that this might not be the [...]

The Workology Co definition of Exceptional Workplace Culture

As I write this blog, it is early July here in Melbourne town. Early July =  several things. 1: It’s cold and often rainy. Man, do I desperately need to chase some cosmics.* 2: We are in the heart of footy season. But that’s all I’m gunna say about that, because I’m currently on a [...]

Exit Interviews: The Why and The How (not to)

Many years ago, a good mate of mine worked in a role that ended up being the shortest one of her HR career. Looking back, the warning signs were there from before she even started. Exhibit A: her new manager cancelled their scheduled pre-start-employment meeting half an hour before she was due to arrive. Just [...]

Culture, Communication and COVID19

Eons ago, back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, I released part 1 of a 3-part series on exceptional workplace culture. Mind you, whilst it feels like eons ago, it was only 3 weeks ago. Just to recap Sequence 1 was about why organisations need exceptional culture, and my research found there are 6 key ingredients [...]

Two-way communication – simply good business sense

An article stood out to me recently that appeared across several of my social feeds. The article was titled  "Why an uninformed workplace is bad for business". The cautionary tale revolved around the bad business practices of Steve Jobs wannabe Elizabeth Holmes; so bad in fact that she has landed herself a 20-year stint in [...]

Yes, please implement a CSR program – but only if you have buy-in

The reasons why all businesses, whatever their shape and size, should consider introducing a Corporate Social Responsibility[i]  program are numerous. The positive impact on employees is just one. Millennials want to work for organisations who stand for something other than just the bottom line. And in case you missed this stat – millennials will make [...]

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