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CCER welcomes special guest to tackle conflict in the workplace

Conflict is a feature of almost all workplaces and Catholic workplaces are no different. Unresolved conflict in the workplace can have a number of unwanted consequences, including poor morale, lower productivity and grievances involving bullying and harassment and possibly even litigation. Dealing with conflict and, importantly, stopping it from escalating when it arises, is a challenge…

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Kicking off 2014 in ABW style

Here at CCER, we’ve hit the ground running in 2014 in our brand new Activity Based Working office space. Our journey began back in 2012, when we engaged the services of workstyle consultants Vedhoen + Co to look at how we can work better, smarter and more efficiently – as individuals and as an organisation. 

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Microsoft use flexibility to keep staff happy and productive

The Managing Director of Microsoft, Pip Marlow, has today lauded the benefits of encouraging a flexible workforce in an article for the Sydney Morning Herald. Marlow describes the rewards reaped in personal and professional life by allowing employees to take more control over their own work day. “so many Australian managers just don’t get the…

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State of emergency – considerations for employers

Dorothea MacKellar summed it up perfectly when she described Australia as a country of “droughts and flooding rains”.  We do indeed live in a land of extremes.  Whether we’re battling bushfires or bracing ourselves for tropical storms, it’s important to have a discussion about how employers can support staff who volunteer in our emergency services….

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