By Cherish Bentley

Safety – “I don’t get paid enough to care about this”

Believe it or not this is the mindset of some people when it comes to workplace health and safety. They feel it's above their pay grade to be responsible for this kind of thing.. ehhhhhhhhh. We need to make safety real for people, and the most effective mechanism for this I believe is storytelling. When… Continue reading Safety – “I don’t get paid enough to care about this”

By Cherish Bentley

Policy snooze stack

I am currently reviewing an induction guide at the moment and I want to ensure that it is the simplest document possible. Only what they need to know, then everything else we can give them along the way. It's often the simple stuff we actually overlook when someone starts. I have heard stories of new… Continue reading Policy snooze stack

By Cherish Bentley

Why policy and conversation should be bff’s

So I found myself a few weeks ago in a discussion on LinkedIn about the use of uniform policies and this guy wrote something along the lines of .. We work with adults, treat them like adults we don't need a uniform policy! Then plenty of others went on to put in their thoughts cheering… Continue reading Why policy and conversation should be bff’s

By Cherish Bentley

Making your employees use social media

It seems that every smart employer has a social media strategy of some sort. We acknowledge that communicating with our customers is what strong brands are all about these days.  More and more we are seeing employers involving their team members on social media, asking them to engage with hashtags and share what's going on at… Continue reading Making your employees use social media

By Cherish Bentley

Recruitment ads for zombies

Recently I spent a fair chunk of my time reading and reviewing recruitment ads across a variety of industries. What this has exposed to me is an across the board propaganda campaign to make jobs appear much better than they really are. There are a handful of companies that I came across who manage to… Continue reading Recruitment ads for zombies

By Cherish Bentley

Delete your LinkedIn contacts – they belong to us!

Ahhh LinkedIn, the great online world of professional networking. Would you agree to delete the contacts you may have made during your employment on departure if it was instructed by a workplace policy or your employment contract? Personally, I don't know how I feel about this.  However we are starting to see cases where employers… Continue reading Delete your LinkedIn contacts – they belong to us!