Workplace Wellbeing post-COVID

The Australian Automotive Industry, particularly Victoria, has been severly impacted by the effects of COVID. This article will help leaders to pinpoint main mental health concerns for their workers, and how workplaces can implement long term strategies to rebuild mental wellbeing post-COVID.

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Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace

In our last article, we examined what mental health is, how workplaces play a key role in individual worker mental health, as well as the legal and ethical responsibilities of the employer and employees in not adversely affecting mental health of workers. Which brings us to the next key topic…

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Building an Inclusive Workplace

This is the third and final article within the Inclusive Workplace Series. So far, we have looked at what an inclusive workplace is, the values of an inclusive workplace as well as the many barriers workplaces face to creating an inclusive culture. Understanding the benefits of creating diverse and inclusive…

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Benefits and Barriers to Inclusion within the Workplace

In our first Inclusion blog, we identified what inclusive workplaces were and the essential nature of implementing inclusiveness with diversity. In the ideal world, personality types, strengths and characteristics are embraced and valued, promoting maximum mental and emotional wellbeing of all workers. In the real world, each business will encounter a range of barriers to creating a truly inclusive environment. This blog will examine a range of barriers as well as examine the benefits of inclusiveness.

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Workplace Inclusivity Explained

Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is vital to any modern business to truly succeed and flourish. Through reading our blog series on diversity, you will understand that creating a diverse workplace promotes a wide range of skills, ideas and talents to improve overall business performance. A diverse workplace, however,…

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Head Start – Supporting Young People into Trade Careers

HEADSTART are a dedicated team of professionals who assist students to realise their employment aspirations and workplace potential through an apprenticeship or traineeship opportunity. Funded by the State Government of Victoria, HEADSTART will deliver an estimated 1,700 apprenticeships and traineeships in over 100 secondary schools across Victoria. Find out more about how HEADSTART can assist school based students to forge a trade career.

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Forum Insights into Diversity, Inclusion and Mental Health Barriers in the Auto Industry

Diversity and inclusion remain vital components to allow the automotive industry to improve worker wellbeing, as well as continue to remain competitive and innovative. The Workplace Diversity Project,  led by Tradeswomen Australia is supported by WorkSafe’s WorkWell Mental Health Improvement Fund. The Project, led Tradeswomen Australia, has conducted an extensive analysis…

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