Fathering Identities and Men’s Engagement With Flexible Working Arrangements (2024)

New research from Western Sydney University researchers shows how men's identity as a father shapes their engagement with flexible working for caring, and that although fathers want and need flexibility, there still exists some tension between men modifying work for care and expectations for them to be 'ideal workers'.

Continue ReadingFathering Identities and Men’s Engagement With Flexible Working Arrangements (2024)

Understanding Wellbeing in the Residential Construction Industry (2022)

This research from the Mental Health Foundation NZ looks at understanding the pressures workers face in the residential construction industry and what could help and hinder their wellbeing. It also captures a range of ways to managing these challenges and the best channels to reach builders and tradies.

Continue ReadingUnderstanding Wellbeing in the Residential Construction Industry (2022)

Q&A Blockbuster: Burnout in the workplace

  • Post author:
  • Post category:

It’s a conversation we need to have. The growing issue of burnout – for organisations, leaders and employees. Faced with ongoing uncertainty, work-life conflict, and pressures as a result of the ‘COVID hangover’, it’s no wonder many of us are feeling overwhelmed, deflated and exhausted. In this blockbuster we’re joined by Suzi McAlpine, Leadership coach and author of ‘Beyond Burnout’, to discuss how we create a workplace environment and culture that can reduce burnout and interrupt the cycle.

Continue ReadingQ&A Blockbuster: Burnout in the workplace

Taking active steps to stop violence against women: The White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation Program

  • Post author:
  • Post category:

Ronan Smyth of White Ribbon Australia outlines (1) actions employers and workplaces can take to prevent and respond to men’s violence against women (2) an overview of the White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation Program (3) why this matters to your business.

Continue ReadingTaking active steps to stop violence against women: The White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation Program

Safety apps for mobile phones

  • Post author:
  • Post category:

There are many apps for mobile phones that are made to keep people safer. Some have information on healthy relationships, others can link you to support services. There are also safety apps that you can use to send messages or call 000 if you are in danger. You don’t need to be experiencing violence or abuse to use a safety app.

Continue ReadingSafety apps for mobile phones

DK Quarries

  • Post author:
  • Post category:

DK Quarries, has committed to the improvement of the health and wellbeing of their mainly male workforce, starting with a bike initiative allowing staff to be active around the worksite.

Continue ReadingDK Quarries