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Here is a collection of workplace-related infographics created and harvested by the WorkplaceInfo team.

 How to make yourself work when you're not feeling it

As we wind down to Christmas, it's not easy to stay motivated and focused. This infographic explains how to make yourself work when you're just not feeling it.

Public holidays primer 

This infographic answers seven common questions about Christmas/New Year public holidays.


ROI of work health and safety  

This infographic outlines the compelling case for investing in work health and safety in your business.

How to give constructive feedback  

Providing constructive feedback can be a daunting task for any manager. This infographic reveals how to get it right.


Online screening and profiling 

This infographic looks at employers' and employees' attitudes to online privacy in recruitment. It also explores the pros and cons of online screening methods.

Negotiation techniques that never fail 

Today's infographic details seven simple techniques for nailing the negotiation process.

How to beat an email addiction  

Are you addicted to emails? Constantly checking your inbox can prevent you focusing on other activities or tasks. Today's infographic explains how to beat an email addiction.


Workplace gender equality in Australia

Our infographic shows the government framework for promoting gender equality in Australian workplaces, against a backdrop of clear gender pay gaps.

Employee discipline

Our infographic outlines the most common forms of employee discipline and notes some "red flags" – where employers may find their actions are outside the law.

Relocation, when is redundancy payable? 

This infographic brought to you by WorkplaceInfo provides an overview of when redundancy might be payable when an employer relocates its premises.

Workplace surveillance 

The role of surveillance in the workplace is a contentious one, especially with regards to privacy issues. Our infographic summarises the types of surveillance allowed in the workplace.

Modern awards 

Our new infographic provides an overview of the basics of modern awards

Giving notice by text message 

Is it acceptable to terminate the employment relationship by text message or email – either by the employer or the employee? This infographic has the answers.

Abandonment of employment 

When an employee doesn't show up for work, employers can be puzzled as to what should happen next: at what point should the "no-show" be treated as legal abandonment of employment? What steps do they need to take to contact the employee? Our infographic has the answers.


Bullying in the workplace 

As we come to the end of November and say goodbye to our feature topic this month – Bullying in the workplace – don’t forget to download and keep our infographic which defines “bullying” and explains how the anti-bullying jurisdiction works.


Print out our new infographic and keep it in a handy location to assist you with leave issues.


Reasons to disconnect at the weekend  

Taking time off work is healthy for your body, mind and relationships. This infographic lists 14 scientific reasons why you should disconnect at the weekend.

Paid parental leave  

This infographic provides a summary of the national paid parental leave (PPL) scheme for Australian working parents.


The four ‘B’s of enterprise agreements 

Today's infographic reveals the four 'B's of enterprise agreements – before, benefits, BOOT and bargaining.

The principle purpose test  

This infographic sets out the basic principles used to determine which modern award applies to a particular job.


Injured employees and RTW  

WorkplaceInfo's infographic looks at issues employers face when attempting to return an injured or ill employee to work.


How to recruit using social media  

Our new infographic highlights some trends in recruiting via social media and provides tips for making the best use of LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.


Greatest hits 2015: working from home at no. 3 

An infographic on working-from-home issues took out position number three in our greatest hits countdown.


Can you ask about employee’s medical condition? 

Employers often ask whether they are allowed to ask the employee or the employee’s medical adviser what is the nature of the condition behind the employee’s absence from work due to personal illness. Our infographic explains the do’s and don’ts for employers.



Retaining staff  

Our new infographic looks at how to cost employee turnover and facts about employee engagement.


Seven ways to stay motivated  

Finding it hard to stay focused at work? Neglecting your personal and career goals? You probably lack motivation. Check out this infographic and get yourself back on the right track.


What are enterprise agreements?  

Our new infographic provides a snapshot of some of the key aspects of enterprise agreements.


Diversity in the Australian workplace 

What is workplace diversity and how does it affect Australian workplaces? Our infographic gives you the facts.


Working from home issues

If any of your employees work from home you should have a policy to cover your OHS and legal responsibilities. This infographic outlines some of the legal issues for employers of the relationship.



Did you know 40% of Australian workers work 5 hours overtime a week, while 34% work 5-10 hours of overtime? Our infographic gives you the run-down on Overtime.



Alcohol and drug testing safeguards

Employers testing for drugs and alcohol in the workplace need safeguards in their policy to cover their actions should a test reveal a positive result. This infographic summarises these issues, as well as facts about drugs and alcohol in Australian workplaces


Giving notice to an employee on leave 

It is not uncommon for an employer or an employee to give notice of termination while a worker is on leave. This infographic summarises the legal technicalities of giving notice to an employee while on leave.


If music be the food of [work] play on

Music has a positive effect on productivity and can assist the creative process, research shows. Check out this infographic to see if music could improve your workplace.


Short term employees

This infographic prompts you on the conditions of employment applicable to short-term employees.

Benefits of a four-day working week

Dreaming of a four-day working week? Perhaps it's time your workplace considered it. This infographic details the pros and cons of a shorter week.

Working from home issues

Employers need to carefully assess the issues of legal liability that can arise around employees working from home. This infographic prompts you on some of these considerations.

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Giving notice by text message

Is it acceptable to give notice of termination of employment by text message or by email – either by the employer (dismissal) or the employee (resignation)?

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Contractor or employee?

This infographic provides a guide to the characteristics of employees and contractors and issues a court will assess to determine the nature of the relationship.

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Abandonment of employment

Abandonment of employment is: a repudiation of the employment contract. However, the contract isn’t terminated until or unless that repudiation is accepted by the employer.

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Bullying in the workplace

An employee who has been subjected to bullying has several options for making complaints about the conduct. The most common are: filing a complaint with the FWC; complaining to the WHS regulator; lodging a workers compensation claim; and lodging an equal opportunity complaint.

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We get more questions about this subject than probably any other topic, except maybe unfair dismissals.

There are various different types of leave – personal/carer’s leave, annual leave, compassionate leave, public holidays, community service leave and leave provided under different awards and agreements. Regardless of the type of leave, the most common questions relate to:
  • What types of leave are available?
  • What rate is the leave paid at?
  • How is leave accumulated?
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Flexible work arrangements

Flexibility in the workplace can often be a vexed issue for employees and employers. Who is entitled to request flexible hours? And can an employer reject the request?

This infographic details the rights and obligations of both parties regarding flexibility in the workplace.

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Managing drugs and alcohol in the workplace

If you have a concern about alcohol or drug use in the workplace, or workers being affected by out-of-hours drug or alcohol use, then you must consider this within a performance management regime. This applies also to the results of drug or alcohol testing – managing the worker’s performance and health and safety risk is the desired outcome.

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Profile of a workplace fraudster

Just who is the most likely of your employees to be stealing from you or your clients? According to world-wide research, including Australia, from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), you need to be more suspicious of senior employees working in certain jobs, with friends in the company and who are living beyond their means.

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Did you know 40% of Australian workers work five hours overtime a week and 34% work 5-10 hours of overtime?

Download this infographic and find out:
  • What is it?
  • Why is it important?
  • How is it calculated?
  • Key questions you need to ask when interpreting overtime provisions under an award or enterprise agreement.
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Is money the greatest motivator?

Check out this Infographic from which shows money matters, but not always as much as we think it does. Not paying attention to it is demotivating, but there are other factors Pink considers have a bigger impact on performance.

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Five ways to control employee fraud

The median loss caused by a single case of corporate fraud is $145,000 and 22 per cent of cases involve losses of more than $1 million, according to a new report from the US-based Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), which estimates organisations worldwide lose 5% of their revenues to fraud committed by workers. This could represent losses of as much as US$3.5 trillion.

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