|Japan Earthquake/Tsunami (14/03/2011)|
|There is no doubt that we witnessed on Friday 11th March what will be considered one of the most significant natural disasters in the Pacific Region for many years. The media images of the earthquakes and tsunamis in Japan and the contacts we have had with people within this region have given us an insight to the magnitude of the tragedy unfolding. |
|Christchurch Earthquake (23/02/2011)|
|As the scale and impact of the earthquake in the City of Christchurch and surrounding towns becomes clearer, it is obvious that the people of New Zealand have experienced a significant tragedy that will continue to unfold over many days and weeks. Our thoughts are with those many people that have been affected by this disaster.
|IPS UPDATE FOR CYCLONE YASI (02/02/2011)|
|IPS Worldwide is currently supporting large volumes of Queensland and nationally based clients who have been and continue to be affected by the Queensland flood disaster.|
|IPS QLD Flood Disaster Respond - (Updated 13/01/2010)|
|In response to the QLD floods we have begun to experience an increase in the number of calls from client organisations requiring onsite attendance to support staff, particularly as flood affected areas become accessible. |
|AUSTRALIA FLOODS ALERT!! - Disaster Management Plan|
|The unfolding tragedy relating to the Queensland floods, and other flood affected areas in northern New South Wales and Western Australia, has impacted many lives – both directly and indirectly - and will do so for some time to come.|
|Exciting Changes at IPS Worldwide|
|We would like to share some exciting news with you. IPS Worldwide has been acquired by PPC Worldwide — one of the leaders in local and international employee assistance programmes (EAP). |
|Evaluating Your Current Career|
|No one’s job is perfect. But should you find yourself becoming unhappy with what you are doing it is time to assess your current job- to identify the parts you like best and those you like least. Here on some tips on how to evaluate your career NOW.|
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|IPS Worldwide - The HR Resource Company|
A good Employee Assistance Program can help a company grow as a whole, a badly managed program can stall the company and encourage negativity. The next time you choose a HR partner, don't just scratch the surface - dig deep!
|Psychometric Assessment: Powerful Data with Strategic Application|
Psychometric assessment is a powerful way for organisations to gain insight in the cognitive ability, personality traits, motivations and behavioural styles of individuals that may not be apparent at face value or during a selection process. IPS Worldwide is committed to providing the highest standards of practice in the implementation and analysis of psychometric tools.
|The EAP and What It Delivers|
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available to all employees and their immediate family. It is a free service offered by your employer who believes that less
stress = a happier and more productive workforce.
|Dealing with Tragedy|
When terrible tragedies like the bushfires in Victoria and NSW or the floods in Queensland occur, the effects can be far reaching.
|The value of workplace diversity|
The value of workplace diversity lies in how effectively it is managed and how well an organisation’s culture can support and leverage from the many benefits possible from a diverse workforce.
|Constant Media Coverage: How it affects your children!|
When a traumatic event happens there is instantly a virtually continuous loop of 24-hour TV news coverage which inflicts our children with images of death and destruction. The sound and sights of bleeding shattered bodies, many of them children, and possible worst of all the shouted often hysterical comments of reporters about these events inundate us. Like the coverage of a War, the news coverage of a traumatic event can be equally disturbing to viewers, both young and old.
|Work-life Balance Arrangements Beneficial for All|
Flexible working-time arrangements are advantageous for both employers and employees a recent European survey has found.
|The Emotionally Intelligent Organisation|
In the past few years organisations have changed their hiring strategies to include not only people who are well trained and have the expertise desired, but who can also demonstrate that they can handle themselves and others in a variety of work situations. This can be demonstrated through having empathy, being persuasive, showing initiative and getting on well with others. These abilities are collectively called Emotional Intelligence or EQ and, unlike our IQ, can be continuously improved. In