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Does your workplace have a 'macho' culture?

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Published in HRD Magazine on 14th June, 2018

Male dominated workplaces can hold a ‘macho’ culture, where opening up is perceived as a sign of weakness or vulnerability, according to Marcela Slepica, Director of Clinical Services at AccessEAP.

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Creating a workplace for all ages

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Published in Telegraph on 1st May, 2018

Organisations need to prepare for how best to manage a diverse workforce and promote an inclusive inter-generational culture, explains Sally Kirkright, CEO AccessEAP.

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Six strengths that drive engagement, productivity and growth

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Published in Australian Women Online on 23rd March, 2018

Marcela Slepica, Clinical Services Director of AccessEAP, provides some insights on what strengths-based leadership looks like on day-to-day basis.

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How HR can combat workplace loneliness

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Published in HR Magazine on 6th February, 2018

We live in the most technologically-connected age, yet the rates of loneliness continue to rise, according to Marcela Slepica, Director of Clinical Services at AccessEAP.

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Avoiding loneliness in the digital age

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Published in Modern Australian 6th February, 2018

“We live in the most technologically connected age yet the rates of loneliness continue to rise,” explained Marcela Slepica, Director of Clinical Services at AccessEAP. “Chronic loneliness has a negative impact on both physical and mental health and this epidemic is hurting wellbeing and workplace performance.”

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Consequences in the workplace for sleep deprived Australians

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Published in Australian Women Online 11th December, 2017

In Australia, sleep deprivation is highly prevalent with 40 per cent¹ of Australian adults experiencing some form of inadequate sleep.

“Having sufficient, regular, good quality sleep is essential to maintain a strong, robust immune system so we can function effectively in our busy lives,” explains Marcela Slepica, Director Clinical Services at AccessEAP.

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Do workplaces have a role preventing family violence?

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Published in HRD Australia 6th November, 2017

One in six women in Australia has experienced violence at the hands of a current or former partner, and employers have the duty of care to have a plan on how to handle domestic violence situations involving their workers.

“Often, for these women, the workplace provides a sanctuary away from the abuser,” said Sally Kirkright, CEO of AccessEAP, a corporate psychology organisation.

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Why your workplace needs a mental health ambassador

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Published in HRD Australia 3rd October, 2017

This year’s Mental Health Month focuses on employers’ role to have early intervention practices for their employees’ health and wellbeing.
“It is likely that at any given time, someone in your team will either be vulnerable to developing symptoms or will actually be experiencing them,” said Sally Kirkright, CEO or corporate psychology firm AccessEAP.

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Australian workers name conflict as major issue

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AccessEAP has released data showing conflicts with managers and colleagues are two of the top 10 issues facing Australians workers.

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Published in Facility Management 15th June, 2017

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Half of all Australian men will have a mental health problem at some point in their life and one in eight will experience depression, yet they are far less likely to open up about what is affecting them ...

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How to reduce stress in the workplace

How to reduce stress in the workplace

OHS Professional eNews August 2014

Work related stress is the most common workplace issue in Australian workplaces, and OHS professionals should work to raise awareness about this issue and gain support from managers to address concerns, according to corporate psychology firm AccessEAP.

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Consumers are being hit by post-holiday debt stress in the new year

Consumers are being hit by post-holiday debt stress in the new year

Published on News.com.au, February 2017

Holiday season has officially come to an end and normal life has returned, along with its every day challenges and stresses.

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How to deal with difficult people in the workplace

How to deal with difficult people in the workplace

Published on Business First Magazine, December 2016

Most of us would have come across a difficult person at some point in our lives and most likely it has happened in the workplace.

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Christmas is not a merry time for all

Christmas is not a merry time for all

Published on Workplace OHS, December 2016

Christmas is painted as a joyous, busy time for everyone, with gift giving, parties and holidays, however, for some people, the festive season is a time of emotional stress, sadness and difficulty.

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How should workplaces prepare for victims of domestic abuse?

How should workplaces prepare for victims of domestic abuse?

Published on Sydney Morning Herald, December 2016

Many Australians affected by domestic abuse are part of a workplace. But what stand should a workplace take to curb the effects of what has been described as a "national social crisis".

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Christmas is not a merry time for all

Christmas is not a merry time for all

Published on Daily Bulletin, December 2016

Christmas is painted as a joyous, busy time for everyone, with gift giving, parties and holidays, however, for some people, the festive season is a time of emotional stress, sadness and difficulty.

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How to take care of others over the festive season

How to take care of others over the festive season

Published on HC Online, December 2016

There has been an increase in the number of people who are seeking professional counselling services for depression and suicidal ideation this month, according to AccessEAP, a corporate psychology organisation which supports and develops positive organisational behaviour.

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Does your workplace ignore domestic violence?

Does your workplace ignore domestic violence?

Published by Workplace OHS, November 2016

In the lead up to White Ribbon Day, workplaces are being urged to not turn a blind eye to domestic violence and rethink it as a workplace issue.

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Paranoia holding back flexible work; and more

Paranoia holding back flexible work; and more

Published by HR Daily, November 2016

“Perception paranoia” the biggest work from home barrier

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Workplaces urged to implement domestic violence policies

Workplaces urged to implement domestic violence policies

Published by Facility Management, November 2016

Economic considerations are one of the determining factors in whether a woman will leave or return to an abusive relationship, making it crucial for companies to develop policies in order to support staff experiencing domestic violence with paid employment.

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