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Melanie Bridge

Melanie Bridge is a Senior Consultant at WCA - People & Culture Solutions which specialises in managing L&D Function, Industrial Relations and/or general Human Resources.

Babies and Business are not Mutually Exclusive

Nearly two in every five employees have caring responsibilities for children; so, chances are your business employs one or more working parents.

Help! My employee is broken… What do I do?

In Western Australia, approximately two people are injured per hour seriously enough to take one or more days/shifts off work.

How Flexible are you?

Once upon a time flexibility in the workplace was the sole domain of working parents, however our changing world has seen an increased expectation across all areas of your business.  As with all change, this presents the organisation with a number of opportunities, as well as challenges.

Are your wages on the nose? You can cut wages to spite your face

In this current economic climate, many small businesses find themselves faced with the prospect of cutting wages costs.  Gone are the ‘boom’ years when the main concern was finding the

Learning and Development on a Budget

Your budget for the next year is set and one of the casualties is learning and development; meanwhile your employees are asking what training is available in the coming year.  Bel

The Who, What and How of an Unfair Dismissal claim?

Many employers feel the threat of an Unfair Dismissal claim is hanging over their head when considering terminating the employment of a staff member. 

Are you one of the 20% of workers that will experience a Mental Health Issue?

One in five Australian adults will experience a mental illness in any given year.  Mental illness may develop externally, or within the workplace and regardless of the cause the cost to employ

How do you manage the poor performance... of a volunteer?

Traditionally the performance management of individuals has not been afforded the same focus within the Not for Profit (NFP) sector as within the business sector, particularly when it comes to volu

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The Who, What and How of an Unfair Dismissal claim?

Many employers feel the threat of an Unfair Dismissal claim is hanging over their head when considering terminating the employment of a staff member. 

How do you manage the poor performance... of a volunteer?

Traditionally the performance management of individuals has not been afforded the same focus within the Not for Profit (NFP) sector as within the business sector, particularly when it comes to volu

Are your wages on the nose? You can cut wages to spite your face

In this current economic climate, many small businesses find themselves faced with the prospect of cutting wages costs.  Gone are the ‘boom’ years when the main concern was finding the

Are you one of the 20% of workers that will experience a Mental Health Issue?

One in five Australian adults will experience a mental illness in any given year.  Mental illness may develop externally, or within the workplace and regardless of the cause the cost to employ

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How do you manage the poor performance... of a volunteer?

Traditionally the performance management of individuals has not been afforded the same focus within the Not for Profit (NFP) sector as within the business sector, particularly when it comes to volu

Are your wages on the nose? You can cut wages to spite your face

In this current economic climate, many small businesses find themselves faced with the prospect of cutting wages costs.  Gone are the ‘boom’ years when the main concern was finding the