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BD Investigations’ founder, Tova Bar-Dayan, draws on nearly two decades of practical experience to break down topical issues relevant to today’s and future workplace. Below Tova shares her knowledge within her blogs updated weekly.

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Workplace

Life Isn’t Fair, So Why Should the Workplace Be?

How old were you the first time you learned that life isn’t fair? Most of us have parents or guardians who gently advised us as children that sometimes life isn’t fair, and Mick Jagger was sure to remind us that you can’t always get what you want. These lessons are

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Workplace

The Importance of a Trauma-Informed Approach to Workplace Investigations

Originally published on January 15, 2024 for Queen’s IRC: https://irc.queensu.ca/the-importance-of-a-trauma-informed-approach-to-workplace-investigations/ Human Resources and Labour Relations professionals are typically not clinicians, physicians, or social workers. So why has the vast and complicated area of “trauma”, more commonly relevant for those in medical or emergency services, become so crucial for us to

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Workplace

Rush Rush, Hurry Investigator, Give that Report to Me… (or, Navigating Client Pressures to Expedite a Workplace Investigation)

Authored by:Devan J. Corrigan, MIR, BA (Psychology)Tova Bar-Dayan, MIR, CHRL, WFA With apologies to Paula Abdul (are we dating ourselves here?), in this blog, we will explore the challenges that external workplace investigators face when they are pressured by clients to expeditiously arrive at a conclusion and/or prematurely produce a

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Workplace

Love Is in The Air and Maybe in The Boardroom!

We still laugh about the idea of the office romance in movies and on television. Whether it’s the subplot of a sitcom episode (thanks Pam and Jim), or a full-out big budget romantic comedy (The Proposal, anyone?), we chuckle at all of the awkward cover-ups and cliché misunderstandings because we

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