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    Workplace Investigations:

    Savvy HR provides independent workplace investigations and we use our HR know-how and investigation experience to support clients to deal with informal complaints through to conducting formal investigations. With a depth of practical experience in dealing with workplace grievances, senior HR and Workplace Relations professional, Craig McFadden, has recently completed a number of complex workplace investigations for employers faced with allegations of inappropriate behaviour involving senior executives.

    "The client could not have asked for a better response from Craig in terms of process, timeliness and efficiency. His methodology was superb, and his final report was outstanding in terms of coverage of the issues and as a reference tool upon which the client could manage complaint outcomes. The client made it clear to me that they were very happy with the referral and the service provided by Craig throughout the investigation, indicated further by their ongoing retainer of him to provide additional HR services". Employment Partner – Hopgood Ganim.

    Welcome to our client - the Domain Principal Group (Opal Aged Care).

    Craig McFadden designed and delivered the Emerging Leaders Program for Australia's largest privately owned aged care provider. Craig also delivered coaching for State Operations Managers and Facility Managers.

    "Craig has worked with us for only a few months, and in record time, with quite a few challenges, exceeded our expectations. He has increased productivity and performance by getting to the core and dealing with causes, without being distracted by the symptoms. He ensures sustainable behaviour change rather than quick wins." Learning & Organisation Development Manager at Domain Principal Group.

    The leadership sessions with Craig McFadden were the most valuable, interesting and effective parts of the Program. Participant ELP Business Program.

    BMA (BHP/Mitsubishi Alliance):

    Savvy developed the BMA (BHP/Mitsubishi Alliance) Supervisor and Superintendent workshops, including support tools to communicate the BMA 5 Year Business Plan; build alignment of roles and responsibilities; and, increase understanding of site operating standards by Supervisors and Superintendents as part of the 'One BMA' cultural change program. This included work for Managers on how to have "Just Culture' conversations.

    BMA Management Effectiveness Program:

    SavvyHR designed the e-learning component of the BMA Management Effectiveness Program. Both projects included designing modules on levels of work & role clarity, adaptive leadership, coaching, BMA culture & values and developing support tools for communicating cultural change including quick reference guides.

    BMA Change Management e-learning project:

    SavvyHR worked with BMA to develop a Change Management e-learning project to provide BMA Managers with simple yet practical skills to effectively deal with change in the workforce. Craig McFadden of SavvHR also worked with BMA to develop an on-line talent assessment/ recruitment tool that reflected BMA's cultural aspirations.

    Welcome to our client CB Richard Ellis (CBRE):

    SavvyHR  completed the national roll-out of mentoring workshops for each of the CB Richard Ellis offices. The company required a good external facilitator to provide workshops on goal setting and mentoring skills to enable participants to be more confident about participating in the program. Comments from participants included:

    'Good understanding of the topic'. 'Clear and well spoken'. 'Good flow'. 'Informal, relaxed & informative'. 'Very personable'. 'Welcoming & inspiring style'. 'Provided more than I expected'. 'Built rapport well'. 'Explained in layman's terms'. 'Easy going & effective'. 'Clear & direct'. 'Well presented', 'Effective interaction'. 'Very friendly & personable, Craig created a comfortable environment to listen and ask questions'. 'Very intelligent & genuine – I thought he was confident and portrayed knowledge & experience in what was being presented'.

    SavvyHR provided business coaching services to CBRE in Sydney and Brisbane.

    Coaching for Deloitte - (Sydney):

    Craig McFadden conducted a number of coaching sessions for senior directors at Deloitte Sydney in support of the partner development framework.

    "Craig. Thought I would pre-empt your follow up to let you know I did sit down with each of my managers, followed the guidelines you suggested re approach and I really felt it worked a lot better than my normal approach and that several of them then really took ownership for the issues and suggested ways to improve processes to make things work better for them and others." Partner - Sydney.

    Anglo Coal Australia engaged Savvy to project manage the development of a site-wide Organisational Communication program:

    Craig McFadden of Savvy Human Resources Associates was engaged by Anglo Coal to project manage the development of an site-wide Organisational Communication program to improve corporate understanding of the business direction. Key components were implementing project management processes and maintaining relationships with project stakeholders at varying levels and with a highly professional senior executive. Components of the project materials are now being used in the Company's South African sites.

    "Our South African colleagues have used your recent scoping document to help inform some of the work they are planning in this area .. our Global Head of Learning was impressed with the detail and quality..". Manager Learning and Development.

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    Craig McFadden's clear, practical counsel and strong influencing and relationship building skills have gained him credibility at both the executive and line manager level and he is frequently called on to coach managers through complex industrial relations issues, termination or redundancy matters, performance reviews or to prepare for discussions with difficult individuals and team members.

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