Work Resilience – The capacity to manage the everyday stress of work and remain healthy, rebound and learn from unexpected setbacks and prepare for future challenges proactively .
Resilience has become a buzzword as organisations seek ways to support their staff to stay productive in workplaces that are increasingly turbulent, complex and pressurised. They need ways to assist employees and teams to:
The scale has been used successfully for a very wide range of jobs and professions at all organisational levels – from front-line to executive. It is suitable for any job that has some degree of discretionary control over how it is done.The R@W Scale has been used in corporate, government and non-for-profit environments. A sample of occupational groups includes managers, team leaders, executives, volunteers, lawyers, accountants, religious leaders, engineers, forensic scientists, child-care workers, firefighters, scientists, doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers, students, child protection workers, disability carers, park rangers, university academics and staff, teachers, administrative officers, council workers, teaching support staff, business managers, finance staff, project officers, school principals, IT professionals, community service workers, management consultants and human resource professionals.
The benefits of this tool over many of the other resilience instruments available is that it: