One of the most important skills of HR professionals, as well as those in management positions, is handling transgressions and misconduct that occurs in the workplace. Not only should these professionals be able to handle them, but they should be prepared to prevent them as well. When this isn’t possible, an investigation need to be conducted. Each investigation will be unique in its details and circumstances, but the protocols in place to navigate the investigation will never change. Investigations that are conducted properly will prioritize protecting the individual or individuals affected, along with the interests of the organization. By identifying wrongdoings, offering support to employees and rendering informed and objective decisions; organizations are ensuring that everyone is protected. With guiding principles such as those found within the resource accompanying this post, any workplace investigation can be handled in the most effective manner. Check it out for more information.