While most of the work that managers and human resource professionals do is primarily geared toward the advancement of employees, they’re also as trained in the handling of transgressions and misconduct that occurs in their workplace. Prevention of any of this misconduct can be difficult, but most investigations that are handled correctly will reveal what’s meant to be revealed and can lead to punishment being delivered accordingly. Investigations must be conducted with proper protocols, meaning they must accurately identify the acts at hand, aid employees in any way they can and make conclusions from an objective standpoint. It’s much easier said than done, but the most skilled HR professionals will be prepared for the job. For more information on how these investigations should be conducted, take a moment to review the infographic coupled with this introduction.

Workplace Investigation Timeline from HR Acuity, a company specializing in employee relations software