Choosing the right investigator to conduct a workplace investigation can be more complicated than it sounds. The right investigator has the skills, knowledge and experience to conduct the investigation, but must also be without bias, conflicts of interest or compromising relationships. It’s important to take all of this into account to ensure the investigation is fair, objective and can stand up to scrutiny.
This cheat sheet provides six tips for choosing the right investigator to conduct a workplace investigation.
- 6 issues to consider when choosing an investigator
- Examples of situations to avoid
- When you should consider an outside investigator
- Challenges of finding the best investigator for the job