The Positive HR Toolkit gives leaders and HR professionals the solutions to implement positive people practices in the workplace.

Built on research from positive psychology and neuroscience, the solutions provide simple and easy to use tools for every stage of the employee lifecycle.

  • Features

A unique toolkit featuring ten modules covering the breadth of HR practice

  • Practical and simple tools for everyday application
  • Based on the evidence of positive organisational psychology and neuroscience research
  • Performance development framework to connect everyday goals to the company strategy
  • Implementation and training support packages
  • Flexibility to complement existing systems

Modules and Tools

The modules are supplied as a physical toolkit and/or in digital format as interactive PDFs with microsoft templates.

***The Supporting Tools module will be added to your login regardless of how many modules you purchase.***

Module 1 - Rules and People Policy

This module introduces positive language, assumption and intent to company policy. It includes a ready made solution and a policy set which reflects the philosophy and practice of positive organisational psychology and positive HR.

Module 2 - Positive Recruitment

This module introduces tools and processes for attracting and recruiting great people. The worksheets and templates encourage leaders and recruitment managers to understand the employer brand, complete a needs analysis before recruiting and conduct thorough, strengths-based recruitment.

Module 3 - Welcome and Induction

This module outlines a welcome and induction process. It reflects four key areas of welcome, meaning and purpose, connection and clarity and confidence. Leaders are encouraged to reflect on the primary goals and framework of the welcome phase.

Module 4 - Positive Compensation Practices

This module introduces positive compensation, with a broader view of compensation practices as being more than pay and benefits. This module is influenced by modern motivation theory, research and science.

Module 5 - Wellbeing

This module introduces some tools for assessing wellbeing in your workplace. It also includes a template for a return to work plan to support people coming back to work after injury or illness.

Module 6 - Positive Performance

This module includes a positive performance rhythm, templates to support collaboration and a Performance Journal which is designed for employees to manage their performance plans and one to ones.

Module 7 - Development and Learning

The development module includes positive psychology training resources and activities, a best practice example of a positive development framework, plus tools to support development conversations and reflection on development needs.

Module 8 - Succession and Talent Management

This module provides worksheets and tools to assist leaders to gain clarity on succession planning and moving or developing talent within the organisation. It includes an understanding of the philosophy, plus company, team and individual needs.

Module 9 - Transition

This module introduces positive tools to bring legacy and learning to the conversation on transition. The tools reflect positive language, promote reflection on great times in the employment relationship, focus on the things people have learned at work and reflect on the positive relationships they have made.

Module 10 - Leadership Collaboration Tools

This module introduces tools to support leaders with positive team culture and collaboration. The tools reflect a strengths-based and positive leadership style and are influenced by positive psychology and neuroscience.

Supporting Tools - Positive Practices

This assessment is designed to give managers a tool to ask the right questions of their people and leadership teams, in order to explore the current landscape of positive practice at work. Leaders will assess the largest area of return with the introduction of positive practices.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you provide consulting services to implement the toolkit?2023-01-19T12:55:18+10:00

Yes. Depending on your pricing option and need we provide consultant support. Email or call the Langley Group office
+61 2 7904 1410

What benefits should I expect?2021-08-13T13:20:26+10:00

Positive workplace practices, increasing engagement, and wellbeing are shown to increase performance overall. Listen to Sue Langley talk about how the science of positive psychology can change your HR practices.

  • Support managers to develop a positive leadership style
  • Unleash the potential of people using strengths-based practices
  • Build a positive culture and positive affect
  • Grow wellbeing, engagement, and performance
  • Selectively disrupt traditional, deficit model HR practices
  • Clear the path for higher engagement in a dynamic, changing work environment
  • Implement agile, adaptive and positive people tools
  • Future proof tool for HR practice in the modern workplace
What makes these tools unique?2021-07-28T15:55:19+10:00

The one of a kind kit, of simple and easy to use positive psychology tools covers every stage in the employee lifecycle and will be instrumental in increasing positive affect, wellbeing and engagement in your workplace.

Can I purchase modules individually?2021-07-28T15:55:00+10:00

The toolkit is designed as one end-to-end solution, and the modules complement each other. Purchased as one solution your organisation is saving considerable investment in research and design.

What if I leave my current workplace and need the tools for the new organisation I work with?2021-08-13T13:21:42+10:00

When purchased the tools belong to the organisation and are applicable for use in the country of purchase. You can repurchase the toolkit for your next organisation.

How do the pricing options work?2021-07-28T15:54:14+10:00

There are three pricing options: Bronze, Silver and Gold. These options increase in price and in the service you receive accordingly. The more you purchase, the more attractive the pricing option is to support the implementation and sustainability of positive HR practices in your organisation.

What research and application are behind the tools?2021-08-13T13:21:25+10:00

Practical applications and evidence from the fields of emotional intelligence, positive psychology and neuroscience at work. A team of Positive Psychology practitioners and experts have researched, developed and piloted these tools for over twelve months. All HR professionals interested in the new approach to HR should have access to the positive psychology-based tools. Research in these fields is changing the way we unlock talent, motivate performance and get the best from people. These new ideas and applications can be used to improve individual effectiveness, productivity, performance, collaboration, engagement and wellbeing of which results in better business performance, profitability and sustainability.

Can I print the tools and use them with my logo?2021-08-13T13:22:04+10:00

Yes. You are able to print and download items from the toolkit for professional and non-commercial use, and you can add your logo, if you do not delete the copyright or trademark of the Positive HR toolkit or Langley Group.

As a consultant, can I use these tools for my clients?2021-07-28T15:53:11+10:00

Yes. As a consultant, each time you work with a new client, a new set of tools must be purchased by that organisation. Ownership and access to the tools in the Positive HR Toolkit is provided to the purchasing organisation – they are not licenced to individuals. Consultants can purchase on behalf of their clients.

How do I access the online tools?2021-07-28T15:52:50+10:00

When you have paid for the toolkit, you will be sent a welcome email including login instructions and terms of use.

What is Positive HR?2021-07-28T15:06:22+10:00

Positive HR is about applying positive tools and practice in the workplace, reinforced by the science of positive psychology. At its core is the goal to enhance people’s lives, businesses and communities through the implementation of positive tools and interventions throughout the entire employee lifecycle.

Do you receive online tools as well as the printed manuals?2021-07-28T15:07:05+10:00

Yes. In addition to the guides and manuals, you will be sent a unique login to the online resources which include webinars, word templates and interactive PDF’s.