Here at Cornerstone we are passionate about empowering business owners and managers to better understand the ways they can better manage their team with practical HR support and advice.

While our articles are general in nature, we understand every workplace and situation is unique. If you are interested to know how we can help improve or support your business, get in touch with us today.

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12 November 2019

It is a very distressing time in many parts of Australia right now as severe fires continue to blaze. While there are immediate concerns and actions required to ensure everyone’s safety and protect buildings and assets, as an employer, you are likely...

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05 November 2019

The festive season is fast approaching with Melbourne Cup functions kicking off today, and some (very organised!) businesses getting in early with Christmas functions already organised for the coming weeks. Each year we receive panicked calls from clients shocked about the antics...

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30 October 2019

As the market picks up, demand for the most talented people also increases and with this uplift business owners and managers will look to incentives and retention strategies to remain competitive and keep their best employees on the team. What will...

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22 October 2019

Difficult Conversations and the Role of a Support Person As a business owner or manager its inevitable that you will need to have difficult conversations from time to time, whether that’s with business partners, clients, suppliers or employees. While many people tend to...

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15 October 2019

For many employers, there seems to be quite a lot of uncertainty around their obligations when managing parental leave for their employees. The Basics Permanent employees are entitled to unpaid parental leave when a child is born or adopted by the employee, or...

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08 October 2019

October is Mental Health Awareness month in Australia, and with World Mental Health day on the 10th of October, there’s no better time to consider practical ways you can support your employees and their mental health. Poor mental health can cost businesses...

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01 October 2019

You’ve likely heard the terms ‘engagement’ and ‘retention’ used when discussing a business’s people strategy, but what do these terms mean and why are they important to the success of a business? The concept of employee engagement is relatively new to the...

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24 September 2019

Workplace well-being As research consistently shows the direct correlation between employee well-being and productivity, many businesses understand just how important a happy, motivated and engaged team is as a contributor to long term business success. Although there’s little argument over the value of...

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17 September 2019

Finding, and keeping good people in your business is one of the fundamental keys to success. As WA mining exports are again increasing, demand and competition for the best people is set to also increase. This is when poaching becomes a common...

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10 September 2019

With R U OK day coming up on the 12th of September, you’ll notice a spotlight focussed on the mental health of those around you, promoted through social media and television. R U OK day is about inspiring and empowering everyone...

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