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03 August 2021

Successful business owners and managers understand that HR management is much more than hiring and firing. Having effective HR support not only improves the quality of the employees in a business, but allows managers to spend more time and energy on...

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27 July 2021

It’s well been established that the most important asset of any business is its team members. In order for workers to do their best, employers need to invest in not only their professional development, but the overall wellbeing of employees. Fostering a...

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20 July 2021

Coaching is an essential tool in the development of both employees and employers. If there’s a team member who requires additional training to be at the expected level, that’s coaching. Similarly, if a manager requires further development, or a business wants...

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13 July 2021

With snap lockdowns becoming an ever-increasing part of operating a business, and no real end in sight for at least the foreseeable future, it’s important to have strategies in place to help minimise their impact on business. The shift to working...

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06 July 2021

The Government announced on 28 June 2021 that the COVID-19 vaccination would be mandatory for all residential aged care workers as a condition of working in an aged care facility within Australia. What that means is that all residential aged care workers...

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29 June 2021

Each year, the Fair Work Commission reviews the national minimum wage and the minimum award wages as part of the Annual Wage Review. As a result of this year’s review, the national minimum wage is set to increase by 2.5% from...

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22 June 2021

When it comes to managing your team and the COVID vaccination, it’s important for business owners and managers to stay informed regarding their rights and obligations surrounding the leave entitlements of their workers. Full-time, part-time and casual workers – who can use...

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15 June 2021

Recognising that there are problems with the culture of your business is the first step in improving it. It takes a good leader to not only identify areas that need attention, but to then seek out practical ways of addressing issues...

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08 June 2021

As a manager or business owner, it’s important to pay attention to negativity in your workplace because once it starts, it can take on a life of its own and become a difficult habit to break. When issues such as gossiping,...

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01 June 2021

As an employer, you are responsible for providing safe working conditions for your staff. It is up to you to ensure that the workplace is a healthy and respectful environment where sexual harassment is not tolerated; and this should come from...

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