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17 May 2022

The long working day has been one of the many productivity myths that have been debunked over the past couple of decades, not least since the start of the pandemic when flexible working arrangements were widely adopted across many industries and...

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12 May 2022

Providing workers with flexible working arrangements is the new norm for many modern workplaces. To remain competitive in today’s job market, employers need to keep up with the wants and needs of workers in order to attract and retain top talent,...

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26 April 2022

Most business owners, managers and HR professionals who have undertaken recruitment in the past 12 months will tell you that it’s felt like an uphill battle. With the current labour market as it is, and the pool of talent continuously shrinking,...

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19 April 2022

Not only has the COVID-19 pandemic shown that hybrid work on a large scale is possible, but with much of the infrastructure already in place which facilities employees being able to work both at home and in the office, it seems...

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12 April 2022

Implementing new processes in any workplace will, in most cases, bring about differences of opinions and create new challenges for both employees and employers; and introducing a hybrid work model is no different. Many employees have likely already been exposed to...

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05 April 2022

To adopt a hybrid work model, businesses need the right people, processes and technology in place for it to be successful. Of course, every workplace will have its own set of needs and demands, so manager’s looking to introduce flexible working...

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29 March 2022

For many occupations, the traditional 9 to 5 is a thing of the past. Business owners have learnt during the previous two years that employees no longer want to be constrained to regimented working arrangements, and are adapting HR structures to...

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23 March 2022

In a difficult labour market where quality candidates are scarce, business owners have been left scrambling trying to fill roles to ensure business operations continue to run as smoothly as possible. It’s not easy though, and in the interest of the...

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16 March 2022

Understanding modern award coverage can be a complex undertaking, even for the most experienced business owner. Modern awards lay out the minimum terms and conditions of employment and cover entitlements such as pay, hours of work, rosters, breaks, allowances, penalty rates...

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08 March 2022

Diversity is an important feature of successful businesses. Why? Because it not only advocates that a wide range of people are represented in the workplace, but that those same people are treated with equal respect and offered the same or equivalent...

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