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16 August 2022

Good people are at the heart of every successful business. So, it goes without saying that effectively and efficiently managing the human resource function within a business is fundamental to its success. For most small and medium sized businesses, however, the reality...

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09 August 2022

Employers currently in the midst of recruitment will no doubt attest to the challenges it presents. Whether it’s a lack of suitable applicants, candidates being a no show at interviews, or finding an applicant with great potential only to have the...

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05 August 2022

Business owners looking to hire a new employee will, in most cases, plan to conduct interviews to determine which candidates are the right fit for the business. Therefore, it’s important to establish interview guidelines to not only ensure all parties are...

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26 July 2022

With the number of job vacancies at an all-time high, more and more business owners are on the lookout for suitable candidates to fill important roles within the business. Quality applicants are few and far between and with such a small...

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19 July 2022

For employers, checking the licence status of employees that operate a vehicle or machinery for any business purpose is essential. This is not limited to drivers or machine operators either – it can include anyone driving a company car, contractors who...

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30 June 2022

The Federal government looks set to introduce 10 days paid domestic violence leave into legislation for all employees. Predicted to come into effect by the end of the year, it’s a move supported by the Fair Work Commission and welcomed by...

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21 June 2022

A recent landmark decision by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia has ruled that individuals, not just employers, can be named in small claims cases to recover unpaid wages and entitlements. This means that for small claims up to $20,000,...

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08 June 2022

It’s that time of year again – cold and flu season. Which means employers need to be aware of some of the key issues surrounding effectively managing sick leave during this tricky time of the year, particularly in the current COVID-19...

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03 June 2022

Attracting top talent and retaining valuable employees is the aim of the game. So, how do businesses stand out in a candidate driven market? Many employers are getting creative when it comes to the leave types offered to employees in order...

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25 May 2022

Effective leadership looks different across different industries, however, one trait is consistent amongst all good leaders; a high level of self-awareness. Having self-awareness is the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions, as well as being able to identify and...

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