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04 August 2020

As many of us ourselves have participated in unpaid work early in our working life, many employers believe that it is reasonable to bring prospective employees on for unpaid work trials to make sure they can do the job. This is...

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28 July 2020

We’ve recently been looking at some common HR myths and helping to clarify where these myths are leading business owners and managers into risky territory, or simply creating unnecessary pressure on businesses. It seems to be a given that employees get a...

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21 July 2020

We’re revealing common HR myths and setting the record straight for employers and business owners. In this series so far we have looked at the Three Strikes and You’re Out Myth, and debunked the myth that Employees can only take Annual...

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14 July 2020

We’re revealing common HR myths and setting the record straight for employers and business owners. In this series so far we have looked at the Three Strikes and You’re Out Myth, and debunked the myth that Employees can only take Annual...

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08 July 2020

We’re looking at common HR Myths, and debunking these for employers. Last week we looked at the three strikes and you’re out myth. Another common misconception many people have is that annual leave can only be taken after an employee has...

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02 July 2020

Over the coming weeks, we are going to address some common myths and misconceptions we’ve noticed are prevalent across many workplaces, and give you the facts so you are more accurately informed around these aspects of employee management. Myth #1 – Three...

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23 June 2020

Most employers genuinely want to do the right thing by their employees and are confident that they are pay well above award rates. Unfortunately, we often see businesses that are unknowingly falling below the minimum award rates for some of their...

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16 June 2020

Trust in teams is essential for sharing of information, new ideas and innovation, effective collaborations, and optimal productivity. Businesses may not immediately recognise the absence of trust, but when you see teams where communication, innovation, and collaboration lacking, it is often...

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09 June 2020

Now that most businesses are able to reopen, employers across Australia are tentatively planning for their business recovery. Now is a great time to take advantage of the valuable lessons and opportunities presented as we come out of Covid-19 restrictions, especially...

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02 June 2020

There has been growing debate following the Federal court judgement on 20th of May in the WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato case, that determined a casual employee was entitled to claim leave and other entitlements usually only provided to a permanent...

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