The first thing you’ll notice about Christine is her focus, warmth and passion for developing and motivating people to become the best they can be through training, open communication, and personal development.

Christine applies practical, engaging solutions to meet the many aspects of client needs, based on her experience in decision making roles, project management and leadership development.

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12 November 2018

The DiSC profile is a highly effective tool that can be used in workplaces to better understand and improve the work styles and habits of not only each individual, but also the team dynamics. Through understanding their own, as well as...

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29 October 2018

Building an Effective Team We at Cornerstone HR firmly believe that effective team work is the key to a successful business. Some benefits of cultivating and empowering teams include; increased productivity, a healthy organisational culture, innovation, promotes a wider sense of ownership and...

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15 October 2018

ARE YOUR CASUAL STAFF ‘TRUE CASUALS’? What is a true casual employee? A true casual can be outlined as; having no set hours or guaranteed work, and in turn the employee makes no guarantee to be available to work will generally work irregular hours,...

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08 October 2018

NEW RULES FOR CASUAL EMPLOYEES With less than 10 weeks to go before Christmas and with the recent changes to casual employment we are getting this question more and more when it comes to employing casuals. Casual employees have the right to...

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21 September 2018

MANAGING ABSENTEEISM Absenteeism is a term typically used when referring to employees unplanned, unscheduled or pattern of absence from work. Whilst there are various leave types available to employees, unplanned and unscheduled leave can lead to loss of productivity, loss of business...

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10 September 2018

PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS Performance Appraisals are a great way for managers to evaluate their employee’s behaviour, achievements and discuss areas for development or improvement in an objective way. Good appraisals encourage open two-way communication between the employee and the manager and can assist...

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31 July 2018

New domestic violence leave laws – what employers need to know What is “family and domestic violence leave”? It’s a sad reflection of a societal problem that it has been deemed necessary for legislation to be passed to allow sufferers of domestic violence...

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27 July 2018

A reference check is traditionally completed after a potential candidate has been successful throughout the shortlisting and interview stages and is an essential way to get feedback from their previous employers. A reference check typically acts as a source of truth –...

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29 June 2018

We have previously discussed Employee Reward and Recognition, and how it is an important part of the employment lifecycle and can promote positive behaviours and increase employee satisfaction. One of Cornerstone’s suggestions to reward employees was awarding employees time off for...

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18 June 2018

It’s is safe to say that workplace grievances come in all shapes and forms. Some are more complicated than others, and some are easier to resolve than others. In small business, issues amongst employees can cause a huge impact to the team...

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