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April 30, 2019
manage-performance

5 Reasons to Manage Employee Performance

5 Reasons to Manage Employee Performance Why managing poor performance is a good idea and how it leads to better performance Most people are clear that […]
April 30, 2019

The Small Business Guide to Paid Parental Leave

Parental leave is covered by the National Employment Standards and can also be covered by an Enterprise Agreement. Because Paid Parental Leave can be covered by […]
March 15, 2019
recognising employees

5 Simple Ways to Recognise Awesome Employees

5 Simple Ways to Recognise Awesome Employees Employee Rewards and Recognition Tips How do you keep your best people motivated and performing at their best with […]
March 14, 2019
choosing right hire

Right Person, Right Place, Right Time

Right Person, Right Place, Right Time Our Tips and Tricks on Hiring Staff You will hear the phrase,‘right person, right place, right time’ when you talk […]
March 7, 2019
disengaged employees

Why Your Employees Are Disengaged

Why Your Employees Are Disengaged Staff engagement and training is important More and more these days I see disengagement a major challenge for HR and managers. […]
March 3, 2019
gen y training

Why Bother Training Gen Y And The Millennials If They Leave Anyway?

Why Bother Training Gen Y And The Millennials If They Leave Anyway? Employees will have 7 careers in their lifetime And millenials could be the worst […]
February 2, 2019
elephant in the room

What I’ve Learned About The Law of Elephants

What I’ve Learned About The Law of Elephants How to have those difficult conversations Making staff redundant I started today knowing it wouldn’t be easy, and […]
January 27, 2019
difficult conversations with employees and performance management

7 Steps to Good Employee Performance Management

7 Steps to Good Employee Performance Management Keep on track with performance management with this guide Performance management is rarely simple, in fact, it’s becoming increasingly […]
January 21, 2019
Termination-of-Employment-for-Small-Business.png

Managing within the Law – The Small Business Fair Dismissal Code

Managing within the Law – The Small Business Fair Dismissal Code A quick guide to letting someone go Get the legals right The Industrial Relations landscape […]
January 10, 2019
return to work

8 Return To Work Obligations

Your return to work obligations and WorkCover guide 1.  Have a Return to Work Coordinator if you have more than 30 staff For small businesses there’s […]
January 5, 2019
10 step recruitment guide

Our 10 Step Recruitment Guide

We've hired over 100 employees and swear by this process. We thought you'd benefit from knowing our secrets too, so here is our 10 Step Recruitment Guide
November 10, 2018
Christmas parties HR

How to Avoid the Christmas Party Pitfalls

Key steps to holding a safe and fun work Christmas party
October 29, 2018
WHS obligations compliance

WHS Guide – Can Your SME Afford Non Compliance?

WHS Guide – Can Your SME Afford Non Compliance? The WHS Rules in Australia With SafeWork Month just closing I’ve been looking a bit further into […]
September 11, 2018
Recruitment

Recruitment – Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Recruitment Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast Your Business “Often, one of the first questions we need to ask as business owners is, how on earth do […]
August 3, 2018
vacancy and hiring

Hiring for Attitude or Skill?

“Hire for Attitude and Train for Skill” Hiring employees Right from my early days in HR I have always been an advocate for hiring for attitude […]
July 29, 2018
HR Advisor role

What Does a HR Advisor Do?

A Day In The Life of a HR Advisor HR is often misunderstood, we pulled together the research on what a HR Advisor actually does.   […]
June 16, 2018
elephant in room hr conversations with employees

Having Difficult Conversations

Having Difficult Conversations How to Tackle the Elephant in the Room March 24th: “I started today knowing it wouldn’t be easy, and knowing it was probably […]
June 2, 2018
performance reviews and feedback

What’s the Link? Training & Performance Reviews

What’s the Link? Training & Performance Reviews It’s important to link performance review outputs and training As we approach the end of financial year pay review […]
May 29, 2018
job descriptions

5 Reasons Your Small Business Needs Job Descriptions

5 Reasons Your Small Business Needs Job Descriptions Why have job descriptions? We all know that we’re supposed to have job descriptions for everyone that works for […]
May 27, 2018
Know the rules - recruitment

Before You Hire – Know The Rules

Before You Hire New Employees The non-negotiable list for hiring in Australia. There are many things you need to consider before you take the decision to […]

Before You Hire - Know the Rules

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Before You Hire - Know the Rules

$55

WHEN: June 29th 2017, 9:30am - 11:30am

WHERE: Payneham Library, 2 Turner St, Felixstow SA 5070

CONTACT: Amelia Martin

January 10, 2019
return to work

8 Return To Work Obligations

Your return to work obligations and WorkCover guide 1.  Have a Return to Work Coordinator if you have more than 30 staff For small businesses there’s […]
October 29, 2018
WHS obligations compliance

WHS Guide – Can Your SME Afford Non Compliance?

WHS Guide – Can Your SME Afford Non Compliance? The WHS Rules in Australia With SafeWork Month just closing I’ve been looking a bit further into […]