Latest Blog Posts - Urban HR




March 20, 2021

Slow Paying Clients? 5 Tips To Help You Get Paid Faster

    Slow Paying Clients? 5 Tips To Help You Get Paid Faster Managing effective cash flow is imperative for the success of small businesses! A […]
February 20, 2021

Set Up New Hires for Success – Enhance Your Onboarding Process

     Setting Up New Hires for Success – Enhancing Your Onboarding Process “You never get a second chance to make a first impression” – Will […]
November 15, 2020

Boosting Your Employer Brand on Social Media

Boosting Your Employer Brand on Social Media Employees seek to work for organizations just as customers seek to do business with them: when they feel that […]
October 21, 2020

Drive Meaningful Strategic Growth

Purpose, Values & Habits – How to Drive Meaningful Strategic Growth  “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” Michael John Bobak “We are what we […]
September 28, 2020

Navigating Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

Navigating Difficult Conversations in the Workplace “People almost never change without first feeling understood.” – Douglas Stone   As much as managers would like to be […]
September 20, 2020

Strategies for Building a Powerful & Dynamic Network

 Strategies to Build a Powerful & Dynamic Network “Networking is a lot like nutrition and fitness: we know what to do, the hard part is making […]
August 9, 2020

Cheat Sheet: NES, EA, Modern Awards & Employment Contracts

The Difference Between NES, EA, Modern Awards, Employment Contracts & Company Policies Formalising employment relationships can seem daunting when we hear so many words thrown around […]
July 25, 2020

WHS: Hierarchy of Control Measures ⚠️

 WHS: Hierarchy of Control Measures “Safety brings first aid to the uninjured.” – F.S. Hughes When it comes to any risk – Work Health & Safety […]
July 21, 2020

Finding Happiness In the Third Space

Finding Happiness In The ‘Third Space’?  How to use life’s little transitions to find balance and happiness in the third space What’s the ‘third space’? Finding […]
June 27, 2020

Getting What You Want Across

Getting What You Want Across “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo Da Vinci Powerful Phrases to Enhance Copywriting. What is copywriting? For those who haven’t […]
May 24, 2020

The Benefits of Non-Monetary Incentives

  The Benefits of Non-Monetary Incentives  “Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.” – Simon Sinek When looking for a job, […]
April 20, 2020

Universal Rules for Resume Writing ✍🏻

  Universal Rules for Resume Writing ✍🏻 “It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career.” —Carlton Fisk With the increasing number […]
April 4, 2020

Happiness at Work – Is it Necessary?

 Happiness at Work – Is it Necessary?  “When a manager embodies positivity, their influence touches their team, clients and even their clients’ customers.” – Dr. Aymee […]
March 27, 2020

5 Point Checklist for Effective Employee Onboarding

 5 Point Checklist for Effective Employee Onboarding “I truly believe that onboarding is an art. Each new employee brings with them a potential to achieve and […]
February 9, 2020

How to Conquer Remote Work Loneliness

How to Conquer Remote Work Loneliness “Standing alone doesn’t mean I am alone. It means I’m strong enough to handle things all by myself.” Working remotely […]
February 8, 2020

6 Ways to Defeat Procrastination

6 Ways to Defeat Procrastination “You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.” – Benjamin Franklin Procrastination has been the […]
December 14, 2019

5 Secrets to Keep Your Employees Engaged

5 Secrets to Keep Your Employees Engaged “When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.” – Simon […]
November 25, 2019
Interview Questions and How to Handle Them

5 Tough Interview Questions and How to Handle Them!

5 Tough Interview Questions and How to Handle Them! “The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction […]
November 25, 2019
Beat the Holiday Blues

Beat the Holiday Blues

Beat the Holiday Blues  “Christmas gives us an opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us.” – David Cameron With the holidays soon […]
October 20, 2019
Create a Mentally Healthy Workplace

Creating a Mentally Healthy Workplace

Create a Mentally Healthy Workplace “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” –  Nido Quebin Did you know […]
June 29, 2017

Before You Hire – Know The Rules

January 22, 2018
the story of the wolves, team building

Team Building: A Different Approach

Our approach to Team Building, a mindset shift that changed the way this team worked.
February 8, 2018
choosing your reaction

Team Building: Choose Your Reaction

The 2nd part of blog series on team building.
March 7, 2018
reacting to change

5 Positive Ways To React To Change

5 Positive Ways To React To Change Change management is difficult, but not impossible. It does take emotional intelligence, though. In the last blog I explored […]
April 14, 2018
HR Checklist

7 Essential HR Checklists for Small Business

7 Essential HR Checklists for Small Business Why we love checklists – Human memory is fallible When things change, or we’re stressed, we forget the basics. Now […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.   […]