How COVID-19 will change the way we work forever

How COVID-19 will change the way we work forever

If the way your staff work hasn’t been affected by COVID-19, you’re in the minority.  Around the world, businesses have reduced staff hours, increased remote working and embraced platforms that enable them to conduct virtual meetings, plan projects and hire and on-board staff, all from home. Businesses that haven’t had to implement remote and flexible…

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How to help your business prepare for COVID-19

How to help your business prepare for COVID-19

As the pandemic Coronavirus takes hold over our lives, it’s essential to ensure that your business has put in place the necessary policies and procedures to safeguard your staff and clients and your business.  People are feeling anxious, scared and stressed with the high degree of uncertainty about what the impacts might be for them…

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Changes to Payroll to expect in 2020

Changes to Payroll to expect in 2020

Regardless of whether you manage the payroll in-house or use an external agency, it’s important that you’re aware of some recent changes to payroll as well as those coming up. In a bid to reduce wage theft and non-compliance with award payments, employers will have a greater responsibility for record keeping and overtime control measures….

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The best candidate sourcing strategies to fill your pipeline

The best candidate sourcing strategies to fill your pipeline

Attracting the best and brightest talent to your business is critical to growth.  However, many of these candidates might not necessarily have the required experience and qualifications for the role.  In fact, 52% of people that apply for a role are underqualified and 47% of companies report that few or no qualified applicants respond to…

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White lies in your Resume – are they worth it?

White lies in your Resume – are they worth it?

Are white lies ever worth it when securing a job?  A recent landmark case in Australia has resulted in a 25 month jail term with a minimum 12 month non-parole period for a woman who was proven to have lied on her Resume and falsified references. Veronica Hilda Therialt was convicted in December 2019 of…

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How to avoid a bad hire

How to avoid a bad hire

Hiring the wrong person for your company has many impacts: a reduction in efficiencies, periods of downtime while the employee gets up to speed and problems with company culture.  The recruitment process itself it also costly – regardless of whether it’s conducted in-house or via a recruitment agency.  On average, hiring new employees costs employers…

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The recruitment trends to watch out for in 2020

The recruitment trends to watch out for in 2020

What are the recruitment trends that will impact your business in 2020?  A successful recruitment strategy is focused on securing top talent in a competitive landscape.  The open labour market in 2020 will be distinct from others because it’s the first time in modern history that there will be 5 generations working alongside each other. …

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5 reasons teams fail

5 reasons teams fail

We work with many teams from both a recruitment and HR Management perspective.  It’s easy to spot the teams that are succeeding – they have positive relationships, they trust each other and have an innate understanding of the business goals and how their roles contribute to success. The teams that aren’t succeeding… and dare we…

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How to develop a Flexible Working Arrangement (FWA) policy for your business 

How to develop a Flexible Working Arrangement (FWA) policy for your business 

Does your business have a Flexible Working Arragement Policy?  When the National Employment Standards (NES) were introduced in 2009, many employers were fearful of how the implementation of the standards would impact the productivity of their business. They needn’t have worried. Although it’s taken time to mould some rigid thought patterns about how, when and…

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