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JobKeeper Payment Q&A Guide [Updated 2020]

Last updated 8 October 2020  What is the JobKeeper Payment? A new day. A new stimulus package. And a new way to keep around half of Australia’s 13 million-strong workforce employed. In March 2020 the Australian government announced a $130 billion JobKeeper payment package to support affected businesses and their employees through the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible employers would receive a $1,500 payment per fortnight, per eligible employee until 27 September 2020 to assist with the economic impact caused by COVID-19. This package has now been extended to …
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How to measure the success of your online store

Congratulations! You’ve started your own online store – you’re making awesome products and sharing them with the world of the internet. So… now what? Well, like any store, you need to be measuring your success from day one. If you owned a classic bricks and mortar shop you could …

How to Manage Company Goals for Hybrid Teams

Hybrid teams are the way of the future. With many teams recently shifting to remote work and heading to the office a few days a week, it’s a model that’s working for everyone. It allows for flexibility, collaboration, deep work and autonomy. If you ask us, it’s …
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8 ways to combat bias in the hiring process

In the 1970s the New York Philharmonic Orchestra realised they had a diversity problem. With male musicians making up the grand majority of their ensemble, a lawsuit triggered a radical new audition process. Incoming candidates would perform on a stage behind a screen, unseen to the auditioning committee. Every effort …
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39 Free Online Team Building Games for Remote Teams

Team building games. You either love em’ or hate em’. When the word team building gets brought up in conversation, there are generally two types of responses – ‘yay’ or ‘nay’…  The yay-ers are excited to share time with their co-workers and are energised at the thought of showing their competitive …
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What is an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)?

They say it takes a village to raise a child, and that couldn’t be more true when it comes to your business. You need the best people to help you grow and scale your company, so it’s no surprise that ensuring you hire the right people can be …

Employer of Record (EOR): The Ultimate Guide 

For a business that has international expansion as part of their business plan, the process can be made much simpler with a global Employer of Record (EOR). An EOR provides companies with an efficient process for the onboarding of new employees in new global markets, without the need for establishing …
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What is NAIDOC Week?

Happy NAIDOC 2020!  From the 8-15 of November, events and activities are happening across Australia to celebrate Indigenous culture. NAIDOC is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities that celebrate and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. If you’re new to NAIDOC Week, learn more about …
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Probationary Period: How and When to Extend it

Taking on a new employee is both an exciting and nerve-racking time. Opening up the shared knowledge and success of your business can be a daunting task. Fortunately, this is why a probationary period exists. But what can you do if you’re still feeling a little unsure at the …
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