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The Product Report: April Edition

Hello Heroes! We hope you’ve all recovered from the Easter/ANZAC/school holidays. Despite the time off, we’ve been busy at Employment Hero HQ again. Here’s the features we released in April. Induction Content on mobile Creating more parity between our mobile app and desktop platform, induction …
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What is a workplace policy and how do I write one?

Workplace policies shouldn’t be arcane documents that languish on dusty shelves – instead, they’re dynamic tools that articulate your organisation’s values, culture, systems and processes, and expectations around employee behaviour. If you’re wondering exactly what a workplace policy is and whether you need one in your business, …
Onboarding New Employee

Your complete onboarding checklist

One of the most common questions we get asked is “Can you help me with onboarding?”. Onboarding is one of the best times but also one of the biggest potential mindfields in the employee lifecycle. You want to make sure that everything is well prepared so that your employee can …
A young woman and young male are both standing at a shop counter. The woman is pointing to something on the computer screen. They are standing in a retail shop checking that their business is being compliant.
Firstly, what is business compliance? Business compliance is an industry term for how well a company follows the laws and regulations governing its business. No one started a business to be an employer. But as your business grows, you bring people on the journey with you. It’s exciting watching …
A man is sitting at a desk writing a formal written warning into a notepad
A formal written warning is basically a letter which will sit on their file for future reference that outlines the performance concerns and an action plan of what the employee needs to do. There is no legal requirement to provide a formal written warning (or a certain number of formal …
Examples of misconduct

Hilarious examples of misconduct from the movies

Welcome to our misconduct in the workplace examples – all found in some of the worlds most popular movies! 🎥  They say art reflects life and, while they may exaggerate, films do represent some very real workplace situations. The funniest usually involve some kind of misconduct 😲 We’…
Employment Hero Product Update

The Product Report: March Edition

Hello Heroes! It’s that time again… the time when we let you know about all the good stuff that’s been happening at Employment Hero in March. Here’s HaRi We’ve changed how we educate and keep you up to date on what’s happening with Employment Hero. …
Happy workers in a healthy workplace
Happy workplaces are important. Everyone is inspired to come to work every day, there’s no gossip and collaboration is the norm. These are all signs of a healthy workplace. We’re breaking down exactly what having a healthy workplace means, and some great tips on how to obtain and …
Health and Safety Policy
As a business, you have obligations to keep your team safe and healthy while they’re in the workplace. This means that as much as reasonably practicable, you need to make sure people are not put at risk while working. That’s why building a health and safety policy is …
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