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Employee Recognition: The What, Why and How

Employees who feel valued for the work they do will show higher levels of engagement within your business. They will contribute more, innovate and smash goals. And it makes sense, when we feel valued and recognised we’re motivated to seek the warm fuzzies time and time again. In turn, …
Introducing HR software like Employment Hero to your team
Reward and recognition is the key to employee engagement. Studies have shown that for every piece of criticism that an employee receives, whether constructive or not, six pieces of positive reinforcement are needed to counteract it.  Employees that don’t feel recognised or appreciated are less loyal to their employers …
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Employment Hero is Australia’s first, all-in-one HR, payroll and employee benefits platform. Our customers LOVE our HR and payroll platforms – but haven’t made quite the same fuss over our employee benefits platform WorkLife. To tell you the truth, it’s a bit of a head-scratcher. 🤔 Small …
R U Okay? Employment Hero blog
This Thursday is R U OK? Day, a national initiative that prompts everyone to ask their friends, family, colleagues or acquaintances a very important question – ‘are you ok?’. Each day, 8 Australians will take their own life. This affects not just their immediate friends and family, but causes a ripple effect …
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Women’s Health Week 2019

It’s Women’s Health Week 2019 and we thought it was a great time to reflect on the state of women’s health in Australia and here at Employment Hero HQ. If you’re unfamiliar with what this week is all about, let’s go over the basics quickly. Women’…
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Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

What is emotional intelligence? 💡 First, let’s get a baseline on what emotional intelligence actually is. Emotional intelligence (EI) can be defined as someone who has the ability to perceive, understand and manage their own feelings and emotions. Once we have a clear grasp on what EI …
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The Effects of Occupational Stress

Occupational stress is a huge concern across every business in Australia. Untreated mental health conditions cost Australian workplaces an estimated $10.9 billion per year. Broken down that’s $4.7 billion in absenteeism, $6.1 billion in presenteeism and $146 million in compensation claims. Every business should be diverting a significant amount of energy towards ensuring …
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Flexible work is becoming incredibly popular and businesses of all sizes are looking to keep up with the trend. Flexible work policy refers to programs and processes that allow employees to have some control over when, where and how work gets done. Some examples of flexible work include reduced working …
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