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When to hire your first HR Manager

Thinking of bringing on your first HR Manager but not sure if the time is right? Picture this. You’re growing at a rate you could have never imagined a year ago. There are so many things to do and you’re finding your team working long hours just to …
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Bad hires… Whether you’ve worked with one or hired one, we’ve all heard stories about those who just didn’t live up to expectations. The reality is that this happens all too often. Research shows that 50% of candidates misrepresent themselves in interviews and 30% of candidates tell blatant lies …
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How to create an inspired workforce

Want to create an inspired workforce? Picture this…  It’s 8.30am and your entire team has already logged on for the day. There’s a flurry of conversation in the Slack channel about ways to improve current processes. Positive feedback is flooding in from customers and clients, and you’ve …
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Take your HR function online with Employment Hero

Over HR admin? Yep, so are we. Being bogged down with mindless and manual HR admin is never a fun time. But unfortunately, this is the reality for many HR and people managers who are still kicking it old school and are yet to make the switch to digital.  While …
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You’ve found out your employee is an online troll. Now what?

It starts like any other day in the office. You’ve been working away before taking a quick coffee break. Surely there’s no harm in a little Facebook scroll while you wait, right? Amongst the cat videos and viral recipes, you stumble upon something much more sinister. An essay …
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How to support neurodiverse people in the workplace

In 2015, US firm JPMorganChase established their Autism at Work program. The program employed four team members with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to work across software development, engineering and business analysis. After six months of the program, the neurodiverse team members were found to be 48% faster and as much as 92% more …
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6 steps to a foolproof recruitment process

Let’s face it. We all know that recruiting can be a time-consuming and challenging process. Even for the most experienced recruiters and hiring managers, it’s a long, windy road to find the perfect candidate for an open role. But it’s a process that’s worth it, and …
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Public Holiday Penalty Rates Over Christmas

Public holiday penalty rates: don’t slip-up on Christmas holiday entitlements. With Christmas Day and New Year’s Day falling on Sundays this festive season, there’s a rush of additional and substitute holiday days. To make sure you’re paying your workforce the correct rates, and get stuck with …
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Ultimate Guide to Workplace Policies and Procedures [2021]

Workplace policies shouldn’t be mysterious documents that wither away on dusty shelves – instead, they’re dynamic tools that articulate your organisation’s values, culture, systems and processes. These policies and procedures help to framework your organisation’s expectations around your employees behaviour. If you’re wondering whether you need …
Equality in the workplace
Following the events of 2020, there’s no better time to examine the next steps for businesses to achieve racial and gender equality in the workplace. Two of the largest racial and gender-motivated movements, Black Lives Matter (BLM) and #metoo have brought these issues forward over the last couple of years. …
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