10 Appealing employee benefits companies should consider

July 6, 2020

Employers understand that they play a huge role when it comes to helping their employees succeed both in and out of the workplace. But you may be wondering: how do we support every individual’s needs when we have a rapidly growing organisation? The answer lies in employee benefits. Employee benefits are additional forms of compensation…

Lauren Dick from Relier Group on how to train employees and build high performance teams

July 1, 2020

We interviewed Lauren Dick, the founder and director of Relier Group. Lauren has over 10 years of experience working for Australian owned retail brands such as Kookai, Aje and Tigerlily. In her experience working as a national training and development manager for Tigerlily and a National Retail Manager at Aje, she was responsible for coaching…

5 Ways to help your employees improve their financial wellbeing

June 29, 2020

Every company has employee wellness on the mind. As a result, employers are increasingly investing resources into making sure their workers are physically, mentally, and emotionally taken care of so they can produce their best work. But there’s another type of wellness that has historically been overlooked but is becoming a bigger part of the…

The minimum wage has been increased by 1.75% – here’s what you need to know

June 24, 2020

In the Annual Wage Review on Friday June 19, the Fair Work Commission made a decision to increase the minimum wage by $13 per week for all awards. While this decision was lower than the recommendations from the union, who wanted a 4% increase, this change will impact millions of Australians on minimum wage. The…

15 Best questions to ask in an employee satisfaction survey

June 23, 2020

Every company wants their employees to be happy at their jobs. But the challenge is that many employers aren’t even aware that their workers are unhappy until it’s too late. This is how most organisations end up losing their top talent to competitors. To prevent this from happening, you may want to consider introducing an…

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HR tips and strategies for reopening after COVID-19

June 15, 2020

As Australia begins to re-open doors to businesses, company leaders are also starting to plan what the return to work will look like for their own employees. This can feel very overwhelming, as there are many factors to take into consideration – from keeping workers safe to minimising any disruptions to daily operations. To help,…

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10 Ideas to help you boost your employee engagement

June 9, 2020

Employee engagement is a concept that most HR leaders are familiar with. And, if you’re like most companies, it’s one that you’ve recently moved to the top of your priority list. But with COVID-19 leaving your employees stressed and disengaged, you may be wondering how to take action in this challenging environment. We share our…

How the coronavirus is a catalyst for people-first employee engagement programs

June 1, 2020

While there’s certainly a lot of negative news to come out of the pandemic, we’re particularly interested in one silver lining. Companies have turned their focus to the people behind the business — reinvesting in HR and people ops.  Flexible working arrangements Social distancing requires lots of workers to skip the office and instead work…

How retail employers can prepare their staff for a safe return to work

May 25, 2020

The National Cabinet has anticipations of reopening Australia in July. This is good news for many, especially retail workers.  But before the thousands of Australian retail workers who were stood down get back to work, employers need to take critical steps to keep them safe and make them feel comfortable.  How to prepare for a…

A guide to all the best free resources for HR during COVID-19

May 18, 2020

In response to COVID-19, many businesses have stepped up to offer their support. Thanks to those companies, we have access to countless resources to help us during this challenging time. But with so many options available, it can feel overwhelming to pick and choose which ones are most valuable to you. To help, we compiled…

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How to build an effective employee wellness program

May 14, 2020

It’s no surprise to see that employee wellness programs are on the rise. With absenteeism costing the Australian economy over $32.5 billion each year, companies are looking for ways to minimise the costs and better support the well-being of their employees. The disruptive effects of COVID-19 have made the need for these programs even clearer. …

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8 Tips to help you and your team work from home successfully

April 15, 2020

Businesses all over Australia have implemented work from home policies to help stop the spread of COVID-19. In this guide you’ll learn everything you need to know about how to work from home successfully and ensure your teams are as effective as they can be while working from home. Work from home tips to help…

Everything you need to know about Centrelink’s coronavirus supplements

April 1, 2020

Since the government lock down caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a lot of businesses have been forced to close their doors leaving thousands of Australians out of work. Some economists expect the unemployment rate to reach up to 10-15%. If you have lost your job or your income has been affected by the coronavirus, the…

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