5 Ways to tell if someone is the right fit for the job

November 23, 2020

Hiring new talent is a critical step in growing a business. But, as all HR leaders are aware, it’s not easy to do. Research shows that it takes an average of 68 days and $5,000 to fill a vacant position in Australia. Given the amount of investment required for every candidate, you want to make…

Workplace software Flare partners with SWEAT, the app founded by Kayla Itsines

November 17, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday Nov 17, 2020 Sydney, NSW: Flare today announced a new partnership with SWEAT, the fitness app founded by world-renowned Australian fitness trainer Kayla Itsines. This partnership will enable Flare customers to access exclusive discounts to the SWEAT app within Flare Benefits & Discounts so they can bring physical health and fitness…

Top team building activities you can do to strengthen your company culture

November 10, 2020

Good team building exercises allow employees to get to know each other on a more personal level – learn about their strengths, personality and passion. As they say, a team that works well together is more productive and successful! Team building can also play an important role in building a successful company culture, however, finding the best ones…

Flare raises $22 million in series C fundraising, and expands beyond HR into a full suite financial wellness solution

November 2, 2020

When we started Flare five years ago, we knew that technology could play a key role in reimagining the relationship between businesses and their teams. In 2020, over 2,500 businesses use our software to engage with their teams of more than 650,000 employees nationwide, and we’re integrated with over a dozen HR and payroll platforms.…

How to address mental health in the workplace

October 14, 2020

Addressing mental health in the workplace is becoming increasingly important – for several reasons. First, employees can’t perform their best when they’re not mentally well. Work also tends to be a primary source of stress for many people, which means that companies have a responsibility to help alleviate some of that burden. Given this, it’s…

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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…

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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…

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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…

How to build an effective human resource planning checklist

June 18, 2020

Human resource planning needs careful attention. When it’s done well, HR planning is a valuable process which can ensure that…

Nadine Blackie from Flare on how to build high performance teams and great company cultures

June 18, 2020

To kick off the HR and leadership series, we will be interviewing Nadine Blackie. Nadine is the Head of Talent…

5 Ways to develop strong workplace community on any budget

June 17, 2020

Building a positive work environment with a strong workplace community is essential for attracting and retaining top talent. A team…

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…

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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…

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