A guide on how to onboard new employees remotely

August 11, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to keep employees remote, companies have to start thinking about how to adapt their HR processes accordingly. One of the most important experiences to consider is employee onboarding. The type of onboarding program you have in place has a significant impact on factors like new hire retention and productivity. In fact, a…

What to do when you can’t give your employees a pay rise

July 28, 2020

With Australia now experiencing a new wave of COVID-19 outbreaks, companies continue to feel the pressure of the pandemic. Unfortunately, this also means that employees may have to keep waiting for their promotions and pay rises due to constrained resources. This, of course, is likely to lead to lower employee morale. But there are ways…

Understanding the finances of your international workforce

July 27, 2020

For Australian employers there are many considerations to be taken into account when employing people from overseas. One that may not be so obvious is understanding the financial circumstances of these employees with international backgrounds. For example, did you know that many international employees may have loved ones living overseas with a financial responsibility to…

Simple strategies to promote emotional wellbeing in your workplace

July 20, 2020

We live in an increasingly stressful world. Everything from rising costs to escalating pressures in the workplace are contributing to mental health issues in our employees. Given this, prioritising emotional wellbeing is more important than ever. But what exactly is preventing our workers from achieving emotional wellness, and what can we do to help? These…

Managing COVID in the hospitality industry with Shaun McDonald from Lucas Group

July 14, 2020

Lucas Group has six restaurants across Sydney and Melbourne including Chin Chin, Kisumé, Gogo Bar, Baby Pizza and more. Their aim is to provide exceptional dining experiences which redefine the boundaries of expectations and excite the senses. In this interview, we chat to Shaun McDonald, the General Manager of People and Development, about how Lucas…

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Getting The Best Out Of Your HR Tech (In 3 Ways…)

June 7, 2019

Your HR software platform can be a crucial component for your organisation to become successful in a changing work environment. It is honestly critical you have a comprehensive understanding of the software you choose to use to manage your employees and ensure you are appropriately addressing their needs.

Why Benefits Need To Be Personalised

June 4, 2019

Personalised workplace benefits and a workplace culture that is designed for your people can create an environment which encourages employees to succeed. Every company strives to achieve higher retention rates, provide training, and encourage employees to develop new interests. Most companies are also looking for new ways of meeting their commitments to promote diversity across…

Why An Amazing Culture Comes From Within – Not Just Above!

June 3, 2019

The one thing founders and business owners and managers have to do is actually give their staff the ability to be involved with the culture. Give them the opportunity to come up with parts of it and evolve it. You have to look at a company’s culture as a patchwork blanket, and allow new folks to sew themselves and their values and ideas into the fabric alongside yours.

Rethink your Performance Review Process

May 31, 2018


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