How do you capture what is important to your employees whilst also ensuring that you are meeting your compliance obligations and providing best practice human resources? The key is to understand your human resources value proposition. Continue reading “Human resources and values – more than hiring and firing employees.”
Employees are an important part of your business and your brand. Do you have an employee reward and recognition program in your workplace?
Do you need to conduct a formal meeting with one of your employees? Have you given them 24 hours notice and offered for them to bring a support person?
Let’s discuss who is a support person, what their role is during a meeting and when one is required.
To successfully manage your workforce and to meet the demands of clients you need to have the correct human resources strategy, framework and support in your business. To do this it is important to understand the human resources employee lifecycle and how it relates to a best practice approach to Human Resources.
Let’s talk about mandatory compliance training and what is required to implement it in your workplace.
The recruitment process can be a lengthy process for your business, involving placement of job advertisements, attracting the right candidates and ultimately employing the right person, but it is an important process to get right the first time, especially for a small business.
All businesses need to be ready to respond to employee changes. This includes an employee’s change in hours or taking extended leave, as well as departures, both planned (such as retirements) and unexpected (such as career changes). This requires a succession plan to be in place.
Sections of the Fair Work Act relating to casual employees were amended earlier this year and these changes to casual employment came into effect on 27 March 2021. Some requirements have an immediate effect while others come into effect on 27 September 2021.
What do you need to know about the changes to casual employment?
Throughout an employees working life there will be occasions when they have an injury or illness (physical, mental or emotional) that is sustained outside of the workplace. This can have short or long term impacts on their ability to effectively perform the requirements of their role in the workplace and their fitness for work.
You have advertised for a new employee and have started receiving applications from a range of candidates who believe that they have the right skills, experience and who want to work for your business. The next step is to shortlist and conduct a job interview to determine which candidate should be hired.
So, how do you go about ensuring you are getting the most out of the job interview?