You started a small business. Now, after all your hard work and dedication your small business is achieving success and growth. Congratulations! .
Hiring a new employee is an important decision for your business. Use this guide to make sure everything is ready for a best practice and compliant working relationship.
Are you thinking of hiring an employee or contractor? Are you thinking about doing this without a written letter of offer or employment contract? Before doing so, read on to find out why an employment contract and contractor agreement is required.
It can be a lengthy process to attract the right candidates and ultimately employ the right person for your business. But it is an important process to get right the first time, especially for a small business. To achieve this, you will want to ensure your entire recruitment and attraction process is sound and robust.
When hiring a new employee, it is common practice to include provision for a probation period in the offer of employment.
Some roles within your business might be covered by a modern award and it is important to know what your obligations are for those awards.
Business growth is great! However, a larger client base and more work requires more resources. Attracting and onboarding quality people with the right skills and experience who will work effectively within your team takes time, consideration and good planning.
Reference checks can be annoying.
You’ve already found the perfect candidate, they’ve accepted the role, you’re super keen for them to get started and really learn what makes your business tick. But doing reference checks is holding up the process.
You’re living the dream.
After all the time, money and pressure of starting your business, you’re now experiencing the kind of growth of which you’ve always dreamed.
When hiring a new employee, it is common practice to include provision for a probation period in the offer of employment. This is an initial period of employment, which offers both the employer and the new employee an opportunity to regularly review and formally discuss the role and its suitability.
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