July 15, 2019
Inadvertently giving staff incorrect pay or entitlements ranks as one the greatest business traps that SMEs face.
July 08, 2019
Unwittingly breaking employment law is a grave risk that many SMEs face. Australian employment law sets down your legal obligations for employing people. The penalties and fines for non-adherence to these laws are substantial. And of course, as the well-used warning makes plain, “Ignorance of the law is no excuse.”
July 01, 2019
When you recruit staff, you take on significant risks – this is especially true in small and mid-size businesses. That’s because SMEs function like HR pressure-cookers. Bad hires and poor performance can bleed directly into customer relationships and staff morale, quickly turning business prospects toxic.
June 24, 2019
Your local schools, restaurants and hospitals all have standards that they must follow. The reason for these standards is simple: to manage risk and deliver high-quality services every time.
June 11, 2019
To efficiently deliver a wide range of essential local government services, Broken Hill City Council employs a small team of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialists.
March 25, 2019
What qualities should a GIS specialist have? The same that we should expect in any great candidate – a passion for their discipline and a good background in their specialisation. However, as our technical landscape rapidly changes, GIS specialists need to adapt their skills to keep ahead of the game.
March 18, 2019
A recent report on the future skills in Australia, commissioned by Google and produced by advisory firm AlphaBeta, found that architects are facing some of the biggest changes to the nature of their jobs.
March 04, 2019
To get to grips with recruitment changes and challenges, it’s our abiding belief that you need to take a 360o view, both to assess candidates and to understand the latest recruitment and HR best practices.
February 27, 2019
What’s the best way to hire? There might be a different answer to that question in a few short years, as data analysis and algorithms are predicted to replace 16% of HR jobs within the next decade (Undercover Recruiter).
February 21, 2019
As HR professionals or team managers, we are constantly trying different ways to analyse and improve upon the job performance of our current staff. But wouldn’t it be far more useful and beneficial to predict the job performance of staff before we employ them?