Pay Compliance Risks

July 15, 2019

Inadvertently giving staff incorrect pay or entitlements ranks as one the greatest business traps that SMEs face.

Employment Law Risks

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.”

Recruitment Risks

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.

An Overview of Risk Management

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.

Ideal GIS candidate keeps high-tech essential services on track

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.

A vital GIS Specialist skill… what is IT?

March 25, 2019

Graphic - Anatomy of a GIS Specialist

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. 

Architects: facing big changes and bigger challenges

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. 

The Science of Selection

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.

Improving hiring decisions

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).

Predicting job performance

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?

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