With the festive season around the corner, employers and employees need to start planning how their businesses will operate during the end-of-year holiday season. Many businesses get busier and may need their employees to work more hours and on public holidays. Other businesses may shut down (also known as a ‘close down’) or reduce their… Read more »
Security breaches are at an all-time high, with Australia ranking the worst in the world for data breaches – 22 hacked every minute. It’s not just customer and client data but also employee data. Over 77,000 Uber employees had their private information leaked last year, and this is just one of a slew of data… Read more »
Workers compensation insurance (also known as “work cover”) provides support for workers with a work-related injury. Most employers in Australia are legally required to have a workers compensation policy to protect them from the costs of workers compensation claims (unless they are exempt). Workers compensation assists with the costs of weekly benefits, medical and hospital… Read more »
A recent decision of the Fair Work Commission has resulted in changes to the Professional Employees Award 2020 to introduce significant changes to its overtime and penalty rate provisions. The Professional Employees Award sets out the rules for the work standards of the professional employees. It covers employers mainly engaged in the information technology, medical… Read more »
Cross-cultural coaching is essential for companies that operate in diverse environments and seek to enhance communication, collaboration, and understanding among employees from different cultural backgrounds. Here are a few points where cross-cultural coaching might be necessary: International Expansion: When a company expands into new global markets, it needs to understand and adapt to the cultural… Read more »
The term “employee experience” has a broad meaning, as it encompasses all the interactions an employee has with an employer. It is also one of the most valuable investments that managers can make in their workplace. A strong employee experience strategy, like any other business initiative, is designed to improve an organisation’s overall performance. It… Read more »
12 Recruitment Strategies to Hire Top Talent Finding top talents is always a top priority for every company. Attracting, engaging, and retaining potential candidates with the right skills is a challenge for many organisations; in today’s job market, companies have to work hard to attract top candidates, mainly because they have a lot of attractive… Read more »
How to 10X Your Productivity: 5 Strategies to Master Time Management In today’s fast-paced business environment, time management skills are essential for success, both personally and professionally. In the corporate landscape, where every minute counts, mastering time management is a critical aspect of increasing productivity, reducing stress, and achieving a better work-life balance. In this… Read more »
7 Effective Ways to Overcome Imposter Syndrome and Thrive in Your Career For countless professionals, growing and advancing in their careers involves a combination of skill, hard work, and a bit of luck. What’s often left out of the equation is your own psychological well-being – and this can have a serious impact on your… Read more »
Modern Awards are official Australian regulations that outline the minimum employment standards for employees in a given industry.
Modern Award regulations contain important information such as minimum pay rates, working hours, overtime, penalty rates, allowances, breaks, payroll cycle, and additional employer obligations.
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