Happy to hire a dud? Then don’t do a reference check
Usually when a small business decides that it is time to recruit, they are already significantly under-resourced. Hiring additional employees, and all the costs associated with the hire, are a major investment for a small business. The flip-side of this... read more
What are the minimum employee conditions that you need to adhere to?
When I talk to clients, I often ask “Do you send out the Fair Work Information Statement?” and, admittedly, many of them look at me blankly. I then let them know that they have a legal obligation to send... read more
What will it cost me if I receive an unfair dismissal complaint?
A couple of weeks ago I had a potential client contact me, needing some performance management support. They had 2 issues; one was easy – ‘can you help us with annual reviews?’ – ‘Yes!’ I said. The second was... read more