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Beyond Performance Reviews – The Rise of the Talent Conversation

Beyond Performance Reviews – The Rise of the Talent Conversation

There are many ways to assess staff performance.

Performance reviews have traditionally always been a good indicator.

However, in today’s rapidly changing workplace, many organisations are now reassessing their formulaic annual performance review methods.

How to be a successful HR leader

How to be a successful HR leader

Being a successful Human Resource leader is no easy task.

The challenges are many and varied – and sometimes maintaining both your sanity and your effectiveness can test even the most accomplished leader!

All companies know their employees are usually their most important assets.

How an agency can help you hire the best employees

How an agency can help you hire the best employees

In today’s economy, hiring the best people is more critical than ever. And it can be expensive.

Not only do organisations have the financial costs of finding, interviewing, engaging and training new employees — there are also the ongoing costs of salaries, benefits and taxes once the employee is on board.

How to Build Employee Engagement – Some Tips

How to Build Employee Engagement – Some Tips

Although it might seem obvious - trust is the foundation of a good working environment.

It is also generally acknowledged that those employees who trust their boss will work harder and be more engaged - and those without such trust will slacken off.

Trust must of course, be earned, and the beauty of it is when people trust you; they have confidence in your decisions.

The importance of good employee engagement

The importance of good employee engagement

Recent research has shown that for many employees, attaining job satisfaction and better job engagement is all about feeling that their ideas are welcomed, and that they are being taken seriously.

If they can at least in part, influence the direction of their organisation, and have input that is genuinely valued, then this is a huge step towards an employee feeling engaged and empowered.

Workplace Drug Testing and the Dräger DrugCheck® 3000

Workplace Drug Testing and the Dräger DrugCheck® 3000

There is an ongoing debate about the use of drug testing in the workplace. Those in favour say it reduces risk and accidents in the workplace - while those against say it can be an imposition on workers’ private lives.

Obviously it is important to have a happy medium - and with the increasing use of ‘oral fluid’ testing (through saliva) to check for drugs in the system - employers can now find out within minutes if a person has drugs in his or her system.

Workplace Insurance

Workplace Insurance

Workplace insurance is important for employers and employees alike. Workplace hazards are a major cause of accidents – and can also lead to higher workers’ compensation and insurance costs.
As a business owner, it is of course, hugely important to educate all of your workers about possible hazards in order to control and minimise their incidence and severity.

Importance of WHS

Importance of WHS

Apart from the obvious injuries and death, penalties and compensation associated with workplace incidents, there are significant indirect costs when WHS systems fail. Poor safety performance can have a large impact on business operation and performance - often as a result of reduced productivity and low morale.