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Workplace Injuries in Australia- Infographic

Workplace Injuries in Australia- Infographic

The theme we're focusing on this month is Workplace Health and Safety - so, we compiled this infographic outlining some key statistics surrounding workplace injuries in Australia.

The statistics come from Safe Work Australia's recent reports on workplace injuries.

What You Might Not Know About The Importance Of WHS

What You Might Not Know About The 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.

Latest Trends In Employee Needs And The Flexible Working Environment

Latest Trends In Employee Needs And The Flexible Working Environment

The modern working environment is very different to what it was even just a few years ago. And as workplace and employee trends change rapidly - it can be hard to keep pace.

These days, the working environment contains a much more blended workforce - with managers and employers generally much more responsive to problems - and employees less tied down to physical locations.

The Five Best Ways To Negotiate A Pay Rise

The Five Best Ways To Negotiate A Pay Rise

Being paid what you are worth is something all employees deserve.

Unfortunately however, the reality can be very different.

Studies have shown many organisations are quick to take things away from their employees - with bonuses and vacation time often falling by the wayside.

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.

Tips For Preparing For An Interview For A Labour Hire Job

Tips For Preparing For An Interview For A Labour Hire Job

Preparing for an interview does not have to be stressful. The key to success is preparation and presentation – with researching the relevant organisation at the top of the list. Today’s job market is highly competitive, especially in the labour hire area, so it is important for candidates to brush up on their skills - and to ensure they always put in their best effort before meeting potential employers.

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.

Interview Tips | Gaining ‘An Edge’

Interview Tips | Gaining ‘An Edge’

As the employment market tightens, candidates are under more and more pressure to gain ‘an edge’ over the other applicants. To do this not only requires excellent communication at the interview - but also great preparation. The interview tips listed below will give you the advantage you need.

What would a new Talent Strategy look like to you in today’s market?

What would a new Talent Strategy look like to you in today’s market?

What issues do you face?

Western Australian Companies face a unique set of pressures in the business environment today and the mining sector is not immune to these.

The fast pace of change is wide and varied. Companies have little control over the pace and can spend time and money investing in areas that are not core to their business function and offer little return on the investment.

‘Demystifying’ the Job Market and the Impact of Millennial’s

‘Demystifying’ the Job Market and the Impact of Millennial’s

Today’s job market is highly complex and always fluctuating - which means keeping up with current trends can be vital to the success of your organisation.

This article aims to ‘demystify’ some of the myths surrounding the job market and labour hire industry, thus making it easier and simpler to recruit the staff you need.