Flexibility’s key to getting and keeping staff

Providing flexible working arrangements is becoming more significant to Geelong organisations aiming to recruit talent in specialist disciplines. At the release of a survey of Geelong employment trends, recruitment and HR specialist Maree Herath said employers with technology projects, in the health sector and in small businesses were increasingly needing to provide more flexible working…

Single Touch Payroll – Mandatory for all employers from 1 July 2019

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Single Touch Payroll (STP) changes the way employers report their employees’ payroll and superannuation information to the Australian Tax Office (ATO). Using payroll or accounting software that offers STP, employers will be required to send their employees’ wage and super information to the ATO each time they run their payroll and pay their employees. (Be…

New Year = New You. Are you “career happy”?

How many times have we approached the New Year with confidence and bursting energy with the vision of being a better, healthier, fitter person? Whether it be to lose a few of those dreaded kilos that are still hanging around since overindulging over the break, or it be to kick the habit of something we…

Retaining your top performers over Christmas – Part 2

The holiday break gives time to contemplate our current job. Let’s make sure your key people return next year. Harvest Director, Maree Herath explains in Part 2 of ‘retaining your top performers’. A high performing staff member is an employer’s dream come true. They are competent, efficient, highly customer centric and are great team players.…

Retaining your top performers over Christmas – Part 1

Many a high performing staff member is an employer’s dream come true. They are competent, efficient, highly customer centric and are great team players. They know what needs to be done and they just get on and do it. It’s no wonder employers want to retain such talent. However great employees, as do many staff…