WILL YOUR CAREER FLOURISH WITH A BIG OR SMALL COMPANY?

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

The correlation between company size and career progression is a consideration that more job seekers should contemplate. Yet to know the organisation size in which your career will flourish, you first need to understand the benefits of a small and large workplace and how they fit with your career aspirations. Let’s take a look at…

Termination of Employment in the modern World

Lawyer & Consultant - BLAX Group

Below is a link to a recent decision involving the damages awarded against an organisation for the wrongful sacking of an employee.  While, in a general sense, termination of employment is not unusual,  the reasons why the employee in this matter, was successful are somewhat unusual, but becoming the norm. While not going into lengthy…

DID YOU KNOW THAT THE INEXPERIENCED GRADUATE IS A GREAT INVESTMENT?

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Did you know that the inexperienced graduate is a great investment? When hiring new staff it’s easy to bypass the seemingly more challenging recruit of a graduate. This is particularly so if you are focused on hiring a candidate with experience. With all hires presenting an element of risk, and experience sometimes hard to find,…

WHAT’S STOPPING YOU FROM TAKING A SABBATICAL?

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Do you dream of taking a break from your job? (I heard that resounding chorus of “YES!”) Just to be clear though, I’m not talking about a short vacation, I’m talking about six months to a year. I’m sure that most you have had this thought. Many times. Yet (maternity leave aside) this is an…

The unsociable side of work!

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Shift work has its perks, but it can have a very anti-social impact on your life. If you ask most people who work nights and weekends to explain the positives of their job role, they’re likely to first respond with the financial perks. Yes, the extra dollars are great. Yes, you can structure a more…

Important decision affecting casual employment

From 1st October 2018, ensure your business is prepared for the important change to the definition of ‘casual employment’. Recently, the Full Federal Court delivered a judgement on a case (Workpac Pty Ltd v Skene) in favour of the employee. The court recognised that the employee worked a ‘week on, week off’ implying a level…