Don’t make your Christmas Party a career limiting move!

Are you going to nail it again with another ripper staff End of Year celebration?  Beware, don’t make your Christmas Party a Career Limiting Move (for anyone) warns Harvest Director, Maree Herath. Heading to the wineries, and so begins a very potentially sloshy day with  tastings at each venue and a glass or two thrown…

Employees, you can ask for an assistant!

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

You’ve arrived home after yet another exhausting day at the office and promptly take up a slumped position on the beckoning couch. It is a behaviour that is fast becoming a routine. And it’s all due to being overworked and stressed as you struggle to meet the demands of your job. You know you need…

AWKWARD RELATIONSHIP WITH THE BOSS? HMM…

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

So you don’t have the best relationship with your boss. Actually, it’s painfully uncomfortable and you work harder at avoiding them than building the rapport. Tell me, have you taken a moment to consider that this is affecting your work performance, or worse still, your career? Not everyone considers that bonding with the boss is…

Employment and Labour Relations 2019

Lawyer & Consultant - BLAX Group

2019, what is install? Well, we have a federal election, why is this important, employment legislation is controlled federally, that means depending on which government is elected will depend on direction of employment and labour related matters. A Labour government will likely mean massive changes. Labour have alerted us already that they intend to make…

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.…

Myths About WorkCover

Lawyer & Consultant - BLAX Group

There are many myths when it comes to WorkCover. The common myths we hear and see include the Employer being told ‘you cannot do anything about a claim’ or the employer being told ‘don’t worry it is covered under insurance’, the question here is who is paying for the insurance. The Employer is often told…

Management of Under-performing Employees

Lawyer & Consultant - BLAX Group

Performance management or the management of under-performing employees can be costly, in time and money. Performance management can take many forms, you may have an employee that is not meeting goals or objectives or taking excessive personal leave through to an employee that is toxic and causing problems within your organisation. There are also escalating…