does your business have HR?

How to create a staffing strategy as your business grows

- November 30, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Is your small business growing faster than you can keep up? Navigating the challenges of expanding your team and adapting your workforce management strategies can feel like a high-stakes balancing act, writes Rob Press, but there are strategies that can help you ease the pressure. Scaling a business is complex, and making sure your… Read more »

job interview lineup- hiring

Top five HR trends: From hiring to retention, how businesses can prepare for 2024

- November 24, 2023 3 MIN READ

After a year of difficult hiring conditions and ongoing skills shortages, Australian businesses were hoping for a break in the new year, writes Thomas Amos, CEO & Co-Founder, Sidekicker. Unfortunately, the outlook remains challenging for 2024. The International Monetary Fund predicts growth will slow while unemployment will increase, with inflation, global uncertainty and climate-related shocks… Read more »

HR trends concpet:

5 HR priorities your business needs in 2024

- November 15, 2023 3 MIN READ

With a raft of new technology, workplace culture and leadership trends on the way, HR in Australia is changing and businesses will need to reset and refocus to get the best out of their workforce in 2024, explains Neal Woolrich, Director, HR Advisory, Gartner The annual Gartner HR Priorities Survey highlights the top five areas… Read more »

older mature worker at factory machine

Getting older Australians back to work is an exciting economic opportunity

- July 21, 2023 5 MIN READ

  Recently the Western Australian government announced a $5.5 million program encouraging employers to hire older jobseekers, and it’s music to Julianne Parkinson’s ears. As the founding CEO of the Global Centre for Modern Ageing, Parkinson is a long-time advocate of our older Australians’ social and economic potential. She shares why the WA initiative is… Read more »

working mother with baby

Why working parents are a great asset to any business

- May 19, 2023 3 MIN READ

  If you avoid hiring parents due to their family commitments, you could be missing out on a brilliant business asset. Terri Martin, CEO & Founder of The Business Bunch, explains why working parents could actually be the secret to your business success. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 25.4 per cent of families… Read more »

Two team members fist bump while team cheers behind

How to give negative workplace culture the flick!

- February 20, 2023 3 MIN READ

  A negative workplace culture can be one of the biggest, and most challenging, issues businesses face today. This is further amplified by the recent increase in redundancies globally, the severe talent shortages that put pressure on existing teams to do more with less, and workplaces that are still coming to terms with the aftermath… Read more »