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How to manage a Multi-Generational Workforce.

by Melissa Behrend | Nov 25, 2020
Do you know a company that truly spans the generations? Many spruik the benefits of an ‘ageless’ workplace, but real inter-generational harmony is hard to achieve.  It’s a challenge.  Seasoned employees are working later and longer, as younger Millennials kick goals much earlier in their career.   HR consulting can help small and medium sized business balance the age scales, with practical solutions for the best of both worlds.....
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Generations in the workplace - what are the benefits?

by Melissa Behrend | Nov 19, 2020
The age-diverse workplace is here. Today’s work sites typically include Gen Z, Millennials, Gen Y and Baby Boomers working side by side. According to LinkedIn’s 2020 Global Talent Trends report, 56% of global companies are updating policies to engage workers across the generations.   The benefits of an age-diverse business far outweigh the challenges.  ....
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Employee Engagement & the Employee Lifecycle

by Melissa Behrend | Oct 29, 2020
  It can be hard to retain your workers long-term. That’s why smart employers go early and go hard to boost employee engagement, giving their staff every reason to stay.   Within your business you can develop an employee engagement strategy covering every stage of the work lifecycle. This will help you build a strong and enduring employer brand - ensuring you win and retain top talent, now and into the future.....
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Managing the Employee Lifecycle and Employer Brand.

by Melissa Behrend | Oct 22, 2020
When was the last time you analysed the lifecycle of your employees? Or how the employee experience affects your employer brand?   With the events of this year, chances are these have been low on your list – if they feature at all. Yet focus on the employee lifecycle is critical, with discerning Millennials liable to ‘job hop’ if their current role isn’t up to scratch. And Talent Board statistics show employer branding is number one global recruiting focus for 2020.....
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How to Boost Retention

by Melissa Behrend | Oct 7, 2020
Everyone loses employees occasionally. Yet high staff turnover can signal problems at the heart of your workplace.   Even if the trickle isn’t yet a flood, it’s important to analyse why valued employees are leaving you to join your competitors.....
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Essential Checklist for Hiring and Managing People...

by Melissa Behrend | Sep 30, 2020
People form the core of every business. The way you hire and manage your people can enhance the performance of your organisation.   We’ve put together a brief employment checklist to help you make smarter HR decisions.   With the right foundations and framework in place, you are better able to manage your business and protect it when things go wrong.....
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How to Manage Parental Leave

by Melissa Behrend | Sep 23, 2020
Changes to Parental Leave   Changes in the parental leave payment scheme took effect from July 1 this year, with important implications for employers across Australia.   Now your employees can claim under the Paid Parental Leave scheme in one fixed period and one flexible period.   What doesn’t change is how the employee is paid. Most payments of this scheme are paid to the employer who then pays the employee. However, the employee can also choose to have the payment directly from the Australian Government.....
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4 Future Work Trends You Should Consider.

by Melissa Behrend | Sep 16, 2020
4 Future Work Trends You Should Consider.   The way we work is changing, and it’s not all down to COVID-19. Employers across the globe were busy rearranging workplaces well before the global pandemic made its impact in 2020.  ....
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Topics: Flexible work

Handling Under Performance with Due Process

by Melissa Behrend | Sep 9, 2020
With unfair dismissal cases soaring during the COVID-19 pandemic, due process is essential when negotiating redundancy, dismissal and performance management.   According to the Fair Work Ombudsman, underperformance includes: Unsatisfactory work performance. Non-compliance with workplace rules and policies. Unacceptable workplace behaviour. Disruptive behaviour that impacts co-workers.....
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Managing Redundancies: Are They Genuine?

by Melissa Behrend | Sep 2, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to a wave of redundancies across Australian services and industry. The ABS reports that 822,000 people lost their jobs in June and July These job losses span the travel, retail, finance, media, mining and education sectors.   As unemployment rises, so does the number of unfair dismissal cases being considered by the Fair Work Commission. That’s why it’s vital to follow due process if you are faced with implementing worker dismissals and redundancies.....
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