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Managing Those who seem to not give a Damn

Managing Those who seem to not give a Damn

Ever heard of a guy called Disengaged Doug? When he first began working for a local plumbing company, he blew his bosses away. He was on time, worked hard and had an amazing skill set to match. Yet over time, something changed. He started turning up late, and often...

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Employee One to One’s A No Brainer

Employee One to One’s A No Brainer

  What if I said that for 30 minutes once a fortnight you could have employees that are more engaged and stay on track with what that they should be doing. Plus you would have better trusted communication between your workers and yourself. A regular one to one...

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Rightsizing The Right Way

Rightsizing The Right Way

The Covid 19 pandemic has created a level of pressure on employers and employees like never seen before. Business owners are having to consider decisions that threaten what they have spent years pouring their heart and soul into. Workers are suddenly finding...

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How to handle unauthorised absences

How to handle unauthorised absences

”Sorry Boss won’t be in today”…again (How to handle unauthorised absences) Unauthorised absences are quite simply a pain! They put pressure on the team, interrupt the flow to your business and they test the morale of colleagues not to mention yours! So many of my...

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Recognising Resignations

Recognising Resignations

How many of you know of people who have been “written off’” by their employers after handing in their notice?  Ever heard the expression “they are dead to me now?” Maybe this has happened to you.  I remember resigning from a role, and I was almost instantaneously...

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Are you an ‘Employer of Choice’?

Are you an ‘Employer of Choice’?

Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen explains what makes an “Employer of Choice” Recently a number of clients have been asking me what they can do to be considered an “Employer of Choice” in their industry. They want to be thought of as a “good employer” looking after their...

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