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Breaking up with nice employees is hard to do

22 August 2014

Breaking up with nice employees is hard to do

Some people say it is easier to break up with employees who have difficult personalities and who break the rules. It is so much harder to let an employee go who is a poor performer but a ‘lovely’ person.

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When is Coaching a waste of time and money?

22 August 2014

When is Coaching a waste of time and money?

Coaching and Training will not solve all of your problems. Throwing money at a non-performing or unhappy employee will not always result in a highly motivated employee.

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People don’t leave organisations, they leave people

22 August 2014

People don’t leave organisations, they leave people

It is a well-known fact amongst HR practitioners that, ‘people don’t leave organisations, they leave people’. Employees usually leave organisations because their needs are not being met. I tend to think of an employment relationship to be similar to a marriage. Survey results tell us that the top 4 reasons why a person leaves their job remains the same.

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Are casual employees just expensive permanents?

22 August 2014

Are casual employees just expensive permanents?

Do you hire casual employees because of the flexibility it gives you to roster them when needed or are you really just paying for expensive permanent employees? We give you the low down on the pros and cons of hiring casuals within the Fair Work system.

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