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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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How to manage your manager

8 August 2014

How to manage your manager

Learning to 'manage up' or 'manage your manager' is a non negotiable skill if you want to advance in your career. Managing up does not mean kissing up to your manager, avoiding them, or going above your bosses head to get ahead. It means focussing on your relationship with your boss to get the best results for yourself and the business. You want your boss to be your biggest supporter.

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Fishing off the company wharf?

8 August 2014

Fishing off the company wharf?

Do you have a policy on workplace love affairs? Relationships at work cause so many problems not just for the people involved but for the greater team, the bosses the subordinates etc. It blurs lines and changes trust between people which ultimately affects work performance and productivity. What happens when it is over?

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I am not asking you to, I am paying you to...

8 August 2014

I am not asking you to, I am paying you to...

So many times when I am conducting performance counselling training, managers tell me that some employees will not take direction. Why won’t an employee do what they are told?

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