FairWork Commission releases employer guide to family and domestic violence

The FairWork Commission have released a guide for employers, designed to support them to understand their responsibilities towards employees who are experiencing family and domestic violence.

2 hours ago

by Freya Lucas

Small business unfairly hampered by fair dismissal code, Ombudsman says

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Kate Carnell has handed down a comprehensive review of the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code, recommending a suite of changes to help small business employers, including those catering to the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector, meet their obligations.

9 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Choosing between two high quality candidates – a recruitment dilemma

In some parts of the country, early childhood education and care (ECEC) recruitment is highly competitive, with far more positions than applicants. In other areas, or for certain roles, employers may have the luxury of choice, finding themselves in the enviable position of having two equally qualified, equally suitable applicants for a role. As an employer, what are some of the best ways to ensure the best applicant is chosen to move forward?

9 days ago

by Freya Lucas

How to Turn Your Employees into Leaders

You can have a lot of good employees, but they can’t turn into great leaders on their own. If there’s a talent it needs to be nurtured, which requires a deliberate effort from those at the top. Of course, your employees need to show willingness and ambition, but they can’t reach leadership without guidance and direction. Employee development is the responsibility of the employer as much as it is of the employees, so we’re about to show you how to groom yours for future leadership roles.

14 days ago

by Bethany Seton

SA Education Department CEO shares leadership thoughts: “Create space for other perspectives”

Speaking with The Adelaide Advertiser, Chief Executive of the South Australian Education Department Rick Persse shared his perspectives on leading and managing a variety of teams.

15 days ago

by Freya Lucas