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How to Handle Workplace Bullying Without Adding Fuel to the Fire

If you’re dealing with someone in the workplace who has been bullying, harassing, intimidating, threatening or victimising an individual or group of employees, the very last thing you’ll want to do is make the situation worse. So how do you handle the situation without adding fuel to the fire?

3 Ways to Value and Support Your Older Employees

It seems that Australia is changing its attitude towards older employees, and for the better.

In a recent report by the Australian HR Institute and the Australian Human Rights Commission, 28% of respondents in the AHRI report had no reluctance to employ older workers, up from 8% in 2014. While that number is still far from ideal, it is improving.

Should You be Outsourcing or Insourcing your HR?

Along with haircuts, HR is high on the list of activities that shouldn’t be left to just anyone. This leaves most businesses with two options. Should your business be managing HR matters with a dedicated internal professional or department, or should you consider HR outsourcing in Sydney to meet your current and upcoming needs? Here’s what to consider when weighing up both sides of the coin.

Does a Small Business Really Need HR – And How?

It doesn’t matter how small and agile the team; human resource issues can arise at any business size and stage. So how do small businesses access the advice and services they need without wasting resources?

COVID-19: Leading Your Team

In light of the current COVID-19 situation, many leaders are facing an unprecedented level of uncertainty. Lyndell Fogarty, CEO of PerformHR shares her thoughts.

The 3 Questions Every CEO Needs to Ask

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. It’s an adage many CEOs grapple with. And sometimes it’s difficult to balance the desire to drive a new agenda; going from good to great, reducing or even eliminating a way of operating that is outdated.

Outsourced HR – What’s the benefit?

HR has many components to it, each requiring a different skill set. Whether you need ongoing support in payroll, once-off recruitment, or expert Employment Relations advice, there are a number of benefits to outsourced HR partners - for both your business, and your people.

Do you have a people plan?

You wouldn’t invite your builder to start building your home without first creating a plan. Don’t do it with your business, either. A well-thought out people strategy is essential for business success. But why?

What makes a great culture?

A strong culture is evident in the way each and every one of your team acts and behaves. And, as a business leader, it's your responsibility to ensure that culture is powering your business.

HR: We have a perception problem

While CFOs, COOs and CMOs are seen as natural successors to a CEO, HR rarely is. HR – we have a perception problem.

The true cost of poor culture

Culture's not a fluffy concept that makes work a 'nice' place to be. It can have a major impact on every part of your business – including the bottom line.

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