Postive HR Blog

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  • Annual Wage Review Decision

    Each year, a review of the national minimum wage (NMW) and modern award minimum wages is completed. The 𝘍𝘢𝘪𝘳 𝘞𝘰𝘳𝘬 𝘊𝘰𝘮𝘮𝘪𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯 (FWC) delivered its an...
  • Workplace Manslaughter Laws in Victoria

    From July 1st, new Workplace Manslaughter Legislation comes into effect for Victorian workers and Employers. It’s a great reminder to both small an...
  • Isolation Survival Tips for the Working Parent(s)

    Having the kids at home 24/7 was probably something that you weren’t expecting for your 2020 and neither were we. Isolation has presented us with c...
  • How to take care of your Mental Health and Wellbeing

    How to take care of your Mental Health and Wellbeing in Lockdown  Health, Wellbeing and Wellness, due to COVID-19 these are growing in prominence –...
  • JobKeeper & FairWork Act Updates

    The Federal Government has now passed legislation and accompanying rules that govern how the $1,500 / fortnight JobKeeper payments will work. The payments are to help keep more Australians in jobs and support businesses affected by the significant economic impact caused by the Coronavirus. Changes have also been made to the Fair Work Act to help employers deal with these uncertain and unprecedented times.
  • What does Effective Leadership look like during COVID-19?

    On average, Australians work 1,683 hours every year. With so many now working from home, there has been a major shift in how businesses operate, with employees benefiting from more flexibility as a by-product. The recent shutdowns, along with remote working conditions enforced in reaction to COVID-19, could change the way leaders view remote working and employee flexibility going forward. 

    Through change and uncertainty, it is important for your team to still feel connected and you are stepping up as a leader. Effective leadership can make a huge difference in how your business survives, pivots or grows during this time.
  • 6 Tips for Managing A Remote Workforce

    Remote work is amongst some of the immediate changes’ businesses have had to face due to the impacts of COVID-19. Now you find yourself feeling out of your comfort zone with how quickly you’ve had to adjust to managing your team remotely. While it can seem scary, the fact is that the demand for remote work has been growing long before the impacts of COVID-19. Remote work has received its fair share of pushback and reluctance to date. But despite the negatives we have all heard, we believe these are far outweighed by the positives. If you are thinking or you have already implemented remote work, consider these 6 simple solutions for managing modern remote workers.
  • Has Your Employee Experience Stopped Evolving?

    Best Practices to Improve Your Employee Experience  Successful business owners understand that to stand out and shine in their market place, they ...
  • Top 5 Recruitment Tips for Small Businesses

    Most small business leaders or owners will find themselves needing to recruit talent that may assist them in growing their business. Employees who ...
  • Employee Underpayment - The Importance of Understanding

    Recently, several major companies with severe errors in their payroll have been caught in underpayment scandals, which have affected a number of employees. Speaking with a number of clients recently, it became clear that Employers don’t recognise that underpayments are an easy to occur concern, when the business does not have adequate and proactive Payroll or HR resources support and guidance.