Postive HR Blog

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  • What happens to JobKeeper payments during the Christmas shutdown?

    With JobKeeper coming into the mix for the first time this year, many businesses have asked us how employees should be paid. In this blog, we answer these questions.
  • How to recognise and boost employee engagement during a pandemic

    How do we recognise our hard-working employees in this climate? We share tips on how to recognise employees and boost engagement cost-effectively.
  • Workers compensation and working from home

    Whether your employee works from home or in the office, if your employee is injured or you receive a workers' compensation claim, the process is the same.
  • How to fight workplace loneliness

    Employees may struggle with feelings of isolation and loneliness due to the lack of contact with colleagues. There are a few ways employers can help support their employees.
  • Five productive things to do during downtime

    The gift in COVID is that itโ€™s brought a bit of time on our hands. Not all roles can be worked from home, so we share 5 productive things to do during this time.
  • Annual Wage Review Decision

    Each year, a review of the national minimum wage (NMW) and modern award minimum wages is completed. The ๐˜๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ณ ๐˜ž๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ ๐˜Š๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ (FWC) delivered its annual wage review decision on earlier today (19 June 2020).ย In this blog is a brief insight into the considerations, determinations and how this may impact your business.ย 
  • Isolation Survival Tips for the Working Parent(s)

    Isolation has presented us with challenges that weโ€™re all trying to navigate, and they can definitely be tough at times! Whether youโ€™ve got a toddler, tweens or teens, youโ€™re bound to have days where you want to lock yourself in the bathroom (I have haha!). Here are some of our tips to help you survive (and maybe even thrive) with the kids at home while you work from home.
  • How to take care of your Mental Health and Wellbeing

    Health, Wellbeing and Wellness, due to COVID-19 these are growing in prominence โ€“ and for good reason. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines health as a state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing. Understanding your own health and wellbeing is important as it significantly correlates with your productivity, engagement and workplace performance.