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Whitepaper: what caused the death of ‘all-in-one’ HR solutions Whitepaper: what caused the death of ‘all-in-one’ HR solutions

We’ve all typed “HR software” into a Google search and immediately become overwhelmed with all the options.  What ensues is a long process of trying to figure out what solution will be a best fit for your needs. For the last 20 years, the ‘all in one’ solutions have dominated the market. The ‘all-in-one’ options […]

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    Self-Care Tips to Combat Remote Work Fatigue

    If your business and it’s workers is still working remotely or splitting time between home and the office on a hybrid schedule, you know it has numerous benefits: flexibility, no commute, and a workspace tailored to your needs. But there are also some stressors, particularly when it comes to work/life balance. It can be hard […]

    4 mins read | 15/09/2022

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    Flexible working is poised to be the new predominant way of working – but are there alarm bells?

    For the first time ever, flexible working is poised to be the predominant way of working for Australian employees once the pandemic is behind us. Of course, this only applies to some of the workforce – sorry retail and hospitality folk! You can’t serve customers their meals from home! It’s no surprise employees opt for […]

    3 mins read | 05/09/2022

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    How can a HRIS system help you keep on top of an ever changing modern workplace

    Modern workplace’s are constantly changing. Recently, this change has been accelerated by a shift to flexible working and quickly evolving technologies.  Many businesses are struggling to keep organised, especially in the HR space where teams are typically under resourced. There is a need to make things easier. A need to manage the daily grind and […]

    2 mins read | 06/07/2022

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    FWC announces 5.2% ($40.00 per week) minimum wage increase

    On 15 June 2022, the Fair Work Commission announced the results of its annual wage review for the national minimum wage and modern award minimum wages. Here is the basic breakdown. FWC announces 5.2% ($40.00 per week) minimum wage increase Summary Breakdown> Increase to $812.60 per week> Increase to $21.38 per hour The national minimum […]

    2 mins read | 16/06/2022

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    Should you use an employee counteroffer to retain talent?

    You’ve heard the term ‘The Great Resignation’, and unfortunately it is here to stay. Employees are demanding better working environments, more flexibility, better culture, better systems, more responsibility, more money … more everything. Talent will continue to reassess their employment opportunities now and into the future. One way of retaining staff is by offering an employee […]

    3 mins read | 26/05/2022

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    Labour party seizes control – 8 expected changes to employment laws?

    On Saturday 21st May, Australia decided who will lead the government at a national level for the next 3 years. Of course, ousting the Liberal party will bring with it a number of changes to policy, and employment law is no exception. So what changes can we expect to employment law now the ALP have […]

    3 mins read | 22/05/2022

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    Are electronic signatures legally binding in Australia?

    Worknice offers paperless onboarding to create a fast, reliable and amazing initial experience for new hires. Gone are the days when you should expect a new hire to download an employment contract, print it out (do we even have printers at home anymore?), sign it, upload it, send it, re-send it (went to junk) and […]

    3 mins read | 05/04/2022

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    Why ’employee feedback’ can’t always make a dolphin dance.

    In an organisation, especially in a performance-driven company, an effective way to change employee behaviour and improve work is through feedback – aka recognition. But Dolphins will never dance by simply showering them in compliments. So too in the workplace, with actual humans, delivering feedback isn’t a sure way of improving results. There is effective […]

    4 mins read | 02/02/2022

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    How good are your employment contracts? Four tips when writing notice periods.

    What is a notice period? In employment contracts, a notice period is the length of time an employer is aware of an employees departure from the company before they actually leave. Essentially, it starts when an employee submits their letter of resignation and ends on their last day of work. Throughout the lifecycle of a […]

    4 mins read | 01/02/2022

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    What’s the difference between penalty rates and overtime?

    Here’s something that may surprise you. Penalty rates and overtime are NOT the same thing. Using these terms interchangeably is quite common, but incorrect. Unsurprisingly, getting pay right can be a confusing task – and it is one of the most important things legal and HR MUST get right. We continue to see the Fair […]

    4 mins read | 01/02/2022

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    How important are workplace policies and procedures?

    What is a Workplace Policy? A workplace policy is made up of a statement of purpose and a series of broad guidelines on action to be taken to achieve that purpose. Given the target audience for a policy is the employees of a business, it is recommended to write a policy in simple terms, free […]

    5 mins read | 01/02/2022

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    5 signals: is your workplace culture stalling?

    “How is your workplace culture?” Creating a healthy workplace culture. It is a topic that all companies are paying increased attention to these days. And because there is no set formula to create great culture, it can be a real headache for HR teams and business owners. While workplace culture is difficult to create, it is also […]

    2 mins read | 19/01/2022

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