Your preferred candidate has accepted the job and the start date has been agreed. Awesome. He’ll rock up in a week and you can pop him in Kevin’s old cubicle, and a new era begins you think to yourself as you move on to the next job on your to do list.
If this is what it looks like when you have a new recruit, then you have just set your new gun hire up for failure. But I hired someone smart and experienced I hear you cry. Surely they can just get in there and get stuff done. Well yes, they most likely will jump in if they are as good as you think, but we’ve got some tips that will help you transition them into your business and provide an excellent base for success. After all, you’ve put some real effort into finding the right person – you must want it to work out long term!
Melbourne is notorious for delighting the population with all four seasons within the space of a few hours, so we know to take a sunhat and a raincoat whenever we leave the house. But as summer slowly comes to an end and autumn starts showing herself, much of Australia’s outdoor based workforce will experience the same erratic weather patterns. So it’s timely to have a look at the laws about working in storms and heat…..
Kristi Ackland - HR Advisor
As a business owner or leader, you will experience unwanted stress at one time or another. The key to managing stressful periods is to have strategies and supports in place that will help you get through it whilst maintaining your sanity! At HR Staff n’ Stuff we see the damage stress has on businesses as we are often called in to assist with very challenging situations and we can and will help. But we also recommend a little self-help that only takes 2 minutes. Want to know more? Well, read on…..
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