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eBook’s and Workshops for Business

Many Small Business owners can’t find the time to keep on top of all the modern awards, agreements, and changes in legislation. Dealing with the day to day minefield of HR can be very time consuming and intimidating.  Ensuring that you are complying with the relevant legislation can cause many a sleepless night. We come across many a Small Business owner on the Gold Coast that finds nothing is ever simple and situations are complex and leave them waiting for an unfair dismissal claim? Often this leave you wondering why you even bother with employees. It does not have to be this way

Fresh HR Insights was established in 2012, to provide consulting and outsourcing services in Human Resource Management, Employment Relations and Industrial Relations to businesses on the Gold Coast and South East Queensland. 

Our team are experts in the management of work-related obligations and entitlements between employers and their employees. We not only support you to Eliminate workplace concerns with Fair Work and Employment Legislation compliance but help you build committed workplaces with engaged teams.

For Business owners who do not require the full support but need the documents we have created comprehensive eBooks that include templates, correspondence letters and corresponding policies. Check them out today.

For those that need that expert input and would like a comprehensive in-house training program Paulette, our Director and University Lecturer can design and present a program specifically for your business. Check out our workshops below or email us for a soecific need on admin@freshhrinsights.com.au

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1.| Build Your Dream Workplace

Nobody ever became a business owner so they could avoid working hard. Micro-business owners are working an average of 52 hours a week, 63 per cent longer than the average worker. Many micro business owners are both time and cash-strapped, they need to make the most of every day because the amount of time being squeezed into the working week is enormous. Find out how you can Create your Dream workplace.

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2.| Your Top 9 Burning HR Questions Answered

Discover the answers to the below in our easy to follow “Your top 9 Burning HR Questions Answered.

Ideal Time For A Probation Period – Awards And Probation Periods – Checking In With A New Employee During Probation – Employing Casuals – Interviewing – Do’s And Don’t’s – Do Small Businesses Need An HR Manager? – Essential Policies – Subcontractors – What You Need to Know and Making Employees Feel Valued

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3.| Disciplinary Process (inc Documents + Letters you need)

A business rightly expects certain standards of behaviour, conduct and attendance from all its employees. Disciplinary action by an employer may be necessary in response to unsatisfactory performance or misconduct by an employee.Use this eBook to help you understand;

  • what makes a dismissal unlawful;
  • when and how you can lawfully dismiss and employee;
  • how your policies and procedures can help you to manage dismissal in your workplace;
  • the alternatives to dismissal; and
  • your notice and termination pay requirements
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4.| Recruitment and Selection (inc. Templates)

Recruiting and selecting the most appropriate person for the job is a complex task which requires trained staff who are aware of anti-discrimination laws and guidelines. Fresh HR Insights Pty Ltd has developed a comprehensive guidelines that will help you to implement a consistent method of recruitment and encourage applications from the widest possible pool. Our comprehensive Recruitment and Selection eBook contains some best practice guidelines for developing selection criteria, advertising, short listing, application forms, testing, interviewing, referee reports, and making the decision, when recruiting and selecting the most appropriate person for the job.

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5.| Probationary Period (inc Templates)

The Scoop on Probationary Periods – A time to engage your new Employee for future success

Probationary periods at the start of new employment have been common practice in Australia for a long time. However, they can be instigated and served in an unsatisfactory manner which can defeat their purpose.  They are a means by which an employer can see demonstrated the suitability and fitness of new employees to the job. 

We have developed a comprehensive eBook that includes; What is a probationary Period; Can it be extended; Entitlements in probation; How long is a probation period; Dismissing during probation; Common law requirements; Probation Policy; Induction checklist; Letters of communication in probation; and much more

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6.| Small Business HR Rescue Kit

Who said starting a small business was easy? In this day and age, there are so many p’s and q’s, dotting the i’s and lower-case j’s and crossing the t’s, that could make your mind explode. Small business operations is no exception and one particular headache facing business owners is Human Resources. Human Resources can be one of the trickiest aspects of running a small business. Employees are usually a major cost center and turnover can adversely affect profits, as well as the company’s reputation. Our Small Business HR rescue Kit can help. 

Small Business HR Rescue Kit Content include’s

Fair Work – ease some fear – Top 10 Communication Skill – Absence Management – Developing a Progressive Disciplinary Procedure – Legal Risks of Dismissing an Employee for Absenteeism – Performance Manage with Ease – What is the difference between poor performance and misconduct? and The Performance Improvement Plan

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7.| New Employee Induction (inc Templates) + Bonus Retaining Employee

A good induction process always begins with thorough preparation. If your company has a professional HR function, you probably have a search, recruiting, and hiring process. You may even have some kind of induction program. More likely than not, as a small business you don’t have an induction program that maximises delivery of business results.

But what you can do is confirm a shared vision and make sure the role for which you have recruited for is understood and broadly accepted. This way you are setting up team success. New team members who are engaged early on perform better. This, in turn, leads to better results and increases in business growth. 

We have also included some great on boarding ideas to help you stand out from the crowd and become an employer of choice, as well as checklists and forms.

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8.| Recruiting for Success Online Program

Feel like it is all a bit overwhelming and kind of confusing? Follow along as I walk you through our first 30-Days – Recruiting for Success – in 7 content rich modules so you can build your own HR Department + learn as go!