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Connecting Futures hits the sunshine state
Posted on Thursday July 5th 2018

Some of our most enthusiastic job seekers met with employers at Holland Park in June. Connecting Futures is a recruitment event that helps employers take the stress out of finding their next candidate. Employers had the opportunity to speak about what skills are needed to work with them and look at handpicked candidates ready to …

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Rethinking disability
Posted on Thursday July 5th 2018

Close your eyes and think of the word ‘disability’.  What does it mean to you?  Maybe it conjures up an image of a person in a wheelchair.  Or maybe it makes you think of a person with a vision impairment, holding a cane.  Of course, these can be accurate representations of what disability can mean.  …

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Make your mark on social media
Posted on Thursday July 5th 2018

How often do you log onto social media every day?  Two times, three times… maybe even more!  In 2018, it’s safe to say your customers are doing the same thing.  Social media is how many of your clients want to communicate with your business.  We’ve provided some tips on setting up a social media page, …

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Annual wage review 2017-18 decision
Posted on Thursday July 5th 2018

The Fair Work Commission is responsible for reviewing and setting minimum wages for employees in the national workplace relations system. The Expert Panel of the Fair Work Commission has handed down its Annual Wage Review 2017-18 Decision which is operative from 1 July 2018. The National Minimum Wage will increase by 3.5 per cent from …

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Getting started right
Posted on Thursday July 5th 2018

So, you’ve taken the time working with your Employment Plus Recruiter to ensure you have the right candidate for your role, found out what incentives your business is eligible for and now it’s time for your new recruit to start.  We share our tips on helping your new hire begin on the right foot – …

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Want a financial bonus? Meet our Wage Subsidy Team
Posted on Friday June 1st 2018

Meet the Wage Subsidy team. This team of seven determined individuals work hard to ensure your business not only finds the right employee but also benefits financially from recruiting with us. What do the Wage Subsidy Team thrive on? The countless good news stories they receive from employers like you! Some of the team’s favourite …

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‘Kath and Kim’ fever hits Employment Plus
Posted on Friday June 1st 2018

Familiar with long-suffering husband Brett Craig on ‘Kath and Kim’? He’s played by Peter Rowsthorn – and we had the pleasure of hosting Peter at Connecting Futures in May. Peter shared personal and hilarious anecdotes from his life with job seekers and employers attending the exciting event, with the star agreeing to take photos with …

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Abigail’s story
Posted on Friday June 1st 2018

Abigail* is typical of many Australian women – she has a warm grin, a dozen tasks on the go and welcomes us to her family-filled townhouse in jeans and a blue shirt. Her blue eyes light up when we arrive, and watching her smile and chat as she makes cups of tea, it’s difficult to …

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The ideal way to combat stress
Posted on Friday June 1st 2018

Our qualified Allied Health team tell you the five IDEAL steps that can help you with feelings of pressure and anxiety. Identify the warning signs. To first tackle stress, you will need to identify the trigger. It’s time for some self-reflection. What are you thinking? Can you concentrate? Do you see negatives in everything? What …

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Managing employees with long term non-work related medical conditions
Posted on Friday June 1st 2018

This information is designed to assist employers deal with all relevant considerations and to reduce the risk of claims for unfair dismissal, discrimination or breaches of general protections provisions of the Fair Work Act. It is vital that an employer is able to produce evidence of reasonable attempts to accommodate an employee during their illness …

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