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Part-time or casual work – the benefits and disadvantages
Posted on Tuesday May 7th 2019

                            The decision to undertake employment or employ staff on a part-time or casual basis can be confusing and will depend on a number of different factors. Most Australians are employed in full-time or part-time positions. Full-time or part-time employees accrue annual …

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THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT METHOD
Posted on Thursday May 2nd 2019

Training Plus can work with you to design a flexible pre-employment training program that reflects both the needs of your business and potential employees. The primary objective of our pre-employment training is to provide you with a thoroughly prepared pool of reliable candidates, each with the skills to quickly adapt to your workplace. Course design …

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WORKING IN A MILLENNIAL WORLD
Posted on Thursday May 2nd 2019

Millennials – aged between 23 and 38 in 2019 – are everywhere. They are now outnumbering the Generation Xers in our staff and are the future of our businesses. But does this label really help us? Mostly, it is used in a very disparaging way, and really what we are witnessing is societal development, changing …

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HOW WE CAN CHANGE LIVES TOGETHER
Posted on Thursday May 2nd 2019

Elizabeth Smith first walked into an Employment Plus job centre in 2003. Since then her connections with our business, and the jobs and mentoring opportunities we’ve provided her, have literally changed her life. Watch her story to see the true impact you can have on someone else’s life by giving them their big break! For …

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ACHIEVING MULTICULTURALISM AT WORK
Posted on Thursday May 2nd 2019

                      In a society where diversity brings richness to life, we also know our differences and lack of understanding can sometimes cause tension in both the broader community, and at work. So, what is the best way to create a working environment that truly encourages …

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Tips to stay on top of your overall health and well being
Posted on Tuesday April 9th 2019

At the start of the year many of us set goals to improve our health, whether it is to eat healthier, be more active, or finally start doing something that we know is good for us. But now that we are well into 2019, it is normal for the enthusiasm of January to wear off and …

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How to apply for jobs online?
Posted on Tuesday April 9th 2019

The job landscape is changing and now more often than not, employers require an online application with cover letter and resume for any type of work. Before you start job searching, you should first prepare to complete online job applications. Key things to remember before you start: You will need to update your resume. Make …

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5 ways to get your money on track
Posted on Tuesday April 9th 2019

  1. Set up a budget A budget helps you manage your money so you can cover the essentials and have enough left over to save or play with. If you can find extra savings in your budget, pay more off your mortgage or put those savings into paying off any credit cards or other …

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Nail that interview: 7 questions and responses you should expect at your next interview.
Posted on Tuesday April 9th 2019

  Although you can’t be certain of the interview questions that may arise in your next job interview, there are some common questions we recommend you spend some time getting comfortable with as many hiring managers will need to know your responses to them to determine whether or not you’re a suitable fit for the …

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Recent changes to casual conversion clauses in modern awards: what employers need to know
Posted on Thursday March 14th 2019

A casual employee does not have a statutory right to elect to convert from casual to full-time or part-time employment – this right is determined by the applicable award or enterprise agreement. Almost all modern awards create a right for casual employees to request to convert to permanent employment in certain circumstances. Enterprise agreements may …

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