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PaTH finds the perfect candidate for Rocla
Posted on Thursday March 14th 2019

Rocla is a leading supplier of concrete pipe, precast concrete, culverts, water quality, precast bridges, sleepers and poles – and they were looking for someone get their hands dirty, who liked to work outdoors and wanted to contribute to a diverse workforce. Anthony, the People and Performance Business Partner from Rocla, was referred to Employment …

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Clear that inbox! Our office tidying tips
Posted on Thursday March 14th 2019

Cast your eyes across your desk. How on earth did it get filled with so many knick-knacks, piles of paper and neglected business cards? When you’re a business owner and short on time, it’s easy to let the mess pile up. Organising your office space can increase productivity, make you a more effective leader and …

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Thinking clear on mental health
Posted on Thursday March 14th 2019

A healthy workplace is a productive workplace. Making sure everyone is taken care of on the job in regards to mental health is key, not only to ensure the team is in good shape, but also as we all have formal rights and responsibilities under discrimination, privacy, and work health and safety legislation. And with …

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6 tips to stand out during your job search
Posted on Thursday February 21st 2019

At Employment Plus we pride ourselves on providing the tools that can help you stand out in front of employers. These include job interview preparation skills, resume & cover letting writing, training and upskilling, career counselling and seminars on how to best present yourself for an interview. We share with you 6 tips that you …

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Thinking of some time off work? Get the facts on paid annual leave…
Posted on Tuesday January 29th 2019

Annual leave may commonly be known as holiday leave or holiday pay. It enables an employee to have time off work for any reason while being paid. Annual leave is an important employee entitlement, so it is essential to appreciate how it accrues. The information in this article will assist in understanding how annual leave …

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Avoiding heat stress in the workplace
Posted on Thursday January 24th 2019

Many occupations expose employees to hot working environments. Work with hot plant (ovens) or in hot surroundings creates the potential for heat-related illness. Workload and clothing can also be factors in heat stress for workers. The way the body reacts to the heat stress is known as heat strain. It is important to distinguish between …

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Wage subsidies: the basics
Posted on Thursday January 24th 2019

So, what is a wage subsidy? Great question! A wage subsidy is a financial incentive of up to $10,000 (GST inclusive) that is available to qualifying businesses that employ eligible job seekers. We’ve got a team dedicated to helping you with wage subsidies to ensure your business not only finds the right employee but also …

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Keeping on top of annual leave
Posted on Thursday January 24th 2019

Ensuring that annual leave is well managed within an organisation can reduce the liability of higher annual leave balances and promote a healthy workplace, which can improve productivity and attendance. An important aspect of managing annual leave is implementing a clear annual leave policy which sets out entitlements to leave and the procedure for applying …

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Handy hints for working parents
Posted on Friday December 14th 2018

Sian Jaquet is one of the world’s leading experts on relationships and family – and has been on an extraordinary personal journey. We had the privilege of having Sian speak at the launch of the ParentsNext program with Employment Plus. “These are three great pieces of advice I was given by working parents back when …

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Celebrating 30 years of helping those in need
Posted on Friday December 14th 2018

With more than 2.9 million Australians living in poverty, Christmas is an important time for us to support our community. The Salvation Army and Kmart have formed a partnership to collect gifts for children, adults, seniors and families who are unable to afford gifts at Christmas and beyond. The appeal has collected more than eight …

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