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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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Connecting Futures: your chance to meet, mix and grow
Posted on Monday May 14th 2018

Showcase your business, meet with community leaders and meet our candidates face-to-face at a ‘Connecting Futures’ information session. This exciting event held across Western Australia offers your business a valuable opportunity to meet its potential new employees in a friendly environment.       Connecting Futures sessions are being held on the following dates: 22 May …

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We want to say thank you
Posted on Friday May 4th 2018

Giving and getting back Giving back comes in many forms. As a corporate or business supporter of The Salvation Army, you know that. Maybe you hired an employee through Employment Plus? Perhaps you signed your team up for corporate volunteering? Whatever your contribution to the work of the Salvos, we want to say thank you. …

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Celebrating 20 years
Posted on Friday May 4th 2018

Managing Director Greg Moult and Commissioner Floyd Tidd The Salvation Army Employment Plus is marking 20 years of helping Australian business find the right employee.  Employment Plus has a rich history in employment services, having started Australia’s first ‘labour bureau’ in 1889 – one of the first in the world. We started with 61 sites nationally …

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