22 April 2014
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Rotary Club of Darwin Sunrise – where’s your nearest club?

Heather Traeger, Staff Management & President Ainsley Ward, Rotary Club of Darwin Sunrise, selling tickets to two young visitors from USA, just lovin’ their trip around Oz! PS Dad was watching as he’d had his hand in his wallet for the last couple of months!! Thanks Dad, we love you too! What’s your Workplace Giving [...]


22 April 2014
Category:
Business Owner
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7 Reasons to Use the Services of Staff Management

Staff Management is a service that all business owners, employers and managers should take advantage off. When the services of staff management are utilised, you develop a clear picture and vision for the company as well as a collective focus to work towards. Over time things can get out of hand. They can get messy, [...]


22 April 2014
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Are you encouraging your staff to give? Are you giving enough?

St Vincent de Paul was a priest who dedicated himself to serving the poor. When he died in 1660 he left behind an incredible legacy. St Vinnies is an organisation built on some paid employees but mostly on volunteer staff. St V’s arrived in the Territory almost 40 years ago to help those in need [...]


22 April 2014
Category:
Duty of Care
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Blurring the Lines at Work! Sexual Harassment or not?

What is Sexual Harassment? Sexual harassment is unwelcome or uninvited behaviour or innuendo of a sexual nature that is likely to make a person or a group of people feel offended, intimidated or humiliated where the reaction of the recipient or witnesses is reasonable in the circumstances. Workplace and work related behaviour that qualifies as [...]


22 April 2014
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Uncategorized
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23 keys aspects to pay attention to when creating workplace policies and procedures

1 Decide whether you want policies to be separate from procedures! Why? Depending on the size of the business there are advantages with one over the other. Let me explain. 1.1 smaller business If you’re a small company, keeping policies and procedures in the one document is much easier, saves document management time, employee time [...]


22 April 2014
Category:
Leave Matters
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Absenteeism

I’m not sure what your experience has been, but we’re finding some apparent increase in the level of absenteeism. Why some employees take unplanned leave or go absent without leave! They have an outside commitment they’re too embarrassed to ask leave for, not that the reasons for taking personal/sick/carer’s leave need to be too specific; [...]