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Resign or be fired

Resign or be fired!

You have just performance managed an employee and have concluded that termination is the appropriate outcome. Can an employer ask the employee to resign instead? What if the employee requests to resign?

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How is your Cultural Intelligence?

How is your Cultural Intelligence?

Today I attended a workshop with other leaders from small and large businesses across Perth, on Cultural Intelligence and I thought I would share my experiences...

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What is your people strategy

What is your people strategy?

What is your people strategy in your business? Will it help you achieve your vision? Is your people strategy linked to your business goals? Is your people strategy underpinned by your vision and business purpose?

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Investigating workplace bullying

Dangers of failing to investigate claims of Workplace Bullying

The FWC's recent decision to issue an anti-bullying order against Ramsay Health Care (Glengarry Hospital, Perth) provides a timely reminder to all Perth employers of the importance of investigating claims of workplace bullying thoroughly and in a timely manner...

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Empty desk - dismissing absent employees

Dismissing absent employees

It is often challenging for a Perth small business faced with an employee who has been absent from the workplace for an extended period of time, sometimes without any explanation...

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Happy team at work

How can you impact your team's happiness at work?

At Vitil Human Resource Services, Perth's boutique HR specialist, we have been considering the work environment and how to engender greater engagement at work...

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One Employee...One Workplace...Two Jobs

One Employee ... One Workplace ... Two Jobs

Can an employee claim overtime cumulatively when they work two jobs with the one employer?

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Crucial conversation at work

Crucial Conversations at Work

As a Perth based business owner, have you been faced with having a difficult conversation with an employee in relation to their performance, personal attributes or attitude at work?

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Workplace bullying

Workplace bullying

The term workplace bullying is often used loosely amongst employees to refer to any disagreement or misunderstanding between employees. However, workplace bullying is defined very specifically...

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Casual vs permanent employment

Casual vs permanent employment – what's the difference?

This is a common question for Vitil's Human Resource Service Perth team from our clients. What is the difference between casual and part time employment, and why does it matter that I correctly classify employees?

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Managing non-work-related injuries in the workplace

Managing non-work-related injuries in the workplace

Over the last three months, you have noticed that Bob has called in sick for work quite frequently. When he is at work, he doesn't seem to be engaged and isn't productive. Your efforts at speaking to him haven't improved the situation...

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Manager consulting with employees

Why consult with your employees?

The Fair Work Act places an obligation on employers to consult with employees in many different situations. The obligation to consult is often seen as a 'mere formality' however failing to properly consult with Human Resource Capital can be a costly mistake for Perth businesses...

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How to manage the Office Christmas Party

How to manage the Office Christmas Party!

The festive season is upon us and as we all get into the Christmas spirit it's time to organise the office party. As a Perth Manager or Business Owner there are some Human Resource needs you must be mindful of, as well as your ongoing HR and Safety responsibilities and obligations...

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Cash is king. Cash flow is ace!

Cash is King but Cash Flow is Ace!

Most business owners are probably familiar with the old saying that "turnover is for vanity, profit is for sanity and cash is king". In the current economic environment in WA, however, it's maximising cash flow that is the ace in the hand of every Perth business owner...

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Employee or contractor

How can you determine the difference between a Contractor and an Employee?

This is a common question for Vitil's Human Resource Services Perth team from our clients. How can you determine the difference between a Contractor and Employee?

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Work Life Balance

Work Life Balance

Work-life Balance! A hot topic in the Human Resource Services sector in Perth. But is there such a thing and if so, how do we achieve that? Perhaps you have this now and can share your insights with us...

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Manager inspecting work

Great Expectations

Your employees are not doing it right. You are frustrated and impatient. How hard is it to do something just the way you want it done, the way that it needs to be done and the way that you have explained it (many times)?

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