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MYOB selects easyemployer as NDIS tech solution partner

In recognition of the continuing struggle of care providers to innovate to cope with the newly introduced National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) MYOB has brought a selection of its partners together to spearhead the provision of integrated software solutions to facilitate business improvement. These solutions will assist care providers to innovate in areas that are seen as…

Retaining your aged care staff: it’s not personal

It probably won’t surprise you to find this out: research shows that when staff leave, job satisfaction and working conditions are usually far more important than personal reasons. Research coming out of Griffith University shows that only 12 per cent of people’s intentions to leave were due to their own health, age or looming retirement….

Why clinicians should think more like retailers

Do you spend your evenings and weekends chasing timesheets, processing payroll and planning rosters? It’s frustrating, stressful and a big waste of time, especially if you’re doing it all on paper. Michael Hazilias, CEO of easyEMPLOYER urges pharmacists to look at admin from a business perspective.Even if you have in-house pen pushers and a bookkeeper…

Caring for carers: how to stop your people burning out

The disability sector is full of employees who just keep giving, until sometimes there is nothing left for them or their families. What does that mean for you as a manager? You want to get the best from your people, but at the same time, it’s got to be sustainable. Working in disability care is…

Pharmacy Industry Award – Changes – Effective from 11 September 2017

The Fair Work Commission has made changes to the Pharmacy Industry Award 2010, which come into effect from the first full pay period starting on or after 11 September 2017. . There is now more flexibility for pharmacies to employ school students in part-time roles. New regulations allow for engagement of school students for a minimum…

Wrangling rosters: a tale of two retirement homes

When you work in aged care, there’s always more to be done. When your workers need to swap shifts, the extra admin involved is often that one extra thing which makes your workload too great. Here are two stories demonstrating two very different approaches. Bellview house It’s 4.50 pm on a Wednesday when Kris Dunn…

PENALTY RATE CUTS: THE NEXT STEPS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) threw down the gauntlet last Thursday when they agreed to cutting Sunday and public holiday penalty rates. The FWC will be implementing changes from March onwards. If you’re a business owner operating in the hospitality, restaurant, fast-food, retail or pharmacy industries, how can you make sure your business doesn’t suffer?…

How to retain star performers in three steps

Would you spend months choosing exactly the right car, pay top dollar, then leave it in a laneway with the windows down and the keys in the ignition? You wouldn’t leave a car to be stolen.  But businesses invest even more in headhunting star performers, only to see them quit after six months.  You lose…

The HR tasks to complete in January for a successful 2017

In our day-to day-jobs, we’re pulled towards the fastest approaching deadline or the biggest crisis. So for savvy business owners and managers, January is the perfect time to take stock and set your HR priorities for the year. When half your staff are at the beach, they’re not standing in your office demanding attention. This…

Five steps to creating a winning culture

A strong culture puts your company streets ahead of the competition. You’ll hold onto good people, and keep them performing at their peak. But how do you build that culture? Harry Hoang’s company, Tailored Accounts, has succeeded on the strength of its culture. Since starting Tailored in 2009, Harry has built a team of more…