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Mining company hits $2 million hole in payroll.

A Victorian mining company has stumbled into one of the largest payouts in the Fair Work Ombudsman’s history. The Ombudsman ruled that Deepcore Australia underpaid 205 employees across regional Victoria and Queensland a total of $2.09 million. What makes this story significant is not just the size of the payout: it’s that this massive liability…

The Results! 2016 H(R)ackathon innovation initiative

Polyglot Group + Coder Factory Academy, specialists in Human Resources and technology, joined forces to launch a H(R)ackathon series to solve broad Human Resources (HR) concerns (Recruitment, Employee Engagement, Mindfulness, Team Work, Payroll, etc), engage brands in the importance of Tech in HR, promote entrepreneurial ideas, (re)discover our passion for innovation, build a network of likeminded people & bring technology to the…

Solving Staff Management Issues within the Vet Industry

easyemployer has been working with practices within the Vet industry for many years now.  Our unique cloud-based workforce management offering is uniquely feature rich yet cost effective – and that works really well for vet practices. Recently easyemployer‘s CEO, Michael Hazilias, was interviewed for a podcast focused on “how to cut costs and save time with…

NDIS Update: New “Innovation” Funding for Care Providers

In a move welcomed by care providers and participants involved in the newly implemented NDIS, Minister for Social Services Christian Porter announced last week that there will be a $4m fund to support providers innovating in key areas of work design and workforce arrangements over two years, starting in 2017. The new Innovative Workforce Fund (IWF),…

easyemployer joins MYOB at 2016 Partner Connect

We had another great year at MYOB’s 2016 Partner Connect conference. Business and technology never stop evolving, and MYOB puts on their Partner Connect event to allow participants to be at the heart of the changes that help to spearhead success. It’s all about fostering connections through the sharing of information, ideas and experiences.  Michael and…

Time Tracking Software – Your Questions Answered!

We get loads of questions regarding workforce management software – many of those questions are related to time tracking software. Here are three of the most commonly asked time tracking questions, answered.  If your question isn’t here then contact us and we will be happy to answer any queries you have regarding time tracking or…

easyemployer sponsors H(R)ackathon innovation initiative

What the heck is a H(R)ackathon? Well it’s half “HR”… half “hack”… and full innovation! . Polyglot Group + Coder Factory Academy, specialists in Human Resources and technology, have joined forces to launch a H(R)ackathon series. Technology can be perceived as a solo sport which revolves around one person and his/her computer. As part of the Knack for Hack series,…

Penalty rates: tips for handling a political hot potato

With the Federal Election looming, Sunday penalty rates are generating heat. Labor thinks they should stay, while the Liberals have mixed opinions on the matter.Both parties’ ultimately handball the issue, saying it’s a matter for the Fair Work Commission. There has also been the usual amount of name calling on both sides. As a manager,…

Operations manager: a day in the life

Sharon Costigan is operations manager for an ACT community service organisation. Before that, she worked in HR consulting and organisational development across the construction and community. Sharon joined us to share her experiences as an operations manager, her challenges, and how she tackles them. EE: Sharon, what’s a typical day look like for you? Sharon:…

Retaining staff in high-growth companies: don’t be a spaceship

Right now, there’s a talent war between high-growth companies. Finding star performers gives you an edge, from attracting investors to outsmarting the competition. You pour energy and money into luring talent across. They sign up, and for a second, you’re in orbit. Until they get poached by the competition. Your edge becomes someone else’s advantage….