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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….

2016 Australian Not-For-Profit Technology Awards – the Winners!

The inaugural Australian Not-For-Profit Technology Awards, recognising the very best in technology innovation from across the Australian NFP sector, was also held in conjunction with this year’s ConnectingUp NFP Conference. Taking place on Thursday night (19 May) in the spectacular Main Hall of the historic Arts Centre, six categories of winners were announced, with two…

How to save on labour costs: grab that low-hanging fruit

So many HR managers concentrate on the long game, missing serious savings that are right in front of us. We think that any return on investment — whether that’s overhauling processes or acquiring new software — will take at least five years to pay off. When HR managers focus on the long game, they’re thinking…

Are your remote staff still working?

When your business is expanding to multiple locations, good culture and communication are the foundation for growth. But to keep your business functioning, the wheels need to be turning above ground too. Productivity will always count. So how to do you keep an eye on performance when you can’t be there in person? Track staff…

The HR issues of managing remote staff

How to manage staff across locations Growing your business means more than just more money through the door. It’ll often mean more people, and those people are going to need more space. You can rearrange an office, and roster on more shifts. But for hospitality, retail and healthcare, sooner or later, that’ll mean adding another…