Author Archives: Zach Galea

A Comprehensive Guide to Evaluating Staff Performance

Evaluating staff performance effectively is a crucial aspect of people management. It’s not just about measuring productivity but also about understanding employee strengths, areas for improvement, and aligning individual goals with organisational objectives. This article provides managers with practical steps and strategies for conducting productive performance evaluations. By focusing on fairness, clarity, and constructive feedback, […]

Navigating Annual Leave during the Holiday Period

It’s not uncommon for employers to ask employees to take leave during the holiday season. Similarly, if employees happen to accumulate an excessive leave balance, which many employers and modern awards define as 8 weeks of annual leave, employers may request employees to take some time off. On the flip side, your business may require […]

The Respect at Work Act 2022: What Business Owners Need to Know

The Anti-Discrimination and Human Rights Legislation Amendment (Respect at Work) Act 2022 is a game-changer for workplaces in Australia. This new act has significant implications for all businesses by bringing discrimination and harassment responsibilities in line with health and safety compliance. It is essential for business owners to understand what this means for them and […]

Planning for Your Workplace Christmas Parties

It’s that time of year again. Getting cosy with your family and friends, ready to watch Elf for the 19th year in a row? The Merry Season has arrived!   Aside from the time spent with family and friends and the chaos that ensues with wrapping up for the year, December is filled with Christmas parties as […]