Christmas Absenteeism

5 Tips For Controlling Absenteeism This Christmas

5 Tips For Controlling Absenteeism This Christmas How many of your staff call in sick around Christmas? Did you know that employers face a whopping $350m loss in productivity in the lead up to Christmas? We didn’t know that until recently and yes we were as shocked as you are!  Employees are expected to take

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Do You Know The True Costs Of Casual Recruitment?

Do You Know The True Costs Of Casual Recruitment?   Each year, Australian business are losing $385m in avoidable expenses and $3.8b productivity losses when recruiting casuals. While businesses may think that bringing in casuals to help cover peak periods or fill awkward shift times is cost-effective, inefficiencies in the hiring process may be costing

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Meet Theatre Teacher and Writer, Mountain Climber and Sidekick Haseeb

Meet Theatre Teacher and Writer, Mountain Climber and Sidekick Haseeb Our Sidekick community is made up of people from all walks of life. Their backgrounds, their passions and their stories are part of what makes them so good at what they do. Haseeb has been an influencer in Pakistani theatre and is creating a funding program

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7 Tips For Mastering On-Demand Staffing

7 Tips For Mastering On-Demand Staffing According to IBIS World, the temporary staffing industry in Australia is worth $20 billion, creating a marketplace of thousands of skilled workers who are actively seeking flexible work. Traditionally, finding and managing these staff involved an expensive middle-man who specialised in temporary staffing. The process was timely and incurred

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Why You Need A Hospitality Training Program

Why You Need A Hospitality Training Program   Training staff can often be an overwhelming task: not only do you need to set aside time from your busy schedule to train new employees, but you need to ensure that the time you dedicate to training is worthwhile. For small venues, training new staff as they