Everybody is different

No shortage of “E” words for this topic, huh?EmployeesEmployersEmployee Engagement (Double E’s – yahoo! 🤣)Employment Contracts……. The list goes on. However, I wanted to use this opportunity to emphasise this one please: E is for EVERYONE’S DIFFERENT HR encompasses the only resource in your business that is different with each example. If you use/make widgets

D is a double-barrel … DON’T DISCRMINATE!

This one’s a personal favorite because:– I’ve been on the receiving end, during a period of time where my employer embraced the Federal Government’s ‘Affirmative Action” program in the 1980’s– I’ve seen employees discriminated against , and– I’ve had cause to try to deliberately employ someone in a situation that could have been mistaken for


The common thread tying these three “C words” together is that they often apply to the smallest of businesses – owner plus only one employee AND to the largest, national/multinational businesses. Once you allow for the variations that exist between Small Businesses (under 15 employees) and the others, compliance with the Fair Work Act is

B – Bullying & Harrassment

*Advising you now that I’ll be circling back to this one when we get to “Z” is mid-September. This is pretty straightforward and, unfortunately, often neglected. Simply put = ALL businesses should have a Bullying & Harassment Policy in place that specifies ZERO tolerance! Even if you have just ONE employee in your business (apart

The A – Z of HR?

Not really (there’s probably a book about that, somewhere). However, between now and late-September, when I’m delivering my weekly, 45 second pitch at my BNI chapter, I’m focusing on a topic for each letter of the alphabet. So, kicking of with A(Surprise!) ATTITUDE👍😀👿😡😢😣 Skills can be taught.ATTITUDE, however, is a big influence on BEHAVIOUR. In