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5 HR issues every business needs to know about in 2018

A new year brings new HR challenges for all businesses. From the rise of the blended workforce to changes to penalty rates and employer-sponsored visas, here are the 5 most important developments we think every manager and business owner needs to know about.1. The growing realisation of the prevalence of sexual harassment in workplacesWorkplace sexual harassment continues to dominate headlines, both in Australia and overseas.The Australian Human Rights Commission’s 2012…See More
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Merilyn Speiser posted a blog post

5 HR issues every business needs to know about in 2018

A new year brings new HR challenges for all businesses. From the rise of the blended workforce to changes to penalty rates and employer-sponsored visas, here are the 5 most important developments we think every manager and business owner needs to know about.1. The growing realisation of the prevalence of sexual harassment in workplacesWorkplace sexual harassment continues to dominate headlines, both in Australia and overseas.The Australian Human Rights Commission’s 2012…See More
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A blog post by Merilyn Speiser was featured

Our guide to avoiding the pitfalls of the silly season

The end of year should be happy and relaxing, but if you’re an employer it can present all kinds of headaches. Read our guide to mastering the end of year to make sure you start 2018 on the right foot.Christmas time is supposed to be the most relaxing time of the year. But for employers, it can also present headaches. After all, there’s likely a Christmas party or end of year event with alcohol and office relationship-based challenges. There’s what to do with staff when it’s the quietest time…See More
Dec 12, 2017
Merilyn Speiser posted a blog post

Our guide to avoiding the pitfalls of the silly season

The end of year should be happy and relaxing, but if you’re an employer it can present all kinds of headaches. Read our guide to mastering the end of year to make sure you start 2018 on the right foot.Christmas time is supposed to be the most relaxing time of the year. But for employers, it can also present headaches. After all, there’s likely a Christmas party or end of year event with alcohol and office relationship-based challenges. There’s what to do with staff when it’s the quietest time…See More
Dec 11, 2017
A blog post by Merilyn Speiser was featured

How to build a talent management program that works in 2018

For many CEOs, ‘talent management’ is fast becoming a number one HR priority. But what does that actually mean and how should you go about building a talent management program that works? We explore.Ask any CEO what’s on their list of HR priorities for 2018 and chances are ‘talent management’ will place high. But what exactly does that mean? Why is it so easy to get this wrong? And how do you know if you’re getting it right?Read on to find out…What is talent management?Put simply, talent…See More
Dec 5, 2017
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How to build a talent management program that works in 2018

For many CEOs, ‘talent management’ is fast becoming a number one HR priority. But what does that actually mean and how should you go about building a talent management program that works? We explore.Ask any CEO what’s on their list of HR priorities for 2018 and chances are ‘talent management’ will place high. But what exactly does that mean? Why is it so easy to get this wrong? And how do you know if you’re getting it right?Read on to find out…What is talent management?Put simply, talent…See More
Dec 4, 2017
Mayumi Seki commented on Merilyn Speiser's blog post How to make flexible working work for you
"Regarding about alternating workplace, does this applies to overseas as well? For example caring for sick family in overseas where the company has office in overseas. "
Dec 1, 2017
A blog post by Merilyn Speiser was featured

How to make flexible working work for you

Think flexible working will hurt your bottom line? A recent study found flexible workers were more, not less productive, than their peers. So how can you make it work in your workplace?Flexibility is no longer a nice to have, it’s the law. But, more than that, it actually helps enable more engaged, more productive workers who can help you achieve your business goals. So how do you build the benefits of flexible working into your workplace? Read on to find out.The evolution of flexible…See More
Nov 28, 2017
Merilyn Speiser posted a blog post

How to make flexible working work for you

Think flexible working will hurt your bottom line? A recent study found flexible workers were more, not less productive, than their peers. So how can you make it work in your workplace?Flexibility is no longer a nice to have, it’s the law. But, more than that, it actually helps enable more engaged, more productive workers who can help you achieve your business goals. So how do you build the benefits of flexible working into your workplace? Read on to find out.The evolution of flexible…See More
Nov 27, 2017
A blog post by Merilyn Speiser was featured

What is reasonable management action? Unmasking one of employment law’s most misunderstood terms.

Usually, if someone brings an unfair dismissal or bullying claim, they won’t succeed if the conduct of their employer is considered ‘reasonable management action carried out in a reasonable manner’.But what exactly does that mean?What is reasonable management action? (What you can do)The concept of “reasonable management action” exists in the legislation to essentially give permission for managers and business owners to take necessary steps to ensure the business runs effectively. It…See More
Aug 29, 2017
Merilyn Speiser posted a blog post

What is reasonable management action? Unmasking one of employment law’s most misunderstood terms.

Usually, if someone brings an unfair dismissal or bullying claim, they won’t succeed if the conduct of their employer is considered ‘reasonable management action carried out in a reasonable manner’.But what exactly does that mean?What is reasonable management action? (What you can do)The concept of “reasonable management action” exists in the legislation to essentially give permission for managers and business owners to take necessary steps to ensure the business runs effectively. It…See More
Aug 29, 2017
Jan Terkelsen liked Merilyn Speiser's blog post 3 signs pointing to a workplace investigation (and 5 signs to call in help)
Aug 10, 2017
A blog post by Merilyn Speiser was featured

3 signs pointing to a workplace investigation (and 5 signs to call in help)

Workplace investigations may seem like an extravagance but the reality is they could save you both time and money. So when should you do one? And when should you go one step further and enlist outside help?Workplace investigations sometimes seem extravagant – HR overkill I’ve heard them called - but often they’re 100% necessary. Without conducting one, you may leave your business exposed, create severe cultural issues amongst your people and cost yourself serious money in lost revenue, lost…See More
Aug 9, 2017
Merilyn Speiser posted a blog post

3 signs pointing to a workplace investigation (and 5 signs to call in help)

Workplace investigations may seem like an extravagance but the reality is they could save you both time and money. So when should you do one? And when should you go one step further and enlist outside help?Workplace investigations sometimes seem extravagant – HR overkill I’ve heard them called - but often they’re 100% necessary. Without conducting one, you may leave your business exposed, create severe cultural issues amongst your people and cost yourself serious money in lost revenue, lost…See More
Aug 8, 2017
Katie McLean liked Merilyn Speiser's blog post 8 common alternative facts about employment law
Aug 2, 2017
A blog post by Merilyn Speiser was featured

8 HR changes you need to be aware of from 1 July 2017

1 July 2017 brings a whole range of changes and updates that HR need to be across. These changes will affect payroll, superannuation, minimum wage, award-based employees and more.Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening, as well as what your business needs to do to prepare.1. 3.3% Minimum wage increaseA 3.3% minimum wage increase kicks in from the first full pay period after 1 July 2017. That means the national minimum wage will lift to $694.90 per week or $18.29 per hour.What…See More
Jun 22, 2017

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I am an HR and Business Consultant, passionate about Talent, Performance, Leadership and Engagement.
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http://www.catalinaconsultants.com.au
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1-49
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Leadership, Talent, Performance, Engagement, Diversity
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How to build a talent management program that works in 2018

Posted on December 4, 2017 at 14:03 0 Comments

For many CEOs, ‘talent management’ is fast becoming a number one HR priority. But what does that actually mean and how should you go about building a talent management program that works? We explore.

Ask any CEO what’s on their list of HR priorities for 2018 and chances are ‘talent management’ will place high. But what exactly does that mean? Why is it so easy to get this wrong? And how do you know if you’re getting it right?

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How to make flexible working work for you

Posted on November 27, 2017 at 11:49 1 Comment

Think flexible working will hurt your bottom line? A recent study found flexible workers were more, not less productive, than their peers. So how can you make it work in your workplace?

Flexibility is no longer a nice to have, it’s the law. But, more than that, it actually helps enable more engaged, more productive workers who can help you achieve your business goals. So how do you build the benefits of flexible working into your workplace? Read on to find…

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