Sebastian Reay
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Gina Banks liked Sebastian Reay's blog post Why you should make the move to more progressive performance reviews
Friday
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Why you should make the move to more progressive performance reviews

While skill and performance are one side of the coin, overall cultural fit impacts cohesive team performance.The challenge for business ownersWhen you think about the performance review in businesses that don’t have an HR resource, you can actually see pretty easily how the tool has become a little unstuck. Business owners rarely have the HR background and know-how to create authentic values for…See More
Thursday
Sebastian Reay posted a blog post

Why you should make the move to more progressive performance reviews

While skill and performance are one side of the coin, overall cultural fit impacts cohesive team performance.The challenge for business ownersWhen you think about the performance review in businesses that don’t have an HR resource, you can actually see pretty easily how the tool has become a little unstuck. Business owners rarely have the HR background and know-how to create authentic values for…See More
Dec 6
A blog post by Sebastian Reay was featured

Make sure you don’t overlook this critical step in your employee onboarding process

So, you’re doing your homework on employee onboarding and preparing new starter kits infused with your company’s values. You also want to mastermind an onboarding process that even the tech giants would be proud of. As we mentioned in an earlier post, it’s so important to…See More
Nov 28
Sebastian Reay posted a blog post

Make sure you don’t overlook this critical step in your employee onboarding process

So, you’re doing your homework on employee onboarding and preparing new starter kits infused with your company’s values. You also want to mastermind an onboarding process that even the tech giants would be proud of. As we mentioned in an earlier post, it’s so important to…See More
Nov 27
A blog post by Sebastian Reay was featured

Get Your HR Processes Sorted With These 4 Easy HR Hacks

If the business you work in is anything like other small businesses, then your role of office manager means you handle just about anything! So, along with managing office supplies, equipment, recordkeeping, furniture and reception, you’re also the de-facto HR manager in charge of all the HR processes.And because of the enormous number of HR issues that can play out each and every day, this area probably tests your incredible people skills and multitasking flair to the max.We know your job isn’t…See More
Oct 18
Sebastian Reay posted a blog post

Get Your HR Processes Sorted With These 4 Easy HR Hacks

If the business you work in is anything like other small businesses, then your role of office manager means you handle just about anything! So, along with managing office supplies, equipment, recordkeeping, furniture and reception, you’re also the de-facto HR manager in charge of all the HR processes.And because of the enormous number of HR issues that can play out each and every day, this area probably tests your incredible people skills and multitasking flair to the max.We know your job isn’t…See More
Oct 17
A blog post by Sebastian Reay was featured

Vulnerable workers bill: Don’t fall short of the new rules

Employers and franchise operators take note. Stiff new penalties are about to come into force after reforms to protect vulnerable workers passed the Senate.The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 also gives the Fair Work Ombudsman more muscle for evidence gathering to ensure they can carry out investigations into in the most productive manner.The bill significantly boosts fines for serious…See More
Sep 13
Sebastian Reay posted a blog post

Vulnerable workers bill: Don’t fall short of the new rules

Employers and franchise operators take note. Stiff new penalties are about to come into force after reforms to protect vulnerable workers passed the Senate.The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 also gives the Fair Work Ombudsman more muscle for evidence gathering to ensure they can carry out investigations into in the most productive manner.The bill significantly boosts fines for serious…See More
Sep 12
Jan Terkelsen liked Sebastian Reay's blog post Five steps to exiting employees in a positive way
Sep 12
A blog post by Sebastian Reay was featured

Five steps to exiting employees in a positive way

Whether you’re planning to fire an employee or one of your people tells you they need a chat, having to exit employees is never easy. Firing someone is probably the most difficult thing you’ll ever have to do as a boss. By the same token, it’s hard not to take it personally when someone who you’ve nurtured tells you they’re leaving. Yet, people resign for many reasons, most of which are beyond your control. Both scenarios can be gut wrenching, though it’s important to remember that business…See More
Sep 7
Sebastian Reay posted a blog post

Five steps to exiting employees in a positive way

Whether you’re planning to fire an employee or one of your people tells you they need a chat, having to exit employees is never easy. Firing someone is probably the most difficult thing you’ll ever have to do as a boss. By the same token, it’s hard not to take it personally when someone who you’ve nurtured tells you they’re leaving. Yet, people resign for many reasons, most of which are beyond your control. Both scenarios can be gut wrenching, though it’s important to remember that business…See More
Sep 7
A blog post by Sebastian Reay was featured

7 Common HR Mistakes Every Business Owner Can Avoid

Running a business is hard and it often feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done that you want (or should) do. By the time you pay your bills, invoice customers, return calls, put the final touches on that big proposal, and get the stock order out, the day is over and it’s time to pick up the kids.  Boring and seemingly non-urgent tasks, such as HR related activities, quickly drop to the bottom of your to-do list and you figure you’ll get to them “tomorrow.” But…See More
Aug 28
Sebastian Reay posted a blog post

7 Common HR Mistakes Every Business Owner Can Avoid

Running a business is hard and it often feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done that you want (or should) do. By the time you pay your bills, invoice customers, return calls, put the final touches on that big proposal, and get the stock order out, the day is over and it’s time to pick up the kids.  Boring and seemingly non-urgent tasks, such as HR related activities, quickly drop to the bottom of your to-do list and you figure you’ll get to them “tomorrow.” But…See More
Aug 25
Jan Terkelsen liked Sebastian Reay's blog post The happiness factor: 6 tactics for improving workplace productivity
Aug 16
A blog post by Sebastian Reay was featured

The happiness factor: 6 tactics for improving workplace productivity

Remember the old (and slightly misogynistic) phrase Happy Wife, Happy Life! ? Well, it turns out there is a workplace equivalent: Happy workers, productive business! (and no - we couldn’t make it rhyme). There’s a strong correlation between happy employees and high employee productivity. In fact, according to Yves Morieux, director for the Boston Consulting Group’s Institute for Organization, happy employees actually…See More
Aug 16

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Sebastian Reay's Blog

Why you should make the move to more progressive performance reviews

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 12:44 0 Comments

While skill and performance are one side of the coin, overall cultural fit impacts cohesive team performance.

The challenge for business owners

When you think about the performance review in businesses that don’t have an HR…

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Make sure you don’t overlook this critical step in your employee onboarding process

Posted on November 27, 2017 at 9:11 0 Comments

So, you’re doing your homework on employee onboarding and preparing new starter kits infused with your company’s values. You also want to mastermind an onboarding process that even the tech giants would be proud of. As we mentioned in an earlier post, it’s so important to…

Continue

Get Your HR Processes Sorted With These 4 Easy HR Hacks

Posted on October 17, 2017 at 16:44 0 Comments

If the business you work in is anything like other small businesses, then your role of office manager means you handle just about anything! So, along with managing office supplies, equipment, recordkeeping, furniture and reception, you’re also the de-facto HR manager in charge of all the HR processes.

And because of the enormous number of HR issues that can play out each and every day, this area probably tests your incredible…

Continue

How to exit employees in a positive way

Posted on September 25, 2017 at 10:25 0 Comments

Whether you’re planning to fire an employee or one of your people tells you they need a chat, having to exit employees is never easy.



Firing someone is probably the most difficult thing you’ll ever have to do as a boss. By the same token, it’s hard not to take it personally when someone who you’ve nurtured tells you they’re leaving.



Yet, people resign for many reasons, most of which are beyond your control. Both scenarios can be gut wrenching, though it’s important to…

Continue

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