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Human resources

Get the best out of your employees and build a strong workforce

Human resource management helps you get the best out of your employees.

Your employees are one of the biggest assets to your business. Taking a proactive approach to managing your staff can help you get the best out of them and inspire their loyalty to you.

Human resource management (HRM) is an essential ingredient to the successful day-to-day functioning of your business. HRM helps you meet your responsibilities to your employees and keep them motivated, and avoid or quickly resolve situations if your employees don’t meet their responsibilities

Employers’ responsibilities can include legal requirements like providing the right pay, superannuation and conditions and ensuring a safe workplace. You can also use HRM to help build the best workforce for your business by providing opportunities for employees to advance, new challenges and attractive remuneration.

Tips to help you manage your employees:

Support to help you manage your employees

You can take a do-it-yourself approach to your business HRM or outsource part or all of it.

Plenty of digital programs and apps are available to support you with employee management, including tracking, recruiting, record keeping and payment.

  • Free resources, including information, tools, webinars and courses at the Fair Work Ombudsman’s Small Business Showcase.
  • Access free legal advice on topics including employee dismissal, workplace bullying or general protections at the Fair Work Commission’s Workplace Advice Service.
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