The small business specialists
Phone: 13 12 49
There are some basic steps in recruiting the right people for your business:
New employees will also benefit from an induction; to introduce them to your business processes and policies, working environment and other staff. A good induction process can reduce staff turnover and increase productivity as employees will know what is expected of them.
Getting the most from your staff requires you to actively manage their performance. This could be recognising those that are performing well and counselling those who are not.
Managing performance can help you check if your employees have the right skills and attitude, or identify areas for further training and development.
If an employee is underperforming, it is a good practice to:
► For general information and templates regarding recruitment, induction and managing performance visit Workplace Essentials.
► Find out which industrial relations system applies to your business
► If you are under the state system, information on employing staff and managing their performance is available from the Department of Commerce.
► If you are under the national system, information is available to help you manage staff performance.
► The Fair Work Ombudsman has some free online tutorials where you can learn more about hiring people, managing performance and having difficult conversations.