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People don’t leave organisations, they leave people

‘People don’t leave organisations, they leave people’ It is a well-known fact amongst HR practitioners that, ‘people don’t leave organisations, they leave people’. Employees usually leave organisations because their needs are not being met. It’s helpful to think of an employment relationship as similar to a marriage. The needs of both parties must be met […]

How many warnings do I have to give during the probation period?

The Fair Work Act is silent on this one. The Act does not specify¬†a set number of warnings or discussions that need to take place with the employee who is within the probation period prior to letting them go. You can let an employee go at anytime within the probation period So technically, you could […]