HR Breakfast Club Summary

Psychological Injury Workers Compensation: HR Breakfast Club – January Summary

17 Jan , 2018 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Psychological Injury Workers Compensation: HR Breakfast Club – January Summary

This month, we discussed the impacts of Mental Health Workers Compensation. This month, we discussed the tricky minefield which is workplace psychological injuries, how they arise, and when they are compensable. Bill McCarthy, BAL Lawyers Special Counsel who has extensive experience in workers compensation and insurance law, shared some of his insights on the topic. Bill […]

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Reference Checking: HR Breakfast Club June Summary

17 Jun , 2017 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Reference Checking: HR Breakfast Club June Summary

This month, we discussed the importance of reference checking. Ian Meagher chaired the meeting with special guest Jeremy Boland, Principal Consultant at Gillian Beaumont Legal Recruiting giving some insight on reference checking: What is appropriate information to release, and ask for, as part of a reference enquiry? In all cases, relevance is key. If the information is […]

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Performance Management: HR Breakfast Club May Summary

13 May , 2017 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Performance Management: HR Breakfast Club May Summary

This month, we discussed the importance of Performance Management. Cecilia Blewitt spoke on the nuts and bolts of performance management, including the benefits of: Monthly reviews; Continuous performance management for all staff; and Having clear KPI’s and letting staff self review against them before their formal review to create accountability and ownership. Gabrielle Sullivan spoke about the […]

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Recruitment: HR Breakfast Club April Summary

13 Apr , 2017 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Recruitment: HR Breakfast Club April Summary

This month, we heard from guest speaker, Andrew Marshall, on recruitment. Andrew, spoke on the attraction, recruitment and retention of employees in today’s HR world.  Under each point, some of the talking points that arose included: 1. Attraction Employer Branding: Branding is more than an administrative function, and requires strategic considerations.  How one’s external and […]

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