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Find step by step best practice people management ‘How to Guides’ all in one convenient place.

HR Expert’s ‘How to Guides’ give people managers expert advice on how to manage a range of employment situations in quick, simple, easy to understand, step by step instructions with practical examples, top tips and recommendations.

These ‘How to Guides’ examine and explain strategies used by progressive, people-management focused, high-performing organisations to engage their people, deliver business objectives and outperform the competition.

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Diversity & Inclusion
How To Measure Diversity & Inclusion for Maximum Impact
Measuring your effectiveness in D&I is essential to determine if you are hitting intended objectives and to assess where calibrations…
Recruitment & Selection
How To Write a Job Description
A Job Description provides applicants and ultimately employees with a clear description of what is expected of them in a…
Orientation & Onboarding
How To Write an Orientation Process
Creating an orientation process can be an effective and consistent way of welcoming new employees without forgetting any details.
Strategy & Planning
How to Conduct a SWOT Analysis
A SWOT analysis is a planning tool used to understand the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats involved in a project…
How to Conduct a PESTLE Analysis
A PESTLE analysis is a useful tool for understanding the ‘big picture’ of the environment in which an organisation is…
Employment Contract Changes
How To Change Terms of an Employment Contract
Employers should be aware that changing an employee’s contract of employment without the employee’s consent could be seen as a…
Performance Management
Termination of Employment Information Sheet
This Termination of Employment Information Sheet provides a comprehensive information in relation to terminating an employee and highlights the many…
How To Manage Employee Performance
This How To Guide establishes guidelines for managers to follow so performance problems are addressed fairly and consistently.
Industrial Relations
How To Implement Workplace Policies and Procedures
One of the main purposes of a workplace policy is to communicate to employees what is your company standard and…
How to Make an Employee Redundant
This Redundancy Information Sheet provides a comprehensive information in relation to terminating an employee due to redundancy.
How To Work With Unions Under the Fair Work Act
Under the Fair Work Act 2009 all employees have the right to belong, or not belong, to a trade union.…
How To Make an Enterprise Agreement
Enterprise agreement making is at the forefront of the new Federal workplace relations system. This How To guide establishes guidelines…
Attendance & Absence
How to Manage Personal, Carer’s & Compassionate Leave
Personal/carer’s leave is one of the ten National Employment Standards (NES). This How To Guide establishes guidelines for managers to…


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