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Responsible Workplace Relationships

Sophia Divirgilio Category-01, Small Business HR


Currently the media is swarming with different issues involving many large-scale organisations, political parties and small businesses being hit with allegations of sexual assault and harassment in the workplace. Canberra has been shocked by a series of revelations from sexual harassment to rape. These allegations publicly unfolding along with the #metoo movement have created conversation about what some women have …

hussetHR’s Best Tips For A Smooth Onboarding Experience

Sophia Divirgilio Category-01, Small Business HR


The onboarding process can be daunting for both the new employee and the employer. We at HussetHR are here to make it easy. There are many different aspects that go into creating the perfect onboarding process for the beginning of the employees’ time at your business. Unfortunately, some employers forget the importance of a good start!   The onboarding process is the third phase of our Husset Model of HR. It involves probationary reviews, employment agreements, induction and Fair Work Australia compliance.   What is …

6 HR Tips for Engineering firms

Sophia Divirgilio Category-01


A huge hello to all engineering firms looking for some well needed advice on the basic how to of HR. We know how smart you guys are at developing the best solutions of technical problems with your out of this world mathematics and science skills, but do you know what kinds of HR you need to make both your employees and your …

Gaslighting at Work: How to Stop it

Sophia Divirgilio Category-01, Small Business HR


You may or may not have already heard about the term “gaslighting”. This form of psychological manipulation can be seen in friendships, relationships and even unfortunately at work. Sometimes without even knowing you may have toxic employees at your workplace, and as a manager this can be difficult to initially recognise.   Gaslighting at work can be extremely detrimental to your corporate culture, your employees job …

hussetHR’s essential tips for a small business owner

Sophia Divirgilio Small Business HR


Running a small business can come with a lot of tricky challenges but doing something you love every single day makes it all worth it. As a small business owner or manager that has never had experience running a business before, it can be confusing dealing with all kinds of business aspects that you have never heard of. You are diving into the unknown, but we can help ensure …

Ideas for Employee Reward and Recognition Programs

Sophia Divirgilio Category-01


What is an employee recognition and reward program?  Employee recognition stems from the principle of acknowledging any positive contributions that an employee makes to the team and organisation. Employee reward programs can either be through monetary or non-monetary incentives and are often combined with the recognition programs. Both have the main objective of stimulating employee motivation and performance.   Fair treatment of employees in any workplace is …

Benefits of Up-Skilling Employees

Sophia Divirgilio Category-01


When you up-skill your workforce, they are learning additional skills which can help improve their quality of work. All employees should be given the opportunity to up-skill. This can be done through training and development or just encouraging and assisting your employees to learn more complex tasks and new skills within their current job. If an employee seems to be having difficulty within the business, instead of getting frustrated, …

Importance of Soft Skills in the Workplace

Sophia Divirgilio Category-01


Soft skills is a term given to non-technical skills that are highly related to a person’s work. These skills are required of employees to be successful in their employment. There are numerous soft skills that can be utilised in the work place and some examples are interpersonal communication, listening, time management and sensitivity or empathy with others. If a person naturally has this type of skill set it can make them far more successful …

Tips on Managing a Remote Team During COVID-19

Sophia Divirgilio Category-01


The widespread COVID-19 pandemic has turned 2020 upside down. With many sick, School closures, Airports shut, and the world locking itself down our normal 9-5 routine has dramatically changed. Globally there has been changes to the way people can live and work. Specifically, in Melbourne we are currently in a Stage 4 lockdown meaning we are still only allowed to work from Home, unless you are a permitted worker. If you are …

How to Keep the Team Connected During Isolation

Sophia Divirgilio Category-01


Keeping a strong team environment is difficult in the current climate. With most people still working from home, it’s hard to stay connected to everyone from your workplace.   Video Conferencing and emails are great ways of bringing together and contacting your team. As we know video conferencing like Zoom is mostly used in order to get your daily jobs done but having an end of the …