standard employment agreement terms

ABOUT
EMPLOYEE MATTERS

NATASHA HAWKER
Your employees should be your greatest strength, but they could be your greatest risk – if you are able to get your employees working optimally you can increase your productivity and your profitability.
WE ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT MAKING YOUR BUSINESS BETTER THROUGH YOUR PEOPLE AND REDUCING YOUR LEGAL RISK.

Most business owners will have experienced hiring an employee that isn’t performing quite up to the standards required for their position. From poor performances all the way to disrespect and undermining, a bad member of staff can affect the way a company is able to operate. In the past, it was fairly straight forward to rid a workplace of a troubling staff member, but these days there are a variety of protective legislations and protocols in place to ensure that the employee is treated fairly and not dismissed without good cause.

For those asking ‘how can I fire an employee’, the answer is fairly simple; with good reason. After extensive research undertaken by government agencies and law experts, it was discovered that many individuals that had been dismissed from their workplaces actually felt that they were fired unfairly.

A CEO may be keen to find an IT expert in general, whereas a recruiter will ensure that any expert that they find will also be well-versed in the specific platform (or even software) that the company uses for its servers. They will do so by accessing a huge database of individuals looking for work, before narrowing these professionals down and then presenting a company will the best of the bunch.

It will then be very simple for a manager to book a few interviews, find out a little more information on the potential employees and then come to a decision in a way that will benefit the business as a whole. As there’s minimal advertising involved (as this will be taken care of by the recruitment agency), the ability to source a reliable employee will be even easier – and once they are on board, the business can then focus on putting their new skills to good use.