The cost of doing business: Unfair Dismissal v Adverse Action - 2021 - Wattsnext Group

The cost of doing business: Unfair Dismissal v Adverse Action

Managing a team is no easy task. The employee lifecycle is one full of ups and downs. One of the greatest ‘downs’ is termination. As a business owner, it is almost inevitable that at some point in time, you will be required to terminate one of your staff members. The termination process can be stressful and emotional. In Australia it can …

What does the recent Election mean for Women Workers? - 2021 - Wattsnext Group

What does the recent Election mean for Women Workers?

The time surrounding an election can often be a period of confusion. A lot of promises are made in the lead up to an election and the possibility of a new government can bring about a lot of change. However, this change is not always wanted. It is now confirmed that the Coalition will be in power for another three …

How to Convince Your Boss to Help You Grow Your Career - 2021 - Wattsnext Group

How to Convince Your Boss to Help You Grow Your Career

wattsnext founder Sue-Ellen Watts (Sel) was featured in a recent article by The Uncommon League. In the article titled ‘How to Convince Your Boss to Help You Grow Your Career’ Sel talks about her experiences with dealing with tough feedback from mentors. To read the full article, please head over to The Uncommon League.

Entering the Workforce - 2021 - Wattsnext Group

Entering the Workforce

No matter where you are in your career, everyone remembers the daunting and nerve-wracking first day of a job. For myself, my first day into the big world of work was quite recent. MY FIRST DAY ENTERING INTO THE WORKFORCE…. Although my first day was as daunting as ever, it was surprisingly a breeze. I will give some of the …

Improving the Candidate Experience. - 2021 - Wattsnext Group

Improving the Candidate Experience.

Recently I have been doing a lot of recruiting, this has been both challenging and rewarding. During this time, I have often asked how can I improve the process for client, candidate and myself? How do I attract the best candidate and place them for the role while being effective and efficient for all involved? For me, attracting a large …

Why your HR and marketing teams need to work together - 2021 - Wattsnext Group

Why your HR and marketing teams need to work together

Founder of wattsnext, Sue-Ellen Watts was recently featured at recruitmentmarketing.com.au. Please have a look at the video below and check out the full article at; https://recruitmentmarketing.com.au/why-your-hr-and-marketing-teams-need-to-work-together/  

10 days leave for the price of 3! - 2021 - Wattsnext Group

10 days leave for the price of 3!

One of the most common dilemmas we see small business owners face is the desire to provide their team with a great work life balance. However, this can result in the business struggling to keep moving forward when they are a person down. For some of our clients, one person makes up a third of the business! If this is …

Delegation is a Super Power - 2021 - Wattsnext Group

Delegation is a Super Power

If you are in charge of life at home and you’re pulling off a career role, the superpower of delegation (which is often underestimated) is truly yours to own. Trying to pull off the daily feat of home life, school life, sports life, social life and career life is hard. I have often pulled a three-hour parenting shift of cooking, cleaning, …

Culture should be your competitive advantage - 2021 - Wattsnext Group

Culture should be your competitive advantage

The rapid rise of technology is changing the businesses landscape faster than ever. The way we communicate, the way we transact and the sheer abundance of readily available data is actually evening the playing field. Technology is lowering the barrier of entry and geographic boundaries have dissolved. The natural selection process is speeding up and for businesses to evolve, we …

The Enlightened Bite - 2021 - Wattsnext Group

The Enlightened Bite

It’s always a tough call. Should you treat yourself to a real lunch break by getting out of the office, or should you quickly heat up leftovers from last night and shove it down as you continue to ferociously respond to emails? A Pollfish study of 500 Australians revealed that 75% are moving through a day’s work without taking a …