Human Resources Q&A

Jef Lippiatt added an answer to this question
Jef Lippiatt

Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

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From a less technical perspective you should at the minimum have anti-virus software running on their local machines. You should also consider having a VPN (private network) for them to login to do work functions if you and/or your staff are working on items that could be considered "sensitive". Also, ...  Continue Reading
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Jane Jones

Jane Jones, Manager at SavvySME

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I've found HappyHR to be a fantastic solution for the whole scope of HR management solutions. The software enables you to manage the entire employee life cycle including onboarding, payroll, performance management, training and development, leave management and more.

The HappyHR software also has a range of integrations including Xero, MYOB and Quickbooks. 

Just touching on Sonia's point, HappyHR has an Australian version of the software to ensure you are compliant with Australian HR law and regulations.

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Garbo Kelly

Garbo Kelly at Garbo and Kelly- Eyebrows Makeup Kit

What is Workplace health and safety (WHS)?
Workplace Health and Safety (WHS), often referred to as Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) involves the assessment and migration of risks that may impact the health, safety or welfare of those in your workplace. This may include the health and safety of ...  Continue Reading
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Steve Osborne

Steve Osborne, director at Stephen Roger Osborne

Like Jef, I too have used UpWork/Elance for some time. Much less so these days, not because of any bad experiences, simply because I find it too hard to distinguish between a huge number of competing freelancers.
The platform I'm currently using for outsourced dev work is PeoplePerHour. I like the recommendations ...  Continue Reading