Author Archives: Lisa Lee

Stores Officer | Earthworks | Miles

Are you looking for a new opportunity – a chance to run the stores for a family-owned earthworks company, where you will be listened to,  appreciated and work for someone who values their team? Our client is an independently owned business based in Miles with over 30 years of experience servicing the Western downs and […]

HR Advice | How To Resign Well

How To Resign Well! These days, people change jobs more regularly than was common 20 years ago.  Like anything else in your work life, there are some things you can do to make sure your resignation goes well. Think of the old adage, don’t burn any bridges!

Registered Labour Hire Provider

Classic Recruitment & Human Resources has been granted a Labour Hire Licence to provide labour hire services by the QLD Office of Industrial Relations……… We work closely with you to ensure our labour hire staff have the skills and experience you need, at the right time you need them. We offer a competitive hourly rate, […]

Unfair dismissal and the minimum employment period

Do you understand what constitutes unfair dismissal? Do you know your obligations as an employer when terminating an employee? We recently received this question: QUESTION | We have employment contracts in place with all of our employees which have a clause relating to the Minimum Employment Period (commonly known as the Probation Period). If we terminate an […]

Thinking about arranging a work Christmas Party?

Work Christmas Party As the end of 2017 approaches, along with it comes the inevitable festive season celebrations of office parties and other functions. While it is a time to celebrate the year that was and recognise your staff’s hard work, employers need to ensure that adequate planning is carried out so that everyone has […]

**An important message to all of our candidates & clients**

**An important message to all of our candidates & clients** On Friday 6th of October at 12:20 PM Lisa Lee’s Office 365 password was compromised by an internet criminal. In 15 seconds just under 500 emails were sent from a remote location using Lisa’s email account to common email addresses Lisa sends to. The issue […]

HR Advice | Minimum Employment Period Q and A

Minimum Employment Period One of our clients recently asked this question…….We have employment contracts in place with all of our employees which have a clause relating to the Minimum Employment Period (commonly known as the Probation Period). If we terminate an employee within the ‘minimum employment period’, are we obligated to give a reason for the […]

1 July 2017 – new Award pay rates!

Did you know new award pay rates & allowances come into effect from July 2017? Where do I get the new rates? You can check the new rates by reviewing the appropriate award via the Fair Work Ombudsman web site. If you need some help, contact Lisa Lee Human Resources Manager at Classic Recruitment & Human Resources. Who […]

Annual Leave Accruals – Handy Tip #1

 Annual Leave Accruals – Handy Tip #1 Don’t make a common mistake of over accruing annual leave entitlements for permanent part time employees! It’s really simple to work it out – just divide the number of hours worked each pay period. For example, if Tracey is working 18 hours per fortnight the annual leave accrual per fortnight […]

Do employees need to provide a medical certificate?

Do employees need to provide a medical certificate? Many business owners worry about whether they can request evidence like a medical certificate when their employee requests sick or carer’s leave. Did you know, an employee has to let their employer know that they are going to take sick or carer’s leave & that this has […]