Too damn nice

By Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen   As a business owner, have there been times where you feel your good nature has been taken advantage of?...

The know-it-all, and difficult conversations

By TradieHR director Leigh Olsen How many of you know people who talk the talk but little else? They are the best at...

Recognising resignations . . .

Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen has some helpful advice for business owners and managers in dealing with staff resignations in a professional...

Are you an ‘Employer of Choice’?

Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen explains what makes an “Employer of Choice”.

New employment laws; keeping your business safe

By Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen   On April 1, 2019, a new Act called The Domestic Violence – Victims Protection Act came into force. This...

When tradie banter goes too far

By Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen   There have been a number of cases involving bullying, harassment and overt racism that I’ve been made aware of...

‘It is what it is’ . . . but it doesn’t have to be!

By Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen How many times have you heard “it is what it is”, and wondered what that actually means? “You’ll...