Hiring employees

Due to the impacts coronavirus is having on the community, a number of unions and employer associations are applying to the Fair Work Commission to increase award flexibility.

This may affect the entitlements on this page.

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Course overview

This course provides general guidance on hiring a new employee.

The course will help you to:

  • understand the steps in the hiring process
  • decide if hiring a new employee is the best option for you
  • understand employee entitlements and your obligations
  • attract the best applicants and conduct interviews
  • select the most suitable candidate and make them an offer of employment
  • induct employees, develop their skills and hold onto strong performers
  • locate downloadable resources, templates and links to further information.

Resources to download:

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  • download a completion certificate at the end of the course
  • save your progress, pause and resume the course later
  • get emails about new courses you might be interested in.
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