Hiring employees

Changes to casual employment – industrial relations reforms

On 26 March 2021, sections of the Fair Work Act relating to casual employees were amended.

We’ll have detailed information and guidance about the changes available for you soon. We’ll also be reviewing the information in this course.

For more information, see Changes to casual employment – industrial relations reforms.

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.

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