Paying a competitive salary will make a difference this year

Don't disregard the long term benefits of paying a competitive salary. Investing in your people could prove more worthwhile than you realise. Here are 4 top reasons for why paying a competitive salary can make all the difference.

Contractor vs employee: what your business needs to know before hiring

If you are looking to expand your workforce, it can often be a challenge to decide between hiring a new employee, or to consider finding an independent contractor. To help you choose, this article looks at some of the differences between a contractor vs employee and shares a few pros and cons of each pathway.

8 reference check questions you may not have asked before

The reference check can be the most important deciding factor in determining if an applicant is right for your company. Here are some novel but useful reference check questions that can help you further narrow down your candidate shortlist.

Hiring the right employee: 10 red flags to watch out for

Finding the right employee can often be similar to finding the right partner. Someone who looks good on paper, is not necessarily the best person for the job. Here are some common deal-breakers to consider when looking at hiring the right employee.