HR Partner

Get a dedicated HR professional to help develop your entire HR strategy, using quantifiable HR metrics that are aligned with your corporate objectives.

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Full HR audit and strategic planning

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Dedicated HR business partner

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HR Software implementation, training and administration

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Annual planning linked to commercial objectives

Lean HR Services for Efficient Business Operations

HR Partner services use a Lean HR approach to help you optimise your resources and enhance productivity.

We embed eight lean HR principles into your HR plan to help you prioritise your limited resources and focus on what matters most to your business.

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Simplifying HR management and administration through cloud HR software

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Giving managers access to HR expertise for better and faster decision making

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Aligning HR goals with company objectives

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Promoting genuine coaching and conversations between managers and employees

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Providing HR tools to ensure role clarity, drive the right behaviours, manage performance and develop employees

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Measuring and improving employee engagement by collecting and acting on regular feedback

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Reasonably predicting turnover to reduce time to hire

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Continuously improving the health of HR in the business.

How can we help you grow your business with lean HR?

Reduce risk with the expertise to define and monitor HR metrics

Our HR Partner service empowers you with the right metrics to make better HR decisions and reduce business risk. Increase retention, productivity, engagement, diversity and inclusion with effective HR analytics to track progress.

Employee retention

Productivity

Employee Engagement

Diversity and inclusion

Automate tasks and reduce admin by 70% with HR software implementation

Effortlessly create your own employment contracts or choose from templates developed by our legal and HR teams, with our all-in-one HR software solution. Send HR documents electronically with paperless onboarding and save time.

Remove paper based activities and manual administration tasks

Expedite employee onboarding experience

Develop an automated system to track employment activities, such as training completion and policy acknowledgement

Generate people related reports

Review current usage of the HR Software and make recommendations for improvement, or additional module roll out.

Attract high-quality talent and expedite new employee onboarding processes

We provide a recruitment process audit and onboarding reviews to ensure a positive experience for new hires, helping you to quickly build a skilled and satisfied workforce that leads to increased employee retention.

Reduce the time to hire

Attract better candidates

Expedite the recruitment process

Ensure that the onboarding process provides a positive experience for new hires

Minimise the time it takes for new hires to become proficient

Attract high-quality talent and expedite new employee onboarding processes

We provide a recruitment process audit and onboarding reviews to ensure a positive experience for new hires, helping you to quickly build a skilled and satisfied workforce that leads to increased employee retention.

Reduce the time to hire

Attract better candidates

Expedite the recruitment process

Ensure that the onboarding process provides a positive experience for new hires

Minimise the time it takes for new hires to become proficient

Boost productivity by supporting career development

With a dedicated HR business partner at your side, you’ll have a comprehensive framework for managing performance. We’ll help you develop genuine coaching and career conversations that drive performance and increase capability.

Establish a regular and effective performance review process

Provide managers with training on how to hold effective conversations about performance, and employee development

Develop a framework for managing underperformance that aligns with job descriptions and service level agreements

Review monetary and non-monetary benefits whilst creating EVP

Boost productivity by supporting career development

With a dedicated HR business partner at your side, you’ll have a comprehensive framework for managing performance. We’ll help you develop genuine coaching and career conversations that drive performance and increase capability.

Establish a performance review process that evaluates performance accurately

Provide managers with training on how to hold effective conversations about performance, employee development, and addressing areas of concerns

Develop a framework for managing underperformance that aligns with clearly defined job descriptions and service level agreements (SLAs)

Review monetary and non-monetary benefits while creating an EVP and embedding in organisations

Develop the HR Strategy that has the biggest impact on your business

Identify and measure the right metrics to understand progress and set appropriate goals. With an understanding of your overall business objectives, we help you prioritise the areas of HR that will achieve the greatest results.

Roll out a goal setting framework that aligns with overall business objectives

Establish a framework that promotes transparency, efficiency, and autonomy

Focus on improving HR areas that have the greatest impact

Create an HR plan with achievable goals

Develop the HR Strategy that has the biggest impact on your business

Identify and measure the right metrics to understand progress and set appropriate goals. With an understanding of your overall business objectives, we help you prioritise the areas of HR that will achieve the greatest results.

Roll out a goal setting framework that aligns to overall business objectives

Establish a framework that promotes transparency, efficiency, and autonomy

Improve HR areas that have the greatest impact on achieving business objectives

Create an HR plan with achievable goals

Automate tasks and reduce admin by 70% with HR software implementation

Effortlessly create your own employment contracts or choose from templates developed by our legal and HR teams, with our all-in-one HR software solution. Send HR documents electronically with paperless onboarding and save time.

Remove paper based activities and manual administration tasks

Expedite employee onboarding experience

Develop an automated system to track employment activities, such as training completion and policy acknowledgement

Generate people related reports

Review current usage of the HR Software and make recommendations for improvement, or additional module roll out.

FAQs

When should you consider an outsourced HR partner?

There are several situations in which an outsourced HR partner can be beneficial for a company. Here are some factors to consider when deciding whether to engage an outsourced HR partner:

  • Limited HR resources: If your company has limited HR resources or no HR department, it may be beneficial to outsource your HR needs to an experienced HR partner. An outsourced HR partner can help you establish HR policies and procedures, manage employee relations, and ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations.
  • Expertise and experience: If your company lacks HR expertise or experience, outsourcing to an HR partner can provide access to a team of HR professionals with specialized knowledge and skills. This can be especially helpful when dealing with complex HR issues such as employee benefits, compensation, and compliance.
  • Cost-effectiveness: Outsourcing HR can be a cost-effective option for small and mid-sized companies that cannot afford to hire a full-time HR staff. With an outsourced HR partner, you pay only for the services you need, and you can scale up or down as your business needs change.
  • Time savings: Managing HR can be time-consuming, especially for small business owners who wear multiple hats. By outsourcing HR, you can free up your time to focus on other important areas of your business, such as sales and marketing.
  • Risk management: Employment laws and regulations are constantly changing, and non-compliance can result in costly penalties and lawsuits. An outsourced HR partner can help you stay compliant and reduce your risk of legal liability.

Ultimately, the decision to outsource HR depends on the unique needs and circumstances of your business. Consider your HR goals and challenges, as well as your budget and resources, when deciding whether to engage an outsourced HR partner.

What are the roles and responsibilities of an HR Partner?

Some common responsibilities of an HR Partner include:

  • Onboarding and orientation: HR Partners are responsible for ensuring that new employees are integrated into the company culture and familiarized with policies and procedures. This includes coordinating orientation sessions, providing information about employee benefits and programs, and answering questions from new employees.
  • Employee relations: HR Partners are responsible for managing employee relations and resolving workplace issues. This involves responding to employee concerns and complaints, providing guidance on HR policies and procedures, and fostering positive employee morale.
  • Performance management: HR Partners are responsible for managing the performance of employees and providing feedback to managers. This includes developing performance improvement plans, conducting performance evaluations, and providing training and coaching to employees.
  • Compliance and legal issues: HR Partners are responsible for ensuring that the company complies with federal and state employment laws and regulations. This involves staying up-to-date on changes in employment law, ensuring that the company’s policies and procedures are in compliance, and providing training to managers and employees on compliance issues.
  • Employee development and training: HR Partners are responsible for identifying employee training needs and developing training programs. This includes creating and delivering training sessions, as well as evaluating the effectiveness of training programs.
  • Compensation and benefits: HR Partners are responsible for managing the company’s compensation and benefits programs. This includes developing and administering employee benefit plans, conducting salary surveys, and analyzing compensation data.

Overall, the role of an HR Partner is to support the company’s business objectives by providing HR expertise and services that help attract, develop, and retain employees.

How does engaging a HR partner work?

For more than 30 years, we’ve been helping Australian businesses build more productive and profitable workplaces by delivering the confidence they need to grow and prosper.

Our team of dedicated HR partners are experts in their field. They are AHRI certified and are backed by a network of legal, payroll and HR software experts, which means they can offer a whole-of-business strategic HR service.

This first phase is about connecting you with your HR Partner – your main contact through implementation and success. Together, we’ll outline your business requirements, basic organisational information, and key project contacts moving forward.

 

What does the first 90 days look like?

Here’s what the first 90 days look like with your HR Partner:

Your HR partner highlights immediate issues that need to be addressed, such as compliance risks, policies and contracts, and potential people management challenges. This is your chance to set expectations, goals, and the next steps for your business.

Completing a HR-compliance questionnaire will determine key areas of concerns and risk. Using up-to-date employee data, contracts, policies, and procedures, you’ll receive an
in-depth audit of HR documentation and data with key recommendations for improving compliance.

Time to assess the results of your compliance report and HR health check. Workshopping with your HR Partner, they’ll assess your overall HR health, highlight potential issues, and detail priorities and recommendations based on clear HR metrics for improvements.

With a clear plan and roadmap for the future, your HR Partner will now have the insights to prepare your HR strategy – complete with milestones, key action points, responsibilities, and target dates outlining a roadmap for the next 12 months.

 

How many projects will a HR Partner deliver in the first year?

With a clear plan and roadmap for the future, your HR Partner will now have the insights to prepare your HR strategy – complete with milestones, key action points, responsibilities, and target dates outlining a roadmap for the next 12 month.

Projects, timelines and scope can be varied based on the client and their needs. Rest assured – our aim is to help you execute your HR Strategic Plan and meet the objectives of your business.

 

If you need help answering any of these questions, contact us today to speak to our team.

Hear from some of our HR clients

Gymea Bay Care & Leisure Centre partnered with Employment Innovations HR Partner solutions to transform their business operations:

“The support I have had from my HR partners has been exceptional. Response times on emails and phone support has been invaluable in ensuring that we are taking the correct steps when it comes to tricky HR matters, to ensure that both the employer responsibilities and employee rights are covered.”

GYMEA BAY CARE & LIESURE CENTRE INC

Navy Canteens partnered with Employment Innovations outsourced HR, Payroll and Finance solutions to transform their business operations:

“Our HR and Payroll Partners are amazing people to work with. We are blown away by how professional and responsive they are. They have saved my sanity. We thought Employment Innovations would be a good decision, but it’s been the best decision we have made. We are so happy and thankful we chose EI to partner with.”

NAVY CANTEENS

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