SME recruitment guide launches


Plan, idea, The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched a guide to hiring new employees for small business.

Fair Work Ombudsman, Natalie James, says the guide was created to give small business operators advice about the best way to employ new workers and to outline their workplace obligations in simple terms.

The guide, which offers step by step processes and recruitment tips, can be downloaded at

James said the guide to hiring new employees will help small business recruit the right people and grow their business by understanding the process of hiring staff.

The guide will be complemented by an interactive online learning course that employers can access for free to improve their skills in hiring and inducting new staff.

The course includes an interactive tool to help employers build a profile of the employee they want to hire and a video activity to help them practice their interview skills.

The course will be available at the Online Learning Centre on the Fair Work Ombudsman’s website at


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