30 June A message from the CEO: What's happening at REEF June 30, 2017 By Reef Admin General, REEF management 0 It's hard to believe we're halfway through the year. What started as a busy year shows no sign of slowing down. Here's just a few things we've been focused on. People Management System review Every REEF member has access to our award-winning People Management System. Over the years, we’ve invested heavily in developing the software so it serves the HR needs of our members. As part of our efforts to continuously improve the system, we’ve recently undertaken a comprehensive review of the content. You can read more about what's been updated by reading this article >>> If you haven’t yet discovered the power of the People Management System or are yet to fully embrace all its bene ts, contact our Membership Services Director, Greg Paterson. He’ll take you through an online tutorial to demonstrate the system and help you get started. You can contact Greg by calling 1300 616 170 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Annual General Meeting REEF’s 50th Annual General Meeting was held on 27 April 2017. Fred Andriessen, in his first annual report as President, gave attendees a rundown of the major activities REEF was involved in over the course of 2016. His report demonstrates the ‘hard yards’ REEF has put in – often behind the scenes – to secure a better workplace environment for our members. Be sure to read his President’s report, as well as the Treasurer’s report. 2017 Roadshow And finally, just a reminder that we’re still travelling around the state with the Roadshow. This is a landmark year for your industry, as we navigate a changed workplace environment following the four- year award review. By attending the Roadshow, you’ll be better equipped to deal with the changing landscape ahead. The 2017 Roadshow continues through to August. To find out more about when we’ll be near you, go to reef.org.au/training. BRYAN WILCOX Chief Executive Officer Related A message from the CEO: Why REEF is ahead of the pack Do a quick Google search and you'll quickly find a long list of employment advisors out there who want to help you – for a hefty fee! – should you find yourself in hot water. But not all advisors are created equal. A message from the CEO: Beware changing REEF templates I always emphasise to members that they shouldn't change or modify REEF template employment agreements or commission structures without talking to us first. Why? The answer is simple. REEF President gives 2017 annual report at AGM At the recent AGM, REEF President Fred Andriessen presented his annual report and provided a snapshot of just some of the activities REEF has been involved in over the course of 2017. A message from the CEO: Stay up to date to stay compliant Compliance. It's a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many employers. But it goes hand in hand with running an agency – and now with the start of the new Real Estate Industry Award, it's never been more important. A message from the CEO: Employment contracts A question REEF CEO Bryan Wilcox is often asked with whether workplace policies should be included in employment contracts. Here, he explains why it's not recommended. REEF President gives annual report at AGM At the recent AGM, REEF President Fred Andriessen presented his first annual report to members and shared some of REEF's big wins during 2016. Comments are closed.