We're excited to announce the first instalment in our businessDEPOT Live series for 2019! Hiring and Onboarding – Get off the hook with these processes and strategies.

Ahoy m’heartys, welcome aboard! But before we sign all the formalities and go hunting for treasure, ask yourself are your new employees going to be true crew mates or will they have you walking the plank!

Hiring and onboarding staff, although an exciting time in any small business, can reduce even seasoned business owners to a nervous wreck *pun intended*. But before you start feeling like you might go overboard, earn your sea legs by learning how to hire and onboard your new employees like a true captain.

Register now and listen to a panel of specialists as they give you the simple strategies you can be using right now to improve your processes.


  • Tips on how to onboard a team member to give them the best chance of success
  • Make employment decisions based not only on skill but cultural fit
  • Understanding how to get the basics right with your contracts, probation, and policies
  • Know the employee blueprint for different contract types.


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Thurs 4th April


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5:30 PM

concluding by 7:30 PM

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Level 1, 27 James Street, Fortitude Valley

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Register by

Mon 1 April

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Real answers from real specialists,
without the overwhelm.

At businessDEPOT Live, you can access advice from specialists in many different areas of business from business strategy, to marketing, HR, legal, superannuation and so many more.

Each event focuses on a different area of business, bringing together 2-4 specialists in that area to provide practical tips, insights and strategies you can use in your business.

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Anna Chipperfield

businessDEPOT People and Culture

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businessDEPOT Head of People & Culture

Anna has a long-standing career in operations, people management, and business strategy. Covering industries such as construction, retail and professional services both in Australia and Internationally.

At businessDEPOT, Anna’s focus is on people and culture.

With a great passion for creating and maintaining a working environment where people can focus on their strengths, continue to develop and grow while bringing their authentic selves to the office, Anna focuses her time ensuring that teams are aligned and engaged through communication, strategy and education.

Jonathan Mamaril

Jonathan Mamaril

NB Lawyers

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Principal and Director, NB Lawyers

Jonathan Mamaril is a Principal and Director with NB Lawyers, the Lawyers for Employers and leads the Employment Law and Commercial Law teams.

Jonathan advises clients on all aspects of Employment Law, including enterprise agreements, collective bargaining and interpretation of Modern Awards. He has represented clients in unfair dismissal, general protections and discrimination matters—from the conciliation conference stage, through to arbitration in the Fair Work Commission.

Jonathan, as the Lawyer for Employers has helped navigate his clients through complex Employment Law legislation, providing them with practical solutions and workplace policies to ensure they abide by their various statutory Employment Law obligations.

Claire Harrison

Claire Harrison

Harrison Human Resources

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Founder and Managing Director, Harrison Human Resources

Claire founded HHR in 2009 after leaving her corporate career as a HR Director of multi-national organisations as a result of her strong belief that all people deserve to be happy at work, even the CEOs. Having worked in good and not so good organisations, Claire is passionate about the critical link between great people, customer satisfaction and business success.
Most recently Claire used this passion to write her first book, The CEO Secret Guide to Managing and Motivating Employees.