Whether you have employees or your business is looking to bring in staff, it’s important to ensure everyone is on the same page from the outset.

Human resources expert Karen Hillen will step business operators through the process of employment contracts and why they’re so important when she presents at the Small Business Skills Summit 2019.

“If you employ people in your business, or you’re thinking about it, I’m going to share the types of policies that are critical, and also why it’s a good idea to have some employment contracts in place,” Karen notes. 

Karen is the Director of Hillen Staff Solutions and is a Certified HR Coach with a Diploma in Human Resource Management, Graduate Diploma in Public Administration, Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management, a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and a Certificate IV in WHS.

She is renowned as the virtual HR manager that small business can rely on,  by providing HR policies, systems and employment contracts and also offers a monthly HR support and advice service. 

Boasting more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources, staffing and payroll, Karen is also a member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). 

Back by popular demand, the Skills Summit is an initiative of small business networking and resources community, Business Business Business, and this year will see 11 presenters offering their tips and insight on topics like marketing, law, sales techniques, mindset and more.

Business Business Business founder Linda Reed-Enever explains that the Small Business Skills Summit is now in its second year, after a hugely positive reception in 2018.

“The Small Business Skills Summits is designed by business owners for business owners, offering operators the best tools and expertise available in a convenient, accessible form,” Ms Reed-Enever says.

The summit officially runs from August 1 to 11 and features a new presentation daily, delivering insight and expertise into the essential tools all businesses require.

Attendees can pick and choose the presenters they wish to see, engage in question and answer forums, or enjoy the convenience of accessing information for three months after the event. Enrollments for the event are open now at



About Business Business Business – Business Business Business is a hub of information, made for business owners, by business owners. With the mantra “Learn, Connect, Network and Do” it is an arena dedicated to supporting and offering essential resources and skills to small business operators.  

For further information or to arrange an interview, contact:

 Linda Reed-Enever on 0433 149 319


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