About the Author
Paul Maguire operates his own business management consultancy — Maguire Consulting — and is the owner of the online human resources management advice service for small to medium enterprises,
Born in Melbourne, Australia, Paul graduated in 1982 from the University of Melbourne with a bachelor of commerce, majoring in economics, economic history and psychology. He commenced his working career as an archivist with the Victorian Public Record Office and then went on to various roles working in public policy in state government. It was while on secondment to the Public Service Association that Paul developed his lifelong interest in human resource management and employee relations. After obtaining a post-graduate diploma in employment and labour relations law from the University of Melbourne in 1992 Paul set about a career in human resources management and employee relations advice, advocacy and representation.
Seeing an opportunity in the market and keen to do things his way, Paul established his consultancy in 2000 with the aim of building a business that would provide practical, clear and no-nonsense advice to growing small and medium enterprises. Paul has worked closely with industry and professional employer associations over the past ten years, and has particular interest and expertise in employee relations advice, salary benchmarking, small business development, workforce development, regulatory compliance, advocacy and enterprise ...