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Case Study: Aussie platform GoBlitz offers clients and jobseekers a more secure way to work

Case Study: Aussie platform GoBlitz offers clients and jobseekers a more secure way to work

Thanks to the remarkable rise of the gig economy, jobseekers and employers can connect for work like never before – but that also creates new hiring risks. GoBlitz, powered by Jim’s Group, is disrupting the gig economy and protecting its clients through comprehensive screening and checks. The sudden rise of the gig economy has been…

When once isn’t enough: The checks that need re-checking and why

When once isn’t enough: The checks that need re-checking and why

You do your due diligence by conducting the necessary background checks on incoming employees, but do you routinely re-check them post-appointment? If not, you could be putting your business, staff and customers at risk. Looking into a candidate’s background is part of your due diligence during recruitment, but it can be just as important to…

Q2FY19 Maiden Cashflow Positive Quarter – Quarterly Operating Update

Q2FY19 Maiden Cashflow Positive Quarter – Quarterly Operating Update

We are pleased announce our Q2FY19 results and operating update for the quarter ending 31st January 2019. Summary highlights: Cash positive by +$0.2 million in Q2 FY19 (ex-cap raising); cash at quarter end $2.8 million Cash receipts of $3.1 million in Q2 FY19 (in line with prior quarter) versus $2.8 million in pcp 71% ($2.2…

AI in HR – hype or inevitable reality?

AI in HR – hype or inevitable reality?

Fast-forward to 2035. CVs are in the history dustbin. Instead, you have a real-time digital snapshot of your career history, which is scanned by a cloud-based resume robot. A microsecond later, you are offered an interview, which is also conducted by AI programs using virtual reality technology. The job offer takes slightly longer to arrive…

Video Series: Social Media Essentials For Employer Branding

Video Series: Social Media Essentials For Employer Branding

1: Why HR must get social Social media is an efficient and effective channel for employer branding that HR professionals can no longer ignore. In a new series of videos, we look at the Why, What and How of Social Media Essentials for Employer Branding, beginning with the reasons why HR must get social. Check out…

Mentoring for senior HR: Taking your career to the next level

Mentoring for senior HR: Taking your career to the next level

Part three of our series on mentoring for HR explores how senior HR professionals find the right person to help them achieve their career goals. Richard Westney, the HR Man, offers tips for finding a mentor.

Career pathing: Where to next for senior HR

Career pathing: Where to next for senior HR

In part one of our series on mentoring for HR, we take a look at the career options senior HR professionals can explore once they reach the highest HR position within their organisation. Richard Westney, the HR Man, provides career-pathing advice for those dreaming big.

The benefits of a standardised approach to screening

The benefits of a standardised approach to screening

A standardised approach to employee screening could be anything from a formal written policy to a collection of undocumented ‘standard practices’. We reveal the positive impact such an approach can have on your overall business. Every organisation – whether it’s a one-person startup or a multinational – needs its own framework around recruitment. However, too…

Risk-based approach to employment screening: Andrew Maffett presents at The Recruitment Events Co. leader’s lunch

Risk-based approach to employment screening: Andrew Maffett presents at The Recruitment Events Co. leader’s lunch

If you haven’t adopted a risk-based approach to your recruitment, chances are you haven’t got a clear picture of your candidate, and that makes it difficult to be confident in your hiring decision. You’re also leaving your organisation, and yourself, wide open to a range of serious consequences. In the following video, Andrew Maffett, Chief…

What is ‘Know Your Client’ (KYC) and how does the finance industry comply?

What is ‘Know Your Client’ (KYC) and how does the finance industry comply?

Banks, insurers and creditors are increasingly demanding that customers provide detailed anti-corruption due-diligence information before starting a business relationship. So what role do HR and hiring managers have to play?

How to set up an internal mentoring program that will benefit your business

How to set up an internal mentoring program that will benefit your business

Part two in our series on mentoring for HR is a ‘how to’ guide for setting up an effective mentoring program within your organisation.

How to ensure your company’s HR is cyber secure in 2019

How to ensure your company’s HR is cyber secure in 2019

HR managers sit on the front line when it comes to protecting their company’s sensitive employee information. Here’s how to keep your company’s data safe.

Navigating the law in tech innovation – Meet Craig Sharp

Navigating the law in tech innovation – Meet Craig Sharp

The next person in our series of people behind CVCheck is our General Counsel Craig Sharp. Explain your role at CVCheck Anything legal hits my desk: clients, partner and supplier contracts, our terms and conditions and much more. A lot of it is also to do with privacy. My job is about making sure we…

The science of storytelling and HR

The science of storytelling and HR

If you really want to drive home a point, a compelling story can have a bigger impact than facts and figures alone. It’s all down to what’s happening in the listener’s brain.

eBook: How to attract & retain good staff in the disability sector

eBook: How to attract & retain good staff in the disability sector

According to recent research, only 43 per cent of disability services providers expect to meet demand in 2018, due in part to an inability to recruit the workers they need or to provide additional services within lean price constraints. Our latest eBook provides an insight into the recent changes within the sector, and practical tips…

The Do’s & Don’ts of Networking

The Do’s & Don’ts of Networking

Networking doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Growing your network and building fruitful relationships in an authentic way can fill your professional life with interesting and like-minded people, and expand your career options. Here’s our do’s and don’ts for those looking to up their networking game: Do Attend events where a lot of people…

Meet our CEO – Rod Sherwood

Meet our CEO – Rod Sherwood

Over the past few months, we’ve been travelling across our NZ, Melbourne and Perth offices to introduce you to the people behind CVCheck. Today on our blog we’re getting you acquainted with our CEO Rod Sherwood. Explain your role at CVCheck I’m the CEO and also a Director of the Board, as CVCheck is listed on…

CVCheck welcomes Sourcr as a new partner

CVCheck welcomes Sourcr as a new partner

At CVCheck we’re always looking for ways to make our client’s hiring process as easy and quick as possible, which is why we have formed a new partnership with Sourcr. About Sourcr  Sourcr helps companies hire faster, with an average of 24 days from listing to hire. An AI enabled platform Sourcr connects businesses with pre-vetted, high-end specialist recruiters with a track record in…

It’s complicated! How to handle ‘miscellaneous’ leaves of absence

It’s complicated! How to handle ‘miscellaneous’ leaves of absence

When employees need to take sudden or prolonged absences outside the usual entitlements, it can put businesses in a tricky position. The HR Man NZ, Richard Westney, explains how to balance the needs of the business with the need for compassion.

Your recruiting-for-retail checklist

Your recruiting-for-retail checklist

Looking for retail staff? Here’s how to find, recognise and entice the best candidates.

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