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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.

Jobactive: Which industries and careers are best for longevity?

Jobactive: Which industries and careers are best for longevity?

In the next decade, the aged care, IT, construction and infrastructure industries will grow exponentially, providing huge opportunities for jobseekers and employers alike. As a recruiter, understanding where the market is heading is increasingly important, especially as jobseekers rely on you to provide them with insight on which industries will offer the best long-term stability….

Tink Recruitment: Connecting people through psychometrics

Tink Recruitment: Connecting people through psychometrics

Modern hiring is part art, part data. Here’s how predictive psychometric testing helps Tink Recruitment connect the right candidate to the right client.

Infographic: Organisational Fraud In Australia

Infographic: Organisational Fraud In Australia

Has your company fallen foul of organisational fraud? If so, you’re in the majority. More than half of all Australian organisations reported corporate crime in 2017 and most was perpetrated by business ‘insiders’. Here’s an overview of the country’s economic criminal activity.

A career protecting the community – meet James Sutherland

A career protecting the community – meet James Sutherland

For our staff profile this week we’re hopping across the Tasman, and straight into our Auckland office to find out everything about our Managing Director of CVCheck New Zealand, James Sutherland.

Prevention is still better than a cure 

Prevention is still better than a cure 

A recent decision by the Fair Work Commission presents an excellent case study for employers, but much of the commentary around this case appears to have missed the point. 

We’ve taken the pain out of checking references

We’ve taken the pain out of checking references

Reference checks are a bit like going to the dentist – you know it’s something you really need to do, but you never look forward to going (sorry, if you’re a dentist). Just imagine if you could send someone else to the dentist instead of going yourself? Like, a dental surrogate. We can’t do that…

How to choose the perfect reference check for your candidate

How to choose the perfect reference check for your candidate

We’ve recently created two new types of Employment Reference Checks. You can now choose between our Streamlined and Verified references. So, what’s the best choice for your candidate today? In this post, we give you a rundown of our two new checks. We explain how to weigh up your requirements and decide which check is best…

National Police Checks vs Australian Federal Police Checks

National Police Checks vs Australian Federal Police Checks

You need to get a police check, but you’re not sure whether you need a National Police Check or a Federal Police Check. In most instances (such as employment), you will only need to obtain a National Police Check. Below we break down exactly what each check is and what they’re used for, so you can get a quick overview of which check you need.

Australia’s higher education sector at a glance

Australia’s higher education sector at a glance

Have you ever wondered how much revenue the Australian higher education sector generates? Or how many Australians hold a bachelors degree? If you’re hiring in the education sector, you’ll want to be across this snapshot of the current state of the industry.

Living & Breathing Innovation – Meet Colin Boyan

Living & Breathing Innovation – Meet Colin Boyan

We’re opening the doors to the CVCheck office, and introducing another member of our management team. Our current longest-serving staff member, our Chief Information Officer – Colin Boyan. Explain your role at CVCheck In one word, I’d say I’m a facilitator. I oversee strategy and innovation, imagining things as they could be, and then helping the…

How to engage employees during organisational crises & significant change

How to engage employees during organisational crises & significant change

Every organisation has either gone through – or will experience – a serious crisis during its existence. That’s inevitable and often uncontrollable, according to employee engagement expert and speaker at this year’s AHRI conference, Dr James Adonis. What is manageable, however, is how the leadership team responds to the dilemma. Here’s how it’s done. When…

CVCheck appoints a new Chair

CVCheck appoints a new Chair

We welcome Ivan Gustavino to our Board and farewell Chris Brown. This week Ivan Gustavino the highly experienced seasoned and technology industry executive and corporate advisor joined CVCheck’s Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director and assumed the role of Chair. Rod Sherwood CVCheck CEO explains “On behalf of our shareholders I am very pleased to…

HR professionals & personal liability: Know your obligations

HR professionals & personal liability: Know your obligations

How far does a HR worker’s liability extend? It’s worth knowing how to protect yourself so you don’t become an accessory to payroll breaches, workplace bullying, visa issues and more.

6 innovation mistakes almost every organisation makes

6 innovation mistakes almost every organisation makes

Sometimes organisations put a lot of effort into being ‘innovative’, but nothing seems to come of it. Dr Amantha Imber, author of The Innovation Formula, explains how businesses might be standing in their own way.

Q4FY18 Results & Operating Update

Q4FY18 Results & Operating Update

We are pleased to announce our 4C results and operating update for the quarter ending 30 June 2018. Summary highlights: Another record quarter with $3.4 million of revenue reported in Q4 – up 25% on pcp (Q4FY17: $2.7 million) Strong 20% uplift in customer cash receipts in Q4FY18 to $3.3 million vs $2.8 million Q4FY17…

CVCheck integrates with JobAdder

CVCheck integrates with JobAdder

CVCheck is constantly looking for ways to improve the working lives of our customers. One way we’ve been doing this is working hard with new partners to produce simple and seamless platform integrations, making it easier for you to manage talent. We’re happy to announce that we’ve helped streamline the recruitment process even further this month,…

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