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You will now be handing over your social media handles when applying for a US visa

You will now be handing over your social media handles when applying for a US visa

Hoping to work or study in the United States? You might like to think twice about your social media posts because now, all visa applicants are required to disclose their social media user names.

4 data-protection tips for all employers

4 data-protection tips for all employers

Did you know organisations are potentially liable for data breaches related to the personal information they collect about candidates during recruitment? Here’s why data protection should be a top priority for all employers.

Savage advice for improving the candidate journey in hiring

Savage advice for improving the candidate journey in hiring

Does it matter what candidates think of your hiring process? Absolutely! Greg Savage explains why – and how to do better.

Why a personal development plan for all staff is necessary to grow your business

Why a personal development plan for all staff is necessary to grow your business

As the famous American author, salesman, and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar once said, “The only thing worse than training employees and losing them is not training them and keeping them.” Below we run through a simple what and how to plan for staff professional development if you are starting out.

Shocking Airtasker discovery: Fraudster sparky puts lives at risk

Shocking Airtasker discovery: Fraudster sparky puts lives at risk

For almost two years, a Queensland man posed as a qualified electrician to get work in households across Brisbane. Here’s how it happened and how it could have been prevented.

Which country is about to send CV fraudsters to jail?

Which country is about to send CV fraudsters to jail?

A new law in South Africa could see dishonest job applicants spend up to five years behind bars. So if you’ve got a few inconsistencies on your CV, perhaps now’s a good time to tidy it up?

“I go into bat for our clients”: Meet Esther Tamaalii Client Services Team Leader

“I go into bat for our clients”: Meet Esther Tamaalii Client Services Team Leader

After our staff profile last month from New Zealand, we’re back in Australia to introduce you to our very own Client Services Team Leader, Esther Tamaalii. Based in Perth, she makes sure our clients get the best care they can.

Bogus pilot finally grounded after 20-year scam

Bogus pilot finally grounded after 20-year scam

A South African Airways (SAA) pilot is facing criminal charges after it was revealed he’d been flying his entire career using a fake license.

CVCheck implements a paperless criminal record check process in New Zealand

CVCheck implements a paperless criminal record check process in New Zealand

CVCheck, in compliance with the New Zealand Ministry of Justice, has designed paperless criminal record and traffic checks. They are not only convenient but environment-friendly and faster.

Reference checking for cultural fit: How to do it and why it’s important

Reference checking for cultural fit: How to do it and why it’s important

A call to your candidates’ referees can help you determine whether they’ll survive and thrive within your organisation. But according to cultural change expert, Sandra Wood, from Great Managers, you have to know what you’re looking – and listening – for.

Diversity in the workplace: How taboos block workplace productivity

Diversity in the workplace: How taboos block workplace productivity

Sexual orientation and gender identity still seem to be workplace taboos with six out of 10 non-LGBTI workers believing it’s unprofessional to talk about these topics at work. On the International Day Against Homophobia, we explore how companies can create a more inclusive workplace culture.

Privacy matters: Why CVCheck prioritises privacy

Privacy matters: Why CVCheck prioritises privacy

In support of Privacy Awareness Week 2019 all CVCheck staff were provided with refresher training on privacy on 15 May. Here’s why security is a company cornerstone, and how CVCheck makes privacy a top priority.

From aspirational rugby coach to high-level service delivery: Meet Chris Swanepoel Operations Manager ANZ

From aspirational rugby coach to high-level service delivery: Meet Chris Swanepoel Operations Manager ANZ

For our staff profile this week we’re visiting Auckland to introduce you to our head of operations in Australia and New Zealand.

Risk vs reward in recruitment – 3 key risks to limit your exposure

Risk vs reward in recruitment – 3 key risks to limit your exposure

Daniel Chilcott, General Manager of Learning and HR Services at Programmed, has some crucial advice on how companies can manage their risk appetite with new hires. Implementing a standardised approach to screening in your workplace can significantly minimise the risks associated with recruiting.

Children’s Worker’s Safety Checks: How they can help lower NZ’s alarming child abuse statistics

Children’s Worker’s Safety Checks: How they can help lower NZ’s alarming child abuse statistics

During the year ending 30 June 2018, more than 11,000 children in New Zealand were abused across 14,000 individual substantiated incidences.

Reference Checks: What to ask referees?

Reference Checks: What to ask referees?

There’s no point conducting reference checks if you aren’t asking the right questions. We sat down with expert recruiter Tom Watt to find out the common mistakes hiring managers make and the best questions to ask referees.

Non-Core NZ children’s workers must be safety checked by 1 July 2019

Non-Core NZ children’s workers must be safety checked by 1 July 2019

All non-core children’s workers in state-funded organisations, that provide regulated health services must be safety checked by 1 July 2019.
As the employing organisation it’s your responsibility to ensure all your non-core children’s workers are safety checked.

Beyond the CV: How well do you know your candidate?

Beyond the CV: How well do you know your candidate?

Being able to adequately verify a candidate’s professional history is a vital cog in the employment process, but finding the right ‘fit’ takes more than reading their CV. We reveal how to uncover a candidate’s broader character.

The bare necessities: Three essential checks every business should conduct

The bare necessities: Three essential checks every business should conduct

Every role has unique screening requirements but there are three essential pre employment checks that every business should be conducting. CVCheck’s Andrew Maffett explains why running these particular checks as a minimum, is crucial in the digital age.

What is your company’s reputation worth?

What is your company’s reputation worth?

Bad hires can be a serious blow to your corporate brand. Here’s how the right hiring practices can help you avoid poor recruitment decisions and protect your reputation.

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