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.

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.

Prevention is still better than a cure 

Prevention is still better than a cure 

In the 2018 unfair dismissal case brought against Hertz Australia by former employee Charles Tham, the Fair Work Commission sided with the employer. And while the dispute presents an excellent case study for hiring managers, does the commentary in the media around this dispute miss the point?

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.

Why you need a standard for employee screening

Why you need a standard for employee screening

Between 20% to 30% of job applications contain some form of false information according to a recent report of the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC). For hiring managers, a compliance framework for screening employees should be a crucial component of the recruitment process.

Talent attraction vs talent acquisition: The tide has turned

Talent attraction vs talent acquisition: The tide has turned

Companies need to change the way they think about hiring or else they risk being left behind, says Greg Savage, a corporate recruitment advisor with nearly 40 years’ experience. Here, the man behind The Savage Truth explains why proactive hiring is the only way to go.

New rules, new fines: How the 457 work visa changed

New rules, new fines: How the 457 work visa changed

The 457 working visa has been abolished, and the rules are changing for businesses that sponsor foreign workers. Along with stronger enforcement of the new regulations, fines for non-compliance have increased. Here’s what every recruiter needs to know to avoid breaching the laws.

Working with Children in New Zealand: What you need to know

Working with Children in New Zealand: What you need to know

From July 2015 all paid employees and contractors who work with children for state-funded organisations in New Zealand are required to be safety checked under The Vulnerable Children Act 2014. All existing non-core children’s workers must be safety checked by 1 July 2019.

eBook: The cost of a bad hire

eBook: The cost of a bad hire

Ever hired the wrong person for the job? You’re not alone. Around 95% of organisations admit they make bad hires each year, but what’s the real cost of a bad hire to your business?

Check this out: The history of reference checks

Check this out: The history of reference checks

To safeguard their businesses against unscrupulous employees, it’s common practice for employers to run screening and vetting on new recruits. Although it all sounds very modern, it’s not. Throughout history, background checks have, in various forms, been part of the recruitment process.

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