HR

Below you'll find a collection of interesting insights for HR professionals that challenge the traditional methods of recruitment to find smarter approaches to people management.

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.

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.

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