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.

Criminal record check process: How does ANZ compare to the US

A recent report into the background screening industry in the US demonstrates significant differences in industry processes compared to the Australian and New Zealand standards. CVCheck’s General Counsel, Craig Sharp, summarises the key points of his research.

4 steps to better recruitment so you don’t get ghosted

With bulk rejection emails and bad candidate experiences, companies have been treating job seekers poorly for a long time. But what happens when candidates have enough and turn the tables? Here’s how to avoid being ‘ghosted’.

CVCheck integrates with SmartRecruiters

At CVCheck, we’re committed to provide great experience to our clients and make our service available and accessible via multiple platforms. We do this via integrating with intelligent and secure systems we know our clients use and value. We’re proud to announce that as of today we are integrated with the enterprise-grade recruitment software, SmartRecruiters.

Video: How digital identity tech will reshape the face of recruitment

Candidate interviews are considered by many to be a necessary evil. They may be a great way for you and your candidate to get to know each other but using interviews to verify your candidate’s claims can give misleading results. Luckily, an emerging tech solution will soon make the challenge of identity and claims verification a thing of the past.

12 months of the TSS visa at a glance

With most of our major economies facing a workforce crisis by 2030, the Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) visa program is helping to plug the labour gap in the Australian market. Since it was introduced last year, there are more temporary visa holders than ever Down Under – in fact it’s the seventh most popular destination for travelling talent. Here’s what else is happening in the Australian TSS visa landscape one year in.

How can talent rediscovery improve your recruiting

Talent rediscovery software use AI technology to quickly and accurately screen previous job applicants for open roles, saving recruiters both time and money, while increasing candidate engagement and experience.

How HR analytics can help find the right hire

Business-critical data is growing at a rapid pace, and organisations leveraging that data in their workplace decision-making hire better, faster and more efficiently. But what data can help and how to use it?

UK exam board put to test and failed

Popular British daily newspaper, The Daily Mail, has gone undercover to bust one of the country’s leading exam boards for dodgy hiring. Here’s how it all went down, and the simple steps the company could have taken to keep its reputation – and people – safe.

Why we won’t be offering social media screening… yet

In recent months, both existing and potential clients have asked about our position on social media screening, and whether the company plans to offer the product. After thorough research, consideration and discussions with recruitment leaders, here’s our current position on the topic.

More people on temporary visas is a wake-up call for employers

More people on more short-term visa types means greater difficulty managing your business’s compliance obligations. We take a look at how the temporary visa landscape has changed over the past year since the 457 Visa was abolished in Australia.

Video: “What are the red flags when interviewing candidates?”

From a job candidate’s body language to their mismatching cv and online profile, there can be several signs that your interviewee may not be entirely truthful about their work experience in their resume. In the last episode of our interview series this week, recruitment experts uncover some of the biggest red flags during interviewing and share how you can find out whether your interviewee is telling the truth.

5 ways modern resumes are changing – for the better

The traditional resume is becoming a thing of the past – but how will the resume of the future perform? Hiring expert Rachel Hill explains how modern CVs are more about credentials, skills and screening, rather than a basic job-history outline.

Why women mentoring women is a winning business strategy

Women mentoring women is an invaluable step towards gender diversity and equality in the workplace, and it’s a boost for business too. Here’s how it builds a sustainable female pipeline for leadership positions, and what that can do for your bottom line.

Talent acquisition and recruitment leaders on social media screening: ‘We are wary’

There’s no denying, social media in background screening is currently a hot topic, but do talent acquisition experts think formalising social media screening of job candidates is a good idea? At a recent event for leading Australian recruiters, CVCheck presented on the topic of social media screening. Here, we outline feedback from the experts and reasons why many are cautious.

VIDEO: “What are your top tips for finding ideal candidates?”

Over the last few months we have been out and about, networking and gaining insights from leaders in the Australian recruitment industry. In our new video series, we interviewed leading recruitment experts on best practices for finding ideal candidates. Watch this video for what they had to reveal.

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