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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.

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.

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…

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.

How to futureproof your career in HR

How to futureproof your career in HR

The role of HR is changing. Here’s how to keep your career ahead of the curve.

Hiring for culture: How to find the right fit

Hiring for culture: How to find the right fit

Just because someone impresses on paper doesn’t necessarily mean they’re the right ‘fit’ for your organisation. Here’s how hiring for culture can boost your business.

Single Touch Payroll: Is your business at risk?

Single Touch Payroll: Is your business at risk?

Single Touch Payroll is an important weapon in the Australian government’s fight against illegal hiring practices. Here’s how to keep your business out of the firing line.

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