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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

The second deadline for the Children’s Act legislation is fast approaching. If you’re a state funded organisation, that provides regulated health services, to be compliant you need to ensure your non-core children’s workers are safety checked by the July 2019 deadline. Key things you need to know All non-core children’s workers in state funded organisations,…

False credentials and fake job histories: How applicants misrepresent themselves

False credentials and fake job histories: How applicants misrepresent themselves

From lying about qualifications to hiding a criminal background, there are countless ways jobseekers falsify their information. We reveal the most common tactics used to dupe employers – and how to spot them. Despite Australia’s low unemployment rate and a dearth of qualified candidates in several industries – particularly in financial services and IT –…

Case Study: Aussie platform GoBlitz offers clients and jobseekers a more secure way to work

Case Study: Aussie platform GoBlitz offers clients and jobseekers a more secure way to work

Thanks to the remarkable rise of the gig economy, jobseekers and employers can connect for work like never before – but that also creates new hiring risks. GoBlitz, powered by Jim’s Group, is disrupting the gig economy and protecting its clients through comprehensive screening and checks. The sudden rise of the gig economy has been…

How to introduce a new screening policy into your workplace to create a trusting culture

How to introduce a new screening policy into your workplace to create a trusting culture

Organisations need relevant and thoroughly vetted information in order to make informed hiring decisions. That’s why a standardised approach to screening is best for building a positive company culture. Risk is inherent to any hiring process, but potential liabilities can balloon if there is no standardised approach to screening potential employees. For modern organisations, deploying…

The Do’s & Don’ts of Networking

The Do’s & Don’ts of Networking

Networking doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Growing your network and building fruitful relationships in an authentic way can fill your professional life with interesting and like-minded people, and expand your career options. Here’s our do’s and don’ts for those looking to up their networking game: Do Attend events where a lot of people…

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….

Living & breathing innovation – Meet Colin Boyan

Living & breathing innovation – Meet Colin Boyan

We’re opening the doors to the CVCheck office, and introducing another member of our management team. Our current longest-serving staff member, our Chief Information Officer – Colin Boyan.

Expert Q&A: A day in the life of a disability worker

Expert Q&A: A day in the life of a disability worker

Ever wondered what it’s like to work in the disability services sector? We sat down with Wayne Zahra, Regional Manager and Senior Specialist Psychologist at Disability Services Australia, to learn about the challenges and rewards of the job.

How to get a job with a criminal record in Australia

How to get a job with a criminal record in Australia

A criminal record doesn’t necessarily have to be a barrier to recruitment. Here’s how to communicate your past and overcome the hurdle during the employment process.

A career in IT: Meet Murray Francis

A career in IT: Meet Murray Francis

Over the next few months on our blog, we’ll be shining a light on the interesting people who play an important role in CVCheck’s success. Today we’re chatting with Murray Francis about his interesting career and time at CVCheck as our IT Manager.

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