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You will now be handing over your social media handles when applying for a US visa

You will now be handing over your social media handles when applying for a US visa

Hoping to work or study in the United States? You might like to think twice about your social media posts because now, all visa applicants are required to disclose their social media user names.

Shocking Airtasker discovery: Fraudster sparky puts lives at risk

Shocking Airtasker discovery: Fraudster sparky puts lives at risk

For almost two years, a Queensland man posed as a qualified electrician to get work in households across Brisbane. Here’s how it happened and how it could have been prevented.

Which country is about to send CV fraudsters to jail?

Which country is about to send CV fraudsters to jail?

A new law in South Africa could see dishonest job applicants spend up to five years behind bars. So if you’ve got a few inconsistencies on your CV, perhaps now’s a good time to tidy it up?

Bogus pilot finally grounded after 20-year scam

Bogus pilot finally grounded after 20-year scam

A South African Airways (SAA) pilot is facing criminal charges after it was revealed he’d been flying his entire career using a fake license.

CVCheck implements a paperless criminal record check process in New Zealand

CVCheck implements a paperless criminal record check process in New Zealand

CVCheck, in compliance with the New Zealand Ministry of Justice, has designed paperless criminal record and traffic checks. They are not only convenient but environment-friendly and faster.

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

All non-core children’s workers in state-funded organisations, that provide regulated health services must be safety checked by 1 July 2019.
As the employing organisation it’s your responsibility to ensure all your non-core children’s workers are safety checked.

False credentials and fake job histories: How applicants misrepresent themselves

False credentials and fake job histories: How applicants misrepresent themselves

A 2017 report found a staggering 85% of employers have caught candidates lying on their CVs – a marked rise from 66% in 2012. From lying about qualifications to hiding a criminal background, there are countless ways job seekers falsify their information. We reveal the most common tactics used to dupe employers – and how to spot them.

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

The sudden rise of the gig economy has been a major blessing for industries where freelancing and short-term contracts are rife. But along with new avenues for work, it’s also created additional hiring risks for business owners and HR managers. Joel Kleber, Chief Digital Officer at GoBlitz, explains the risks that contractors can pose to both customers and employers, and shares tips on how implementing the proper checks and screening procedures has helped the business rise above its competition.

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…

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