No organisation can keep its entire staff busy all the time. But what if there was a way to capitalise on the cost of employees during idle periods? Talent loaning is a smart solution that benefits all parties.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Getting background screening as part of a company’s onboarding process is standard practice for many organisations. The degree of verification ranges from simple employment references
With more Australians entering aged care than ever before, demand for workers is rising dramatically. Here are the jobs set to boom in years to come.
If there’s one thing most of us agree on, it’s that there are never enough hours in the day. We can’t steal more time – but we can make better use of it. No matter what you’re doing – jobseeking, hiring staff, renting or managing properties – there’s a tech tool that can make your life easier and simpler.
Upskilling can be an effective way to gain a competitive edge when you’re looking to secure a new role, be given a promotion or expand your knowledge into new areas. Unfortunately, there are huge loans associated with universities, and hefty price tags even on short courses, but you’ll be pleased to know that there’s an almost endless amount of reputable courses available online for free or under $100. Though there’s no replacement for formal education, here’s some ways to upskill without getting yourself into debt.