CVCheck News

See below for a collection of articles and news providing creative insights for both consumers and professionals on the everyday world of work, life and technology.

Children’s Worker’s Safety Checks: How they can help lower NZ’s alarming child abuse statistics

Children’s Worker’s Safety Checks: How they can help lower NZ’s alarming child abuse statistics

During the year ending 30 June 2018, more than 11,000 children in New Zealand were abused across 14,000 individual substantiated incidences. Children’s Commission Judge Andrew Beacroft said the alarming figures – released by New Zealand’s Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children – are a sad insight. “It presents a national and enduring shame that we should…

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,…

Why all Australian companies – not just banking and finance – must take corporate governance seriously

Why all Australian companies – not just banking and finance – must take corporate governance seriously

Kenneth Hayne’s final report from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry directs most of its ire at banks and financial services providers. But Alistair McKeough, Principal Solicitor at the Automic Group, believes its recommendations are much more far-reaching. Here he explains why all Australian companies must take the…

Q2FY19 Maiden Cashflow Positive Quarter – Quarterly Operating Update

Q2FY19 Maiden Cashflow Positive Quarter – Quarterly Operating Update

We are pleased announce our Q2FY19 results and operating update for the quarter ending 31st January 2019. Summary highlights: Cash positive by +$0.2 million in Q2 FY19 (ex-cap raising); cash at quarter end $2.8 million Cash receipts of $3.1 million in Q2 FY19 (in line with prior quarter) versus $2.8 million in pcp 71% ($2.2…

Risk-based approach to employment screening: Andrew Maffett presents at The Recruitment Events Co. leader’s lunch

Risk-based approach to employment screening: Andrew Maffett presents at The Recruitment Events Co. leader’s lunch

If you haven’t adopted a risk-based approach to your recruitment, chances are you haven’t got a clear picture of your candidate, and that makes it difficult to be confident in your hiring decision. You’re also leaving your organisation, and yourself, wide open to a range of serious consequences. In the following video, Andrew Maffett, Chief…

Navigating the law in tech innovation – Meet Craig Sharp

Navigating the law in tech innovation – Meet Craig Sharp

The next person in our series of people behind CVCheck is our General Counsel Craig Sharp. Explain your role at CVCheck Anything legal hits my desk: clients, partner and supplier contracts, our terms and conditions and much more. A lot of it is also to do with privacy. My job is about making sure we…

Meet our CEO – Rod Sherwood

Meet our CEO – Rod Sherwood

Over the past few months, we’ve been travelling across our NZ, Melbourne and Perth offices to introduce you to the people behind CVCheck. Today on our blog we’re getting you acquainted with our CEO Rod Sherwood. Explain your role at CVCheck I’m the CEO and also a Director of the Board, as CVCheck is listed on…

CVCheck welcomes Sourcr as a new partner

CVCheck welcomes Sourcr as a new partner

At CVCheck we’re always looking for ways to make our client’s hiring process as easy and quick as possible, which is why we have formed a new partnership with Sourcr. About Sourcr  Sourcr helps companies hire faster, with an average of 24 days from listing to hire. An AI enabled platform Sourcr connects businesses with pre-vetted, high-end specialist recruiters with a track record in…

A career protecting the community – meet James Sutherland

A career protecting the community – meet James Sutherland

For our staff profile this week we’re hopping across the Tasman, and straight into our Auckland office to find out everything about our Managing Director of CVCheck New Zealand, James Sutherland.

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…

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