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As we move into the next stage of economic recovery, industries have recommenced hiring. But with more jobseekers than ever before, businesses are facing an avalanche of applications.
Job hunting with a criminal record can be challenging and demotivating for candidates, which is why employers should look beyond a criminal record when seeking the right hire.
Daniel Chilcott, General Manager of Learning and HR Services at Programmed, explains; “Both industries are expanding very quickly. Health and education are such delicate areas because you’re looking after people’s welfare. We need to be especially thorough in our verification of qualifications and experience for these placements."
Daniel Chilcott, General Manager of Learning and HR Services at Programmed, explains; "We need the right person in the role, in the right time frame."
CVCheck’s Brett Fraser joined Paul Molony from JobAdder to discuss the Royal Commission’s Interim Report into Aged Care. They examined the report’s findings and looked at what the requirement for continuous improvement means for the future of the industry.
Recent changes to Commonwealth anti-discrimination laws give employers greater certainty in acting on criminal records revealed during background screening. CVCheck’s General Counsel, Craig Sharp, explains.
A recent report into the background screening industry in the US demonstrates significant differences in industry processes compared to the Australian and New Zealand standards. CVCheck’s General Counsel, Craig Sharp, summarises the key points of his research.
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.
Daniel Chilcott, General Manager of Learning and HR Services at Programmed, has some crucial advice on how companies can manage their risk appetite with new hires. Implementing a standardised approach to screening in your workplace can significantly minimise the risks associated with recruiting.
Being able to adequately verify a candidate’s professional history is a vital cog in the employment process, but finding the right ‘fit’ takes more than reading their CV. We reveal how to uncover a candidate’s broader character.
Every role has unique screening requirements but there are three essential pre employment checks that every business should be conducting. CVCheck’s Andrew Maffett explains why running these particular checks as a minimum, is crucial in the digital age.
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.
Thanks to the remarkable rise of the gig economy, job seekers 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.
You do your due diligence by conducting the necessary background checks on incoming employees, but do you routinely re-check them post-appointment? If not, you could be putting your business, staff, and customers at risk.