National Police Checks
New Zealand’s Ministry of Justice is overhauling its existing Criminal Record and Traffic Check system. Here’s what you need to know about the changes.
By not regularly screening your employees, you could be exposing your company to unnecessary risk. Here’s what you need to know about ongoing background screening.
To obtain and maintain your Australian financial services license you have to ensure the people engaging in credit activities in your business are ‘fit and proper’. Here’s how to meet your obligations.
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.