National Police Checks
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.
A standardised approach to employee screening could be anything from a formal written policy to a collection of undocumented ‘standard practices’. We reveal the positive impact such an approach can have on your overall business.
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. Look into these case studies with our Chief Commercial Officer, Andrew Maffett, to understand the benefits of risk-based employment screening and how to put this into practice in your workplace.
You need to get a police check, but you’re not sure whether you need a National Police Check or a Federal Police Check. In most instances (such as employment), you will only need to obtain a National Police Check. Below we break down exactly what each check is and what they’re used for, so you can get a quick overview of which check you need.
When you order a police check, you're required to provide identification documents with your order. While you had to upload 100 points of ID previously, now you're required to submit four documents and a biometric link. Here's what this all means.
Incorporating National Police Checks into your recruitment process can help you hire the best person for the job and create a safer environment. In our eBook, we discover how to mitigate risks by conducting thorough pre-employment screening.
Holcim’s National Recruitment and Retention Manager Garth Quinn reveals his strategies when it comes to hiring for a global leader in the building and construction sector.