As of 1 July 2019, Australia’s transition to Single Touch Payroll is complete. But do you know why employers who aren’t vigilant about visa checking could run into serious trouble?
Questions you should never ask in a reference check
As the famous American author, salesman, and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar once said, “The only thing worse than training employees and losing them is not training them and keeping them.” Below we run through a simple what and how to plan for staff professional development if you are starting out.
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?
After our staff profile last month from New Zealand, we’re back in Australia to introduce you to our very own Client Services Team Leader, Esther Tamaalii. Based in Perth, she makes sure our clients get the best care they can.
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.
A call to your candidates’ referees can help you determine whether they’ll survive and thrive within your organisation. But according to cultural change expert, Sandra Wood, from Great Managers, you have to know what you’re looking – and listening – for.
Sexual orientation and gender identity still seem to be workplace taboos with six out of 10 non-LGBTI workers believing it’s unprofessional to talk about these topics at work. On the International Day Against Homophobia, we explore how companies can create a more inclusive workplace culture.
In support of Privacy Awareness Week 2019 all CVCheck staff were provided with refresher training on privacy on 15 May. Here’s why security is a company cornerstone, and how CVCheck makes privacy a top priority.
From aspirational rugby coach to high-level service delivery: Meet Chris Swanepoel Operations Manager ANZ
For our staff profile this week we’re visiting Auckland to introduce you to our head of operations in Australia and New Zealand.
We’re opening the doors to the CVCheck office, and introducing another member of our management team. Our current longest serving staff member, our Chief Information Officer – Colin Boyan.
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.
During the year ending 30 June 2018, more than 11,000 children in New Zealand were abused across 14,000 individual substantiated incidences.
There’s no point conducting reference checks if you aren’t asking the right questions. We sat down with expert recruiter Tom Watt to find out the common mistakes hiring managers make and the best questions to ask referees.
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.
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.
Bad hires can be a serious blow to your corporate brand. Here’s how the right hiring practices can help you avoid poor recruitment decisions and protect your reputation.
Both money laundering and the financing of terrorism have become major concerns to financial institutions all over the world. Even more concerning, nearly half of all global organisations admit to falling victim to fraud or economic crime. Here, Peter Forwood, Partner at PwC Australia, explains how conducting AML checks can quickly expose threats to your company and expose dangerous security gaps.
From parking valet to plastic surgeon: Extreme fraud could have been prevented with simple reference checks
On his Instagram account, Dr Matthew Mode poses in blue scrubs and promotes the cosmetic procedures he performed at up-scale Romanian clinics. In reality, however, the ‘renowned surgeon’ is anything but. Here’s how simple checks could have exposed Mode’s dangerous fraud.
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.