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Why you need a standard for employee screening

Why you need a standard for employee screening

The Australian Standard for Employment Screening was created as a comprehensive reference point for screening and recruiting staff. In this article, we look at its continuing relevance for employers today.

Core NZ children’s workers in a state funded organisation must be safety checked by July 2018

Core NZ children’s workers in a state funded organisation must be safety checked by July 2018

If you’re a core children’s worker in a state funded organisation, that provides regulated health services, find out how to make sure you’re compliant with the new Vulnerable Children Act legislation July 2018 deadline.

Empower your people: 5 top tips for improving purpose among your team

Empower your people: 5 top tips for improving purpose among your team

Employees who feel valued and have a sense of purpose take initiative, perform better, are innovative and stay longer. Here are five ways to empower your people.

4 ways to build a customer-first aged care workforce

4 ways to build a customer-first aged care workforce

Given the recent legislative changes and shifting industry dynamics in the aged care industry, providers need to ensure their customer focus (or customer experience) is stronger than ever to stay relevant and competitive. Here’s how to make sure you’re hiring a customer-first team.

eBook: A guide to police checks for employers

eBook: A guide to police checks for employers

A National Police Check (NPC) will not only ensure you hire the best person for the job, it’ll also help create a safer working environment, protect existing staff and safeguard your property and your organisation’s reputation. This eBook helps hiring managers understand how to incorporate NPCs into their recruitment process.

What is a knowledge management system and why does every business need one?

What is a knowledge management system and why does every business need one?

Great staff are hard to find, so when you do have a superstar employee who’s a fountain of company knowledge, you want to retain them. The reality, however, is that people move on, and that’s okay – as long as you’ve set up an effective knowledge management system.

Safety and quality: Recruiting for construction industry giant Holcim

Safety and quality: Recruiting for construction industry giant Holcim

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.

Talent attraction vs talent acquisition: The tide has turned

Talent attraction vs talent acquisition: The tide has turned

Are you still recruiting like it’s 1999? Corporate recruitment advisor Greg Savage explains why it’s time for companies to update, upgrade and re-engineer their approach.

Embracing Adventure – Meet Andrew Maffett 

Embracing Adventure – Meet Andrew Maffett 

So far we’ve introduced you to some of the CVCheck team from our IT and sales departments. This week we’re introducing you to Australian Geographic’s 2015 Adventurer of the Year, also known as our newly appointed Chief Commercial Officer Andrew Maffett.

The 5 most valuable lessons from the Theriault Case

The 5 most valuable lessons from the Theriault Case

Last week, news reports emerged of the case against Veronica Theriault, who was recruited to a senior SA government role last May. Theriault has since been sacked from the position and now faces a string of charges, including CV fraud.
In this article,, we look briefly at the case alleged by the prosecution and identify the key lessons for employers.

CVCheck (ASX: CV1) 4C Results and Operating Update

CVCheck (ASX: CV1) 4C Results and Operating Update

We are pleased to announce our 4C results and operating update for the quarter ending 31 December 2017. Summary highlights: 11% increase in customer cash receipts to $2.8 million in Q2FY18 vs $2.5 million Q2FY17 More than 20% growth in corporate revenue in Q2FY18 vs Q2FY17 Cash burn $0.2 million in Q2FY18; cash at quarter…

Work Hard, Work Safe – 9 Construction Safety Stats

Work Hard, Work Safe – 9 Construction Safety Stats

Construction is one of Australia’s largest industries, and a major contributor to its gross domestic product. Working within the industry poses risks, with challenging deadlines and dangerous work conditions potentially causing serious injury to workers. We’ve collected 9 key stats you need to know to put a solid safety plan in place for your construction business.

Expert Q&A: How to improve aged care job perceptions

Expert Q&A: How to improve aged care job perceptions

Aged care is a growing industry, but one that struggles to attract talented employees. We asked industry insider Michael Maher about some of the recruitment issues facing the sector, and how to address them.

Better for people, better for business: Diversity in the workplace

Better for people, better for business: Diversity in the workplace

Lisa Annese, CEO of Diversity Council Australia, explains why diversity and inclusion are so important, and how they’re good for business.

A Career In IT: Meet Murray Francis

A Career In IT: Meet Murray Francis

Over the next few months on our blog we’ll be shining a light on the interesting people who play an important role in CVCheck’s success. We hope you get an insight into our workplace and can learn from the careers of our talented team. Today we’re chatting with Murray Francis about his interesting career and…

Ensuring your CVCheck certificates are authentic

Ensuring your CVCheck certificates are authentic

Getting background screening as part of a company’s onboarding process is standard practice for many organisations. The degree of verification ranges from simple employment references and police checks right through to role specific checks, such as; VEVO visa/work entitlement, financial checks, traffic, psychometric and many more. As a HR Manager or employer your job is…

How To Get a Job With a Criminal Record in Australia

How To Get a Job With a Criminal Record in Australia

A criminal record doesn’t necessarily have to be a barrier to recruitment. Here’s how to communicate your past and overcome the hurdle during the employment process.

The key to successful recruiting at Gymnastics Australia

The key to successful recruiting at Gymnastics Australia

Brooke Irvine, Senior Manager Club Services at Gymnastics Australia, explains how they minimise the risks associated with new hires.

Global movement for soft skill recognition in the hiring process

Global movement for soft skill recognition in the hiring process

A global movement towards valuing soft skills during the hiring process is being embraced by prestigious organisations, and is particularly relevant for HR Managers in New Zealand right now.

eBook: A step-by-step guide to modern-day hiring for small to medium businesses

eBook: A step-by-step guide to modern-day hiring for small to medium businesses

In small to medium businesses, the hiring decisions are often left to time-poor managers and business owners who have little to no HR training. This guide helps these recruiters navigate through the increasingly complex modern-day hiring process. Download our eBook here.

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