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The benefits of a standardised approach to screening

The benefits of a standardised approach to screening

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.

How to introduce a new screening policy into your workplace to create a trusting culture

How to introduce a new screening policy into your workplace to create a trusting culture

Organisations need relevant and thoroughly vetted information in order to make informed hiring decisions. That’s why a standardised approach to screening is best for building a positive company culture. Risk is inherent to any hiring process, but potential liabilities can balloon if there is no standardised approach to screening potential employees. For modern organisations, deploying…

VIDEO: Risk-based approach to employment screening: Andrew Maffett presents at The Recruitment Events Co. leader’s lunch

VIDEO: Risk-based approach to employment screening: Andrew Maffett presents at The Recruitment Events Co. leader’s lunch

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.

What is ‘Know Your Client’ (KYC) and how does the finance industry comply?

What is ‘Know Your Client’ (KYC) and how does the finance industry comply?

Banks, insurers and creditors are increasingly demanding that customers provide detailed anti-corruption due-diligence information before starting a business relationship. So what role do HR and hiring managers have to play?

How to set up an internal mentoring program that will benefit your business

How to set up an internal mentoring program that will benefit your business

Part two in our series on mentoring for HR is a ‘how to’ guide for setting up an effective mentoring program within your organisation.

How to ensure your company’s HR is cyber secure in 2019

How to ensure your company’s HR is cyber secure in 2019

HR managers sit on the front line when it comes to protecting their company’s sensitive employee information. Here’s how to keep your company’s data safe.

Navigating the law in tech innovation: Meet Craig Sharp

Navigating the law in tech innovation: Meet Craig Sharp

Over the past few months we introduced you to some of our great leaders from Australia and New Zealand. The next person in our series of people behind CVCheck is our General Counsel Craig Sharp.

The science of storytelling and HR

The science of storytelling and HR

If you really want to drive home a point, a compelling story can have a bigger impact than facts and figures alone. It’s all down to what’s happening in the listener’s brain.

eBook: How to attract & retain good staff in the disability sector

eBook: How to attract & retain good staff in the disability sector

According to recent research, only 43 per cent of disability services providers expect to meet demand in 2018, due in part to an inability to recruit the workers they need or to provide additional services within lean price constraints. Our latest eBook provides an insight into the recent changes within the sector, and practical tips…

The Do’s & Don’ts of Networking

The Do’s & Don’ts of Networking

Networking doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Growing your network and building fruitful relationships in an authentic way can fill your professional life with interesting and like-minded people, and expand your career options. Here’s our do’s and don’ts for those looking to up their networking game: Do Attend events where a lot of people…

Meet our CEO: Rod Sherwood

Meet our CEO: Rod Sherwood

Over the past few months, we’ve been traveling across our NZ, Melbourne and Perth offices to introduce you to the people behind CVCheck. Today on our blog we’re getting you acquainted with our CEO Rod Sherwood.

CVCheck welcomes Sourcr as a new partner

CVCheck welcomes Sourcr as a new partner

At CVCheck we’re always looking for ways to make our client’s hiring process as easy and quick as possible, which is why we have formed a new partnership with Sourcr. About Sourcr  Sourcr helps companies hire faster, with an average of 24 days from listing to hire. An AI enabled platform Sourcr connects businesses with pre-vetted, high-end specialist recruiters with a track record in…

It’s complicated! How to handle ‘miscellaneous’ leaves of absence

It’s complicated! How to handle ‘miscellaneous’ leaves of absence

When employees need to take sudden or prolonged absences outside the usual entitlements, it can put businesses in a tricky position. The HR Man NZ, Richard Westney, explains how to balance the needs of the business with the need for compassion.

Your recruiting-for-retail checklist

Your recruiting-for-retail checklist

Looking for retail staff? Here’s how to find, recognise and entice the best candidates.

Jobactive: Which industries and careers are best for longevity?

Jobactive: Which industries and careers are best for longevity?

In the next decade, the aged care, IT, construction and infrastructure industries will grow exponentially, providing huge opportunities for jobseekers and employers alike. As a recruiter, understanding where the market is heading is increasingly important, especially as jobseekers rely on you to provide them with insight on which industries will offer the best long-term stability….

Tink Recruitment: Connecting people through psychometrics

Tink Recruitment: Connecting people through psychometrics

Modern hiring is part art, part data. Here’s how predictive psychometric testing helps Tink Recruitment connect the right candidate to the right client.

Infographic: Organisational Fraud In Australia

Infographic: Organisational Fraud In Australia

Has your company fallen foul of organisational fraud? If so, you’re in the majority. More than half of all Australian organisations reported corporate crime in 2017 and most was perpetrated by business ‘insiders’. Here’s an overview of the country’s economic criminal activity.

A career protecting the community: Meet James Sutherland

A career protecting the community: Meet James Sutherland

For our staff profile this week we’re hopping across the Tasman, and straight into our Auckland office to find out everything about our Managing Director of CVCheck New Zealand, James Sutherland.

Prevention is still better than a cure 

Prevention is still better than a cure 

In the 2018 unfair dismissal case brought against Hertz Australia by former employee Charles Tham, the Fair Work Commission sided with the employer. And while the dispute presents an excellent case study for hiring managers, does the commentary in the media around this dispute miss the point?

We’ve taken the pain out of checking references

We’ve taken the pain out of checking references

Reference checks are a bit like going to the dentist – you know it’s something you really need to do, but you never look forward to going (sorry, if you’re a dentist). Just imagine if you could send someone else to the dentist instead of going yourself? Like, a dental surrogate. We can’t do that…

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