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New rules, new fines: How the 457 work visa is changing

New rules, new fines: How the 457 work visa is changing

The 457 working visa has been abolished, and the rules are changing for businesses that sponsor foreign workers. Along with stronger enforcement of the new regulations, fines for non-compliance have increased. Here’s what every recruiter needs to know to avoid breaching the laws.

How to talk about your past

How to talk about your past

Nobody’s perfect. Organisational Psychologist Dr Eraj Ghafoori explains how to talk about your past – the good, the bad and the ugly – and still make a positive impression in a job interview.

Curtin University shines a light on the CVCheck story

Curtin University shines a light on the CVCheck story

Curtin have just released a range of case studies on successful graduates of Ignition, and CVCheck is honoured to be profiled.

Racing for the best employees

Racing for the best employees

As the body responsible for staging Australia’s greatest horse-racing event every year – the Melbourne Cup – Racing Victoria needs to make sure everyone they employ is made of the right character.

457 Visa abolishment has big impact on Australian businesses

457 Visa abolishment has big impact on Australian businesses

If you’re a business owner or hiring manager who employs foreign staff, you’re responsible for your staff’s compliance, and are at risk of heavy fines if you don’t follow the new regulations.

Getting fired: what are your rights?

Getting fired: what are your rights?

Is your job on the chopping block? Getting fired is never great. Even if you’re glad to be moving on to a new opportunity, it’s good to know your rights.

Building trust & transparency – CVCheck continues partnership with Privacy Awareness Week

Building trust & transparency – CVCheck continues partnership with Privacy Awareness Week

At CVCheck, we conduct more than 100,000 verification checks every year for private and government organisations, employers and individuals. With our services including 1000 online checks across 190 countries, it’s no surprise that our customer’s privacy is of the utmost importance to us. Since starting in 2004 CVCheck’s vision has been to make verifying information…

eBook: Moving to Australia

eBook: Moving to Australia

Australia is home to five of the top 20 most liveable cities in the world. This makes it an appealing destination to people from all around the world. So what do you need to know if you’ve just moved here?

Predict a candidate’s future performance: harnessing the power of data

Predict a candidate’s future performance: harnessing the power of data

Finding the right staff for your business is one of the most important, and one of the most difficult, things to do well. How much better would you feel knowing that you could predict which candidates are a great fit for each role? Now you can, thanks to the latest advances in behavioural psychology.

Reference checks by the numbers

Reference checks by the numbers

Hiring the wrong person can not only cost time and money, you might end up with a far more serious situation than you anticipated. Check out the stats before you recruit next.

Public property: What people can see about you online

Public property: What people can see about you online

If you’ve got an digital presence, whether its social media, blog or a website, you have an online profile. Do you know what yours says about you?

How to write a winning resume

How to write a winning resume

You may only have seconds to impress a recruiter with your resume. In some cases, your application will also be screened by a computer. What can you do to get your resume noticed?

LinkedIn: 6 ways to get the truth

LinkedIn: 6 ways to get the truth

LinkedIn is an invaluable tool for recruiting top talent. But how do you know whether your favourite candidate really completed a 12-week volunteering role in Kenya?

If you’re an HR manager, here are the top six tips to help you determine whether that LinkedIn profile you’re admiring is true.

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CVCheck New Zealand Honoured With Gazetting

CVCheck New Zealand Honoured With Gazetting

We’re pleased to announce that CVCheck has been gazetted by the New Zealand Director-General of Health, Chai Chuah.  In 2016 CVCheck was selected as the exclusive provider of Children’s Worker Safety Checks for specific groups of children’s workers from the New Zealand Ministry of Health, New Zealand Ministry of Education and New Zealand Ministry of…

Working with Children in New Zealand – What you need to know.

Working with Children in New Zealand – What you need to know.

As Nelson Mandala once said, “there can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children”. New Zealand’s new government safety checking regulations certainly highlight the importance of protecting children in the community. From July 2015 all paid employees and contractors who work with children for state-funded…

eBook: The cost of a bad hire

eBook: The cost of a bad hire

Ever hired the wrong person for the job? You’re not alone. Around 95% of organisations admit they make bad hires each year, but what’s the real cost of a bad hire to your business?

Don’t let a bad reference get in the way of a great career

Don’t let a bad reference get in the way of a great career

Worried a bad reference might get in the way of your dream job? Don’t. There are many ways you can prove yourself to the person you want to be your next boss.

Why your Australian National Police Check might be ‘referred’

Why your Australian National Police Check might be ‘referred’

If you’ve ordered a police check and it gets ‘referred’, what does that mean? We’ll explain.

How technology is changing HR

How technology is changing HR

It’s taken it’s time but now big data has its sights set on HR, disrupting recruitment processes for the better.

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