Savage advice for improving the candidate journey in hiring

Savage advice for improving the candidate journey in hiring

Does it matter what candidates think of your hiring process? Absolutely! Greg Savage explains why – and how to do better.

Shocking Airtasker discovery: Fraudster sparky puts lives at risk

Shocking Airtasker discovery: Fraudster sparky puts lives at risk

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.

Which country is about to send CV fraudsters to jail?

Which country is about to send CV fraudsters to jail?

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?

Bogus pilot finally grounded after 20-year scam

Bogus pilot finally grounded after 20-year scam

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.

Risk vs reward in recruitment – 3 key risks to limit your exposure

Risk vs reward in recruitment – 3 key risks to limit your exposure

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.

Reference Checks: What to ask referees?

Reference Checks: What to ask referees?

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.

The bare necessities: Three essential checks every business should conduct

The bare necessities: Three essential checks every business should conduct

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.

Why AML checks are essential: PwC’s Peter Forwood explains how to combat risk

Why AML checks are essential: PwC’s Peter Forwood explains how to combat risk

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

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.

False credentials and fake job histories: How applicants misrepresent themselves

False credentials and fake job histories: How applicants misrepresent themselves

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.

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