4 data-protection tips for all employers

4 data-protection tips for all employers

Did you know organisations are potentially liable for data breaches related to the personal information they collect about candidates during recruitment? Here’s why data protection should be a top priority for all employers.

Why a personal development plan for all staff is necessary to grow your business

Why a personal development plan for all staff is necessary to grow your business

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.

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.

Reference checking for cultural fit: How to do it and why it’s important

Reference checking for cultural fit: How to do it and why it’s important

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.

Diversity in the workplace: How taboos block workplace productivity

Diversity in the workplace: How taboos block workplace productivity

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.

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.

Non-Core NZ children’s workers must be safety checked by 1 July 2019

Non-Core NZ children’s workers must be safety checked by 1 July 2019

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.

Beyond the CV: How well do you know your candidate?

Beyond the CV: How well do you know your candidate?

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.

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