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.

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?

Firing someone – the right way

Firing someone – the right way

Do you know the right way to handle terminating someone’s employment? Employment specialist Danielle McNamee from ProcessWorx explains how to get it right.

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.

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.

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.

Minimising risk when working with children

Minimising risk when working with children

Just because your employee has a Working With Children Check does not mean you, or your employee, are covered. Here’s why.

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