Talent acquisition and recruitment leaders on social media screening: ‘We are wary’

Talent acquisition and recruitment leaders on social media screening: ‘We are wary’

There’s no denying, social media in background screening is currently a hot topic, but do talent acquisition experts think formalising social media screening of job candidates is a good idea? At a recent event for leading Australian recruiters, CVCheck presented on the topic of social media screening. Here, we outline feedback from the experts and reasons why many are cautious.

VIDEO: “What’s more important: hiring for culture or experience?”

VIDEO: “What’s more important: hiring for culture or experience?”

Last week we started a series of interviews, recorded at a recent RL100 leader’s lunch in Melbourne, organised by The Recruitment Events Co. Australia and New Zealand. Each week, we post a video, seeking recruitment experts’ answer on a hot topic. Check what insights our experts had to reveal this week.

VIDEO: “What are the top risks employees pose to your business?”

VIDEO: “What are the top risks employees pose to your business?”

At a recent RL100 event in Melbourne, hosted by the Recruitment Events Co., we asked recruitment experts what are the top risks employees pose to their business. Take a look at the insights they reveal.

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.

CVCheck implements a paperless criminal record check process in New Zealand

CVCheck implements a paperless criminal record check process in New Zealand

CVCheck, in compliance with the New Zealand Ministry of Justice, has designed paperless criminal record and traffic checks. They are not only convenient but environment-friendly and faster.

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.

What is your company’s reputation worth?

What is your company’s reputation worth?

Bad hires can be a serious blow to your corporate brand. Here’s how the right hiring practices can help you avoid poor recruitment decisions and protect your reputation.

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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