Case Study: How background checks improve efficiency & wellbeing in the aged care industry

Case Study: How background checks improve efficiency & wellbeing in the aged care industry

As a respected aged care operator fast approaching its 50th birthday, Amaroo Village in WA knows that hiring the right staff is key to protecting its residents and its reputation.

Hiring for New Zealand’s strongest growth industries

Hiring for New Zealand’s strongest growth industries

Hiring managers in New Zealand are facing challenging times, with a growing number of jobs to fill and the unemployment rate continuing to drop. In a competitive job market it may be tempting to rush to fill a role, but it’s vital you still protect yourself and your business. Here are some specific ways to help you make the right hire in this market.

Don’t be scammed by fake job ads

Don’t be scammed by fake job ads

Imagine applying for a job only to find that it doesn’t exist and some faceless, nameless person has made off with your details. It happens. Here, we explore this growing practice.

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.

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.

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?

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?

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.

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.

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