Prevention is still better than a cure 

Prevention is still better than a cure 

A recent decision by the Fair Work Commission presents an excellent case study for employers, but much of the commentary around this case appears to have missed the point. 

Why you need a standard for employee screening

Why you need a standard for employee screening

The Australian Standard for Employment Screening was created as a comprehensive reference point for screening and recruiting staff. In this article, we look at its continuing relevance for employers today.

The 5 most valuable lessons from the Theriault Case

The 5 most valuable lessons from the Theriault Case

Last week, news reports emerged of the case against Veronica Theriault, who was recruited to a senior SA government role last May. Theriault has since been sacked from the position and now faces a string of charges, including CV fraud.
In this article,, we look briefly at the case alleged by the prosecution and identify the key lessons for employers.

eBook: Work Smarter Not Harder

eBook: Work Smarter Not Harder

If there’s one thing most of us agree on, it’s that there are never enough hours in the day. We can’t steal more time – but we can make better use of it. No matter what you’re doing – jobseeking, hiring staff, renting or managing properties – there’s a tech tool that can make your life easier and simpler.

5 Tips to Create an Enviable Linkedin Profile 

5 Tips to Create an Enviable Linkedin Profile 

With almost 90% of recruiters using LinkedIn, there is no doubt that you need to have a presence on the employment-oriented social networking platform. The task can be daunting, as it’s not just about completing the basic elements of your profile, it’s about optimising your profile for networking, adding proof to your listed work experience, and building your personal brand….

First impressions count

First impressions count

In a job interview, just seven seconds can be enough to decide whether you make it to the next round. Here are four behaviours you need to master to create a strong first impression.

Industries that attract ‘imaginative’ CVs

Industries that attract ‘imaginative’ CVs

Some industries attract more ‘padded’ CVs than others. Is your industry one of them?

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.

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?

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