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.

eBook: A guide to police checks for employers

eBook: A guide to police checks for employers

A National Police Check (NPC) will not only ensure you hire the best person for the job, it’ll also help create a safer working environment, protect existing staff and safeguard your property and your organisation’s reputation. This eBook helps hiring managers understand how to incorporate NPCs into their recruitment process.

Safety and quality: Recruiting for construction industry giant Holcim

Safety and quality: Recruiting for construction industry giant Holcim

Holcim’s National Recruitment and Retention Manager Garth Quinn reveals his strategies when it comes to hiring for a global leader in the building and construction sector.

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.

Ensuring your CVCheck certificates are authentic

Ensuring your CVCheck certificates are authentic

Getting background screening as part of a company’s onboarding process is standard practice for many organisations. The degree of verification ranges from simple employment references and police checks right through to role specific checks, such as; VEVO visa/work entitlement, financial checks, traffic, psychometric and many more. As a HR Manager or employer your job is…

The key to successful recruiting at Gymnastics Australia

The key to successful recruiting at Gymnastics Australia

Brooke Irvine, Senior Manager Club Services at Gymnastics Australia, explains how they minimise the risks associated with new hires.

eBook: A step-by-step guide to modern-day hiring for small to medium businesses

eBook: A step-by-step guide to modern-day hiring for small to medium businesses

In small to medium businesses, the hiring decisions are often left to time-poor managers and business owners who have little to no HR training. This guide helps these recruiters navigate through the increasingly complex modern-day hiring process. Download our eBook here.

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.

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.

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