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.

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.

New rules, new fines: How the 457 work visa is changing

New rules, new fines: How the 457 work visa is changing

The 457 working visa has been abolished, and the rules are changing for businesses that sponsor foreign workers. Along with stronger enforcement of the new regulations, fines for non-compliance have increased. Here’s what every recruiter needs to know to avoid breaching the laws.

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.

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.

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.

Predict a candidate’s future performance: harnessing the power of data

Predict a candidate’s future performance: harnessing the power of data

Finding the right staff for your business is one of the most important, and one of the most difficult, things to do well. How much better would you feel knowing that you could predict which candidates are a great fit for each role? Now you can, thanks to the latest advances in behavioural psychology.

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.

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