Should your business conduct Police Checks?

Background: The need to conduct criminal history checks on staff or potential candidates depends on a number of different factors. Some occupations legally require police checks under legislative or regulatory frameworks for registration, licensing or employment purposes. Some of these occupations may include, but are not limited to; lawyers, community care workers, teachers, the police, […]

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What to do when an applicant refuses to undertake a Criminal History Check?

Employers can only conduct a criminal history check with the informed consent of the individual. Employees are often reluctant to disclose their criminal history for fear that their colleagues or the management team in the organisation will discover undisclosed personal information and that they will be subjected to harassment or discrimination with the possibility of […]

The actual cost of a bad hire is not what you think

Keeping up with the growing demands of your fast-paced business can be a handful. As soon as a vacancy arises, you want it filled immediately so your clients don’t suffer, or other employees don’t feel overworked. Considering how competitive the labour market is today, you probably want to lock down a good candidate before someone […]

The reasons why conducting background checks on new hires is insufficient

Performing a background check on potential employees before hiring them is a standard part of the hiring process for many companies in various industries. You need to be aware of any potential issues regarding an employee’s criminal history, work history, and other aspects of their background that could affect their ability to do their job. […]

Pre-employment Screening Checks are booming in 2017

This article was first published on www.hrdaily.com.au Pre-employment screening is experiencing a boom phase, with four checks in particular set to become even more popular in 2017, a specialist says.