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Why are you still using spreadsheets to manage workforce compliance?

It’s 2022. We have self-driving cars, smart homes, robots on Mars, and the Metaverse. Yet in many organisations, HR administrators are still attempting to manage workforce compliance using spreadsheets or even paper.Eight benefits of switching to a digital platform for managing workforce complianceFrom efficiency to scalability, automation to analytics, switching to a digital platform for...

Why Australian Aged Care Providers are being Revealed as Non-Compliant

$21.6 million will be invested into the aged care auditing workforce in 2022-23 by the Department of Health, with the aim of increasing quality and safety assessments at aged care sites. 

When is the right moment to conduct background checks in recruitment?

Typically, background screening is conducted at the very end of the hiring process: between the interview stage and the job offer. But why don’t organisations conduct background checks earlier? For many, the answer comes down to one factor – cost. In this article, we explore the reasons background checks are usually left until the end of the hiring process, and examine some of the benefits for...

Think an employee background check is enough? Think again.

News stories about crimes such as identity fraud or false qualifications usually focus on the price paid by the individual, rather than the organisation that employed them. But even when an organisation is not found to have breached any laws and did the right thing by reporting a crime as soon as they became aware of it, they can still suffer significant brand damage. This in turn can lead to...

Compliance vs risk management: What’s the difference?

Staying compliant and avoiding risks are not one and the same – understanding how compliance and risk differ is the key to managing both effectively.

What the heck is pre-boarding?

First day on the job and my manager already looks flustered – there is a mad scramble to get my computer properly set up and an equally harassed new colleague is collared to, “show me the toilet and lunch area”. A grimace follows as she clearly doesn’t have time – the warm and fuzzies just keep on coming.

Do you really care about your candidates?

Above: If one person applies for three different jobs, how many 'applicants' are there? Why are we still making candidates "clone" themselves to apply for work?A friend of mine decided it was time to go back into the workforce after a year of being a stay-at-home dad to his two young sons.

Pre Verified Talent Pools: Worth reading the fine print!

The concept of a “Talent Pool” has been around HR and Recruitment circles for many years, but a recent trend of note is the increasing promotion of, “Pre-verified” Talent Pools.

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