Why We Need To Re-Screen Employees Now

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The COVID-19 lockdowns have forced many employees to work from home or be laid off. The abnormal ‘pressure cooker’ home environment has led to many abnormal behaviours, out of character aberrations and mental health manifestations, many unreported in the media. The rolling clouds of uncertainty, upheaval and desperation have precipitated an increase online activities, cyber-crimes and […]

How to Prevent Paying False Expense Reports

Do you suspect some of your staff are submitting #falseExpenseReports for payment

Expense fraud might not be the first thing that comes up when you think of potential risks to your business, but the fact is that employees defraud employers of millions of dollars every year, simply by fudging their expenses. The individual amounts may not be large, but they add up quickly, and if you’re not […]

The Importance of Knowing Who You’re Dealing With

Just because someone gives you a name doesn’t mean it’s their name. Find out more about the risks of fake names and why identity confirmation is important.

No matter how impressed you are with someone, it’s vital to ensure they are who they say they are. It’s common to run background checks on people these days, whether you’re hiring, considering a new business relationship, looking to invest or for a host of other reasons. We Google people’s names, look them up on […]

How to Develop an Effective Digital Recruitment Strategy

A digital recruitment strategy is more convenient and cost effective than traditional methods, so here’s how to get started.

Sometimes, it seems our whole lives have moved out of the real world and onto the internet. Whether it’s shopping, research, dating or storage, digital has taken over modern society. It’s no wonder, therefore, that so many companies are taking large parts of their recruitment activities online. If you’re considering making the shift, or you […]

Protect Your Business from Terrorism Risks

Terrorism is a risk for all Australian businesses, but an international background check on potential employees will help you stay safe.

It’s a sad fact of modern life: no matter how safe we’d like to think our countries, cities and companies are, the threat of terrorism is a real one, and no one is immune. There are several ways that terrorism could potentially put you and your business at risk, so we’re going to look at […]

How to Comply with Australian Privacy Laws – and Still Get the Info You Need

Privacy laws are a big deal in Australia, and businesses can't just go ahead and conduct criminal background checks without good reason.

It’s a common conundrum for managers and business owners: you know you need to screen potential employees, but you’re concerned about privacy laws. The last thing you want to do is be accused of breaching them, or worse: discrimination. It is a tough situation, but there are ways that you can find out what you […]

How to Conduct a Faultless Income Verification on a Potential Tenant

Tenant background screening is probably one of the biggest headaches landlords face when looking for new renters, but it’s also one of the most important.

Tenant background screening is probably one of the biggest headaches landlords face when looking for new renters, but it’s also one of the most important. The hassle and time it takes up front to conduct due diligence tenant checks can save you ten times the trouble down the line, so while you might want to […]

Why You Should Verify Employees’ Credentials – Even After a Few Years

If you thought education verification was a once-and-done sort of thing, think again! Here’s why you need to do more, more often.

We’d all like to believe that we can take people at face value, and that the candidates who apply for positions we advertise are as honorable as they come across in the interview. However, as many high profile cases of resume fraud have proven, it’s not always that simple. In fact, for every high profile […]

Effective Management of Bullying in the Workplace

: Is bullying a problem in your office? Conduct your due diligence and find out what you need to know about this ongoing issue!

Most people think that once you outgrow your school uniform, you also outgrow bullying and being bullied. You might be surprised to learn, however, that up to one third of Australian employees believe that they have been bullied at some point, and if their employers had done their due diligence they could have managed the […]

Top Dos and Don’ts of Employee Background Screening

Here's how to make employee background screening a faultless process in your organization.

Employee background screening is a fact of modern life. Whether we like it or not, identity theft, employee mobility and many other modern issues are making it virtually impossible to hire anyone without conducting a thorough background check. However, while these checks are designed to help you weed out potential problems, if they are not […]

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