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Are Australian Employees Staying With Their Employers Longer?

Looks like there’s been a change for Australian employees.  A surprising shift towards increased length of employment tenure shows 16.7% of employees have been with the same employer for ten to twenty years.  Here’s an excerpt from the article:

We all know that job security is more precarious than ever, […]

By |2018-11-02T03:45:22+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are Australian Employees Staying With Their Employers Longer?

Forged documents, no medical training, a fake psychiatrist

Another example of CV fraud. A man has been practising as a psychiatrist for years in Australia, but there’s a trail of forged documents and conflicting accounts that suggest he never should have.

A bogus shrink has been caught using forged documents in his failed attempt to be re-registered as a […]

By |2018-10-25T23:05:21+00:00October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Forged documents, no medical training, a fake psychiatrist

Politician and former police officer accused of faking his CV

Another reminder of how important screening is.  A politician and former police officer is accused of faking his CV.  The deception seems fairly extreme and includes the creation of a career he seems never to have had:

A police officer turned politician accused of fabricating a past career as […]

By |2018-10-25T22:30:52+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Politician and former police officer accused of faking his CV

Amazon shuts down AI recruiting tool that showed bias against women

An interesting case of AI going somewhat awry in the hiring process. Here’s an excerpt from the article:

The company’s experimental hiring tool used artificial intelligence to give job candidates scores ranging from one to five stars – much like shoppers rate products on Amazon, some of the people said.

“Everyone wanted […]

By |2018-10-19T03:44:36+00:00October 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Amazon shuts down AI recruiting tool that showed bias against women

Another banker banned over home loan fraud ring

The fallout from the Royal Commission continues with this story of another banker banned from working in financial services over his role in a home loan fraud ring.  Obviously this is about trust and the importance we place on it as a  society, but in a practical sense it is […]

By |2018-10-17T04:07:30+00:00October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Another banker banned over home loan fraud ring

AI scrutiny and your CV

AI is changing the way we live in ways both large and small.  One area is hiring.  With the advent of AI doing preliminary analysis of the CVs organisations receive, candidates must think hard about how this may effect the way they construct their CVs.  This article from Business Insider […]

By |2018-10-12T05:22:46+00:00October 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on AI scrutiny and your CV

Is Poor Onboarding To Blame For New Employees Resigning?

When most people think about the hiring process, they usually imagine it being completed after the employee signs the dotted line.  But the number of employees who resign during the first month show us otherwise — could it be we need to look at a hiring “continuum” rather than hiring […]

By |2018-10-08T22:50:53+00:00October 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is Poor Onboarding To Blame For New Employees Resigning?

Recruitment Agency Misses CV Fraudster

Another sobering reminder of why background screening is essential, especially when it comes to verifying the truth of someone’s CV.  This is a hard lesson to learn:

A recruitment agency accidentally placed a crook into a top role where she went on to steal £115,000 – Nottinghamshire Live reports.

Alaska Freeman of […]

By |2018-10-05T01:41:17+00:00October 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Recruitment Agency Misses CV Fraudster
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