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Efficiency in the HR department: Requesting a Police Check

Fast Police Checks is an Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) accredited agency. We offer an online police check portal that provides you with a completed criminal ba...

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What You Can Expect to See in a Police Check

If you are a job seeker in Australia, the chances are that you will have to submit a Police Check to your employer. You will also need to get an employee ID check when joining charities, non...

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Why More Employers Are Investing In Police Checks

More and more employers are seeing the value of adding police checks in their applicant screening process. Last year, around 4.3 million police checks were processed by the Australian Crimin...

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Why You Should Get a Police Check Before Volunteering

Volunteerism is a noble act. Non-profit organisations (NPO) encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to lend a hand to help children, the disabled or the aged or other worthwhile causes....

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4 Things You Should Know When Conducting Background Checks

As employers, it is natural to want to hire only reliable people to join your company. When assigning responsibilities, you want to minimise the risk of anyone taking advantage of you. One w...

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Handling Applications from Candidates with a Criminal History

As a business owner, it is practical to run Criminal History Checks on new recruits and existing employees. Hiring someone whose criminal history undercuts their credibility to perform their...

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Perform Police Checks on Your New Employees to Protect Your Business

Every hired employee becomes part of the system that you run. Not all people, however, have good intentions. The scary thing about that is you might never know until it’s too late. T...

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Positions that Require Police Criminal Checks

Criminal background checks are important for many employment processes. They can help employers ensure they will not be employing unsuitable candidates and therefore serve to protect compani...

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Background Check Practices: The Importance of Keeping them Up to Date

Running background verification checks comes with the territory of being a responsible employer. Given the real threat of data manipulation and forgery in today’s world, after all, one...

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Should You Run a Background Check on Yourself Before Sending Job Applications?

Have you ever Googled your name? If you’re planning to apply for a job soon, you better check what has been written about you on the World Wide Web. For sure, you don’t want to m...

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Should You Still Hire Someone with a Police Record?

You meet a great applicant. After a few interviews, they have demonstrated they have what it takes for the job and have shown a genuine desire to join the company. However, a routine backgro...

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Background Checks Matter!

A thriving workplace can be a challenging environment. After all, it isn’t always easy to motivate people to give their all, when it comes to work.  But, when you create an e...

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Who is Visiting Your Home?

Do you really know your pool man, dog washer, window cleaner or lawn mowing contractor ? Make sure your home service providers has a recent national police history check. You certainly want ...

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Thinking of a Career as an Aged Care worker?

Data on Job Outlook (www.joboutlook.gov.au) are updated on a yearly basis and are compiled from national statistics which may not reflect either regional variations or more recent changes in...

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Resume

Your resume has one purpose: to earn you an interview with your prospective employer. Tailor the content to best meet the specified requirements of the position. The most common resume forma...

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