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457 visa changes: what it means for foreign workers and businesses in Australia

On April 18th 2017, the Federal Government announced that the Temporary Work Skilled visa known as the 457 visa, would be abolished and replaced with....

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Steps on assessing applicants with a criminal history

Businesses are entitled to ask prospective employees about their criminal past but should be careful when responding to the answers.

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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. What happen when an employee refuses to consent to a....

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How to Dress For a Job Interview

Whether we like it or not, first impressions are important. During interviews, in particular, first impressions are everything.

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Job Interview Advice for Ex-Offenders

Going for a job interview can be nerve wracking for anyone. You’ve got to make sure that you dress appropriately, arrive on time - or just a few....

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Need A Police Check For That Teaching Job?

If you’re a teacher looking for a new job, one thing is for sure: you’ll need to obtain a police check. An essential part of your application because....

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Andrew Jewell
Andrew Jewell
Andrew Jewell is a Principal at McDonald Murholme and regular legal commentary to AFR
Hayden Langhorn
Hayden Langhorn
Hayden Langhorn is the Founder and Managing Director at InterCheck Australia.
Kashpee Wahid
Kashpee Wahid
Human Rights Committee at the Permanent Mission of Australia to the UN. She works with the Secretary General.
Kelly Dang
Kelly Dang
Marketing Executive at InterCheck and board member at the Digital Women's Network.

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