Cleard Life Case Studies
Are traditional background checks enough, in our complex modern workplaces?
How many times you have made the final decision to hire a Candidate for a critical role in your company?We know this is one of the hardest jobs to perfect. They say 1 in 4 companies have made a poor hiring decision in the past year and 1 in 3 small businesses fail due...read more
How do you select the right Assessment for your organisation? Does everyone in your organisation need the same level?
How do you select the right Assessment for your organisation? Does everyone in your organisation need the same level? Great questions. Using a ‘Scope and Effect’ grading methodology, you can self-assess and guide your organisation in classifying the appropriate level...read more
When existing staff win a promotion or have a new need to access sensitive information, you are often placing them into more responsible roles which comes with a higher degree of trust.Intuitively, you know that the risk profile of that person just went up. Do you...read more
SafeWork Laboratories* forensic toxicologist Andrew Leibie said almost a quarter of a million Australians were high on ice at work "on any given day." The number of workers testing positive nationally increased from 1:66 in 2016 to 1:52 in 2017, equating to some...read more
If you recruit for the public sector, then you need to be aware of changes that have just occurred. In short, you cannot just simply recommend the best candidate for job, based on merit, anymore. You now need to consider the Candidate’s ‘suitability’ before they are...read more
Background checks are essential for the trust and safety of an organisation, but is a cheap & fast criminal history check truly enough to ensure that you are doing all you can to prevent workplace risk? A new wave of threats, sometimes called counter-productive...read more
Digital Innovation: Australia's $315b opportunity. The new report from Alpha Beta for CSIRO/Data61, called “Digital Innovation: Australia's $315b opportunity” identifies eight strategic areas where Australian businesses can succeed in creating new digital products or...read more
PRUDENT EMPLOYERS can conduct checks of a candidate’s police/criminal background, drug use, alcohol habits, mental health, litigious conduct (eg. against employers), credit history and other checks and tests prior to making a job offer. However, it is important to...read more
A response to the Child Abuse Royal Commission: a way forward to stop the pain of hiring the wrong person.
A response to the Child Abuse Royal Commission: a way forward to stop the pain of hiring the wrong person. The Royal Commission’s Final Report relating to human resource management noted that “the nature of religious ministry requires more rigorous screening and...read more
Society demands a higher standard of personnel screening & vettingThree Royal Commissions have said (Sexual abuse), are saying (Banking) and will say (Aged care) that society demands a higher standard of personnel screening & vetting. Society now trades on trust, but...read more