When a top Executive is sacked people tend to take notice, and that’s exactly what happened when South Australia’s Department of Premier and Cabinet’s CIO was sensationally fired after landing the gig with a fake CV.

We all know the saying “fake it ’till you make it”, however, this most definitely does not apply to your previous experience and credentials. In fact this is easily the one area you absolutely do not want to fake it. Trust us.

Our Founder, Jarrad Skeen highlights why reference checking needs to be a pivotal step in the hiring process and not just a compliance exercise.

“Too many companies and Government departments fall into the trap of going through the shortlist and interview process, with reference checking treated as a final step, when you’re already emotionally invested”

Check out the full article here.