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Privacy in Recruitment

Date Time Presented by Registration
23 August 12.00pm - 1.00pm Julia Shallcrass, KiwiBoss Registrations closed


Recent privacy breaches in NZ have resulted in high damages. Find out how to improve how you deal with personal information from job candidates, from the time they apply for their jobs. This webinar provides practical advice on how to comply with privacy in recruitment, including collection, storage and disclosure of information.

Topics covered include:

  • Key concepts under Privacy Act 1993
  • What is personal information
  • What are the 12 Information Privacy Principles
  • What to know about collecting information, including online forms
  • Dealing with referees
  • Who should have access to information
  • Requirement to provide access and correction of information
  • How to use and disclose information
  • Ensure recruitment practices comply with privacy law
  • Practical tips for storage and confidentiality
  • How to deal with complaints
  • Privacy case law

What would participants gain from attending the Webinar?

Attendees will be able to identify privacy issues relating to recruitment. Attendees will be able to update their processes around storage, collection, use and disclosure of personal information relating to recruitment. They will be able to apply practical strategies to avoid privacy breaches and
handle complaints.

Presented by Julia Shallcrass, KiwiBoss

Julia Shallcrass is a privacy and employment lawyer who specialises in legal education and consulting on contemporary workplace issues.

As director of KiwiBoss, she delivers in-house training, public training and consulting on people management to help businesses create better workplaces.

Julia is a regular webinar presenter for CCH Learning, and delivers public courses through Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce. She has lectured in Human Resources, Business Ethics and Business Communication for tertiary institutions.

Julia is an employment columnist for NZ Herald.

About KiwiBoss

KiwiBoss provides businesses with people management training to create better workplaces. Our training is designed to help clients solve workplace problems, comply with legal obligations, manage contemporary Human Resources issues, and create brighter workplaces. Our employment law expertise assists in compliance with legal obligations.

Our clients include small to medium businesses, large corporates, charitable organisations, and government departments. We help businesses create a more productive and engaged workforce by managing issues, such as reducing stress in the workplace and improving flexible working.

Investment & Registration

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$45.00 +GST per person* $65.00 +GST per person* Registrations closed

*Please note if you are based overseas an additional charge applies - please contact us before registering.

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