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Why you're shooting yourself in the foot if you're not working with a recruiter

Why you're shooting yourself in the foot if you're not working with a recruiter

Pete Dallimore | 06 May 2022

Recruiters and recruitment agencies are often overlooked as a tool in the candidates toolbox. But why wouldn't you use someone who's job it is to help you find a job you love? You're shooting yourself in the foot if you don't use a free service that's ready and waiting for you to get in touch. Still need convincing? Read on.

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Evaluating & negotiating a job offer

Evaluating & negotiating a job offer

Makaela Smith | 03 March 2022

Found yourself with a job offer (or multiple)? We've made a list of things to think about and potentially negotiate when considering your next move.

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New year, new job? Look before you leap

New year, new job? Look before you leap

Amanda Hamilton | 24 January 2022

Missing the sun, sand and carefree holiday life? Are you sitting back at your office desk thinking 'I don't want to be here... I need a new job'. WAIT!! Before you run to the job boards, think about what could be right in front of you.

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Chandler Macleod Group Rebrands to RGF Staffing APEJ

Chandler Macleod Group Rebrands to RGF Staffing APEJ

Makaela Smith | 06 December 2021

A new name for Chandler Macleod Group to increase local strength with global scale. In New Zealand the Chandler Macleod Group is represented by OCG Consulting, Chandler Macleod and just recently the Peoplebank brands. From now on, Chandler Macleod Group will go by: RGF Staffing APEJ (Asia Pacific Excluding Japan).

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We have a need... a need for SPEED! In the recruitment process.

We have a need... a need for SPEED! In the recruitment process.

Makaela Smith | 30 August 2021

Are you sensing a level of urgency in the recruitment market? At a loss as to what you could be doing to speed up the process? What are you unintentionally doing to hinder the process? Here are 5 tips and tricks to speed up and improve the overall hiring process, making your job easier and your candidate journey better.

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How Do You Determine the Next Step in Your Career?

How Do You Determine the Next Step in Your Career?

Stefanie Pollard | 11 June 2021

Deciding on the next step to take in your career can be a challenging task. By taking a deeper look into what drives you and analysing your strengths, motivators and needs, you'll be better equipped to identify the ideal career option for you. OCG’s Stefanie Pollard discusses, here.

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Candidate Shortages in the Contract and Temp Markets

Candidate Shortages in the Contract and Temp Markets

Oscar Dunn | 17 March 2021

In this blog, we look at the candidate shortages in the contract and temp market and provide practical tips to help you fill your vacancies with the right people.

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The Importance of Reference Checking

The Importance of Reference Checking

Paul O'Donovan | 19 February 2021

There appears to be a growing number of people in the recruitment industry who believe reference checks to be a waste of time. A view that OCG Consulting Manager, Paul O’Donovan, couldn’t be more opposed to. Find out why time spent checking references is time invested wisely, here.

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Career Transition: An Opportunity or a Catastrophe?

Career Transition: An Opportunity or a Catastrophe?

Amanda Hamilton | 10 February 2021

Learn how to cope with career change and turn it from a catastrophe into an opportunity.

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Spotlight on FMCG: Unlocking the Talent Conundrum

Spotlight on FMCG: Unlocking the Talent Conundrum

Tom McMorran | 18 January 2021

In FMCG, increasing the flow of talent has posed certain challenges in today’s market, especially with organisations often reluctant to recruit from outside the industry. OCG’s Tom McMorran discusses the talent conundrum, here.

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