Why you're shooting yourself in the foot if you're not working with a recruiter
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.
Leveraging the Candidate Experience to Secure Top Talent in a Challenging Market
It’s no secret that the candidate experience can make or break whether candidates choose to work with you, with everything from long application forms to poor communication having the potential to cost you the best talent.
OCG, though our parent company Chandler Macleod Group (CMG) have been updating our employees on the COVID-19 virus and the steps they should be taking to minimise the possibility of contracting and spreading the virus including:
Why It's Not Worth Tampering with Your CV
If anybody’s been following sports news recently, specifically in cricket, they’ll know why it’s not a good idea to tamper with things. That includes your CV. OCG’s Pete Dallimore tells us why lying on your CV just isn’t worth it, here.
AI’s Impact on Recruitment? Yeah, Nah.
With the recruitment landscape in a constant flux of change, AI has caused quite the stir in recent times. OCG's Pete Dallimore discusses why AI will never replace our jobs as recruiters.
Sourcing with Strategy – From Yachting to Your Business
Team New Zealand’s America’s Cup success is already being referred to as an example of a risk paying off, but just how much luck was involved? OCG Head of Sourcing, Pete Dallimore, explains why Team New Zealand executed their sourcing strategy to perfection.
Active Candidates vs Passive Candidates: Does It Really Matter?
There is a wealth of discussion these days around active vs passive candidates; what they are, which are better, and how to attract them. OCG's Pete Dallimore takes a look at what makes someone active or passive, and what the difference is in today's rapidly changing job market.
How Understanding Candidate Personalities Helps You to Attract the Right Talent
While planning your recruitment needs, you’ll likely define the skills and experience that the right candidate should have. But have you ever thought about what their hobbies are, or what their favourite TV series might be? Nowadays, it’s critical for organisations to be smarter when it comes to hiring, else they risk missing out on top talent.
Corporate Culture: What Is Your Company's Tribe?
For 98% of NZ employees it’s important to have a greater purpose than just making money. Yet 43% of workers describe their company culture as poor. What can HR do to make NZ company cultures shine?
What to Do When You Don’t Get Your Dream Job
Not getting hired for a “dream” job can be devastating, but it can be seen as a positive. It can help you work harder, improve your performance, and motivate you to keep trying. Read more on how to positively handle rejection.