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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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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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Supporting Your Staff in Challenging Times

Supporting Your Staff in Challenging Times

Oscar Dunn | 20 October 2020

Im a big believer that any good business starts with good people. Success in any industry is built around people, and as a human-centred profession, recruitment is a prime example of this. We don’t deal in products but in people,and because we are people-led, operated and focused, we understand just how important it is for all organisations to make this a priority internally.

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Career Transition in Today’s World

Career Transition in Today’s World

OCG Consulting | 07 October 2020

Learn how Career Transition Support has changed in the current market and what it takes to create an effective Career Transition programme, here.

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Leveraging the Candidate Experience to Secure Top Talent in a Challenging Market

Leveraging the Candidate Experience to Secure Top Talent in a Challenging Market

Pete Dallimore | 07 August 2020

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.

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