We have a need… a need for SPEED! In the recruitment process.
We all know it's a tough candidate market with record numbers of jobs on Seek, top candidates looking to shoot for the moon in terms of salary and benefits, and the numbers of candidates moving overseas starting to rise again. As a result, speed is of the essence in the recruitment process. Here are our top tips for speeding up and improving the hiring process, for both employers and employees alike!
2023 employment trends to keep in mind
Employment is an incredibly fast-moving market at the moment, with the rise in AI, focus on productivity, shift to many businesses working fully remote, and workplace culture and engagement being prioritised. Here's some top trends to keep in mind going into the year ahead:
The P&C Conundrum - Flexibility & Hybrid Working
It's a hot topic on HR teams lips - how to build a culture when everyone is working from home or remotely, or not wanting to come back into the office?
Four ways to gain an advantage during the skills shortage
Talent searching feels like trying to find a needle in a haystack right now - So how do we tackle the skills shortage issue?
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.
How Do You Determine the Next Step in Your Career?
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.
Candidate Shortages in the Contract and Temp Markets
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.
The Importance of Reference Checking
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.
Career Transition: An Opportunity or a Catastrophe?
Learn how to cope with career change and turn it from a catastrophe into an opportunity.
Supporting Your Staff in Challenging Times
I’m 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.