How has COVID-19 Shaped New Zealand’s Employment Market?
To shed light on the current state of the market, we have put together a snapshot of our specialist areas across Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Find out more, here.
Supporting Staff Through Restructuring: Podcast Highlights
The latest podcast from the OCG Career Transition team explores how staff and companies should prepare and respond to the realities of the market. Here are the highlights.
Coping with Remote Work: Why it’s a Process
COVID-19 now has most of us working from home and spending a large part of our days at home with families or flatmates instead of around colleagues in an office.
Responding to Change: What Will the Future Workplace Look Like?
Over 80% of those surveyed in our recent whitepaper highlighted the need to be ready for change, and as the current climate continues to have widespread effects on a range of industries, it may be that for many, this change has come sooner than expected. So, what will the future workplace look like, and how can we manage our careers in this unprecedented time? Greg McAllister shares his thoughts.
4 Things You Should Have in Your Home Office
As a result of the latest measures to contain COVID-19, everyone able to do so is now working from home. However, for people who have never worked remotely before, setting up a dedicated space in their home will be important for helping them to continue delivering their work without needing to be in the office.
The Power of Creating Diverse Networks
Many businesses prefer to hire from within their networks, but is it really the most effective and low-risk approach to recruitment? James Brodey looks at the impact this has on diversity and the advantages that developing inclusive networks can provide.
Addressing the Challenges of the Future of Work
With the world of work undergoing massive change, we recently released our latest whitepaper to uncover what NZ businesses are doing to adjust to the changing workforce. To share some of our findings, Executive General Manager, Greg McAllister, discusses.
Customer Service – It’s Not Rocket Science So Why Do So Many Get It So Wrong?
When helping people is essentially a cornerstone of society, why do so many businesses get customer service so wrong? OCG Consultant Kathryn Stewart discusses how the desire to help people is right at the core of being a Recruiter.
The Changing Landscape of the Recruitment Sector
As a former GM of HR at one of New Zealand’s biggest banks, and now currently the GM for one of the country’s largest recruiters, I’ve been on both sides of the fence as both in-house and agency recruitment teams have adapted to market changes.
Addressing Engineering’s Leadership Vacuum
Managers with strong leadership skills and a keen commercial mind are already hard enough to find, but when you add in the technical skills related to the engineering sector as another criteria, the candidate pool narrows even further.