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Human Resource Consulting or Recruitment?

Which form of resource management advice will assist in reaching organisational goals? When you are working every day and engrossed in your business activities, it can often be difficult to take a step back and identify issues that need to be rectified. Constraining factors can limit your professional objectivity resulting in unactionable behavioural patterns that … Continued

Headhunter, Executive Search or Recruitment Consultant?

Why try to distinguish between Head hunter, Executive Search and Recruitment Consultant? It’s 2016 and anyone worth their salt in the recruitment industry uses their own database of candidates – OCG has over 80,000 registered candidates because we’ve been building and managing our database since 1996 – and a variety of other candidate sourcing strategies … Continued

People; Assets Not Numbers

The OCG difference is how we understand candidate’s experiences and attributes and view each person as a potential asset, not just a number. We have a deep understanding and appreciation of competencies, attributes, process knowledge and how these are more readily transferrable than is often thought. Often “a fresh set of eyes” leads to a … Continued

The facts prove Career Transition support is vital in securing your next role

In our ever changing world, industries are bound to go through disruptions, technological advancements and changes, and this is not always the best news for job stability. At OCG we provide solid and proven career transition coaching and counselling to ensure you are equipped and prepared to address the challenges of securing your next role. … Continued

Women in the Boardroom

Affirmative action and gender balance at Boardroom level has been a topical issue for many years and brought to light recently by one of our clients – a global corporation with A&NZ operations. [Originally published May 2015] As a result, Options Consulting Group wants to share some interesting information with you. Overall, women make up … Continued

Recruitment: the key to a team’s success

It might be strange to think that an AFL team sitting 7th on the ladder has in fact made it through the 2016 AFL Grand Final but, for the Western Bulldogs team, this is just the case. How, might you ask have the dogs allowed themselves into this favourable position? One thing that has been … Continued

Crisis to Problem Solved – in 48 hours

Our Consultants – Paul Bui and John Gilbert – recently worked together on a permanent recruitment assignment that quickly turned into an urgent requirement to cover unforeseen job transition issues. The task: provide Procurement Manager Candidates for a permanent role available to start within 4-6 weeks of accepting a job offer. Within 2 working days … Continued

Executive Salary Trends

Preparing next years budget – here is a useful guideline to Executive Salary Trends A detailed analysis of listed company annual reports for each year since 2011 has revealed a number of unusual oscillations in executive remuneration.  Included below are the 3-year trends in the median annual increases.  Additional data is also shown for smaller … Continued