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Do you need short-term solutions for your business?

If you’re looking for flexible job opportunities, or looking to fill a short term role within your company, Options Consulting Group can provide you the best solution to suit your requirements.   OCG will provide you with Contractors and Interim Managers   At short notice   Across all disciplines   At competitive rates   OCG … Continued

Returning to work & breaking out the books

My decision to return to study, after many years – would you believe more than 25 years, wasn’t made lightly. I have four children and work so changing my routine to include; assignments, online lectures and study wasn’t going to be easy.  The hardest thing was getting started.   I have worked in the same … Continued

Meet the Team – Dave Wichmann

My 16 year career in the Royal Australian Navy included trade studies as an Electrical Fitter followed by a degree in Electrical Engineering. I spent time as a technician working my way to the rank of Lieutenant, where I was responsible for managing the workforce I was once a part of. I also served a … Continued

Eugene's Journey – Transition into life at OCG

When asked to share my experience thus far, I was more than happy to participate. I joined OCG after having decided to leave my previous industry of Hospitality. I invested over 15 years into that International career as a department head and learned a great deal. Unfortunately that came to an end when I felt … Continued

Why it’s important for CEO’s to have the final interview

Hiring new talent into a company is one of the biggest factors that can determine a company’s success, so it only makes sense that a CEO should have some input in the hiring process. Often though they are deemed to be too busy and the task is left to someone else. A company’s CEO should … Continued

Traits To Avoid In A Manager

Managing people in a work environment can be an incredibly difficult job. If you want to make sure you are getting the best out of your employees then you will need to have someone in place that is capable of motivating people as well as delegating the right job to the right person. But what … Continued

Employee Holiday Management

Managing your employees’ holidays can be a nightmare over the Christmas and New Year period. Whether it’s people not taking leave, taking too much leave or not taking it at the right time, the end of the year can often be the busiest time of the year for HR departments. Perhaps the biggest problem employers … Continued

Relationships In The Workplace

The recent revelations about Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce’s affair with one of his staffers has brought the issue of workplace relationships to the forefront of the Australian media’s attention. The government has gone as far as to ban all ministers from having relationships with staff members, and this has many people talking about relationship … Continued

How To Improve Your Interview Technique

Interviewing candidates for a job opening can be a time consuming and difficult process but it’s a vital one when it comes to the success of your business. Trying to figure out who is the most qualified for the job and who fits into the culture best can be tough when all you have to … Continued

Having Trouble Retaining Employees?

In the recent PWC CEO survey, CEOs from across the world highlighted “talent” as one of their business’ top 2 priorities. Getting the right people into your business and keeping them there will be a key factor in whether or not your business is successful. If you’re struggling to retain key talent, here are a … Continued