The Oasis HR Blog

Coffee with… Jackie Wybrow, Senior Director (People Operations) @ TripAdvisor ☕

Ahead of 2018’s most rapidly sold-out Think Tank, we caught up with our host, Jackie, who’s holding this much anticipated session for us on Brexit. In addition to discussing our withdrawal from the EU, Jackie shares her insight on setting up international ‘Site Leadership’ teams at TripAdvisor, and her top recommended book of the moment…… Read more »

How can I make Succession Planning Effective for my Business?

As organisations mature and grow, a critical component of future-proofing their success is to ensure that ‘ready now’ successors (or as close to ‘ready now’ as possible!) have been identified for business-critical roles. So how can we make succession planning effective in our businesses? We put the question to our esteemed HR community, the HR… Read more »

Coffee with… Natalie Brock, Director – Head of Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding @ Gympass ☕

Leading the Talent Acquisition function of a rapidly growing technology business is far from straightforward, particularly when you’re trying to maintain company culture and support ambitious headcount plans. In advance of a HR Think Tank we’re running for strategic HR and Recruitment professionals next month with Gympass, we caught up with Natalie Brock to understand the… Read more »

Coffee with… Claire Gray, European Talent Manager @ Canon Europe ☕

Working for an organisation with a true sense of ‘purpose’ can be incredibly empowering; particularly when working in an HR role. For European Talent Manager, Claire Gray, buying into Canon’s philosophy of ‘Kyosei’ is so important because it helps unite the business with a shared common ground. Ahead of the Resourcing Think Tank that Claire’s… Read more »

Turning Recruitment Metrics into Meaningful Business Success Indicators

As strategic HR professionals (who want to be taken seriously!) aren’t we bored of simply talking cost and time when it comes to measuring our impact? Our HR Think Tank Series partner, Hollaroo, share their take on what it means to turn recruitment data into genuine indicators of success… The internet is full of great… Read more »

Coffee with… Paul Dempsey, Global Talent & Development Director @ King ☕

For busy HR professionals working in fast-paced environments; a combination of clearly defined objectives, role-modelling the types of behaviours you want of your team and leaning on some clever tech-hacks can really enhance your effectiveness in an HR role. We caught up with Paul Dempsey, Global Talent & Development Director @ King (the creators of Candy… Read more »

The 2018 Annual Oasis Recruitment Awards: Winners Reveal

Over the past 12 months we have had the privilege of working with some amazing HR candidates and clients; and what a year it’s been! As we move into our new financial year, we are delighted to share some of the major team achievements we have enjoyed. The Oasis Recruitment Awards (ORAs), now in their second… Read more »

Coffee with… Chris Mussard, Recruitment Manager @ TFL ☕

Ahead of a Resourcing Think Tank event we’re running with Chris Mussard (Recruitment Manager @ TFL) we took five minutes out to understand a little bit more about our host, life at TFL and how he spends his time outside of work… To meet the man himself and learn about how you can turn recruitment metrics… Read more »

6 Key Actions to Tick off your GDPR Checklist

The GDPR deadline might have passed, but HR and Recruitment professionals responsible for processing candidate and employee data still need to consider whether their adapted processes ensure they’re GDPR compliant. A few months ago you couldn’t open your inbox, visit LinkedIn or read an industry publication without seeing the GDPR acronym. And whilst we’re now… Read more »

Five Questions you shouldn’t ask a Candidate during a Job Interview

When it comes to conducting job interviews, there are a handful of questions you simply shouldn’t ask the candidates in front of you. Whether it’s because your words could be misconstrued or cause offence, sometimes you need to look for a way around a certain question if you want to get to know your candidate… Read more »