TTT – Engaging and Developing Senior Leaders in Uncertain Times

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Talent Think Tank (TTT) held on Wednesday 7th November 2012 hosted by RSA’s Anna O’Neill (Group Head of Emerging & Specialist Talent), titled ‘Engaging and Developing Senior Leaders in Uncertain Times’. The following summary, written by our  TTT partner Chemistry Group, has been prepared to reflect… Read more »

Strategic Workforce Planning – A Real Opportunity to Partner with the Business

A recent Talent Think Tank (TTT), facilitated by Oasis HR, reports on what it means to effectively develop a Strategic Workforce Plan (SWP) and how by conducting this exercise HR have a crucial opportunity to partner strategically with the business. In today’s current economic client, retaining talent and ensuring it’s in the right place at… Read more »

RTT – The Benefits and Pitfalls of Assessment Centres

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 1st November 2012 hosted by Harrods’ Jenna Davies (Lead Resourcing Partner), titled ‘The Benefits and Pitfalls of Assessment Centres’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from… Read more »

RTT – RPOs vs. Talent Acquisition, which model works best?

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 25th October 2012 hosted by Barclaycard’s Toks Adebayo (Talent Acquisition Manager), titled ‘RPOs vs. Talent Acquisition; which model works best?’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals… Read more »

APSCo Crowns Oasis HR as ‘Innovator of the Year’ at 2012 Excellence Awards

Following an announcement yesterday (17/10/2012), Oasis HR (Specialist HR Recruitment Agency) has been honoured with the title of Innovator of the Year at the APSCo 2012 Awards for Excellence. The accolade specifically reflects the company’s development of a unique networking platform for strategic thought-leaders in the HR space, the HR Think Tank Series (HRTTS). The… Read more »

RTT – Managing a Contingent Workforce

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 12th October 2012 hosted by Thales’  Martin Wiles (Head of Contingent Resourcing), titled ‘Managing a Contingent Workforce’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from leading UK… Read more »

TTT – Effective Strategic Workforce Planning to meet Long-Term Business Goals

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Talent Think Tank (TTT) held on Tuesday 9th October 2012 hosted by ArcelorMittal’s  Ali Gilani (Global Head of Resourcing), titled ‘Effective Strategic Workforce Planning to meet Long-term Business Goals’. The following summary, written by the TTT partner Chemistry Group, has been prepared to reflect a segment… Read more »

5 Top Tips for Linking Pay and Performance

It goes without saying that all ER professionals want the nirvana solution when it comes to pay and performance, whereby their recognised unions (and of course their employees) buy-into their pay policy and accept that there is a sufficient distinction when it comes to measuring performance for both operational and strategic employees. But, how is… Read more »

ERTT – Linking ER and Engagement – a Help or Hindrance?

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest ER Think Tank (ERTT) held on Thursday 4th October 2012 hosted by Marks and Spencer’s Anna Moore (Head of Employee Relations), titled ‘Linking ER and Engagement – a Help or Hindrance?’ The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst… Read more »

ERTT – The Benefits and Challenges of Linking Pay with Performance

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest ER Think Tank (ERTT) held on Thursday 27th September 2012 hosted by Lloyds Banking Group’s Sadia Nujhat (Senior Employee Relations Manager), titled ‘The Benefits and Challenges of Linking Pay with Performance’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst… Read more »

Oasis HR Wins Award for Graduate Attraction Strategy

Oasis HR has claimed the top spot for ‘Best Item of Self Promotion’ at the Recruitment Business Awards (RBA) 2012 for a visual portrayal of the company as a graduate employer. The specialist HR recruitment consultancy pipped two other finalists to the post, and was amongst other RBA winners from companies representing brands such as… Read more »

Internal Recruitment Functions Dispute the Need to Financially Incentivise their Teams

Following consultation with Internal Senior Recruitment Leads at a recent Resourcing Think Tank held at SAP, Oasis HR presents findings highlighting a clear difference in opinion regarding financially incentivising in-house recruiters. Approximately 30% of those present felt that incentivising internal recruiters was unnecessary compared to the remainder of the group, who believed that monetary reward… Read more »

Oasis HR Shortlisted for Best Item of Self Promotion

Oasis HR has been shortlisted for a Recruitment Business Award for ‘Best Item of Self Promotion’, a title due to be announced at a presentation dinner on 27th September 2012. The specialist HR Recruitment Consultancy receives recognition for developing a unique visual representation of its business, known as a ‘Recruit-O-Graphic’, in a bid to attract… Read more »

Oasis Search Revises Name to Assist International Expansion Plans

On 1st September 2012, Oasis Search revised its name to Oasis HR to better reflect the industry for which it recruits. All elements of the business, for example the company registration number, remain the same. This rebranding exercise has been implemented in support of the company’s imminent international expansion plans which will see the HR… Read more »

Candidates’ Preconceived Brand Perceptions causes Diversity Standards to Suffer

The Diversity Think Tank (DTT), a subgroup of the HR Think Tank Series (HRTT), combines the intelligence of top diversity experts and reports that often, an unrepresentative workforce can be a reflection of candidates deselecting themselves based on preconceived brand perceptions. With diversity being an ever growing issue on the HR agenda, the DTT, facilitated… Read more »

Unions’ Relevancy Depletes due to Change in Technological and Cultural Shift

Oasis HR presents findings highlighting a struggle for unions to remain relevant within today’s employment industry. Information is taken from an Employee Relations Think Tank (ERTT), facilitated by Oasis HR, comprised of senior ER professionals whose collective responsibility spans in excess of half a million employees globally. The recent ERTT, held in May 2012, suggests… Read more »

Sourcing Skills for the Future in a Candidate Driven Market

The HR Think Tank Series, powered by Oasis HR, presents observations around an alternative method of sourcing talent for the future: seek candidates with ‘business fit and unique skills’ irrespective of role availability. Conclusions are drawn from a Talent Think Tank (TTT) hosted at Ericsson by Dorian Webb, Interim Talent Management and Acquisition. TTT members,… Read more »

Internal Talent Progression – Fail to be Heard and Simply Fail?

The HR Think Tank Series, powered by Oasis HR, presents findings suggesting that high profile talent are hindering chances of progressing internally by failing to get themselves noticed by Senior Leadership. Conclusions are drawn from a Talent Think Tank (TTT) hosted at AXA UK’s head-quarters by Mike Ashman, Talent Identification Manager. This Talent Think Tank… Read more »

RTT – The Benefits and Challenges of Dedicated In-house Sourcing Teams

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 13th September 2012 hosted by SAP’s Susan Bor (Senior VP of Talent Acquisition), titled ‘The Benefits and Challenges of Dedicated In-house Sourcing Teams ’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst… Read more »

RTT – The Challenges and Opportunities Singapore’s Competitive Talent Attraction Market Offer

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the inaugural Singapore Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 4th September 2012 hosted by Standard Chartered, titled ‘The Challenges and Opportunities Singapore’s Competitive Talent Attraction Market Offer’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals… Read more »

HRBPTT – Are we chasing our tails with engagement?

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the most recent HR Business Partner Think Tank (HRBPTT) held on Wednesday 25th July 2012, hosted by PwC and titled ‘Are we chasing our tails with engagement?’ The following summary has been prepared to reflect the discussion held amongst senior HR professionals from leading UK and international businesses…. Read more »

RTT – Referral Programmes – the Secrets to Success

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the most recent Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 5th July 2012 hosted by Eversheds, titled ‘Referral Programmes – the Secrets to Success’.  The event was co-chaired by Rob Brown, top motivational presenter and the UK’s leading authority on business relationships and referrals. The following summary has… Read more »

RTT – Effectively Tackling Diversity and Disability in Recruitment

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the most recent Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Friday 29th June 2012 hosted by Eversheds, titled ‘Effectively Tackling Diversity and Disability in Recruitment’.  The event was endorsed by The Clear Company and positioned Kate Headley, Development Director, as an expert speaker on inclusivity in the recruitment process…. Read more »

RTT – Innovation in Graduate Recruitment

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the most recent Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 21st June 2012 hosted by Foxtons, titled ‘Future Innovation in Graduate Recruitment’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from leading UK and international businesses. For more information… Read more »

TTT – Desperately Seeking Succession Planning

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the Talent Think Tank (TTT) held on Wednesday 13th June 2012 hosted by Unilever, titled ‘Desperately Seeking Succession Planning’. The following summary has been written by our TTT partners, The Chemistry group, and reflects the discussion held amongst senior HR and Talent professionals from leading UK and international… Read more »