Posts Categorised: Oasis HR

Returning to Work: Supporting Employees Against The Dreaded Commute

The daily commute has always been met with distaste by workers. And whilst COVID is responsible for depriving the world of many experiences, pleasures and basic activities, the commuting-slog is arguably not one we’ve been missing. However, many businesses are now preparing phased ‘return to work’ plans which will, of course, see the resurrection of… Read more »

4 Reasons Why Performance Management is Not an HR Exercise but a Critical Business Process

The traditional paradigm around performance management, for most of the 20th century and the first decade of the 21st, has been of an annual or semi-annual process driven by HR. This has largely involved a cursory check-list driven discussion centering primarily around compensation. Whilst it was arguably not even fit for purpose during the industrial… Read more »

How to Support and Nurture the Wellbeing of a Remote Workforce

In 2019, only 30 percent of the UK workforce had worked from home, according to statistics from the Office of National Statistics. Fast forward to the current day, millions of UK workers are now working from home due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, businesses across the country have had to adapt their employee policies to support a remote workforce, including updating their employee wellness policies to protect and keep… Read more »

Influential Women in HR and Recruitment: Melanie Punch

To mark 2020’s International Women’s Day (IWD), Oasis HR is showcasing four influential women in our network that we feel have shown resistance, passion, and determination in their fields. We are excited to introduce our third ‘International Woman Of The Year’… Melanie Punch. Mel is an influential careers advisor who has been a big part… Read more »

Influential Women in HR and Recruitment: Mieke Contreras

To mark 2020’s International Women’s Day (IWD), Oasis HR is showcasing four influential women in our network that we feel have shown resistance, passion, and determination in their fields. We are excited to introduce our third ‘International Woman Of The Year’… Mieke Contreras. Mieke is a Senior Talent Partner, who has built a substantial career… Read more »

Influential Women in HR and Recruitment: Ruth Musetti

To mark 2020’s International Women’s Day (IWD), Oasis HR is showcasing four influential women in our network that we feel have shown resistance, passion, and determination in their fields. We are excited to introduce our second ‘International Woman Of The Year’… Ruth Musetti. Ruth is an influential HR Business Partner who has excelled in her HR… Read more »

Influential Women in HR and Recruitment: Margaret Buj

To mark 2020’s International Women’s Day (IWD), Oasis HR is showcasing four influential women in our network that we feel have shown resistance, passion, and determination in their fields. We are excited to introduce our first ‘International Woman Of The Year’… Margaret Buj. Margaret is an influential recruitment leader pushing to hire more women in the… Read more »

3 Ways CSR Can Boost Employee Satisfaction

CSR for employees

More and more companies are finding that corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives positively impact employee satisfaction and business in general. In 2018, the highest levels of volunteering were seen in students (24%) and in people employed for under eight hours a week (25%), according to a study by Caf UK. This is likely to be… Read more »

Upskilling: The Solution to the UK’s Post-Brexit Woes?

You’ve seen the headlines; the post-Brexit economy is scheduled to change the way UK businesses operate. To sum up a long and overly reported story, businesses are fearing, among other things, that a talent exodus coupled with migrant flow restrictions will create more talent shortages. In fact, it’s already starting to happen. Since the Brexit… Read more »

5 HR Processes You Can Improve With the Use of HR Automation Tools

The HR department is responsible for the security, management and transfer of high-compliance employee data. Many of the processes managed by HR are time-consuming and require the highest attention to detail and utmost accuracy. Afterall, no matter what process, one-single piece of inaccurate information could mean the difference in an employee getting paid or not,… Read more »

5 Ways to Keep Your Employees Happy at Work

If you want your business to really succeed, it’s crucial you take care of your employees. Their happiness at work determines how motivated and productive they are. Therefore, if they aren’t happy, they aren’t going to be working as hard as they could be. This can have a significant impact on the business. The question… Read more »

4 Reasons Why Having an Office Dog is a Good Idea

Owning a dog not only brings joy and unwavering companionship to our lives, it’s also a great decision as far as our health is concerned. It’s widely known that owning a dog helps support our health and well-being; they fill our hearts with love and help keep our hearts healthy! Research shows that owning a… Read more »

Why Taking a Career Break Can Boost Your Career

While it was once considered a risk to take a career break, around 31.7 per cent of UK professionals have successfully taken time out during their careers. People may choose to take a career break to concentrate on family commitments, volunteering, travelling or studying, before returning to their job. But while as an employee, you… Read more »

Oasis HR Group’s International Women of the Year 2019

What’s International Women’s Day? “International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. “International Women’s Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over… Read more »

Staff Turnover Statistics That Every Employer Should Know About

A ‘quick-reference’ staff turnover guide for HR and Recruitment professionals to help understand why employees quit their jobs and what can be done to counter it. Employees quit their jobs for different reasons. However, it’s never a good sign for a business when it experiences a high staff turnover rate. More often than not, the… 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 »

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 »