Posts Tagged: Diversity

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 »

7 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Building a Talent Pool

Building and nurturing a talent pool is one of the most effective ways to support a business’s long term growth plans. When managed well, this approach can help businesses hire top quality talent faster and more cheaply than a reactive recruitment model. However, despite its obvious benefits, many organisations struggle with making talent pooling a… 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 »

6 Things to Consider When Preparing for Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

Addressing workplace equality can significantly benefit an organisation’s culture and reputation. It ensures talent is supported and helps businesses achieve their organisational objectives. And whilst diversity headlines have largely been dominated by the Gender Pay Gap over the last couple of years, we’re now moving into the age of ethnicity pay gap reporting. The consultation… Read more »

DTT – Taking Managers on the Diversity and Inclusion Journey

Developing an internal culture that enhances and promotes diversity and inclusion is paramount. Not just from the obvious moral perspective, but from the standpoint of continuing to develop an organisation’s products and services through a diverse and an engaged workforce. As such, many businesses now find themselves responding to often ambitious diversity targets around gender,… Read more »

R&MTT – Gender Pay Gap Reporting: Data Interpretation, Presentation and Action

From 2017 onwards businesses employing 250 people or more must submit annual reports detailing the difference between the average earnings of men vs. their female counterparts in a bid to help address gender inequality. The first wave of reporting was on 5th April, so any challenges around the logistics and practicalities of obtaining this data… Read more »

DTT – Developing a Career Returner Programme

Powerful Brands are Created through Powerful Employees In today’s working world, there are no set rules for how careers develop and evolve over time. Employers recognise that a powerful brand is created through powerful employees. This means not only allowing, but encouraging staff to use their benefits, leave, and PTO time. Acknowledging the various career… Read more »

DTT – Diversity as a Business Strategy

HR functions have been proactively championing and pushing the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) agenda for a long time; but does it have the required buy-in from the rest of the business or is it still just a ‘tick-box’ exercise for many organisations? It’s often easy to find yourself repeating the same practices out of habit… Read more »

RTT – Is your Selection Process fit for Purpose?

An organisation’s selection process provides a valuable window to assess the potential value a candidate can offer. It’s therefore important to make sure that you understand the attributes of a good hire and that the screening tools you use are helping recruit these individuals. Measuring the potential impact they have on the business’s bottom line… Read more »

RTT – Inclusion Across your Organisation: From Resourcing to Harnessing the Diverse Workforce

Topic Overview: Inclusion is rightly in the front of everyone’s minds, but is it only HR and the Board that really care about it? Most Hiring Managers are focused on their view of the ‘best’ candidate and often give little regard to Inclusion when making selection decisions. Therefore, is it Recruitment’s role to provide inclusive attraction methodologies, data… Read more »

RTT – Gender Diversity: Overcoming the Obstacles of Attracting and Recruiting Women into Male Dominated Industries

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 9th July 2015 hosted by Verizon’s Anthony Lasocki (Head of Talent Acquisition, EMEA) titled ‘Gender Diversity: Overcoming the Obstacles of Attracting and Recruiting Women into Male Dominated Industries’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of… Read more »

DTT – Utilising Employee Networks to Support the D&I Agenda

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Diversity Think Tank (DTT) held on Thursday 26th February 2015, hosted by TSB’s Maria Fletcher, (Diversity and Inclusion Manager) titled ‘​Utilising Employee Networks to help Support the D&I Agenda’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR… Read more »

DTT – Managing the Diversity Agenda on a Global Scale with a Local Focus

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Diversity Think Tank (DTT) held on Tuesday 28th October 2014, hosted by Thomson Reuters’ Geoffrey Williams (Senior Specialist, Diversity & Inclusion) titled ‘Managing the Diversity Agenda on a Global Scale with a Local Focus’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the… Read more »

DTT – Measuring Return on Investment in Diversity & Inclusion

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Diversity Think Tank (DTT) held on Tuesday 20th May 2014 hosted by State Street Bank’s Pauline Miller (Vice President, Global Inclusion EMEA) titled ‘Measuring Return on Investment in Diversion and Inclusion.’ The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst… Read more »

Oasis HR Scoops Supplier Prize for ‘Most Progress’ at the 2014 Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative Awards

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The inaugural Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) Awards, held last night (14th May) at Evershed’s prestigious St. Paul’s offices, left Oasis HR elated after receiving the award for ‘Most Progress’ in the suppliers category. The accolade, presented for evidenced progress and commitment to the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) agenda, follows Oasis HR’s concerted effort to… Read more »

DTT – Barriers to Female Attraction and Progression in Business

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Diversity Think Tank (DTT) held on Thursday 3rd April 2014 hosted by GE Capital’s Mary Fitzpatrick (Diversity Leader) titled ‘Barriers to Female Attraction and Progression in Business’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Diversity… Read more »

One Year On from the Paralympic Games

It’s just over a year since we waved goodbye to the London Paralympic Games so we thought it particularly pertinent to reflect upon some of the changes we’ve experienced from an employment perspective over the last 12 months. Working with our networking group, the Diversity Think Tank, we’ve tapped into the thoughts of senior Diversity… Read more »

RTT – Operating a Pan European / EMEA Resourcing Model

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 10th September 2013 hosted by JDA Software’s Charles St Aubyn (EMEA Recruitment Manager) , titled ‘Operating a Pan European / EMEA Resourcing Model’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior… Read more »

RTT – Creating an Inclusive Recruitment Process

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 13th June 2013 hosted by UK Power Network’s Dawn Collier (Talent Acquisition Manager) , titled ‘Creating an Inclusive Recruitment Process’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals… Read more »

RTT – Operating a Flexible Working Model

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 19th March 2013 hosted by Legal and General’s Charlotte Johns (Head of HR Operations and Resourcing), titled ‘Effectively Attracting and Recruiting Flexible Employees’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior… Read more »

Is it ‘reasonable’ to provide some candidates with adjustments during a recruitment process?

Blog author – Kate Headley, Director at the Clear Company The fact is, it’s reasonable, it’s good practice and, of course, it is the law. In my experience all employers want to give candidates applying for jobs the best opportunity to display their true potential. The biggest challenge employers face is getting candidates to share… Read more »