Posts Tagged: technology

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 »

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 »

Upskilling Tech Talent Through Assessment Based Learning

The majority of businesses are currently suffering from a skills shortage; not helped by Brexit and the significant reduction of EU nationals joining UK workforces (61,000 – according to the Guardian). And this skills shortage is showing no signs of improving, with 63% of organisations reporting this problem during the last 12 months. This, coupled… 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 »

8 Tips for Developing Employee Career Paths

Talent management is an integral element of HR’s core responsibility from a development, retention, engagement and a skills depository perspective. Developing internal career paths is an important component of this talent management mix and can influence whether an employee meets business’ expectations, underperforms to the detriment of the individual and employer, or leaves the business… Read more »

HRLTT – Automation and its Impact on HR

Over the past decade we’ve experienced tremendous advancements in the field of technology, and as such, various HR processes and activities can be completed much faster and more accurately than ever before. With the rise of automation, robotics and artificial intelligence, innovators in our sector continue to truly push the boundaries of what’s possible. However, as… Read more »

Recruiting Redefined: How Marketing and Sales Changed the Game

In today’s highly competitive field of recruitment, landing the best available talent requires organisations to rethink their resourcing strategies. In recent decades recruiting has undergone a paradigm shift. Traditionally, top organisations outsourced their recruitment work to external agencies. Yet as the demand for skilled employees increased and unemployment decreased, organisations began bringing their recruitment processes in-house. Human… Read more »

TTT – Adopting Agile Working Methodologies Within Technology Businesses

The business landscape of today is rife with technological innovation, and the current nature of the market means that organisations are having to work more efficiently than ever to maintain competitive advantage and satisfy their ever-demanding customers. Technology businesses seem to be moving away from the traditional methods of software development (such as Waterfall) and… Read more »

RTT – Video and the Recruitment Lifecycle: A Tool to Attract, Engage and Select

Over the last five years, using video for interviewing and as a candidate engagement tool has become widely used within the recruitment process across an ever-growing range of industries. In addition, its use has expanded far into the employee lifecycle. This Resourcing Think Tank looked at how we can ensure it becomes an intuitive part of… Read more »

RTT – Using Contract Resource to Create a Flexible Resourcing Function

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 25th March 2014 hosted by Retroscreen Virology’s Ian Morrison (Interim Director, Resourcing) titled ‘Using Contract Resource to Create a Flexible Resourcing Function’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR… Read more »

RTT – Innovation and Efficiency in Recruitment Technology

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 13th March 2014 hosted by Polycom’s Nick Turner (EMEA Talent Manager) titled ‘Innovation and Efficiency in Recruitment Technology’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from… Read more »

RTT – Gamification in Recruitment

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 10th October 2013 hosted by Harrod’s Jenna Davies (Resourcing Manager), titled ‘Gamification in Recruitment’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from leading national and international… Read more »