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A new dawn, as Oxford HR welcomes its first overseas presence

Rather belatedly, in the ever increasing world of globalization, and as the UK heads towards Brexit, Oxford HR has this month established its first overseas presence with the opening of our Amsterdam office. This new office is intended to strengthen our offer to international development partners in European countries and do…
Oxford HR
13 October 2017
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Charity People and Culture Conference 2017

On Wednesday 20th September at Congress House in central London the third Charity People and Culture Conference was organised by Civil Society Media. The conference aim was to focus on the cultural shift within the sector which seeks increasingly to place people at the front of those organisations, whilst also looking…
Oxford HR
22 September 2017
Resources

How to craft a winning statement – by Karen Twining

At Oxford HR we read thousands of covering statements for charity, and NGO jobs every year. Most are missed opportunities, ranging from the densely unreadable to the merely forgettable and the dismal and disappointing. Excellent statements are far too rare. Here are a few tips on how to craft a…
Oxford HR
20 July 2017
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Oxford HR Achieves REC Audited Status

We are delighted to announce that Oxford HR has achieved Audited status with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. This quality mark known as “the gold standard for recruitment” can only be gained by first undertaking a rigorous audit process. With over 22 years of high quality executive search experience behind…
Oxford HR
23 June 2017
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HR Matters: How to Retain and Motivate Staff

Oxford HR works with organisations in a consulting capacity to help them review and adapt to the needs of their employees, to work out effective terms and conditions that will help simplify proceedings, and maximise the productiveness and happiness of their staff. Toby Weaver, a consultant at Oxford HR, shares…
Oxford HR
9 May 2016
Clients

List of Our Past & Present Clients

A A Glimmer of Hope Foundation, Able Types, Abt Associates, Accreditation Services International (ASI), ActionAid, Acumen Fund, Adaptive Eyewear, ADD, Africa Now, African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), African Philanthropy Forum, African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD), Akina Mama wa Afrika, Alive & Kicking, Amnesty International, AusAID B…
Oxford HR
5 August 2015
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Beyond Conflict for Oxford HR

Working with Oxford HR to offer consulting services in conflict management, mediation and peacebuilding, Beyond Conflict is a company dedicated to enabling people to work and live together well. The founders of Beyond Conflict Limited, Gavin and Katherine, have over 45 years of experience helping people to creatively transform their…
Oxford HR
4 June 2015
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Interviewing Tips for Hiring Managers

Key considerations for successful interviews Preparation Before you start interviewing, have a clear idea of what you want your end result to be. Ask yourself: • Why am I filling this role?• What’s missing on this team?• Who is the supervisor for this role, and what kind of person would…
Oxford HR
13 May 2015
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Employers treating CVs like Tinder

Employers are treating CVs like dating app Tinder and spend less than ten seconds on each, according to new research. Employers spend just 8.8 seconds looking at potential candidates' CVs, in a process that has become “Tinderised” according to a survey from the UK’s youth programme, National Citizen Service. The…
Oxford HR
20 January 2015