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Interns at Oxford HR

We love the fresh perspectives Interns bring to our organisation.  Their ideas, hard work and dedication more than make up for the time it takes to provide work shadowing, supervision and learning opportunities.  It can be hard to find routes into permanent roles, or even to decide which career is…
Jamie Phillips
21 January 2016
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HR Matters: Salary Negotiation

Book review: ‘Salary Negotiation 101’: A special report from Business Management Daily This book provides comprehensive, step by step guidance on negotiating a pay rise in a straightforward and encouraging manner. It is a useful tool for potential employees negotiating a job offer, new employees or seasoned veterans who have been with…
Thibaut Mills
21 December 2015
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Office Perks

The Oxford HR team got such a buzz from meeting colleagues at our annual Christmas party that we almost wished we could have a party every day. Oxford HR Christmas Party Of course that's not possible, and anyway, parties are more special if you have to wait. However, some everyday…
Jamie Phillips
18 December 2015
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Not Getting the Job? This Might be Why

Searching for a job can be frustrating and sometimes it may feel like you’re throwing your CV into an abyss. While the only cure for job-seeking malaise is getting a job, we can offer some insights into why you’re not getting call backs. Common reasons are: Not being qualified for…
Jamie Phillips
2 December 2015
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Top 10 Tips for Interim Managers

Interim Managers are senior, skilled and experienced managers who are able to step into senior manager / director / expert roles in client organisations and add value very quickly. They need to be confident individuals, who combine considerable ability to bring fresh ideas and ways of doing things with the ability to…
Jamie Phillips
20 November 2015
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Event: Bond’s Annual General Meeting

Oxford HR is sponsoring Bond's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday 16 November 2015. Following the AGM business there will be a panel discussion bringing together different perspectives on the refugee crisis. The panel: Leigh Daynes, Executive Director of Doctors of the World Sami Ramadani, lecturer in sociology and member of the…
Jamie Phillips
11 November 2015
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Five Inspirational Organisations

There is no one recipe to improve the lives of others, no perfect alchemy of the right conditions, the right kind of experience or academic background necessary to effect real change in the world. Sometimes a single event can lead to a movement that spreads globally and has a deep…
Jamie Phillips
29 October 2015
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Recent Appointments

The team at Oxford HR has had the privilege of collaborating with a number of international organisations that are doing incredible work in the fields of food and nutrition, ethical and sustainable commodities and gender equality. We are pleased to announce the following appointments. Mary’s Meals Mary’s Meals are focused…
Jamie Phillips
1 October 2015
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2015 Inside NGO Conference: Washington, DC

Suitcases packed with Oxford HR pink clothing (an official shade!), on Monday 27th July our Managing Director, Hazel, and Founder/Non Executive Director, Michael, travelled to Washington DC for the InsideNGO Annual Conference.  This three-day long event is one of the largest gatherings of professionals in the international relief and development…
Maria Grigore
7 August 2015