Podcasts

Our new podcast series takes a look at the ever changing world of HR from multiple business perspectives. We’ve got insights from the fields of law, recruitment, technology and much more to come. So from onboarding to offboarding and everything in between, look no further...

Episode 4: The culture chat with Liz Lovell from Osborne Clarke

Episode 4: The culture chat with Liz Lovell from Osborne Clarke

Liz Lovell from Osborne Clarke

In the episode, topics range from how HR use data, weird interview questions and why they are asked to why culture is so important. We also examine different facets of employee experience: feedback, recognition, happiness and the employee experience platform.

Osborne Clarke are an international legal practice with offices located in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Spain, Sweden, France, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, India, Singapore and the United States. Osborne Clarke help clients to gain a competitive advantage by providing commercially focused insights and legal services. They provide clients with positive and insightful solutions across the spectrum of advisory, litigation and transactional services.

Liz Lovell is Head of HR at Osborne Clarke. Liz effectively interprets business goals into people strategies enabling her to deliver sustainable results and build build people capability and engagement.

Episode 3: The HR transitions with Shelley Poole from Wellington HR

Episode 3: The HR transitions with Shelley Poole from Wellington HR

Shelley Poole from Wellington HR

In the episode we talk about the changing nature of HR, the importance for HR to recognize growing gender equality changes and grievance issues. We ask Shelley first hand, how she has witnessed the HR industry change over her career, why grievance and disciplinary excites some people and the growing importance of how HR responds to gender equality and the LGBTQ+ community.

Shelley Poole is the Managing Director of Wellington HR, helping other HR consultants make a success out of their businesses. Shelley is also a lecturer where her focus is on HR, Leadership and Management. She is currently undertaking doctoral research into employee owned organisations.

Wellington HR are generalist HR Consultants based in Somerset. Their aim is to help out other HR Consultants, whether you need some cover so you can finally take that well-deserved holiday, or if you need an independent investigator to help out with a disciplinary or grievance case, Wellington HR provide a helping hand.

Episode 2: What the workforce want now with Levon Litser from Dell EMC

Episode 2: What the workforce want now with Levon Litser from Dell EMC

Levon Litser from Dell EMC

In the podcast we discuss changes in the workplace over his career, how he motivates his workforce and his thoughts on feedback. We talk about how the way staff and different age groups get motivated have changed over the last 25 years, how feedback is given and received at Dell EMC, and how, as a global company, Dell EMC works collaboratively with its overseas partners.

In the podcast, we talk to Levon Litser a senior datacentre channel presales engineer at Dell EMC. Over the duration of his career in B2B and B2C sales, I have built and managed multiple high performing and cross functional teams and been fortunate to have accrued experience in all aspects of sales and pre-sales activity across multiple industries. He also enjoys building and inspiring talented communities and is a volunteer mentor and coach at the NatWest Accelerator Program offering business consultancy services.

Dell EMC is a part of the Dell Technologies family of brands. Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that provides the essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important asset: information.

Episode 1: The Perks of Recruitment with Alicia Teagle from SR2 Recruitment

Episode 1: The Perks of Recruitment with Alicia Teagle from SR2 Recruitment

Alicia Teagle from SR2 Recruitment

In the podcast we talk about goal setting at SR2, the perks of performing in recruitment and how do new recruits get started at SR2. This episode is also about the recruitment industry. What is the hiring and onboarding process like? How do staff and managers stay motivated? How are goals set in recruitment? And all the juicy perks that come with recruitment!

In the podcast we interview Alicia Teagle, co-founder at SR2. She recruits a diverse range of backend software engineers, graduates - leads and cover heads of/CTO’s positions too. Alicia is also the founder of Women Rock, who provide a voice for women in the technology industry. Taking a woman’s perspective, speaking to women both in and out of work, students, entrepreneurs and also companies about what they are doing to attract, retain and promote female talent in the South West.

SR2 are a socially responsible, specialist IT recruitment company. More specifically, contract and permanent hires across the UK, with a focus on digital transformation. With respect to the socially responsible element, SR2 provide 5% of their profits to a different charity every 6 months as well as provide volunteering hours to charities throughout the year, as well as having a very clear focus on transparency and fairness in their recruiting processes.