How often do you come across fast growth, high achieving agencies that have managed to keep their friendly team culture? Take it from us. Not very often. Oakleaf have been recognised by The Sunday Times and London Stock Exchange Group for their employee care and career trajectory. Benefit from the exciting development in HR while working with a team filled with integrity and passion.
2019 Sunday Times Best Small Company to work for
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Founded in 2005 by Richard Colgan, Oakleaf Partnership Limited is now the largest and fastest growing independent provider of recruitment and search solutions for the HR, Payroll and Human Capital Services professions. Delivering the full spectrum of talent across all industry sectors, both in the UK and internationally, contingent and retained, Oakleaf has become the market leader by working hard for our customers, adopting a strongly values-led business philosophy and the ongoing successful delivery of solutions for our customers. We have a dedicated Reward, Payroll, Part Time and a regional team, based in Birmingham, as well as our London based Financial & Professional Services and Commerce & Industry Teams. We are a 'Sunday Times Best Small Company to Work For' for the third year running, with 3 stars for employee engagement. We are also a Recruiter Magazine HOT 100 company.
It's important to excel in your career you have the backing of a growing and ambition company. Here's a snapshot of 2018 and the success the Oakleaf family had: *Gross profit - £8,873,000 up by 20% year on year *18.6% conversion ration and 15% headcount growth year on year *9% rise in GP/head count We're a 'Sunday Times Best Small Company to Work For' for the third year running, with 3 stars for employee engagement. We're also a Recruiter Magazine HOT 100 company (by GP/Head count), and a London Stock Exchange Group's '1000 Companies to Inspire Britain' 2018 for the second year running. A fantastic achievement on all fronts.
*Private medical cover - Business Health Select *Life Assurance (4 x base) *Season ticket loan *Computer purchase interest free (useful when WFH!) *Mobile phone (Consultants) *1 day CSR *LinkedIn Recruiter License *Friday finish (4.30pm) *Flexitime e.g. start at 9 finish at 6 or start at 8 finish at 5 *WFH fortnightly (Consultants)
Sunday Times Top 100
Paid monthly - 25% of billings over threshold Top up to 30% @ 6 months if over threshold Annual top based on % below if threshold achieved: • Billings up to £139,999 - 30% of total billings less your base salary • Billings between £140,000 and £179,999 - 33% of total billings less your base salary • Billings over £180,000 – 35% of total billings less your base salary 10% over annual target – Incentive prizes (E.g. weekends away / gift packages) 20% over annual target – Incentive prizes (Week long holiday / trips / experiences)
We've built a workspace that values culture fit and values over a quick win. Directors Richard and Simon will be working next to you as fee earners on the sales floor. Despite pushing 80 team members, they'll be involved in your L&D. We work with "Heads of" with salaries pushing £100k. We're an active bunch with a netball and football team. Employees often use their lunch breaks to go to the gym or grab a bite together. Oakleaf culture check list: ✅ No politics ✅ Work alongside friends ✅ Clear route to Management and beyond ✅ Lucrative sector ✅ Collaboration
"Oakleaf has such a great brand and network of people that are less sales focus and more relationship driven. We're extremely collaborative and supportive. Our team consists of great managers and we're all good friends... which makes the working day fun. "
The London Team
Paid monthly - 25% of billings over threshold Day rate improvement incentive – Month on month increase and get 30% Top up to 30% @ 6 months if over threshold Annual top based on % below if threshold achieved: • Billings up to £139,999 - 30% of total billings less your base salary • Billings between £140,000 and £179,999 - 33% of total billings less your base salary • Billings over £180,000 – 35% of total billings less your base salary 10% over annual target – Incentive prizes (E.g. weekends away / gift packages) 20% over annual target – Incentive prizes (Week long holiday / trips / experiences)
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After 3 years of service your holiday increases from 25 to 30 days. Plus receive a £500 bonus. You've earned it. After 5 years of service you're due a bit of down time or extra financial reward to say thanks for your hard work. That's why you can can take a 4 week sabbatical or 4 weeks salary. Buy extra holiday through your salary... Less than 3 years = buy 5 days. More than 3 years = buy 3 days.
For desks where development may take more than 1 year we have a year 2 or growth desk scheme that supports consultants in their earning capability. This scheme includes: 1. 50% deficit reduction 2. 7 or 10% commission payments monthly 3. Annual revenue upside.
Wellbeing isn't just a once a year occurrence for our team. It's in every day practice. All Seniors and Consultants are put through a mental health first aid course so they can better support themselves and others in the work place. We also offer: *Employee assistant (24/7 support) *Links to mental health charities The Sunday Times recognised Oakleaf for its internal processes and recognition of the importance of wellbeing within and beyond the workplace.
Every person in the team at Oakleaf works to create an interesting and fun place. Collaboration is at the centre of the company and it is clear the contribution to this has to the success of the organisation and the individuals within it. During my time I have been challenged and encouraged to learn in as many ways as possible. I am lucky that the people I work with are interesting, hard-working, interesting and committed to the shared success Oakleaf Partnership continues to enjoy.
The Oakleaf Academy was set up in 2015 to support rising HR talent progress as they set out on their career. The idea is to bring together talented HR professionals with senior HR leaders in a social setting, allowing them to impart their wisdom and career advice. It's a unique and invaluable opportunity for our candidates to ask questions and expand their personal network of like-minded, ambitious HR professionals and share knowledge, learning and best practice across industry. The Academy makes us a well known name in HR... which keeps your desk hot meaning less time focusing on BD.
We pick a charity each year to raise awareness and money for. Charities are picked by consultants and are therefore close to everyone in the team's hearts. 2018 Pancreatic Cancer 2019 Centre Point
Learning and development is important. And we understand that every company offers it. So what makes ours a cut above the rest? 🎖Learn straight from Directors 🎖External coach for Managers upwards 🎖In-depth masterclasses bi-weekly 🎖Mental health training
Consultant / Financial Services at Oakleaf Partnership
Manager Thames Valley / HR at Oakleaf Partnership