Stories from the world of work

Oven Ready HR tells compelling stories from the world of work through a broad HR lens. We convene lively, captivating and thought-provoking conversations with expert analysis and insights.

We’re here to educate, inform, entertain and make what can be a very dry and dusty subject, just that little bit more interesting and relevant for your workplace.

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Episode 14
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Season 5

Oven-Ready Reheated Part 2 – The Best Bits Of Season 5

If you’re a regular listener to Oven-Ready you’ll know that we out together a couple of compilation episodes called Oven-Ready Reheated listening again to some of the key moments from the season’s episodes.
Episode 13
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Season 5

Oven-Ready Reheated Part 1 – The Best Bits Of Season 5

If you’re a regular listener to Oven-Ready you’ll know that we out together a couple of compilation episodes called Oven-Ready Reheated listening again to some of the key moments from the season’s episodes.
Episode 12
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Season 5

What does HR need to know about ESG?

Employee voice really drives ESG because most employees want to work for organisations who look after their workers, act responsibly and pay taxes whilst minimising their impact on the environment. Therefore, Emma argues that HR has a key role to play from the very start of the ESG journey.

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Episode 4
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Season 5

Does Working A Four Day Week Work?

Seemingly not a day goes by without some reference to the future of work. PWC employees were recently branded lazy gits by Lord Sugar for being allowed to take Friday afternoon’s off during the summer provided they had their work done. PWC hit back accusing the media personality of being Childish but it got me thinking – can working less hours actually deliver more productivity?
Episode 13
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Season 4

Is it time to kill off the HR business partner role?

I don’t want you to be a finance person but you need to be far more savvy in that area I think you need you need secondly to have an external perspective with the role is so busy I know that. But you have got to know what your competitors’ current recruitment programs are. You’ve got to know what your current competitors are doing in the world of development career pathways. You know you’ve got to find out. There’s no point wanting to have a seat at the table if you’ve got damn all to say. “
Episode 10
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Season 4

Want to Improve Gender Equality At Work? Then Stop Asking The Worthless Salary History Question!

“So we really want employers to just stop asking these questions. It’s a simple change. It doesn’t take that much work on their side and the research proves they will enhance gender equality.”

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How to make a podcast sound better

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Great news!  You’re about to begin your podcasting journey!  Feeling a little nervous?  Don’t worry, you’ve got this and here are our tips on how to record a podcast.

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Even before you hit the record button for your first episode you need to think about how you’re going to promote your podcast show.  There are many different ways to promote your podcast show but before that, you should consider the following points.