hr inspire employee spotlight – Danielle Oakes
Danielle Oakes – HR & Recruitment Administrator
hr inspire is made up of talented individuals who pride themselves on exceptional customer service and every week we are profiling different members of the team.
What is your background?
I graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2013 having completed my LLB Law Degree and was indecisive upon what career to uptake. I had worked at a large film theatre between studying and summer, taking on HR and Admin duties which I enjoyed. I left to pursue a career in the Police Force, providing support to the executive and then onto Licensing but missed HR so much I joined hr inspire in October 2016 and have not looked back!
Tell us a bit about you?
I live in Bedfordshire with my boyfriend, work full time and go to the gym in the evenings. I love visiting new places and eating out at restaurants. I like socialising on the weekends with friends and family, going for nice walks and have a love of dogs! When I retire I WILL own a dog house!
What attracted you to hr inspire?
I wanted to get back into the HR world and start building and pursuing my career further. I liked the idea of working for a company that offered this support in different ways to different clients. I also joined with the fact that I would have the opportunity to further my knowledge and experience by working with and supporting the HR Consultants.
What do you enjoy most about working here?
We have a lovely dynamic team that are experienced in different things. If someone doesn’t know something, someone else will! Each day is different coupled with the fact that I get to see, and walk our office dogs – Lulu and Stella – on my lunch break through the countryside!
What is your favourite aspect to your role?
Probably building rapport and lasting relationships with our customers, creating documentation and learning about Employee Relations and payroll.
What is your greatest achievement at hr inspire?
Providing training to our range of franchisee’s including co-ordinating 14 sessions in one month and also creating policies for our own company!