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Get To Know The Team: Gemma Rowe

Why did you join Oakstone? I always wanted to get into recruitment.  In my previous job recruitment was always a minor part of the role but it was always the READ MORE >

Posted on: 13 Aug, 2018

Get to Know The Team: Dan Hammond-Smith

Why did you join Oakstone? I actually met Paul and Andy 2 years ago and at the time I was in more of a situation where I was interested in READ MORE >

Posted on: 6 Aug, 2018

July Roundup


Posted on: 3 Aug, 2018

Get To Know The Oakstone Team: Josie Cozins

Meet Josie, EA to CEO Paul Rayner… Why did you join Oakstone? I wanted to work for an established company with a great reputation, ethos and culture – Oakstone has READ MORE >

Posted on: 27 Jul, 2018
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Andy’s First Month Success

Congratulations Andy Robinson on his first placement with Oakstone International.  Andy has been with us for a little over a month and has already made his first hire! “It’s been READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Jul, 2018

June Round Up

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Posted on: 4 Jul, 2018
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Oakstone Partners’ Event

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Posted on: 13 Jun, 2018
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Oakstone Quarterly Round Up

This year we have hit the ground running with new members of the team, countless placements and new clients. The first half of 2018 has been focused on company growth READ MORE >

Posted on: 25 May, 2018
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April Round up

Take a look at Oakstone International’s monthly round up and see what we have been up to this April. Want to find out more about us and why we do what we do? Head to our ‘About us’ page or get in contact for more information.

Posted on: 2 May, 2018

Andy’s 10 year Celebration

Divisional Director and Managing Consultant, Andy Strong celebrated 10 years at Oakstone in December. To celebrate he was awarded a Palmer Sport Certificate…. This March, Andy and CEO, Paul Rayner READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Apr, 2018
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March Round Up

March has been a busy month for Oakstone International. We’ve been busy planning our achievers trip, racing cars, prepping for marathons, celebrating birthdays without missing a working beat – closing READ MORE >

Posted on: 6 Apr, 2018
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Gemma’s First Quarter Success

Congratulations to Oakstone recruitment consultant Gemma Rowe on her very successful first quarter at Oakstone.  Gemma joined Oakstone in December and has been working hard to secure great talent for READ MORE >

Posted on: 4 Apr, 2018
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Industry leaders Slack & Workday are now partners

Slack is adding another integration to its growing list of plugins, this time partnering with popular workforce management solutions firm, Workday. This would let users switch between the apps easily and streamline READ MORE >

Posted on: 28 Mar, 2018
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The Top Companies in the World to work for…

Linkedin Talent solutions have released this years top companies to work for in the USA, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India and the UK.  See who is leading in the READ MORE >

Posted on: 22 Mar, 2018
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More than half of Seattle startup investments in 2017 came from outside the city

Seattle has everything a great start up city should have, however it still punches below its weight in Venture Capital. See the Venture Beat article here…. https://venturebeat.com/2018/03/16/more-than-half-of-seattle-startup-investments-in-2017-came-from-outside-the-city/  

Posted on: 19 Mar, 2018
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Software had the highest job turnover rate of any industry in 2017

Software is an ever changing industry, constantly developing and improving. There is no real surprise than Software had the highest job turnover rate of any industry in 2017, read more READ MORE >

Posted on: 16 Mar, 2018
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New Client: Egnyte

Oakstone International are please to announce new client, Egnyte. Egnyte provides a content intelligence platform to thousands of businesses around the world including Buzzfeed, Redbull, Yamaha and Bulova.  This SaaS READ MORE >

Posted on: 12 Mar, 2018
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Leading Global Systems Integrator delaware Brings Deep SAP and Microsoft Expertise to the M-Files Partner Program

M-Files Corporation, the intelligent information management company, today announced that delaware, a systems integrator with a large global presence and strong experience with SAP and Microsoft solutions, is the latest organization READ MORE >

Posted on: 7 Mar, 2018
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London’s tech talent pool better than most of Europe

When it comes to people working in the financial services industry, London has the best talent, according to new research. A report from the City of London Corporation found that London READ MORE >

Posted on: 6 Mar, 2018
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February 2018 Round up


Posted on: 6 Mar, 2018
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What’s Ahead for Coupa Software Incorporated (COUP) After Reaching Record High?

The stock of Coupa Software Incorporated (NASDAQ:COUP) reached all time high today, Mar, 4 and still has $47.38 target or 4.00 % above today’s $45.56 share price. This indicates more upside for READ MORE >

Posted on: 5 Mar, 2018
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$48.59 Million in Sales Expected for Coupa Software Inc (COUP) This Quarter

Equities analysts expect Coupa Software Inc (NASDAQ:COUP) to report sales of $48.59 million for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have issued estimates for Coupa Software’s earnings, with the READ MORE >

Posted on: 2 Mar, 2018
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New Client: Cutover

Oakstone International are pleased to announce new client, Cutover. Cutover is a leading SaaS company transforming the world of work by enabling Enterprise Agility.  Passionate about bridging the gap between READ MORE >

Posted on: 1 Mar, 2018
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Coupa Software Incorporated Shares See a Change of 3.64% This Week

Coupa Software Incorporated (NYSE:COUP) shares have moved 3.64% on the week. The stock closed the most recent session at $43.01 after seeing 543513 shares trade hands.  This represents a change of -0.30% from the READ MORE >

Posted on: 26 Feb, 2018
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BlackLine Posts 44% Revenue Increase In 2017

BlackLine is a cloud-based accounting software company that’s disrupting the way accounting departments are performing monthly closing processes which is evident by a fourth-quarter revenue increase of 44%. The stock READ MORE >

Posted on: 21 Feb, 2018
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New Client: Taggstar

Oakstone International are pleased to announce Taggstar as a new client. Taggstar delivers real-time, social proof messages for eCommerce sites, presenting these online shopping trends as useful, actionable information to READ MORE >

Posted on: 19 Feb, 2018
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Coupa Software Incorporated (NYSE:COUP) Shares Move 6.05%

Coupa Software Incorporated (NYSE:COUP) closed at $41.53 after seeing 988568 shares trade hands during the most recent session.  This represents a change of 0.44% from the opening.  The shares have moved 6.05% on READ MORE >

Posted on: 19 Feb, 2018
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January Round Up

2018 has kicked off and Oakstone have had a fantastic month of new starters, new Partners and lots of hires. January welcomed new starter Dan Hammond-Smith as a managing consultant in READ MORE >

Posted on: 16 Feb, 2018
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Dan’s First Hire

  Congratulations to Dan Hammond-Smith for securing a new hire for one of our key clients in only his 5th week at Oakstone!!  Dan has over 10 years’ experience working READ MORE >

Posted on: 15 Feb, 2018
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Egnyte Data Shows 82% of Businesses Are Hybrid-Enabled in 2018

  Egnyte, the leading cloud provider of smart content collaboration and governance, released new research today that shows 82% of businesses are currently deploying a mix of cloud and on-premises READ MORE >

Posted on: 14 Feb, 2018
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Thomas H. Lee Partners to Acquire Alfresco Software

Founded in 2005 and headquartered in San Mateo, California and Maidenhead, United Kingdom, Alfresco is an enterprise open-source software company focused on making business flow quickly, seamlessly, and intelligently, by READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Feb, 2018
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TUI UK & Ireland Implements Medallia to Expand Commitment to Customers

Oakstone client, Medallia, Inc. (www.medallia.com) today announced that TUI UK and Ireland has implemented a best-in-class customer experience program in its 600 retail stores. TUI UK is the largest holiday brand, delivering READ MORE >

Posted on: 7 Feb, 2018
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Thinking big: Slack surpasses milestone of 150 Enterprise Grid customers

Oakstone client, Slack reveals how global companies with tens of thousands of employees are deploying its platform at enterprise scale. Workplace communications platform Slack has revealed that, one year into its Enterprise READ MORE >

Posted on: 5 Feb, 2018
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Red Hat acquires CoreOS for $250 million to double down on Kubernetes

Red Hat announced today that it reached an agreement to acquire CoreOS, a startup that’s one of the biggest independent players in the Kubernetes ecosystem. It’s a move by the enterprise tech READ MORE >

Posted on: 31 Jan, 2018
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ContentSquare raises $42M Series B for its UX insights platform for mobile and web

Oakstone client ContentSquare, which offers cloud-based software that helps businesses understand how and why users are interacting with their app, mobile and web sites, has picked up $42 million in READ MORE >

Posted on: 30 Jan, 2018
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Austin Emerges As A Hub For Crypto And Blockchain Startups

When it comes to hot cryptocurrency markets, Austin, Texas, is not the first city that comes to mind. But if you dig a little deeper, the Texas capital is increasingly becoming a hotbed of blockchain activity.

Posted on: 29 Jan, 2018
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TIBCO Recognised as a Leader in Report on Operational Intelligence for B2B Integration

TIBCO Software, a global leader in integration and API managements, today announced it was named a leader in the Forrester Wave report. Tibco have now been working with Oakstone for a number of years to find the very best talent in a variety of roles in EMEA. For more information on the Oakstone and Tibco relationship visit out case study page.

Posted on: 29 Jan, 2018

Qualcomm’s $2 billion 5G deal will power 2019 Lenovo, Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi phones

At an event in Beijing today, Qualcomm announced partnerships with six Chinese manufacturers to accelerate availability of 5G devices in China. Preliminary Qualcomm agreements with four of the companies have an estimated READ MORE >

Posted on: 26 Jan, 2018
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Cloud Spending Will Soar as Enterprise Reliance on SaaS Grows: IDC

Enterprises will continue to increase their spending on a variety of cloud services, including platform as a service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Software as a service (SaaS), READ MORE >

Posted on: 25 Jan, 2018
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Dubai Municipality picks Nexthink as AI partner

Dubai Municipality picks Oakstone partner,  Nexthink as AI partner. With several ambitious projects in the pipeline, Dubai Municipality has chosen Nexthink’s advanced IT analytics solution as one of the data READ MORE >

Posted on: 22 Jan, 2018
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Coupa Wins ‘Innovative Sourcing Technology of the Year’

Oakstone International client – Coupa wins ‘Innovative Sourcing Technology of the Year’ The PayStream awards identify the most innovative technology companies and recognizes them for delivering intuitive, progressive solutions for READ MORE >

Posted on: 19 Jan, 2018
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Gartner Says Global IT Spending to Reach $3.7 Trillion in 2018

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.5 percent from 2017, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. “Looking at READ MORE >

Posted on: 18 Jan, 2018
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Anna Faldowski: 6 Years at Oakstone International

Congratulations to Consultant, Anna Faldowski for 6 years at Oakstone International. Anna works closely with divisional director, Andy Strong and is responsible for the initial identification and qualification of many READ MORE >

Posted on: 16 Jan, 2018
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Startup founders are older, more diverse, and don’t live in San Francisco

For decades, Silicon Valley was the place to build a thriving tech career. Just like actors flock to Los Angeles and writers to New York City, eager young coders swarmed to San READ MORE >

Posted on: 15 Jan, 2018
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Recruitment International Contract Wins

Oakstone International have been featured in Recruitment International’s contract wins for our relationship and success with spend management software giant, Coupa. Read how Oakstone have helped Coupa obtain the best READ MORE >

Posted on: 11 Jan, 2018
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Oakstone Guides

Oakstone International want to share more recruitment knowledge with you. We have put together some detailed recruitment guides to help everyone through the recruitment process right from the start.  The READ MORE >

Posted on: 11 Jan, 2018
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British Fashion Arcadia Group Chooses Tinyclues to Leverage the Benefits of AI for Its Marketing Campaigns

As the owner of established and beloved high street clothing retailers Burton,Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Miss Selfridge, Topman, Topshop and Wallis – and out of town chain Outfit, Arcadia Group has chosen Oakstone client, Tinyclues AI-first marketing platform to help reinvent its READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Jan, 2018
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Artificial intelligence and new apps are reshaping a key cloud sector

As will all technology, changes are inevitable. The bad news for SaaS is that the market is maturing and growth is expected to slow down. Artificial Intelligence, according to one READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Jan, 2018
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13 Top Tech Skills In High Demand For 2018

Forbes have recently posted the top 13 skills in high demand for 2018 Experience with AI Skills to envision, design and develop AR Apps Data science talent Mobile application development READ MORE >

Posted on: 8 Jan, 2018
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Google invests in Chinese esports company Chushou

Alphabet’s Google has joined an investment in Chinese live-stream mobile game platform Chushou that brings the startup’s total funding to $120 million, as the U.S. firm eyes new inroads to READ MORE >

Posted on: 8 Jan, 2018

Exclusive: Spotify files for IPO.

Music streaming giant Spotify confidentially filed IPO documents with the SEC at the end of December, Axios has learned from multiple sources.   Find out more here

Posted on: 5 Jan, 2018
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The changing nature of the Cloud

Cloud computing has undergone a number of changes over the years. The modern era of cloud computing that we know, i.e. large-scale computing delivered as a utility, has been around READ MORE >

Posted on: 4 Jan, 2018
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Oakstone’s New Managing Consultant: Dan Hammond-Smith

A new year and a new member of the Oakstone Team. This January we welcome Dan Hammond-Smith who will be joining Oakstone as a Managing Consultant in our Poole Office. READ MORE >

Posted on: 3 Jan, 2018

6 Cloud Computing Trends for 2018

Diadem have put together a list of 6 cloud computing trends to keep track of in 2018. Exponential growth in cloud computing solutions (Saas, IaaS and PaaS) Increase in cloud READ MORE >

Posted on: 3 Jan, 2018
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10 startups outside Silicon Valley to watch in 2018

Venturebeat have put together an insightful list of the 10 startups outside Silicon Valley to watch in 2018. They’ve been set up for success in 2018 thanks to an influx READ MORE >

Posted on: 3 Jan, 2018
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Oakstone 2017

Posted on: 1 Jan, 2018
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Andy Strong: 10 Years at Oakstone

Andy joined Oakstone in 2007 from a retail executive and manager in the Communications Industry – Mobile Phones. When I first bumped into Andy I was immediately impressed with his READ MORE >

Posted on: 22 Dec, 2017
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Where to find the 10 most valuable SaaS startups based in the Seattle area

It’s now well established: Seattle is cloud city. But in the shadow of major platform players Amazon and Microsoft, a growing ecosystem of software-as-a-service startups is also attracting investment and READ MORE >

Posted on: 21 Dec, 2017
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Tinyclues Partners with Cruiseline to Transform the Company’s Marketing Campaign Strategy

Cruiseline optimizes its campaigns with Tinyclues’ AI-first marketing solution and sees campaign revenues more than doubled. Cruiseline, the leading online travel agency specialized in ocean, sea and river cruises, has READ MORE >

Posted on: 20 Dec, 2017

5 Chicago VCs predict 2018’s top funding trends

Predicting the future is never easy, especially when it comes to business. As so much is based on the economy, politics, and other factors, guessing what industries will thrive or READ MORE >

Posted on: 20 Dec, 2017

Tech giants and universities must work together to build the future of AI

The concept of AI has been a subject of fascination for almost as long as computers have existed. However, we’ve only recently begun to see what a future with AI READ MORE >

Posted on: 20 Dec, 2017
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70% of start-ups in Dubai use cloud computing

A study by Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), in collaboration with IBM and Thomson Reuters, found that 70 per cent of start-ups in Dubai make use of cloud computing. The READ MORE >

Posted on: 19 Dec, 2017
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4 Key Factors for International Expansion of Your SaaS Business

The software market is growing, and a large portion of that growth is occurring outside of the US. In fact, currently, 4/5 online software searches are coming from outside of READ MORE >

Posted on: 19 Dec, 2017
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The Oakstone Christmas Party 2017

  Read more about Oakstone’s other days out including Snowdon & Achiever’s trip 2017 Learn more about the Oakstone Team

Posted on: 19 Dec, 2017
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AI does not provide a shortcut to GDPR compliance

Two acronyms are sure to grab headlines in 2018: AI and GDPR. Gartner called AI the most disruptive technology of the next 10 years, and the technology will certainly continue to generate increased READ MORE >

Posted on: 18 Dec, 2017

Spotify’s valuation jumps 20% to $19 billion in private trading

The value of music streaming service Spotify, which is planning a stock market listing, has grown around 20 percent to at least $19 billion in the past few months, outperforming READ MORE >

Posted on: 15 Dec, 2017

Top Strategic Predictions for 2018 and Beyond

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Posted on: 14 Dec, 2017
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How AI will continue its journey into the mainstream in 2018

Artificial intelligence had something of a coming out party in 2017. While some intense sensationalization of AI persisted throughout the year, progress was made to help people understand the realities of AI-driven technologies and applications that READ MORE >

Posted on: 14 Dec, 2017
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Google launches AI Center in China

Google today announced plans to launch the Google AI China Center. The news was shared by Google chief scientist Fei-Fei Li ahead of Google Developer Days events in Shanghai.   READ MORE >

Posted on: 13 Dec, 2017

Arcserve Serves Up 2018 Predictions in Data Protection

Arcserve, LLC, whose breakthrough data protection and availability solutions deliver enterprise power with small team simplicity, explores the impact of three trends that will take the data protection market by READ MORE >

Posted on: 12 Dec, 2017
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Deloitte’s tech predictions for 2018: More AI, digital subscriptions, AR, and live events

Accounting and tech consultant Deloitte released its predictions for the technology industry in 2018, covering topics from the growth of augmented reality to the triumph of live programming on the Internet. The READ MORE >

Posted on: 12 Dec, 2017
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Coupa Software Incorporated (Nasdaq: COUP) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

Coupa Software Incorporated (Nasdaq:COUP), the cloud platform for business spend, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.   Find out all the information here

Posted on: 11 Dec, 2017

Sydney fintech Avoka raises $16m in Roger Allen-led round

Avoka Technologies, a fast-growing Sydney-based provider of customer acquisition services to financial institutions, has raised $16 million from investors, including prominent venture capitalist Roger Allen, as offshore revenue rises above READ MORE >

Posted on: 11 Dec, 2017

CrossCut Ventures announces $125 million fund targeting L.A. startups

CrossCut Ventures is announcing it has raised $125 million for its fourth seed fund. The Los Angeles fund will invest in a wide variety of startups, ranging from software-as-a-service to games READ MORE >

Posted on: 7 Dec, 2017

Glassdoor: Facebook is consistently the best tech company to work for in the U.S.

Career website Glassdoor today released its 10th annual Employees’ Choice Awards, a list of the 100 best companies to work for in the coming year. Facebook was crowned as not just the READ MORE >

Posted on: 6 Dec, 2017
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Oakstone’s new consultant: Gemma Rowe

Oakstone International welcome a new recruitment consultant, Gemma Rowe, to the team in our Poole Office. Gemma has a background in sales and recruitment within the beauty sector, and a READ MORE >

Posted on: 6 Dec, 2017

Code.org gets $12 million for computer science education from Gates Foundation and other groups

Code.org, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing access to computer science education, announced today that it has received $12 million in new donations from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, accounting READ MORE >

Posted on: 5 Dec, 2017

Facebook opens new London HQ and plans 800 more U.K. jobs

Facebook opens its new London office on Monday and said it would add 800 more jobs in the capital next year, underlining its commitment to Britain as the country prepares READ MORE >

Posted on: 4 Dec, 2017
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How a startup and funding boom is having a seismic impact on Europe’s economy

A sweeping new report about European startups from venture firm Atomicopaints a picture of a cross-border ecosystem that is brimming with confidence and having a transformative effect on the continent’s workforce. READ MORE >

Posted on: 1 Dec, 2017
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Global digital marketing software industry set to reach $74.96bn by 2022

Fostered by the growth of social media and mobile advertising, the global digital marketing software (DMS) market is touted to grow from $37.48bn in 2017 to $74.96bn by 2022, at READ MORE >

Posted on: 30 Nov, 2017
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Coupa Opens New Middle-Market Front with P2P, T&E Packages on AWS Marketplace

Coupa is more aggressively targeting small and medium-sized businesses, using Amazon’s reach and infrastructure to sell its spend management solutions directly online. Read more here  Read Oakstone’s blog’s 

Posted on: 30 Nov, 2017
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Amazon will let developers build Alexa skills that recognize unique voices in 2018

Amazon today announced that starting in early 2018, developers will be able to build Alexa skills that recognise unique human voices. Personalized voice profiles are set up through the account of READ MORE >

Posted on: 29 Nov, 2017

Doctolib raises $42 million, becoming one of Europe’s hottest medtech startups

Just 10 months after raising a $28 million round of venture capital, Paris-based Doctolib announced today it has bagged another $42 million as it seeks to expand the international footprint of READ MORE >

Posted on: 28 Nov, 2017
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Coupa Software Launches Spend Management Solutions on Amazon

Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in cloud-based spend management, today announced the availability of its solutions on AWS (NASDAQ: AMZN) Marketplace. Customers can now quickly discover and subscribe to Coupa Spend READ MORE >

Posted on: 28 Nov, 2017
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Amazon doubles down on providing cloud services for broadcast video

Amazon Web Services is making its cloud more appealing for companies that need to serve large amounts of video over the web. The company announced a set of AWS Media READ MORE >

Posted on: 27 Nov, 2017
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Google to launch Hong Kong cloud region in 2018

Google has announced that it’s opening a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Hong Kong. Launching sometime in 2018, it will be Google’s sixth Asia-Pacific (APAC) region after Singapore, Sydney, Taiwan, Tokyo, READ MORE >

Posted on: 24 Nov, 2017
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Forrester reports on predictions for GDPR 2018

Forrester predicts 80% of companies will fail to comply with GDPR in 2018. Lack of expertise and understanding could be the main reasons businesses fail to comply. Read more here

Posted on: 22 Nov, 2017

GitHub’s new collaboration tool

Github has announced a new collaboration tool for teams to plan and share information. It is already possible to have conversations on GitHub around specific pull requests or issues. With team discussions, however, READ MORE >

Posted on: 21 Nov, 2017
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59% Of Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500 Are Software Companies

Deloitte’s 2017 North America Technology Fast 500, an annual ranking released this month of the fastest growing North American companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech READ MORE >

Posted on: 20 Nov, 2017

The VR Fund: Entertainment VR investments jump 79% in second half

The Venture Reality Fund, a venture capital fund that tracks investments in the sector, reported tonight that number of investments in the entertainment sector in the second half of 2017 READ MORE >

Posted on: 20 Nov, 2017
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Slack expands into Japanese, its fifth language

Oakstone partner- Slack has announced that its popular team collaboration software is now localised for the Japanese market. The news comes just a few months after the San Francisco-based company expanded beyond English and into Spanish, READ MORE >

Posted on: 17 Nov, 2017

Marketing email company SendGrid raises $131 million after pricing its IPO at $16

SendGrid, the Denver-based marketing email company, raised $131 million after pricing its IPO at $16, above the expected range of $13.50 to $15.50. The company also upsized its IPO, selling READ MORE >

Posted on: 16 Nov, 2017
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Software as a Service industry revenue up 23% this year

Global revenue in the Software as a Service (SaaS) industry topped $43 billion in the first half of 2017 — up 23 percent from a year ago, making up nearly READ MORE >

Posted on: 15 Nov, 2017

BA’s digital transformation plans to put Salesforce at the core

British Airways (BA) is making use of cloud computing to better serve its business customers and ensure its employees around the world are better connected and collaborating more effectively.  Find READ MORE >

Posted on: 14 Nov, 2017
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Artificial Intelligence Saving Lives

Last week, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh published a paper in Nature Human Today describing their most recent innovation in the artificial intelligence space. The team created an READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Nov, 2017
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Oakstone Achiever’s Trip 2017

This Autumn, Oakstone’s Consultants and Senior consultants who achieved above expectations were invited, along with their partners, to Oakstone’s achievers trip 2017 in Verona, Italy to stay at the 5 star spa resort of Val Gardena Hotel ADLER.

Posted on: 7 Nov, 2017
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Tinyclues Launches Operations in North America with Offices in New York City

Oakstone client, Tinyclues, has launched operations in North America. After rapid growth in Europe, the AI marketing company has now opened offices in new York. Read more about the story READ MORE >

Posted on: 7 Nov, 2017
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Coupa Hires Mark Riggs as Chief Customer Officer

Coupa, one of Oakstone’s partners, today announced that senior software executive Mark Riggs has joined the company as its first chief customer officer (CCO) to help scale the customer success function, READ MORE >

Posted on: 3 Nov, 2017
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Domo Awarded 13 Top Positions in Business Application Research Center’s (BARC) Annual BI Survey

Congratulations to our client Domo for being awarded 13 top-ranked vendor positions in The BI Survey 17, BARC’s major annual report on the global business intelligence (BI) software market. Domo also received READ MORE >

Posted on: 2 Nov, 2017
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Microsoft Corp reported a better-than-expected Q3 profit

Microsoft Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as demand for its cloud computing services for companies rose and its personal computer software business stabilized. Shares of the world’s READ MORE >

Posted on: 31 Oct, 2017
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Coupa Software buys AI firm Deep Relevance

Coupa Software announced Tuesday that it’s acquiring Deep Relevance, a San Francisco, Californian-based firm that has a platform for detecting fraud in an organisation’s spending. Coupa’s plan is to apply READ MORE >

Posted on: 30 Oct, 2017
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Oakstone & Brexit

Oakstone & Brexit. The United Kingdom might be facing quite a few changes in years to come due to Brexit, the UK’s departure from the European Union.  Trade and employment READ MORE >

Posted on: 10 Oct, 2017
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Oakstone’s Snowdon Trip 2017

We embarked on a journey to the top of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, at an elevation of 1,085 metres above sea level. Despite the gale force winds and rain in the month of June, Oakstone’s team made it to the top.

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2017
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NPS Score

Oakstone are renowned for being a client based executive search firm. We like to work hard to find the best talent for our partners to ensure their investment in us enhances their business. To do this it is essential to have a great network of individuals to contact when we need to. Recently Oakstone have conducted a NPS survey to our talent pool to get some feedback on our services and their experience with us.

Posted on: 19 Sep, 2017
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Twitter round up- 31st March

Twitter News Round Up MARCH 31ST 2017   #IBM quantum computers are getting faster as the firm plans to put them up for sale https://t.co/49nlwZfRf2 — Paul Rayner (@paulsrayner) March READ MORE >

Posted on: 31 Mar, 2017

Client News – March

OAKSTONE INTERNATIONAL CLIENT NEWS – MARCH     Ayasdi New CEO Bob Griffin takes over Gurjeet Singh as CEO of Ayasdi. The advanced analytics company offers a machine intelligence platform READ MORE >

Posted on: 20 Mar, 2017
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Twitter round up – 28th February

Twitter News Round Up FEBUARY 28TH 2017   Internal And External Recruitment: Why you need outside help hiring experts.https://t.co/lzsynky8LO pic.twitter.com/POBkJaLni0 — Paul Rayner (@paulsrayner) February 9, 2017 We’re Hiring. Can READ MORE >

Posted on: 28 Feb, 2017

Oakstone Sales Kick Off

OAKSTONE SALES KICK OFF 2017 We started the day with an inspiring workshop led by our own Divisional Director Andy Strong, where we undertook team-building exercises and discussed our huge READ MORE >

Posted on: 15 Feb, 2017
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Twitter News Round Up JANUARY 31ST 2017   Should you be offering equity to share your company’s future vision & attract star needle-movers? https://t.co/c9JZFPFYDD pic.twitter.com/SBlSa5QG6b — Paul Rayner (@paulsrayner) January READ MORE >

Posted on: 31 Jan, 2017
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Twitter round up – 31st December

Twitter News Round Up DECEMBER 31ST 2016   How will you choose to fish for the top talent? https://t.co/9Zwnra09Sj#ExecutiveSearch pic.twitter.com/xuyk4EyBLu — Paul Rayner (@paulsrayner) December 13, 2016   Network is READ MORE >

Posted on: 31 Dec, 2016


Twitter News Round Up November 30th 2016     Are you asking the killer interview questions to separate the alpha target-smashers from the expensive mistakes? https://t.co/shUXgEAeW1pic.twitter.com/Abb8KePwDI — Paul Rayner (@paulsrayner) READ MORE >

Posted on: 30 Nov, 2016

Coupa (NASDAQ:COUP) quiet period expires

Cloud based spend management company, Coupa, who offer an organic suite of management applications such as invoicing, procurement and expense management, has their (NASDAQ:COUP) quiet period end today. Coupa had READ MORE >

Posted on: 15 Nov, 2016

NEW CLIENT: Curalate

OAKSTONE INTERNATIONAL & CURALATE PARTNERSHIP   “Like2Buy has assisted Forever 21 in turning a social channel that was built purely for brand awareness into a revenue driver.” – Mario Moreno, READ MORE >

Posted on: 8 Nov, 2016

ContentSquare announce $20M Funding

Online experience optimisation platform ContentSquare has announced the completion of series B funding, totally $20 million. Highland Europe, who’s capital investments aim to accelerate growth in technology companies, provided the READ MORE >

Posted on: 24 Oct, 2016
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Twitter round up – 10th October

Twitter News Round Up October 10th 2016   Windows itself is still vulnerable — and now, everybody knows it #Google just disclosed a major Windows #bug — and #Microsoft isn’t READ MORE >

Posted on: 24 Oct, 2016

Clarizen identified as CWM solution leader

Cloud based project management and collaborative work software company Clarizen, Inc, has been identified as a leader in Collaborative Work Management solutions in Forrester’s vendor evaluation, Forrester Wave. “Clarizen leads READ MORE >

Posted on: 22 Oct, 2016
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Twitter Round Up – 10th October

Twitter News Round Up October 10th 2016   Security services expected to grow from $73.7 billion in 2016 to $101.6 billion in 2020 #InformationSecurity Spending to Top $101 Billion By READ MORE >

Posted on: 16 Oct, 2016

Client News

CLIENT NEWS – OCTOBER New Marketo Release Automation software provider Marketo, has announced a focus on Account-based marketing by offering new features to help target key accounts. The aim is to READ MORE >

Posted on: 11 Oct, 2016

Twitter Round Up – October 3rd

Twitter News Round Up October 3rd 2016   New Client: K2 Oakstone International Partner with low-code platform, @K2onK2 – https://t.co/cRGB10ZWpI pic.twitter.com/r8TypYXJor — Paul Rayner (@paulsrayner) October 3, 2016   Cyber READ MORE >

Posted on: 8 Oct, 2016

Consultant of the Month – September

Consultant of the month for – September 2016 EUAN CROSBY Euan had an impressive month, Managing a variety of active roles with heightened professionalism and commitment to overcome obstacles, allowing READ MORE >

Posted on: 7 Oct, 2016
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New Client: Elliptic

OAKSTONE INTERNATIONAL & ELLIPTIC PARTNERSHIP   Bitcoin has been evolving how business transactions are completed, the blockchain technology behind crytocurrency Bitcoin has gained huge backing and now the financial sectors READ MORE >

Posted on: 4 Oct, 2016

New Client: K2

  Low-Code platform, K2 partners with Oakstone International.   K2 provide a platform for enterprises to build and deploy applications which improve operational efficiency, allowing specifically designed transformation and success. they offer READ MORE >

Posted on: 3 Oct, 2016

ServiceMax Summer ’16 Launch

ServiceMax has revealed details of the latest release of its cloud based software in the form of Summer ’16. The new release follows on from ServiceMax’s Winter and Spring releases, which READ MORE >

Posted on: 28 Sep, 2016

LogMeIn gets approval to aquire GoTo products

LogMeIn, Inc., has received approval for the acquisition of Citrix’s GoTo product range. The Boston based provider of SaaS and cloud based remote connectivity, hit regulatory hurdles in the early READ MORE >

Posted on: 27 Sep, 2016

Twitter Round Up – September 19th 2016

Twitter news round up September 19th 2016   Coupa announce it has achieved a global ranking of 17 on Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 Rob Bernshteyn, CEO of Coupa. “The magazine’s READ MORE >

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2016

Coupa file for IPO

Leader in cloud-based spend management solutions Coupa, have recently filed plans for a $75 million IPO after much anticipated and speculation. The San Mateo based company, plans to trade on the READ MORE >

Posted on: 20 Sep, 2016

Salary Survey for September 2013

A regular feature of our newsletter will be Salary Surveys – these are based on our extensive and continuous interaction with professionals across EMEA. Each month we will publish a READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Oct, 2013
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Our First US Office – San Francisco

We are excited to announce that as part of our continued expansion and on-going commitment to deliver the best possible results for our US and European hi-growth Partners, Oakstone is READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Oct, 2013
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Oakstone Top Contributer of the Month – Steve Farr

This month we are recognising Steve Farr, for his outstanding ability to maintain consistent activity and delivery. Not only has Steve overachieved against his own personal business objectives (yet again), READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Oct, 2013

Client News

Splunk Splunk Announces Agreement to Acquire BugSense SAN FRANCISCO – September 16, 2013: Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced it has entered READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Oct, 2013

Research Assistant / Office Manager

Research Assistant / Office Manager Great opportunity to join a thriving recruitment company! We are looking for a Office Manager/ Research Assistant to join our team in Beaconsfield. DUTIES & READ MORE >

Posted on: 9 Oct, 2013