At Blue Oak Personnel the longevity of a represented candidate's employment with the employer is of utmost importance to us. We place an emphasis on matching the candidate with the respective employer's environment to ensure a happy candidate and client. 

Our service

Our clients trust us to source staff suited to their culture and vacancy requirements.  This means that we:


  • Ensure a full understanding of the job specification

  • Conduct face-to-face interviews with the candidate

  • Obtain relevant and credible references

  • Perform background checks on potential employees (where required)

Our core Values



Conducting our business dealings with all honesty and transparency.


Treating privileged information with sensitivity.


Meet the Team

Richard Raphael

Managing director

The founding member of Blue Oak Personnel and, Richard is an entrepreneur at heart.  Having worked in the Freight industry he understands the need to employ the right staff to keep up with competition within the freight forwarding market. Richard spearheads the website, if your budget requires a more cost-effective solution to resourcing, speak to him.


Lana Raphael

Recruitment Executive

With a strong core focus on the Freight Forwarding & Clearing industry, Lana is a die-hard freight specialist.  She places all-round freight and financial related  vacancies and is adept at sourcing gems and guiding them through career-advancing options.  If you have a unique environment and require a specific resource, speak to Lana.

Striving to be the best in what we do by treating our clients with a sense of priority and our candidates with mutual respect.