Monday Dec 01, 2014

Social Sourcing AKA Warm Recruiting

By Edie Ukwuoma

wowHere’s a scenario: Jim refers his former classmate for a job at his workplace.  He knows that his reputation is at stake, so of all the people he can refer, he ensures this classmate is one that will succeed and make him look good.  The referral bonus doesn’t hurt either.  Jim has many such friends connected to him on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Wednesday Nov 26, 2014

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd: Make HR A Real-Time Application

By Michael Hickins - Originally posted on Forbes

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If a company’s survival hinges on the ability of its people to execute against a well-conceived strategy, then its fate depends to a huge extent on its ability to attract, retain, and motivate the best people for the job. “Talent is at the core of success,” Oracle CEO Mark Hurd told an audience of human resources executives on November 18 at a conference in London, England.

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Monday Nov 24, 2014

You Just Don’t Get Millennials, Do You?

By Richard Doherty

wowRecently I have had the opportunity to interact with Masters Students from Edinburgh Business School and the London School of Economics (LSE). All of the students are latish Millennials, mostly born in the early 90’s I would guess. I’ve met with or presented to 50 or 60 of the students, so my sample size is small but I still feel I’ve been able to gain some insight that I would like to share with you.

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Wednesday Nov 19, 2014

Recruiting via Social Sourcing and Viral Job Sharing

By Jim Lein - Originally posted on Oracle Midsize

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What’s the First Thing You’d Do If You Were Looking for a Job? A conversation about modern talent sourcing with Richard Atkins, EVP of Certus Solutions Not that I’m looking for a new job…but if I were, I’d do two things. First, I’d tell everyone I know. Second, I’d make sure all my social profiles are putting my best foot forward. I came to those conclusions after my recent conversation with Richard Atkins, EVP of Oracle Cloud Applications at Certus Solutions.

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Monday Nov 17, 2014

Innovative Work Life Solutions Help Employees Balance Their Professional and Personal Lives

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The best human capital management applications have evolved from just automating standard human resource (HR) processes to become strategic tools for managing talent and analyzing workforce capabilities. Now, a new wave of innovation is taking HR evolution a step further with work/life applications that are designed to help employees better balance their professional and personal lives.

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Wednesday Nov 12, 2014

Motivating Workers in Tough Times

By Aaron Green

wowIt’s no secret that keeping employees motivated is one of the primary keys to business success. It’s something the most effective business leaders are always aware of and they act quickly if an issue starts to emerge. When times are good, the economy is positive, and business is prospering, it’s not such a task to keep people motivated. But when the economy is difficult or the business is challenged financially, it becomes a significantly more serious issue.

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Monday Nov 10, 2014

Oracle VP Jeff Kristick Sees Strong Uptake in Cloud-Based HCM Solutions

wowLast spring, Oracle announced the Customer 2 Cloud program, which is helping enterprises smoothly transition to modern, cloud-based solutions while continuing to accrue value from on-premises investments. Oracle also reported that it has become the second-largest software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider in the industry. We spoke with Jeff Kristick, vice president of Oracle Human Capital Management.

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Friday Nov 07, 2014

Lyft Chooses Oracle HCM Cloud to Adopt Modern Best Practice

By Jim Lein - Originally posted on Oracle Midsize

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San Francisco has one of those good news/bad news problems. Just about everyone has a job. That’s good news for everyone with bills to pay but potentially bad news if you’re job is to hire and retain top talent. Such is the situation for Ron Storn, VP of People at San Francisco-based ride-sharing and revolutionary startup—Lyft.

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Wednesday Nov 05, 2014

Why HR Needs to Think Like the CMO

By Janie Smith - Originally posted on HC Online

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The long-running discussion about HR’s need to have a seat at the table is one Aaron Green has always found interesting. The vice president of human capital management at Oracle said that HR had always had that seat. “At the heart of it, organisations are made up of people and HR is instrumental in that. But it's often been ignored and not because of a lack of understanding, it's a lack of marketing on the HR officer's part.

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Monday Nov 03, 2014

What is the Most Important Attribute of an HR System?

By Richard Doherty

wowI posted this question to the LinkedIn group HR & Learning Technologies Forum (just under 40,000 members) about a month ago. The question certainly seemed to resonate with the group and generated lots of comments and discussionIt is of course a very difficult question to answer and many people struggled to limit their answers to a single attribute, often slipping in 3 or 4 under the guise of a single attribute.....

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Wednesday Oct 29, 2014

The New HR: Accountable, Measurable, Analytical

By Aaron Green

wowThe past decade has seen HR professionals charged with delivering ROI back to the business. With HR traditionally viewed as the softer, subjective area of an enterprise, companies need to change their approach to human resources to gain the benefits of real ROI from HR.  The ones which take a more measurable, numbers-based approach to HR are the ones which experience successful business transformation in today’s competitive environment. 

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Monday Oct 27, 2014

HR and IT Partnership: Observations from a Veteran CIO

By Rick O'Herron - Originally posted on NetSuite Magazine

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Companies looking to differentiate themselves are turning to HR technology as it becomes clear that attracting and retaining skilled talent is key to providing superior employee experiences. Technology companies are delivering HR systems that make it easier to find and onboard the best employees and retain them by providing more streamlined and engaging experiences.  

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Friday Oct 24, 2014

5 Reasons Why You Need to Reinvent Your Recruitment Process

By Gessica Chies

wowLooking at the new waves of change in the way people are approaching the job marketplace, let’s summarize here the reasons why you should re-consider your Recruitment process and make it evolve, using the new challenges as opportunities.

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Wednesday Oct 22, 2014

Can HR be an Agent of Change?

By Anu Kurian - Originally posted on people matters

wowAaron Green, VP HCM Strategy-Oracle, talks about how HR adopts change and if embracing cloud has simplified HR functions.Technology has changed the way we deal with our personal lives. From Facebook to Whatsapp to Reachout in China, we manage our personal lives in a very digital world and that means there is a shift in demand from the GenY or the millennial workforce. 

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Monday Oct 20, 2014

Oracle Employee Experience Journey Mapping at OOW

By Hajer Mabrouk

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We are very excited to let you know that the first Employee Experience journey mapping workshop took place at OOW this year!!! We had 27 attendees participate in this dynamic workshop. They embraced the concept immediately and walked in the shoes of an employee to map their journey, identify the moment that matters, and focus on employee needs to build a better experience. 

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