Friday Dec 27, 2013

Top 10 HR Resolutions for 2014

By Mike Vilimek


As 2013 winds to a close, we’ve compiled a list of the most important topics and trends we hear HR leaders want to focus on in the upcoming year. Here are the top 10 New Year’s resolutions for HR departments in 2014: 

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Monday Dec 23, 2013

Gretchen Alarcon Hits the Radio Waves


Oracle HCM Vice President of Strategy, Gretchen Alarcon is making the rounds as a guest on two popular HR radio talk shows.

She was recently a guest on the HR Happy Hour Show and is scheduled for The Bill Kutik Radio Show at noon EST on January 2nd. 

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Wednesday Dec 18, 2013

Oracle HR Customers Speak Out at HCM World


The world’s top companies are using Oracle to innovate their HR organizations. And, they will be sending their top HR executives to Oracle HCM World for three days of strategy, networking, and problem-solving.

Global beauty giant—and featured customer keynote—Elizabeth Arden will walk us through HR innovations that drove business success. You’ll hear how they established organizational goals that cascaded throughout the global organization, streamlined compensation across all countries and currencies, introduced mobile access to everyone, and provided analytics to senior executives to help catapult productivity. 

Customer-focused keynotes, sessions, and breakouts will explore topics ranging from recruiting to talent management to learning. Featured customers include:

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Monday Dec 16, 2013

HR Executives Need to Think Like the CMO

By Bertrand Dussert - Originally posted on Forbes


It’s no secret that chief human resources officers (CHROs) are playing more-strategic roles within enterprises. I see it in my interactions with Oracle customers: executives in the C-suite are working to grow the business in the midst of economic volatility, increasing pressure to attract and retain high-quality talent. But the competition for all-star performers is intense, and traditional job sites and employee referral programs are quickly becoming as irrelevant as your local video rental stores.

So how can CHROs better serve the business needs of their organizations and win the battle for top talent? For a growing number of CHROs, the answer is simple: think like a chief marketing officer (CMO).

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Wednesday Dec 11, 2013

Oracle’s SVP of Applications Development Chris Leone: Strategic Human Resources Leaders Need Modern Tools


As human resources (HR) leaders assume increasingly strategic roles within their organizations, they are looking for new ways to leverage today’s technology innovations. Chris Leone, senior vice president of Oracle Applications Development, discusses what innovations are having the greatest strategic impact on modern organizations and how HR leaders can speed the delivery of these new capabilities. 

Q: How are the roles and responsibilities of chief human resources officers (CHROs) evolving among Oracle customers?

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Monday Dec 09, 2013

Oracle Learn Cloud Drives Business Performance

By David Koehn - Originally posted on Oracle Applications


“Blurring the line between retirement and resort.” That’s one of the taglines for Vi (formerly Classic Residence by Hyatt), a national leader in high-end senior living. Vi also is a great example of an organization that has the philosophy of learning integrated into its corporate culture.

Vi is dedicated to enriching the lives of senior citizens by providing high-quality customer care and services. The company’s financial growth is driven by satisfied customers, and Vi believes that customer satisfaction can only be delivered by satisfied employees. In fact, more than 30 percent of Vi’s sales come from resident referrals. Therefore, having a strong customer-centric culture is vital to its value proposition.

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Thursday Dec 05, 2013

Learn the Latest Human Resources and Talent Management Strategies at Oracle HCM World

wowWith talent taking on more strategic importance at successful enterprises than ever before, human resources (HR) leaders must help their organizations create a vision of the future. Oracle can help: Oracle HCM World, the HR event of the year, features presentations by industry leaders and creates networking opportunities to give HR professionals the insights they need to guide modern human capital management (HCM) organizations. 

Oracle President Mark Hurd will deliver a keynote address at the inaugural Oracle HCM World, which runs from February 4 to 6, 2014, at the Venetian Resort, Hotel, and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Monday Dec 02, 2013

Referrals 2.0: What HCM Has Learned From Groupon and the “Like” Button

By Jim Milton - Originally posted on Oracle Applications


There are a billion consumers connected to one another via social networks. One billion of us! That’s a lot of eyeballs and a lot of opportunity for marketers to reach us online. They can choose to interrupt our conversations with low-performing display ads, or become the topic of conversation so that we spread the word more naturally through trusted recommendations and referrals. Marketers are increasingly choosing the latter because of its effectiveness. And employers have caught on to the concept with an eye toward driving talent referrals and job sharing.

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