Tuesday Aug 25, 2015

Why Recruiters Need to Market Jobs to Their Employees

By Mike Vilimek


Recruiting today continues to be influenced by modern marketing techniques. And one of the first things modern marketers do is figure out who they want to reach with their marketing messages. Which group of people should I target in order to maximize the purchases of my product or service, or for recruiters, which group of people should I target in order to maximize the number of quality candidates?

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Friday Aug 21, 2015

Oracle Recognized as a Leader for Talent Management Suites


The Talent Management Suite market continues to grow at a rapid pace, and just like last year, Oracle Talent Management Cloud has once again been named a leader in Gartner’s recently released 2015 Magic Quadrant.  

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Wednesday Jul 01, 2015

Harnessing the Power of Talent Pools

By Marcie Van Houten

wowI am fortunate enough to get to speak with a lot of customers about their strategic talent management practices. And one of the trends I’ve seen is a shift in the way companies are thinking about their succession management process. Don’t get me wrong.

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Wednesday Jun 10, 2015

Productivity Means Knowing Your Employees

By Andy Campbell

wowWe all know bad people management is a problem, but we’re only now becoming aware just how big a problem. Not only does it affect the fortunes of employees and the companies they work for; it also adversely impacts national productivity. 

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Wednesday May 13, 2015

HR Must Modernize to Meet New Employee Demands

By Rick O'Herron

wowAttracting, retaining, and promoting your best people has become more challenging than ever in the high-stakes competition for talent. The talented, high achievers on whom companies depend on to compete and win now expect any information they need to be instantly available, whenever and wherever they need it, from any device.

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Wednesday Apr 22, 2015

Corporate Survival Requires Real-Time HR Practices

By Bertrand Dussert


The Fortune 500 is an impressive list—at any point in time it includes some of the largest and most profitable companies in the world. Unfortunately, not all of them are the most adaptable and agile. In fact, if you could magically transport yourself into the future, you’d likely find that nearly half of the organizations now on the list would be gone within 10 years.

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Wednesday Mar 11, 2015

Why You Need to Forget Everything You Know About Work/Life Balance

By Kate Pavao

wowSince the 1980s, Leading the Life You Want author Stewart Friedman has been thinking about how to help people have more-complete lives. He helped launch the Work/Life Integration Project at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and currently has more than 90,000 people enrolled in the massive open online course he teaches through Coursera called “Better Leader, Richer Life.”

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Wednesday Feb 25, 2015

Smart HR IT Brings New Insights to Age-Old HR Challenges

By Aaron Lazenby


In the age of digital disruption, there’s plenty to distract executives from their core mission. Chief human resource officers (CHROs) are no exception; new technologies (such as big data analytics, social recruiting, and gamification) have the potential to transform the people function. But executives have to balance the adoption of new technologies with the demands of maintaining the current business.

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Wednesday Feb 18, 2015

Are You Listening to Your Workforce?

By Anadi Upadhyaya


Contrary to popular belief, listening is an incredibly complex skill to master.  Almost all relationships in life demand constant listening attention and your relationship with your workforce is no different.

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Wednesday Jan 21, 2015

Definition of Insanity - Using the Same Performance Management Tools & Expecting a Different Result

By Peter Rowley


I am just cheekily paraphrasing Albert Einstein who is attributed with the old adage “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. However, this is sometimes how I view Performance Management processes and frameworks. If we are to be honest with each other (as HR professionals) Performance Management processes and frameworks have been around for decades, with very little real change.

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Monday Jan 19, 2015

Big League Talent: Every Business Needs It

By Jim Lein - Originally posted on Oracle Midsize


Well, it happened again. The Broncos fall short three years in a row in trying to win a Super Bowl with Peyton Manning at the helm. Granted, during that long spell of mediocrity between the Elway and Manning eras, Broncos fans would have been ecstatic to win a division title*. But Elway’s artful acquisition of arguably the best quarterback ever set the bar higher. Much, much higher.

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Wednesday Jan 14, 2015

Empowering the Modern Workforce

By John Hansen - Originally posted on CIO Asia

wowToday's highly challenging business climate has made it increasingly difficult for organisations to thrive and stay ahead of the game, with constantly changing market, legislative, and industry conditions. In order to stay differentiated and maintain the long-term viability of the organisation, costs must be minimized and a unique competitive advantage created by leveraging an organisation's most valuable resource; namely, it's people.

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Wednesday Jan 07, 2015

Standard Life Uses HR Cloud To Drive People-Powered Corporate Change

By Michael Hickins - Originally posted on Forbes


UK-based insurer Standard Life has achieved cost reductions and “significantly” improved internal processes using cloud-based human capital management software, said its Chief Operating Officer Sandy Begbie. The company is growing globally, with a presence in markets from Vancouver, Canada, to Sydney, Australia, with more than 8,000 employees serving some 6 million customers.

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Wednesday Dec 17, 2014

The 7 Secrets of a Successful & Social Change Management Strategy

By Gessica Chies & Silvia Leati

wowChanging people’s habits is always a tricky deal. You think you are a flexible person, open-minded, ready to change to get the best results, right? Then try this little experiment: when you go home tonight, to your wife/husband, try to exchange side of the bed… almost impossible to sleep as usual!*

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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


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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