Tuesday Oct 30, 2012

How to ace Skype Interviews

Many companies these days opt to include a Skype interview in the recruitment process, as it comes close to a face-to-face interview without the time and costs involved for both the company and the candidate. In some cases during the recruitment process at Oracle you also might be asked to conduct a Skype interview. To help you get started with this, we researched some websites to give you several tips and tricks. What most of the bloggers say about this topic is collected in this article to help you prepare.

It is all about Technology

The bit that can make a Skype interview more complicated than a face-to-face or phone interview is the fact you are using additional technology. Always check the video and audio capabilities of your computer to make sure they work properly. Be prepared for connections to be limited during the interview. Using a webcam can also be confusing, if you do not have a lot of experience using it. Make sure you look at the camera and not the monitor to avoid the impression you are looking away...

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Thursday Oct 18, 2012

Student Life in Nigeria

They say that the Nigerian way of life involves being able and ready to succeed in life no matter the obstacles. My name is Olawale Obasola, graduated from Covenant University ’07 and presently working as a graduate consultant in Oracle. I will give you an insight into the student life in Nigeria.

Nowadays, being a graduate in Nigeria is not the easiest thing; the life after graduation is much harder than one would normally imagine. I guess it isn’t helped with the Economical uproar of the last few years but it’s as grueling as it can get.  Also the Upper vs Lower class phenomena makes the journey a little too much hurried as it is easier to lose one’s way.

Joining Oracle is a dream come-true as it further enhances my stance of taking Technology to the core of Nigeria. My initial perception about joining Oracle is that am going to be monitored every single second and my life would practically revolve around work but ever since I stepped in here, it has been an amazing experience...

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Wednesday Oct 10, 2012

Oracle Gave Me a Chance - ECEMEA Internship Programme

My name is Mohammad Raad and I started in the One Year Training program with Oracle on March 1, 2012. I graduated on September 2011 and started searching for a job. Starting your career, as you all know, is hard because some companies see you as a fresh graduate lacking experience and no one is willing to invest in you. I used to check the recruitment websites dailyto see if there were openings to apply to, but unfortunately no one wanted to hire a zero year experience fresh graduate.

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Tuesday Oct 02, 2012

Oracle Open World – Larry Ellison

On 30th September, Oracle Open World 2012 started. Oracle Open World is the world’s largest and most important annual conference for Oracle users, technologists, partners and customers. The conference consists of various trainings, exhibitions, hands-on workshops, networking and of course, keynotes from big names across the IT industry. The keynote of Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, is always one of the highlights of Oracle Open World.

Interested in what he said this year? Please see below some highlights of his keynote:

For more information about Oracle Open World, check http://www.oracle.com/openworld/index.html!

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