Thursday Sep 24, 2015

Working From Home? 5 Tips to Manage Your Time & Stay Organized

Working from home can be the best or the worst thing at the same time. If you’re dealing with the same time management issues, here’s my 5 tips to get you back on track.

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Tuesday Sep 15, 2015

Young & Restless? 5 Tips to First -Time Job Seekers

Fresh out of college? Welcome to the real world! It’s time for a reality check because, unfortunately, bills don’t get paid by themselves. Making the transition from college to adulthood might seem confusing or even terrifying, but it’s not impossible. If you plan on looking for a job and don’t know where to start, be sure you are not alone. Trust me, there is ‘life after college' and it isn’t that bad. Here’s 5 tips to start fresh and pave your way to landing your first job.

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Tuesday Sep 08, 2015

To take, or not to take the job: that is the question


How can you tell which job is better when you’ve got more offers to choose from?

Ease your decision-making process with these tips and tricks. 

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Friday Apr 17, 2015

How to get hired at Oracle Direct

Oracle is dominating the tech industry with more than 400,000 customers – including 100 of the Fortune 100 – and deployments across a wide variety of industries in 145 plus countries around the globe. It should come as no surprise that so many people are looking to join our workforce of 120,000 employees globally and wondering “where do I start?”[Read More]

Friday Mar 20, 2015

Life at Oracle: Ryan Pitts—Part of a Winning Team

When you ask Oracle employees what they like most about working at Oracle, they often say it’s the people. Oracle is filled with smart, passionate, caring people doing challenging work and leading interesting lives. We set out to capture employee stories in a series of videos to recognize and celebrate the amazing people working at Oracle.[Read More]

Friday Nov 09, 2012

Oracle Cloud Hiring Event at Oracle in Redwood on November 9th

Wow, 24 hours to go until Cloud Hire 2012 at Oracle! Friday is going to be a great day for many looking to make a life and career changing move. In case you haven’t heard, Oracle is hosting Cloud Hire 2012 this Friday, November 9, at the Oracle Conference Center on our World Wide Headquarters campus in Redwood Shores. This is a one-of-a-kind event to be sure and we are still registering online!

We are aggressively expanding our Cloud Development and Product Management organizations to meet to ever-growing demand for Oracle Cloud. And, from this event alone, we are hoping to hire 25+ Developers, Inbound and Outbound Product Managers, Technical Leaders and QA Engineers across several Oracle Cloud groups, including... [Read More]

Monday Nov 05, 2012

Oracle Transportation Management (Lead) Functional Consultant in Germany

My name is Giovanni and I lead the practice of OTM (Oracle Transportation Management) consultants in Western Europe.

I currently have a role open for an OTM Lead Consultant to join my international team in Germany. Oracle Transportation Management is the leading TMS application software in the market, as confirmed by Gartner’s classification as LEADER of its TMS Magic Quadrant with the highest rating among vendors.

The OTM Consulting practice is a team of OTM functional and technical specialists located across Europe whose broad objective is to assist companies in the implementation of their TMS solution based on OTM. These companies are leading Shippers of various industries and Logistic Service Providers.

Key requirements for this role are: relevant experience with Supply Chain or Transportation Management in other consulting organizations or large enterprises, the drive to learn the leading TMS application software in today’s market and the interest to join a truly international team...

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Thursday Sep 20, 2012

Oracle 2012 Pre-Placement Talk Schedule

As we get closer to October, we are working to prepare for our upcoming Pre-Placements Talks at the IIT's across India.We now have confirmation from each IIT on our Pre-Placement Talk dates. For IIT students who are interested in graduate opportunities with Oracle and want to attend our Information Sessions please find the dates we will be visiting your respective colleges below.

IIT  Date
 IIT Kanpur October 5th 2012 
 IIT Mumbai October 13th 2012
 IIT Delhi October 14th 2012
 IIT Roorkee  October 19th 2012
 IIT Guwahati  October 29th 2012
 IIT Madras  October 30th 2012
 IIT Kharagpur  October 30th 2012

 We will make our presentations publicly available online after October 30th, however if you have any questions at all please feel free to email us at and we will help where we can.

We are looking forward to seeing you in October. 

Friday Aug 31, 2012

Why it may be good to be confused: Mary Lo Verde’s Motivational Discussion at Oracle

Why it may be good to be confused: Mary Lo Verde’s Motivational Discussion at Oracle by Olivia O'Connell

Last week, we were treated to a call with Mary LoVerde, a renowned Life-Balance and Motivational Speaker. This was one of many events organized by Oracle Women’s Leadership (OWL). Mary made some major changes to her life when she decided to free herself of material positions and take each day as it came. Her life balance strategies have led her from working with NASA to appearing on Oprah.

Mary’s MO is “cold turkey is better than dead duck!”, in other words, knowing when to quit. It is a surprising concept that flies in the face of the “winners don’t quit” notion and focuses on how we limit our capabilities and satisfaction levels by doing something that we don’t feel passionately about.

Her arguments about quitting were based on the conception that ‘“it” is in the way of you getting what you really want’ and that ‘quitting makes things easier in the long run’. Of course, it is often difficult to quit, and though we know that things would be better if we did quit certain negative things in our lives, we are often ashamed to do so... [Read More]

Tuesday Aug 28, 2012

A View from the Top – Jan Ackerman (VP APAC Recruiting)

This week, Headhunt Magazine in Singapore, took the opportunity to publish an interview with Jan Ackerman who is Vice President for Recruitment for Asia Pacific here at Oracle. The link to the online interview can be found here. Below is the interview in full that was published in Headhunt Magazine. 

A View from the Top – Jan Ackerman

By Susheela Menon

Jan Ackerman is the Vice President for Recruiting in Asia Pacific and Japan at Oracle.

Which particular personal trait do you attribute your professional success to?

Perseverance has been the most important trait that has attributed to my professional success...[Read More]

Thursday Jun 21, 2012

Oracle India Provides Choices For Students

For next year's graduating class of computer science and engineering students, the world is their oyster. I believe that in today's day and age the opportunities for graduates are truly endless. Many students have a misconception that Oracle is mainly a Database Company. While we certainly are leaders in the database space, there is so much more that we do. If you look a little bit deeper you will find we have business groups within Oracle creating technical solutions across all areas of the business world. I think that the opportunities available at Oracle can be those 'life changing' roles that students are looking for where they will learn, develop, be challenged and still have the opportunity to be themselves.

What other company provides as many choices for students as Oracle. The range of business and technical solutions we provide is enormous. At Oracle India we hire students across a range of different business groups.

Below is a presentation showing you just some of the different business groups that hire graduates in Oracle India. The theme is 'choices' because we believe with the variety of work we do we provide the choice to allow you to be you.

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Wednesday Jun 20, 2012

Oracle India: Become an Oracle Student Ambassador

 As the new year begins in India for many students, Oracle India is currently looking for bright, energetic students who are interested in becoming Oracle Campus Ambassadors. We have a dedicated team of Campus Recruiters who are regularly on site at selected Engineering Colleges in India - we need your help to spread the Oracle message within the Student Community. This is a great chance to work with one of the global leaders in the IT space and get some exposure to Oracle that many people do not get the chance to experience

We are specifically looking for Campus Ambassadors at these colleges: 

 IIT Kanpur IIT Delhi  IIT  Madras  IIT Kharagpur
 IIT Kharagpur  IIT Bombay  IIT Guwahati  IT-BHU
 BITS Pilani  BITS Goa  IISc Bangalore

 Do you want to find out more? Have a read of the Infographic we have created below that will talk a little about what an 'Oracle Ambassador' actually will do. If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity and meet the eligibility criteria send us your resume at

We are excited for another great school and we are looking forward to sharing that experience with you.

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Thursday Apr 26, 2012

Oracle India is Hiring a Data Scientist for a 6 Month Internship

Oracle is hiring. In our Bangalore offices we are looking for a bright student to join us for a 6 month internship working as a Data Scientist. What is a Data Scientist?? Have a look at our infographic below, if this opportunity sounds of interest email your resume to .

Monday Mar 12, 2012

Meet our Campus Stars: Manik Pherwani

It is often said that your first Employer is like your First Love. Choose it right and you will enjoy each and every bit of your life. And I am fortunate to have found the right one. Hi, I am an Oracl-ite working as an Application Engineer and loving the way life at Oracle flows. It is true that life takes its own path but that is only before one joins Oracle. The values, experience and the confidence Oracle instills in its employees makes the path of success as the only option left in the life ahead. I say this not only on the technical side but in all aspects of life.

I have been working in Oracle over the past eight months and being fresh, I can understand the myriad of fears that an Undergraduate has before they join a firm. The first being the long jump from the fun filled student life to the corporate environment and the second, working under a dominating boss. Believe me I had the same fears. It was unbelievable to see how Oracle made these fears vanish. It does not have a suction pump that sucks you out from being a student to being a corporate but it has stairs.

Believe me when I say that Oracle doesn’t make you climb the stairs, it carries you smoothly over the stairs. The induction program, the campus to corporate session, the boot camp and the wonderful ‘Go Plus’ are scheduled so strategically that acquiring Oracle values and adapting to the environment seems effortless. Now, when I look eight months back, I never realize that I have walked so far. And the credit goes to Oracle.

The best part I liked about Oracle is its self-service agenda. This makes one independent and generates a will to start something on your own. Which I feel is the sole element of innovation. The humbleness of Oracl-ites will never make you feel helpless. In each and every crunch situation, help is readily available in the form of colleagues and manager.

An icing on the cake is the innumerable extracurricular activities that are organized at Oracle. The cricket tournament, the pool tournament, the antakshri (singing) competition were so refreshing. People say that fun vanishes after student life, but I feel the exact opposite. For me, I have enjoyed each and every moment working at Oracle. Be it the minor Jokes with colleagues, participation in such wonderful events or the fun filled team outings. The Volunteer club at Oracle adds to the stupendous values that it possesses.

Thinking of work at Oracle makes me think only about my wonderful colleagues. Be it the development team or the QA team, everybody was a part of my learning. By sharing even the minutest of concepts, they made me strongly believe that concepts can never be erased from one’s mind.

I had never expected that an organization can do so much to a person that I myself can see a change in what I was eight months back and what I am now. Oracle came as a surprise in my life and has continued to give me wonderful surprises throughout. But my tenure at Oracle has just begun and I strongly believe that you need to keep learning forever to keep succeeding forever.

Finally, I would like to share some thoughts that kept me driving throughout these eight months:

-Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.

- Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.

Manik Pherwani

Application Engineer-QA, Oracle

Thursday Dec 15, 2011

Oracle India Participates in the Bangalore Midnight Marathon

This year Oracle India participated in the Midnight Marathon run in Bangalore. The Midnight Marathon Run first began in 2007 and is funded by the Rotary Bangalore IT Corridor. Taken from the event webpage “The marathon was the first of its kind in the world, being the only marathon that was run in the middle of the night. The only other similar run in the world was in Norway. This event, though being a night event, was run in full brightness, given that Norway is the country of Midnight Sun.”

This year Oracle India Employees participated in the event and when we announced the event internally we had an overwhelming response from our employees who wanted to participate. In traditional Oracle fashion we tackled the contest with gusto and achieved great results, overall:

  • Oracle Women’s Marathon Relay Team won 3rd Place !! (of 12 teams)
  • Oracle Men’s Marathon Relay Team came 4th Place !  (of 20 teams)
  • We were the only sponsor that had a huge tent! 
  • Also we all ran the 1st 500m with our Oracle banner!

I love that Oracle participates in these events.  Not only is it great that we are helping a good cause, but I think that it really shows that we offer more than just a standard corporate workplace. We all come here to work together, but for many of us our relationships with our colleagues develop much further. Employees here come together and participate in a range of community events that really brings our people together. With our volunteer days, community groups and our Employee Club employees really can be involved in various events as little or as much as they like with us.

If you are considering an opportunity with Oracle, take a moment to look past the job description – talk to us and find out what our culture is like, yes we are on the cutting edge in the IT industry, but I think equally we have a great work culture and work/life balance here that should not be overlooked.

Congratulations again to all participants of the Bangalore Midnight Marathon.


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