Thursday Nov 12, 2015

Landing the right job in the right company – Success tips from an Oracle Engineer


They say that our lives are the sum of the choices we make, and that specifically reflects in how we develop as professionals. Throughout our careers, we are bound to make all sorts of decisions that impact our performance. However, taking the job is easy, but turning your career into a coherent story is what truly makes a difference in the long run. So how can we build a career narrative where all our choices, skills and experiences make sense for us in the big picture both personally and professionally?

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Tuesday Nov 03, 2015

What I learned from Oracle OpenWorld 2015

Every year, there are at least 5 days I wish I lived in the United States. This year, those days would’ve been between October 23rd and October 29th for Oracle Open World 2015. For those who are not familiar with it, Oracle OpenWorld is an annual convention for business decision-makers, IT management, and line-of-business end users and it has always been about building a community of Oracle users.

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Thursday Oct 01, 2015

Case Study: How We Leveraged Google Forms for Candidate Pipelining and Engagement

Earlier this year the team at Careers at Oracle was faced with a challenge. We needed to gather exposure for our brand and for the premiere recruiting events across North America. In this case study you'll find how we created a recruitment branding campaign for our Oracle Direct events. By leveraging Google Forms, social media, other free tools and the incredibly enthusiasm of our employees we managed to create a succesfull campaign with surprising results and valuable, teachable lessons.

Read on, and discover what we did, how we did it. What went right, and what we learned from this incredible experience. 

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Tuesday Sep 15, 2015

Oracle Wins Glassdoor Candidates’ Choice Award for Best Interview Experience!

Over the past year, we worked very hard as a team to make the Oracle Employer Brand a journey that our candidates would not only want to be a part of, but also one that they would remember. From strategy to interviewing, the growing seeds of our efforts have started to blossom as the feedback shared by job candidates on Glassdoor entitled us with the Award for Candidates’ Choice!

We were a winner among nearly 50 other industries for giving one of the best candidate experiences during interviews. Having the highest ratings (61%) in our industry (Enterprise Software & Network Solutions) for positive interview experience did not come easy, but we are proud to celebrate them and to share some of the lessons we’ve learned on the way.

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Friday Jun 12, 2015

Oracle Direct Dublin or how to recruit like a Social Media God

What happens when the best Sales Team in the industry sets a challenge to the next generation of tech-savvy sales people? Sum up modern tools, a smart approach and amazing career opportunities and do the math. The result: an effective top talent recruitment campaign seasoned with energy, excitement and boldness.

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Friday Apr 24, 2015

Life at Oracle: Don Mauck—Legally Blind Theatrical Performer

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]

Thursday Apr 16, 2015

Life at Oracle: Jane Glasgow—Loves to Rock

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]

Wednesday Apr 08, 2015

Life at Oracle: Michelle Allbon—Uniquely Individual

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]

Wednesday Apr 01, 2015

Life at Oracle: Gaurav Narasimhan—Art and Technology

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]

Wednesday Mar 25, 2015

Life at Oracle: Win Chang—Committed, Passionate, and Proud

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]

Tuesday May 27, 2014

Life at Oracle Russia: Stanislav, Tech Sales Manager

Oracle is a place that brings together talented people from various countries and with a diversity of backgrounds. We often invite our employees to speak about their life at Oracle as we think It is important to share an insight into what working for our company looks like.

This time we asked Stanislav to speak about his experience at Oracle. He is Technology Sales Manager at Oracle Russia. He joined the company in July 2011 as a Sales Representative for the Financial sector and had previously worked for another American IT company. He was promoted to a Management position in 2013.

“I have been in this Industry for 15 years and I am now Technology Sales Manager, covering Database, BI and Fusion Middleware products. What I’ve learned in my role is that respect is one of the most important values a good professional should have. By respecting and embracing everyone’s opinions, we create a very good work environment that encourages innovation and change. It eventually leads to a stronger team where people listen to each other and value each other’s opinion. On the other hand, It is mandatory to have good knowledge about the area you work in and to continously seek to improve your expertise. Last but not least, working as a team is a top priority and It is something that I’ve learned at Oracle. There’s little you can achieve by yourself comparing to what you can do when you’re part of a team.”

Stanislav shared the top three words that best describe his team and those were: professional, dynamic and smart...[Read More]
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