Thursday Feb 11, 2016

Love the Company, Hate the Job? 5 Tips on Making an Internal Move

The first day jitters have taken hold, you catch yourself day dreaming of the possibilities and you know that every step you’ve taken in your career thus far has led you here. Great colleagues, broadened responsibilities and the surety that you’ve made the right move. Fast forward a year later and you realize that you may have set that expectation bar a little too high. You love your employer your current role may not be the position for you or maybe you’ve simply outgrown it and there is no potential for upward or even lateral mobility.

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Wednesday Feb 10, 2016

From The Rio Bravo to Tierra de Fuego: Meet Oracle Latin America


Being Branding Lead for Latin America has allowed me to meet a lot of wonderful people. But, more importantly has allowed me to get to know the awesome work that’s done all throughout the region and how we are making a difference in every country we are in.  Today I’d like to take you on a brief tour of what’s going in Oracle Latin America, and show you some of the projects that you could join.

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Monday Dec 21, 2015

Pre-Holiday Stress? Manage Work Tasks with Zero Headaches

Pre-holiday stress is a common ‘syndrome’ amongst employees who feel the burden of responsibility coming upon them. It usually starts with one week before leaving for holiday, when you begin to panic and stress that you won’t be able to deliver work in due time. Here’s 5 tips to help you better organize office time and learn to deal with pre-holiday anxiety in the least stressful way.

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Monday Dec 14, 2015

Oracle @ GHCI 2015 – Event Highlights

The Grace Hopper Celebration event, India’s largest gathering of women in computing and technology took place between December 2nd and December 4th in Bangalore. Oracle participated as proud Silver Sponsor, a perfect occasion to re-connect with the amazing Indian community of women technologists. Here is an overview of the event. 

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Wednesday Nov 25, 2015

Oracle GHCI 2015 – When Empowered Women Empower Other Women (II)

In our quest to support women empowerment, we’ve challenged some of our colleagues in Oracle India to share the stories of their business path: the drive for career success, the challenges they faced in the IT male-dominated industry and their mentoring vision to other women technologists. This week we interviewed two inspirational women – Anandhi Sridharan and Srilakshmi Ramachandra – who engage and lead with power and grace in tech-related leadership roles. 

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Monday Nov 16, 2015

Life at Oracle: The Power of Active Volunteering

October proved to be a very busy month for our dedicated volunteers who took part in 27 global campaigns. They’ve ran for fundraising events, spent time bringing bright smiles on the faces of kids from shelter homes, donated blood or went the extra mile for a cleaner environment. They’ve done it all in the good name of humanity.Honoring their impressive efforts, let’s take a look at some of their most recent initiatives.

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Friday Oct 23, 2015

Turned down by a company in the past? Follow these steps and apply again

The company you’ve been dreaming to work for finally has a job opening perfect for you. After reading all the Tips & Tricks articles available on the internet, you spend two nights crafting the perfect resume. But for some reason, you don’t get the job and you feel heartbroken. This is the moment you decide to let go or to be perseverant. If you really want to work at that company, do not despair, you can apply again and even get the job.


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Tuesday Oct 20, 2015

Get Closer To A Promotion By Avoiding 5 Essential Mistakes

They are looking for someone to lead a new project or for a person to replace your ex-boss. You look around and think you’re the perfect fit after all these years, and somehow, despite your abilities and experience, they don’t consider you for the position. Meanwhile, people who were hired on later than you have already started moving up the ranks. You worked very hard and you feel disappointed, but did it ever cross your mind it takes more than hard work to get promoted? Attitude and strong principles count as much as what you do. If you haven’t been promoted by now, maybe you’re unknowingly doing some mistakes.

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Thursday Oct 15, 2015

How to transform an internship into a full time job at Oracle

If you are a student or a fresh graduate, the easiest way to a full job is to start with an internship. Many companies, including Oracle, offer internship programs at the end of which you have the opportunity to land a permanent job. Starting from scratch and evolving step by step will consolidate your way towards professional success. Fling yourself into an exciting career path and be ready to go the extra mile, it will pay off and your reward will be a blooming career.

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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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Thursday Jul 23, 2015

How to Get Hired at Oracle: 5 Answers for 5 Questions You are Dying to Ask

You’re hired! The magical words we all dream to hear. Wondering how you can make that happen at Oracle? Yes, you do need strong skills and an awesome personality to join the #1 cloud company but you also need to know a little bit more. We’ve answered 5 questions you had on your mind, so you can stay ahead of the game. Check them out!

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Saturday Jun 13, 2015

Learn from the Best: Game of Thrones’ Tips for Every Salesperson

You know what they say: in sales and war, everything is allowed. While at Oracle Direct things are not as heated as in Game of Thrones, we are safe to say that the world of sales is just as exciting. So, what’s there to learn from the main characters’ act when it comes to rocking the sales biz? Find out and let the games begin!

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Thursday Apr 23, 2015

How I know Oracle Direct is the place to be

Last September, I made one of the biggest (and best) life changing decisions: I packed up and left Atlanta, USA and moved to Dublin, Ireland. I joined the Oracle Direct team in January and it’s been a whirlwind of excitement and learning every day. As the Recruitment Branding Specialist for Oracle Direct, I am passionate about telling Oracle Direct’s story. I wanted a chance to talk about my personal experience in my own words, so here’s the first chapter of my #LifeatOracle.[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]

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]
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