Going the Extra Mile with your Talent Acquisition System


You’ve invested a ton of time and money in your shiny, new Talent Acquisition System. Countless hours of planning, testing, and executing have been spent to deliver the perfect solution for your talent organization. Link to these resources right from your talent acquisition or learning management system. It’s no easy task to implement a new talent acquisition system – so don’t let all that hard work go unnoticed! Written by: Kerry Hall.

Too Much Information? Ways to keep your Talent Acquisition System effective and efficient


Whether looking at implementing a new talent acquisition system or upgrading the one you already have, it’s important to strike a balance between making sure you’re getting the information you need, without scaring off the very people you want to use the system. Add too many fields and you’ll end up with a requisition a mile long that your managers and recruiters will dread filling out each time. Written by: Elisabeth Jordan.


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For Above Average Talent, Challenge the Status Quo with your Recruiting System


That simple statement led me to reflect on how this type of thinking and ideology would go a long way in the talent acquisition market. Often, as recruiters and staffing consultants, we go about our day to day tasks, completing them just as we always have. Any time I am working with a client that is implementing a new Talent Acquisition system, I try to encourage them to think outside the box. Written by: Kerry Hall.

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13 Can’t-Miss Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Conferences (and 3 Others Worth a Look)


06/28/2018 // TALENT acquisition. Attending recruiting and talent acquisition conferences is a great way to stay current on the trends and best practices of your chosen profession, reconnect with friends and former colleagues, network with the industry’s movers and shakers and even earn credit for your SHRM certifications. Recruiting Conference #1: Social Recruiting Strategies Conference. Recruiting Conference #3: SourceCon.

T3 – Are Enterprise HCM systems Killing Talent Acquisition?

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iCims is the second largest ATS/ talent platform by market share for enterprise-level organizations, with only Taleo (Oracle) being larger. The people selling you full HCM (Oracles, SAP, Workday, IBM, etc.) What they won’t tell you is that they really specialize in HCM and that their talent acquisition products/modules are probably 2-3 years behind where modern-day ATS systems are at. You need a great Talent Platform (Sourcing, CRM, ATS, etc.)

Candid Chat with Tim Sackett About Your “Talent Acquisition Stack”


Last Friday I chatted with the always-colorful talent acquisition analyst Tim Sackett. He had sent me a PDF of his “Talent Stack” (software for ATS’s, recruitment marketing and recruitment operations). Tim’s got a new book coming out and he’s thinking hard about talent acquisition software. You can also download a free copy of the PDF with 100+ recruiting software solutions here.

Memorial Day Lesson: Mission is the Missing Link For Military Talent Acquisition

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He wrote this blog for Oracle Cloud HCM. If it is the mission that makes us uniquely driven and oriented towards teamwork and overall organizational success, how do so many companies fail to drive that point home when recruiting military talent? Focus on Talent

How Oracle CEO Mark Hurd Sees Technology Changing Recruiting

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Finding the right talent and onboarding that talent with optimum efficiency can be a challenge in today’s competitive recruiting environment. Speaking at Oracle OpenWorld 2018, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd stated, “Thirty-five percent of a recruiter’s day is spent on sourcing and processing candidates.” Discussing this issue at Oracle OpenWorld 2018 , Mark Hurd stated, “It’s very difficult to harness all of that data information.

Invest Now! Talent Acquisition and Management, the Hidden Insights in Obvious Trends

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An average large company has increased the ratio of core talent applications from 7 to 9.1 Communication is something that is in some ways, out of the hands of Talent Management or typical HR protocols, but we still have to deal with the aftermath or change management. That’s why so many productivity systems and communications platforms are linking up with talent solutions. Very often, it’s those in the talent strata who are charged with making that change happen.

The Weekly Dose: An Updated @Workday Recruiting Roadmap!

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Today on the Weekly Dose I dive into largest and arguably fastest-growing recruiting technology on the planet, Workday Recruiting ! A decade ago, no one was using Workday to recruit talent, and now over 50% of the largest organizations on the planet are using it!

Build the Perfect Recruiting Stack for a Hybrid World!

The Tim Sackett Project

Talent acquisition has a major problem looming just over the horizon: Executives are preparing for business to accelerate in the near future and part of their plan is that talent acquisition professionals will be able to turn hiring on like a light switch.

Key Feature of Talent Acquisition for Midsize: Investment in Modern Talent

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Technology is constantly redefining the talent industry. As more and more HR leaders try different solutions for their sourcing, recruiting and onboarding needs, vendors are responding by rolling out a variety of point-solution application tracking system (ATS) solutions designed to streamline parts of the hiring process and alleviate their client’s headaches. The Talent Center. Focus on Talent Talent AcquisitionBy Pete Jaradeh.

5 Things I Learned at Oracle MBX Last Week

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Hopping around HCM customer sessions at Oracle MBX last week was fascinating. Both Penn National Insurance and Veterinary Health Group moved to Oracle HCM Cloud and Oracle ERP Cloud together. Oracle Cloud offers modern best-practice business processes out of the box. People are talking about Oracle Recruiting Cloud (ORC). To hear more about what happened at Oracle MBX last week, check out the keynotes here: [link

Spring Update of Oracle HCM Cloud Aims to 'Make Work More Human'

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But with the end goal of enhancing employee engagement and organizational productivity, Oracle—in its 2018 Spring Update of Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud —focused on making work “more human.” ” Key innovations, to be discussed during the afternoon keynote session at Oracle HCM World in Dallas on March 21 , are in three primary areas: make work more enjoyable, smarter, and more supportive.

What is the Top Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) in the U.S.?

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Workday has taken over the recruiting market at the enterprise level as of right now and I don’t expect that to change anytime soon. Keep an eye on Oracle Recruiting Cloud and the impact that will have for those Oracle customers looking to move to the cloud and away from Taleo.

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Oracle and Monster Partner Big for Small and Midsize Business

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Written By: Sarah Lambert, Director Oracle HCM Cloud, Product Marketing. For small and midsize companies , it can be even trickier due to a lack of employer brand recognition or a complete talent acquisition team or even the lack of sufficient budgets to advertise jobs. This is why Oracle is partnering with Monster to provide deeper functionality and insights through Taleo Business Edition, specifically designed for companies in the small-to-midmarket space.

Use Taleo? Your System May Be at Risk. Let HRchitect Help.


To that end, there are several changes coming to your Oracle Taleo system that we’d like to make sure that you are aware of and help you with, so that you can avoid any interruption in the usage of your Taleo system. If so, your custom reports need to be migrated to Oracle’s new reporting tool, Oracle Business Intelligence.

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Generational Profiling – The Newest Trend in Recruiting!

The Tim Sackett Project

Well, we get to add something new to our toolbox in recruiting, Generational Profiling! IBM, Oracle and HP value the diversity of generations in the workplace, and are probably more likely to not be generationally profiling when hiring. We, talent acquisition, need to start calling this crap out! We all have heard and know what Racial Profiling is, right? Targeting someone because of their race is awful and illegal. Targeting someone based on their age is no different.

Oracle Invites HR Leaders to Discuss Strategies for Redeploying the Economy

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Now could be the time to do a deep-dive review in advance of the potential hiring surge, whether it’s discussing the efficiency of the current talent acquisition lifecycle with recruiters or evaluating existing technology instances with IT.

Oracle HCM Cloud Set to Shine at OpenWorld 2014

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

At Oracle OpenWorld 2014 all things HCM will again be a dedicated “event within an event” called HCM Central @ OpenWorld. That’s why at this year’s event we will have numerous customers sharing their stories of successfully moving to Oracle HCM Cloud. BioMarin Pharmaceutical—Talent Acquisition Cloud for Midsize Companies with Oracle E-Business Suite [ CON4527 ]. BMO Financial Group – Implementing Oracle Learn Cloud: The Value of Partnering [ CON8691 ].

Not Your Father's Taleo

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Written By: Sarah Lambert, Director Oracle HCM Cloud, Product Marketing. It’s still by far the world’s most popular talent acquisition platform* and it is better than ever. From the day Taleo was purchased by Oracle in 2012, we’ve invested heavily in innovation and expansion every single quarter and customers have taken notice. From sourcing to candidate experience to recruiter productivity, the user experience has been vastly improved.

Seasonal Employer Attracts and Hires Talent Faster with Oracle

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Mt Hood Meadows had been using an ADP offering to recruit, but that wasn’t finding enough good prospects—applicant levels were just a third of total hiring requirements. Hood Meadows decided on Oracle Talent Acquisition for Midsize. Yeats had used the Oracle solution at a similar resort location with very positive results. Oracle Talent Acquisition for Midsize is the #1 solution for small and midsize businesses, worldwide.

LinkedIn and Oracle Team Up to Make Hiring More Efficient and Improve Learner Experiences

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The rise of automation and the shrinking shelf life of skills is driving widespread transformation in the workplace, especially when it comes to recruiting and developing talent. These changes make it harder than ever to find and develop great talent. It requires HR leaders to be more efficient, so they have more time to focus on growing existing talent and connecting with prospective talent.

Top Five Reasons to Attend Oracle HCM World 2015

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Scheduled for March 25 to 27 in Washington DC, this year’s Oracle HCM World offers valuable insights for human resources, talent management, and business leaders on how forward-thinking organizations are employing modern HR technology to transform their organizations. The conference agenda is anchored by keynote addresses from industry experts, analysts, and business leaders, along with Oracle executives. Oracle HCM World is scheduled for March 25 to 27 in Washington DC.

Two High Impact Strategies for Smart Recruiters

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Competition is fierce in the search for top talent. Two strategies that we at Baker Tilly are seeing employers seriously consider are, “changing the way we work” and “candidate-centric recruiting.” AI offers recruiters analogous opportunities to “change the way we work” with candidates and create personalized offerings. Candidate-centric recruiting. Oracle HCM

BREAKING NEWS: Symphony Talent Acquires Smashfly! @symphonytalent_ @Smashfly

The Tim Sackett Project

Well, the M&A activity in the TA Technology industry doesn’t seem to be slowing down as this morning Symphony Talent announced it has acquired the recruiting CRM technology platform Smashfly. You had a feeling that something was going to happen as you began to see the major recruiting CRMs in the industry align themselves with core ATS or enterprise HCM recruiting modules. 3 Big Questions about the acquisition of Smashfly by Symphony Talent? .

The Ultimate Guide to AI Recruiting


AI recruiting is often described as the largest tech-induced transformation that ever hit the talent acquisition industry, and it seems that the hype is growing every week. Well, you are in luck, you’ve just found the ultimate guide to AI recruitment. AI in recruiting HR

How to Make Mobile Recruiting Work for You


Very little in our digital world has been untouched by tech, including recruiting. Thanks to advances in artificial intelligence and automation, recruiters now have a greater reach than ever before. Addressing that point, Patrick Thibodeau, a news writer for TechTarget , reports that recruiters are increasingly utilizing text messages, iPads and QR barcodes to engage with job candidates and encourage them to follow through with an application.

TOP 11 recruitment software to look out for in 2020 [+ G2 reviews]


The recruitment game has changed drastically over the last decade. As per studies, the global recruitment software market was valued at USD 1753.2 A superb solution to help with such recruitment issues is recruitment software. Did we miss any important recruitment tool?

15 Examples of Recruitment Marketing Platforms [Used by 500 Top Employers]


Below is a list of 15 recruitment marketing platforms used by 500 U.S.-based Our list of 15 recruitment marketing tools includes only the software that Ongig can track and verify. 15 Recruitment Marketing Platforms. Symphony Talent (SmashflyX). NAS Recruitment.

The Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @Greenhouse Recruiting Software & ATS

The Tim Sackett Project

Definitely, if you’re in that 1,000 to 25,000+ world, this is one of the stand-alone recruiting platforms that you must consider. The “enterprise” HCM suites (from vendors like Oracle, Workday, etc) are generally able to support the complex IT requirements of big companies, but the Talent Acquisition module has been an afterthought and not really designed to support world-class TA functions.

5 Emerging Technologies That Are Impacting Hiring and Recruiting


Technology is also changing the way companies recruit. If you don’t hear those words, a recruiter or manager might say, “ Connect with me on LinkedIn.” Here are five of the leading technologies impacting the scope of hiring and recruiting this year: Automation. Automation tools created specifically for recruiting have emerged in recent years, which can automate tasks like writing job descriptions and screening candidates.

The Weekly Dose of HR Tech: The Top 100 Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) in 2018!

The Tim Sackett Project

While this isn’t exact, you can bet the Oracle/Taleo people are freaking out and some folks are getting fired! Suite HCM talent solutions (like Workday Talent, Ultipro, SAP, Oracle, etc.) best of breed talent solutions) we see a clear indication that organizations that see talent as a priority are choosing the better tech over the suite solutions.

The Recruiting Reel Episode 8: 2016 Recruiting Tech Trends

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In this special episode of The Recruiting Reel, Janine Woodworth discusses the most important 2016 recruiting tech trends we should all be implementing in the New Year. And this is The Recruiting Reel, a video series in which we discuss real recruiting challenges with prominent recruiting experts so you walk away with actionable tips you can apply to your own recruiting. My name is Janine Woodworth, and I am a Consultant with Talent Function.

How AI and recruiting go hand in hand


Recruiting-solutions provider AllyO, for example, is the most-funded and highest-valued AI for HR company worldwide, as it has partnered with 15% of Fortune 50 companies to automate talent acquisition and management. It engages with talent through texting, website chatboxes, WhatsApp, voice and email. He also helped take three of these early-stage companies to the public markets, and has held positions at Oracle, Xerox and Dell.