All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘HR’

McAfee’s Creator May Be Wanted By Police, But Company Still Great To Work For

The name McAfee has been in the news a lot lately, as John McAfee, creator of the antivirus software, has been on the run, and in hiding from Belize police (though he has now made it to Guatemala, has a lawyer, and has planned a press conference for Thursday). His legacy, however, the McAfee company, which was purchased by Intel …

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Oracle Acquires SelectMinds, Launches Retail Mobile PoS, Banking Platform

Oracle announced that it is acquiring cloud-based talent sourcing app maker SelectMinds. The company’s apps provide tools for businesses in recruiting, hiring, and employee social connections. “Recruiting candidates through employee referrals is widely acknowledged as the most effective method to find talent through trusted contacts. Making recruiting efforts efficient and seamless by leveraging social connections and through mobile applications helps …

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Taleo Acquired By Oracle For $1.9 Billion

Oracle and cloud-based talent management company Taleo announced today that Oracle is buying Taleo for about $1.9 billion. Oracle says that with Taelo, it intends to create a comprehensive cloud offering for organizations to manage their HR operations and employee careers. “Human capital management has become a strategic initiative for organizations,” said Thomas Kurian, EVP, Oracle Development. “Taleo’s industry leading …

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Which Parts of Your Company Should Be Listening to Social Media

Co-authored by Jay Baer and Amber Naslund

“Once upon a time, customer contact was centralized around the switchboard, and the phone was the preferred method for communication between companies and customers. When it rang, you answered, because it was likely a customer or a potential customer on the other end of the line. Now, the calls are coming through online, via the social phone.”

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