What it takes to successfully manage today's workforce
Earlier this month, Oracle partnered with PwC to host HR 2.0: Innovating HR Through Emerging Technology in Belgium. There, technology experts discussed how technology can support HR functions and the role that Software as a Service can play. Human Resources is certainly an important topic in today's marketplace: managers are facing some tough challenges, from keeping up with current IT to finding—and retaining—top talent to fill key positions. Here, get smart advice for keeping your team on track, plus, learn about Oracle's latest solutions for Human Resources.
“Taleo's Talent Management Cloud helps organizations attract, develop, motivate and retain human capital to improve performance and drive growth. Together, Oracle and Taleo expect to create a comprehensive cloud offering for organizations to manage their Human Resource operations and employee careers.”—Thomas Kurian, Executive Vice President, Oracle Development
“This acquisition is particularly important to us because we are adding the leader in cloud recruiting and talent management to our [Oracle] Fusion HCM Cloud... Oracle is now the only vendor that can offer a complete suite of core HR systems, combined with recruiting, talent management and analytics, on premise and in the cloud.” —Oracle President Mark Hurd, speaking about Taleo
“If you think about the changes overall within an HR organization, they are spending much more time out in the business consulting with their leaders, they are spending time talking about talent, they are talking a lot more about how they have better employee engagement, and they are talking much more about the measures that are important within their organizations.” —Gretchen Alarcon, vice president, human capital management strategy at Oracle
“Drama always exists but the question is, do the managers have the courage to address it head on? A lot of times they let it fester and the longer you let it fester, the worse it gets in terms of draining productivity.” —Jim Warner, co-author of The Drama-Free Office