Oracle has acquired SelectMinds, a provider of cloud-based, social talent sourcing apps that allow companies to use social networks such as Facebook to recruit employees. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
It is Oracle’s year for buying companies in the human capital management market (HCM).
Previously, in The Seven Deadly Sins of Sales Recruiting – Part 1, I gave an overview of the common business layout in terms of salespeople ratios of excellent performers to underachievers. Now, we cover what exactly the seven deadly sins of sales recruiting.
#1 – Passive Recruiting Methods: Many companies post a recruiting ad and then wait for resumes to roll in.
Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has begun handing pink slips to some 1,200 Motorola Mobility workers, or about 10 percent of its roster, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal, as the search giant struggles to plug the leaks and steady its behemoth acquisition.
Dropbox founder and CEO Drew Houston and Sequoia Capital partner Bryan Schreier joined us in the TechCrunch TV studio for a special three-part series on how Houston and Schreier work together on recruiting, growing as a CEO, and building the company.
DeveloperAuction, which launched in 2012 to revolutionize the engineer recruiting market, is today rebranding itself as Hired.com, and putting its sights on a much larger target covering designers, data scientists and more.
The idea is pretty straightforward: companies can bid on candidates, who then get to see the company’s offer before accepting or declining an interview; companies must honor th
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