When you’re swamped with resumes for each position, the task of sorting through the candidates can be overwhelming, and it can take up as much time as you’ll give it. You may end up ruling out qualified candidates simply because you don’t have time to assess their abilities or keep track of the number of candidates.
That’s where a talent management service can be of help. And as part of talent management, wouldn’t it be great if you could keep track of your candidates’ actual skills, as measured in assessment results? Then you’d be able to make decisions about who to contact further based on real data and not just on what candidates may have put on their resumes or application forms.
If you think this would help your recruiting process, read on. eSkill is partnering with Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service, a widely-used online talent management program (3.1 million hires in 2011—15 percent of U.S. hires that year). The partnership builds on the benefits of each service to provide a seamless integrated solution for talent management and recruiting. By integrating eSkill’s assessments with Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service’s talent management functions, we’ve created a super tool to make your job as a recruiter or HR professional much easier, as well as more efficient and productive.
Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service helps immeasurably in recruiting top talent by letting you enter and search for key talents and abilities, so you can align your candidate pool with the needs of specific job positions and company goals. It also helps you keep abreast of in-house capabilities and training needs, and spot staff members who may need a refresher course or those who have leadership potential. According to Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service’s company research, its talent management system increases retention rates by 40% and employee productivity by 26%.
And when you add in eSkill’s online assessments capabilities, which can be customized to target any number of specific skills and abilities, Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service’s talent management abilities are increased exponentially. Now, you can compare each candidate’s actual tested skills and abilities to Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service’s workforce analytics for specific positions.
Workforce analytics have been shown to be an effective tool that helps managers identify staffing needs, from determining which new positions to add to deciding which can be eliminated; deciding how roles and responsibilities should be assigned; and identifying organizational structural changes to optimize productivity.
Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service’s talent intelligence empowers HR professionals, managers, and staff to better leverage individual talent abilities to fill key roles for a company’s immediate and future development.
And with eSkill’s custom targeted assessments, which allow you to specify the exact skills you wish to measure, Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service’s talent intelligence features are made even more powerful and specific. Together, Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service and eSkill provide a comprehensive and in-depth approach to talent management for all of your recruiting and staff development needs.
For more information on the Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service-eSkill integration, click here.