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Let the cloud wars begin

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Oracle’s $1.9 billion acquisition of cloud-based talent management software maker Taleois a shot across the bow to rival SAP. FORTUNE — Take that, SAP. Oracle just announced it is buying Taleo, maker of cloud-based talent management software, for $1.9 billion. The move comes just two months after rival SAP said...
Let the cloud wars begin
Meet Saba, the Social Network That Rates Your Job Skills

Larry Ellison's first Tweet

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It took a while, but one of the Valley's most outspoken executives is finally on Twitter. FORTUNE -- Oracle's cloud is almost seven years in the making—about the same amount of time it took for Larry Ellison to join Twitter. The outspoken CEO issued his first Tweet on Wednesday and,...
Larry Ellison's first Tweet
After One Tweet, Larry Ellison Takes a Break

Anti-Feminist Bombthrower Amity Shlaes Tells Women VCs to Shut Up and Smile

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Ms. Shlaes. (amityshlaes.com) Conservative opinionater, provacateur and frequent feminist-offender Amity Shlaes writes at Bloomberg yesterday that "women win in venture capital when they don't sue." Seeing as how women have been not suing for years, and 35 out of the 71 largest venture capital firms in the U.S. have all...
Anti-Feminist Bombthrower Amity Shlaes Tells Women VCs to Shut Up and Smile
Startups: Build a great culture, fail small, and pay what you owe

Timetastic makes asking for time off work simple - and maybe even fun

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The whole business of asking for time off is a pain for employees and managers alike. All too often it involves a trail of emails, spreadsheet adjustments, writing on wallcharts and the like. Timetastic is a new app that simplifies the process and almost makes it (dare we say) fun....
Timetastic makes asking for time off work simple - and maybe even fun

Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? by William Poundstone – review

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William Poundstone's guide to Google's selection processes works better as a book of challenging logic puzzlesSome way into this book, you realise something, or at least I did. Only the first 136 pages have anything to do with Google's interview technique. The rest, for almost as many pages, is consumed...
Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? by William Poundstone – review

Bizodo Turns on Revenue with Paperwork Automation Tool

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Although it seems hilariously outdated, faxing is, apparently, still a thing. Many businesses still send faxes, and many spend lots of time and money dealing with the related paperwork. The promise of the paperless office has been elusive since the 70s. In fact, paperwork is a $400 billion a year...
Bizodo Turns on Revenue with Paperwork Automation Tool

University to Provide Online Reputation Management to Graduates

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Syracuse University has purchased six-month subscriptions to Brand-Yourself.com’s online reputation management platform for all 4,100 of its graduating seniors. The platform will help students monitor and shape their online presence during the job search process.According to a recent study by Cross-Tab Marketing services, 75% of HR departments worldwide are...
University to Provide Online Reputation Management to Graduates

Former Ask.com CEO Skip Battle First Outsider To Join LinkedIn Board

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Professional social network LinkedIn is announcing the addition of a new board member today. Skip Battle, former CEO of Ask.com, is joining the company’s board of directors, joining founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, current CEO Jeff Weiner, Greylock’s David Sze, and Sequoia’s Marc Kvamme. Both Sequoia and Greylock have led...
Former Ask.com CEO Skip Battle First Outsider To Join LinkedIn Board

6 Ways to Recruit Talent for Startups

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Small startups rarely have a recruiting professional on their team — or even someone who has enough spare time to imitate a recruiting professional. That’s one reason why it can be hard for small growing companies to compete for top talent with larger companies’ HR departments.One effective strategy is...
6 Ways to Recruit Talent for Startups

5 Tips for Creating an Internship Program for Your Startup

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As more and more college students look for internships, hoping to gain valuable work experience prior to graduation, startups would be wise to create strong internship programs. That was the message of Richard Bottner, founder of the college recruiting firm Intern Bridge and Mark Babbit, founder of the internship matching...
5 Tips for Creating an Internship Program for Your Startup
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