Greenhouse vs Taleo

Last updated: March 17, 2015

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Greenhouse
Greenhouse is software to optimize your entire recruiting process. Find better candidates, conduct more focused interviews, and make data-driven hiring decisions.
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Taleo
Oracle Taleo Cloud is the world's most used recruitment platform. Boast more applications, improve efficiency, and get a faster time to hire with an engaging and easy-to-use interface for candidates, recruiters, and hiring managers. Connect with candidates and hiring managers wherever they are to get applications and make hiring decisions at the speed of business. Make data-driven decisions to improve hiring at every step.
Greenhouse vs Taleo in our news:

2015. Recruiting app Greenhouse scores $13.6M



Recruiting service Greenhouse has raised a $13.6 million Series B. Greenhouse grows companies’ recruiting efforts in three ways. It aggregates a company’s job candidate sources like referrals, events, job boards, external agencies and social media into one hiring dashboard. From there, companies can A/B test their job listings and have their existing employees sent openings. For interviews, Greenhouse helps businesses structure their questions and how they’re asked so every candidate gets a fair playing field, and scoring answers is easy with its decision-making tools. Greenhouse makes it quick to compare candidates against each other and the desired role, as well as assess how the company is doing versus industry-hiring benchmarks. Greenhouse has 450 customers, including Evernote, Zenefits and Venmo.


2012. Oracle buys SaaS talent management system Taleo



SaaS-arms race between Oracle and SAP continues. After SAP acquired the leader of the talent management market - SuccessFactors, Oracle's boss Larry Ellison could not sleep in peace. In order to calm down a little he decided to buy the second company in this market - Taleo. (Not so long ago we compared SuccessFactors vs Taleo). The deal amount - $ 1.9 billion. Taleo is famous primarily for it's personal compensation tools and head-hunting tools, integrated with social networks. As usual in such cases we say that this deal is a big sign for those who still doubt in SaaS. If Larry Ellison, who doubted more than others and who already owns the HRM system PeopelSoft, buys the SaaS-alternative - it's a big sign.


2010. Talent Management 2.0: SuccessFactors vs Taleo



Everyone knows that "talent is everything". Everyone knows that 80% of his time boss should  devote to employees and their motivation. But in practice, boss remember about an employee only when he did something wrong and proved once again that his salary is too high. However, as competition in all areas is growing and business becomes more and more dependent of its talents, this outdated practice will only lead to deadpool. That's why talent management software and services are now experiencing a rapid growth. In the recent SaaS tool ratings talent management (and related technologies - HRM and e-Recruting) - are among most demanded. In this talent management market two gorillas have emerged: Taleo and SuccessFactors. And both these companies provide SaaS solutions.