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Oracle Buys Taleo, Making New Advertisement Obsolete

The latest major acquisition of an HR technology vendor was announced today as Oracle has entered into an agreement to acquire Taleo Corporation for approximately $1.9 billion. We wish Oracle the best as it attempts to merge the two organizations, but we recommend that next time that someone on the marketing team is made aware before an advertisement like this is published in The Wall Street Journal (update: from December 2011):

Taleo Advertisement Before Oracle Merger

Erik Samdahl
Erik is the head of marketing at i4cp, and has nearly 20 years in the market research and human capital research industry.