Taleo
3.3 of 5 68 reviews
www.taleo.com Dublin, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

Taleo Reviews

Updated Mar 4, 2014
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3.3 68 reviews

                             

74% Approve of the CEO

Taleo President, CEO, and Director Michael Gregoire

Michael Gregoire

(46 ratings)

65% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Best company I ever had the pleasure of working for.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Taleo

ProsGreat culture - supported the staff - developed employees.

ConsGot acquired by Oracle - nuff said.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Taleo was a gem

Senior Director of Sales (Former Employee)
Minneapolis, MN

I worked at Taleo full-time for more than 5 years

Prosgreat culture, people, pay, products

ConsTaleo was recently acquired by Oracle Corp and no longer in business. Taleo products are still being sold by Oracle

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Great company and very comfortable environment.

Customer Support Representative (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at Taleo full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat company, benefits, and culture

ConsSmall company, did not have education reimbursement

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work

Client Executive (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Taleo full-time for more than 10 years

ProsAwesome culture.
Talented people
Best solutions in the HCM industry

ConsAcquired by Oracle in 2012.

Advice to Senior ManagementDo loose sight of what made you great.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Awesome! Fulfilling and Fun!

Senior Technical Consultant (Current Employee)
Houston, TX

I have been working at Taleo

ProsChallenging, Great People, Work with lots of cool companies.. but the best pro is you're helping to get people jobs!

ConsNot sure.. ask me later!

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you're doing...

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A Fun and Fast-Paced Experience

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Dublin, CA

I have been working at Taleo

Pros-Energy & Passion
-Hot Market (Talent Management Software Market is heated and growing)
-Ability to Make an Impact on Millions of Users (e.g. getting hired, getting rewarded & growing their career)
-Responsible growth. Taleo is growing significantly and is profitable.

ConsAll the normal challenges you might imagine at a growing company (e.g. communication, intensive work cycles periodically).

Some teams are highly dispersed geographically, although there is a renewed focus to do a better job of co-locating teams.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Smart people working hard

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Dublin, CA

I have been working at Taleo

ProsThe 'bozo factor' at Taleo is quite low
Taleo has great momentum in the market
Taleo is well positioned to be lead the emerging Talent Management space
Taleo's fast growth creates many opportunities
Although most of us work fairly hard, many managers are flexible about scheduling and working from home

ConsTaleo is more decentralized than many similar sized companies which results in some communication challenges
Taleo's internal communication and knowledge management systems could be much better

Advice to Senior ManagementWe focus strongly on profitability but we're in a land grab market where our largest competitor has double our valuation, less revenue, almost no profit but significantly faster growth. We should be more willing to offer deals on implementation services and first year fees to grow more quickly.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Taleo Kicks A**!!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Dublin, CA

I have been working at Taleo

ProsTaleo is a fantastic place to work, be it early or late in your career. Filled with extremely smart peopel, dedicated to making Taleo successful. Management is the most strategic in the space and has set this company up to own the on-deman talent management space for years to come.

ConsYou gotta want to work hard if you want to work at Taleo, which is not really a negative at all. 401k could be better.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it up!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Taleo is a great place to work for those who thrive under pressure.

Consultant (Current Employee)
Dublin, CA

I have been working at Taleo

ProsWinning is part of the culture. Good balance of innovation and execution. Most important reason for Taleo being a great place to work is the talent management space which is exciting and growing fast and Taleo's position in that space.

ConsFast growth and emerging technology always brings challenges and a lot of pressure but that's what you sign up for when joining Taleo. Company is quite distributed for its size so expect to spend a lot of time on the phone, on Webex and in planes. No real surprises here.

Advice to Senior ManagementDo not lose long term focus, this is what made Taleo successful.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place. Great people.

Software Developer (Current Employee)

I have been working at Taleo

ProsTaleo has some of the most talented people in the industry.

ConsLittle room for employee growth.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake career patching more evident to employees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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