SOURCE: Taleo

June 23, 2008 12:23 ET

New Taleo Edge Delivers Affordable and Scalable Recruiting Solutions to Medium Sized Enterprises

Industry Leading Solutions, Packaged Content and Services Speed Taleo Enterprise Edition Deployments for Enterprises With Fewer Than 10,000 Employees

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - June 23, 2008) - SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition -- Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on demand talent management solutions, today announced Taleo Edge. Taleo Edge is a combination of Taleo's industry leading Taleo Enterprise Edition talent management solutions, a new guided implementation methodology and new support services specifically tailored to the unique needs of medium sized enterprises with more than 3,000 and fewer than 10,000 employees.

Medium sized enterprises are being increasingly challenged with competing against larger enterprises for the same, scarce talent. Taleo Edge was designed to give medium sized enterprises a comprehensive, industry leading recruiting solution that is cost effective, user friendly and easy to implement. Relying on Taleo Edge, organizations can quickly get their core recruiting processes up and running with the flexibility to change and expand their talent management solutions as new needs arise.

"Medium sized enterprises are facing many of the same talent challenges as their larger counterparts, however, the impact of talent is much more severe for them due to scale and resource constraint," said Michael Gregoire, president and CEO of Taleo. "Taleo Edge was designed especially with medium sized organizations in mind. It delivers a unified, industrial strength recruiting solution that is tailored to their unique business and financial needs."

With Taleo Edge, companies benefit from a faster time to benefit at less cost. The comprehensive solution packages:

--  Core recruiting functionality included in Taleo Enterprise Edition,
    Taleo's industry leading talent management solution.
--  Unique Taleo Edge Guided Implementation Methodology: a streamlined,
    guided approach to the configuration and deployment of Taleo Enterprise
    Edition that aligns with your organization's requirements and resources.
--  Packaged Content & Expertise: Over 50 templates, content libraries and
    guides based on best practice processes proven and defined through customer
    input, consulting experience, and research.
--  Remote System Administration (Taleo Managed System Administration) and
    Taleo Connect Broker (Taleo Managed Integrations) for zero administrative
    burden.
--  Bundled Education Courses, Easy eLearning and Training, and 24x7
    Customer Support.
    

Taleo Edge is available for delivery today. Taleo Edge leverages the industry leading functionality of Taleo Enterprise Edition, a family of highly scalable talent management applications which are transforming how companies source, recruit, manage and reward employees.

About Taleo

Taleo (NASDAQ: TLEO) is the leader in on demand unified talent management solutions that empower organizations of all sizes, around the world to assess, acquire, develop and align their workforce for improved business performance. More than 1,700 organizations use Taleo, including 35 of the Fortune 100, for talent acquisition and performance management, with over 1.2 million users hiring 3.6 million employees from 86 million candidates in more than 190 countries and territories. Known for its strong configurability and usability, Taleo's talent management platform runs on a world-class infrastructure and offers 99.9% availability.

Forward-looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the demand for Taleo's solutions and results from use of Taleo's solutions. Any forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon Taleo's historical performance and its current plans, estimates and expectations and are not a representation that such plans, estimates, or expectations will be achieved. These forward-looking statements represent Taleo's expectations as of the date of this press announcement. Subsequent events may cause these expectations to change, and Taleo disclaims any obligation to update the forward-looking statements in the future. These forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially. Further information on potential factors that could affect actual results is included in Part I, Item 1A of Taleo's Annual Report on Form 10-K, as filed with the SEC on March 14, 2008, Part II, Item 1A of Taleo's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, as filed with the SEC on May 12, 2008, and in other reports filed by Taleo with the SEC.

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