March 22, 2011 08:00 ET

Taleo Talent Hits the Airwaves

Website Television Broadcasts Success, Empowers and Educates HR

DUBLIN, CA--(Marketwire - March 22, 2011) - Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, today announced the launch of their Talent website,, created to educate and empower organizations on how Talent Intelligence enables businesses to grow by having insight into their people.

Talent is a unique web approach designed to provide users with tools and information enabling them to select cost-effective, customized talent management solutions to meet the distinct needs and competencies of their business and industry best practices.

Taleo recognizes today's business challenges and the critical need to know as much as possible about an organization's greatest asset -- its people. Taleo's customers have paved the way for Talent Intelligence and are at the forefront of changing the way companies understand and develop their people. Through Talent ( viewers will learn how these customers benefit from Talent Intelligence, for instance:

  • North Shore Long Island Jewish Health Systems, reduced turnover from 63 percent to 13 percent, improved employee engagement to 98 percent and increased operating profits by $25 million.
  • United Airlines increased talent visibility and retention, and established successors for critical positions.
  • The City of Chicago experienced a 90 percent reduction in time to fill positions and expected annual savings $1.5 million.

Talent is not just about the technology; it's about empowering HR professionals with the information they need to elevate their organizations to know their people and grow their business. According to a Taleo Research study, more than 75 percent of companies believe they do not have access to the information about their people that they need to grow their business and a recent Gallup study found that companies with more engaged workforces grow earnings per share 2.6X times faster than poorly engaged workforces. 

"The major challenges organizations face in this continuing war on talent are limited supply of candidates with the right skills, losing top people to competitors, providing attractive career paths, and intelligence to drive effective talent mobility. Companies are recognizing the intelligence gap and the impact critical talent management issues have on business growth," said Shail Khiyara, Chief Marketing Officer of Taleo. "Talent does an exceptional job of providing the tools and expertise to fill this gap, empowering today's enterprise to leverage Talent Intelligence and drive growth." 

Today's programs include:

Talent also has a multitude of resources including:

  • Multimedia presentations to educate on key human resources issues such as leadership development, building critical pipelines and Talent Mobility
  • Talent Intelligence customer success stories
  • White papers on the value of Talent Intelligence
  • 3rd party research validating importance of how talent relates to growth
  • Expert video testimonials on how Talent Intelligence helps business growth
  • New features added regularly including latest solutions for toughest HR challenges
  • The latest research and findings from Taleo Research.

Future program updates include hard hitting interviews with industry experts, new information on how Talent Intelligence enables a competitive advantage and recommendations for solving these pertinent business issues.

About Taleo
Taleo's (NASDAQ: TLEO) cloud-based talent management platform unites products and an ecosystem to drive business performance through talent intelligence. Over 5,000 customers use Taleo for talent acquisition, performance, learning and compensation management, including 47 of the Fortune 100. Further, Taleo's Talent Grid cloud community harnesses the expertise of Taleo customers, more than 200 million candidates to date, and 140 partners and industry experts.

Forward-looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the demand for and benefits from the 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 release. Subsequent events may cause these expectations to change, and Taleo disclaims any obligation to update the forward-looking statements in the future. 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 February 28, 2011, and in other reports filed by Taleo with the SEC.

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