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ChannelE2E offers news on talent recruitment, hiring, mentoring and retention for CSPs, MSPs, VARs, ISVs and partners in the IT channel.

Oracle Layoffs 2019: Staff Cuts Reinforce Talent ‘Rebalancing’ Trend

Oracle layoffs apparently target multple departments. Like IBM & SAP, the big focus is talent rebalancing toward cloud services, security & artificial intelligence.

The “Real Cost” Of A Salesperson

Assuming you hire the right sales person it could take a year to properly measure the person’s performance. Hire the wrong person and things can get really expense.

SAP: Executive Departures Amid Cloud Services Revenue Push

SAP’s reorganization & related cloud services revenue push includes key executive departures. Partner updates expected at SAP Sapphire Now 2019 conference.

Coding Bootcamp Acquisition: Bridgepoint Buys Fullstack Academy

Bridgepoint Education acquires Fullstack Academy, an immersive coding bootcamp provider. It’s the latest in a growing list of bootcamp industry consolidation.

U.S. Technology Talent Research, Forecast: The Search Gets Harder

U.S. technology talent will be harder to find and more expensive to compensate over the next two years, Forrester Research forecasts.

Google Pixel Hardware: Chromebook Layoffs Coming?

Google Pixel hardware employees may be searching for new jobs as the technology giant apparently rethinks its own Chromebook laptop and tablet strategy.

Two IT Consulting Firms Create Tier4 Group

Two consulting firms, Tier4 Advisors and Robinson Key, create Tier4 Group — an IT Talent, Professional Services and Security firm based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Google Cloud Hires Second Oracle Executive; Amit Zavery Drives API Push

Google Cloud hires Oracle’s Amit Zavery as VP of engineering. Pairing with CEO Thomas Kurian reinforces PaaS & Apigee API push. Google Cloud Next 2019 conference approaches.

Len DiCostanzo Joins Accordo Group

Datto, Autotask and IT services veteran Len DiCostanzo joins Accordo Group as SVP & head of business development. Accordo specializes in technology lifecycle management.

Commvault Hires VP, Pursues Cloud Service Provider Partnerships

Commvault hires Sungard Availability Services veteran Karen Falcone as VP of Worldwide Cloud and Service Providers. The goal: Stronger CSP partnerships.