In order to keep up with this year updates for its highly demanded Talent Management Cloud Solutions, Oracle releases two new exams: Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service 2016 Implementation Essentials 1Z1-324 and Oracle Fusion Talent Management Base Cloud Service 2016 Implementation Essentials 1Z1-331. These exams are essential for associated certifications: Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service 2016 Certified Implementation Specialist and Oracle Fusion Talent Management Base Cloud Service 2016 Certified Implementation Specialist.
Currently new exams are in Beta versions, and you can pass them at largely discounted price of 43 euro. 1Z1-324 Exam will remain in beta version until December 5th, 2015, while 1Z1-331 exam will go in production mode on December 19th. Both exams can be taken in specialized Pearson VUE centers, and you can register for them online on the official website.
These IT certification tests are 2.5-3 hours long and consist of 150-225 multiple-choice questions, the exams’ language is English. Beta exams’ scores will be available within eleven weeks after the closing of beta testing period. Regarding preparation it is recommended to take up-to-date training and prep courses from Oracle University. The courses’ curriculum is not available yet, so we advise you to check up the official exams’ pages later on.
Let’s have a closer look on each of the beta certification exams.
Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service 2016 Implementation Essentials 1Z1-324 Exam has been developed towards Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service, Release 15A. This IT Certification targets professionals, who already have strong background in implementation and selling of Oracle Talent management Cloud Service Solutions. The exam covers seven main topics: general software overview, data segmentation and security, recruiting process configuration, foundation data, career section configuration, prescreening and screening, onboarding.
Overview: knowledge of business processes and system settings;
Data Segmentation and Security: configuration and usage of SmartOrg, user types and groups, knowledge of configuration profiles;
Recruiting Process Configuration: ability to design candidates’ selection workflow, work with correspondence, advanced search, list formats and context;
Foundation Data – Fields Files and Forms: relationships between Fields, Files, and Forms; candidate and requisition forms and files, user defined fields;
Career Section Configuration: Application Flows, Career Sections, User Defined Forms; Internal, External, and Agency Career Portals; Mobile Career Section;
Prescreening and Screening: Screening options, prescreening questionnaire, disqualification questions, ACE Alerts, Screening services;
Onboarding (Transitions): Onboarding, Pre-hire, Offboarding, eOffer; Tasks, Steps, Transitions, and Conditions; Portal pages; processes’ building.
Oracle Fusion Talent Management Base Cloud Service 2016 Implementation Essentials Exam targets professionals with solid knowledge of Oracle HCM Cloud Service solutions including sales and implementation. This certification exam evaluates test-takers knowledge within five main topics: goals of organization, designing questionnaires, performance management, work with succession plans and talent pools, talent review.
Goals: ability to setup organization and worker goals, configure goal setup options and goal plans, describe goal concepts, etc.
Questionnaires: design and implementation of questionnaires;
Performance Management: knowledge of performance documents, setting, evaluation and configuration of performance objectives, roles, performance template sections etc.;
Succession Plans and Talent Pools: succession management integrations, plans, talent pools;
Talent Review: configuration of talent review dashboards, management of talent review data, talent search and profile comparison, etc.