City of St. Louis Department of Personnel Announces Launch of Taleo to Revolutionize Hiring Process

Taleo is an applicant tracking system designed to streamline the hiring process and significantly reduce paper use.

May 20, 2024 | 2 min reading time

The City of St. Louis Department of Personnel is excited to announce the launch of Taleo, an innovative applicant tracking system designed to streamline the hiring process and significantly reduce paper use. This new platform is part of the city's commitment to environmental sustainability and operational efficiency.

Taleo introduces a fully digital experience for both job applicants and the hiring team, simplifying applications, tracking, and communications. By moving away from paper-based processes, the Department of Personnel is not only making a positive impact on the environment but also enhancing the efficiency and accessibility of city employment opportunities.

"We are thrilled to implement Taleo within our department," said Sonya Gray, Director of Personnel. "This system marks a significant advancement in our hiring practices, allowing us to better serve the City of St. Louis and its residents. The Talent Acquisition team has done an exceptional job, and their dedication is evident in the success of this launch."

Taleo's mobile-friendly design allows candidates and recruiters to interact with the system on the go, enhancing accessibility and engagement. This feature will facilitate continuous communication and a smoother candidate experience.

By automating key tasks such as job posting, applicant tracking, and interview scheduling, Taleo reduces the time-to-hire. Its powerful analytics tools offer insights that refine recruitment strategies, ensuring the hiring process is not only faster but also more effective at selecting top-quality candidates.

The public and prospective job applicants can explore the new system and its benefits by visiting the updated jobs page on the City of St. Louis website.

For additional information or to arrange an interview with the Director of Personnel, Sonya Gray, please contact:

Jamie McGeechan
Public Information Officer
Department of Personnel
City of St. Louis
Cell: (314) 322-0729
Office: (314) 622-5763

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