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Press & Events

Should You Hire a ‘Boomerang’ Employee?

When an employee resigns, most bosses would assume that they won’t see or hear much from that person again, even if they’re still on friendly professional terms. So most of them might be surprised to find that someone who voluntarily left their company is coming back for that new job opening. While some professionals would […]

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Straight To The Source

Surges in hiring, intense competition for skilled candidates, an increase in employer branding, and the rise of technology are all causing organizations to reshape the way they approach candidate sourcing. The explosion of online recruitment means candidates are always on and seeking meaningful experiences with potential employers. Job seekers aren’t lacking options— in fact they […]

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JUN 14 2016

Daxko Wins SilkRoad 2016 Golden Portal Onboarding Award

Redwood Credit Union and United Surgical Partners International Named Top Finalists CHICAGO, IL – (June 14, 2016) – SilkRoad, a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions, announced the winner for the SilkRoad 2016 Golden Portal Award, created to honor top achievement in new hire onboarding programs. Daxko, a leading provider of mission critical software […]

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MAY 5 2016

SilkRoad Named a Winner of 2016 HRO Today TekTonic Awards

Awards recognize innovation and disruption in the world of HR technology CHICAGO – May 5, 2016 – SilkRoad (www.silkroad.com), a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions, was named a winner in HRO Today’s annual “TekTonic Awards” for excellence in HRMS Suites. The awards recognize innovation and disruption in the world of HR technology. SilkRoad […]

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Employers Look to Develop Talent From Within

April 19 — Facing a shrinking labor pool, most employers plan to fill critical jobs from within the company, but this could be difficult, as more than one-quarter of employees plan to be out the door within a year, a new survey from Mercer shows. Some 70 percent of organizations are confident about filling key […]

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How to Create an Employee Performance Improvement Plan

Sooner or later, every manager is going to face a situation where a team member isn’t performing well. This person may be slacking off, or simply failing to complete his or her basic job duties week after week. Either way, it’s frustrating for the whole team, especially if the situation impedes the progress of the […]

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SilkRoad Research: Job Search Engines Drive Six Times More Interviews Than Job Boards

Indeed outstrips the competition by a wide margin according to SilkRoad’s 5th Annual Top Sources of Hire Report CHICAGO – April 26, 2015 – SilkRoad (www.silkroad.com), a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions, today released the 2016 edition of their annual Top Sources of Hire report. Developed from millions of data points collected through […]

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The Power Of Departing Employees, Or Why Offboarding Is Critically Important

By: Amber Hyatt Though most companies today are laser-focused on the onboarding process, many overlook the importance of offboarding. In fact, Aberdeen research finds that only 29 percent of organizations have an offboarding program in place. In many ways, offboarding — the strategic process for transitioning employees out of the workplace — is equally important […]

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Elevating The Performance Review Process: It’s All About Better Agility

By: Amber Hyatt Ambitious attitudes, an urge to work in collaborative environments and a need for transparent feedback – all calling cards of the latest generations (Millennials and Gen Zs) joining the workforce. Nurturing these can-do mentalities is paramount for today’s organizations, and HR professionals across the globe are realizing that annual or bi-annual performance […]

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Employers and Gen Z: A Brand New Dance

By: Amber Hyatt Millennials were the primary focus of marketers and recruiters for most of the last decade. And for good reason: more than one-in-three American workers today fall into the age group. However, as 18-35 year-olds settle into the workforce for the foreseeable future, it’s important to realize that the next drove of talent […]

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