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Press & Events

SilkRoad Research: Employee Referrals Remain King, Deliver 1/3 of all Hires

Among external sources, Indeed produces twice the hires of all other sources combined CHICAGO – May 25, 2017 – SilkRoad (.silkroad.com), a global leader in Talent Activation, today released Sources of Hire 2017, its annual report designed to guide companies in finding the best candidates. Analyzing millions of data points collected through the SilkRoad Recruiting […]

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Newlink Awarded Highest Honor in 2017 SilkRoad Talent Activation Awards

General Electric Company, Mediabrands, TRI Pointe Group honored for exceptional talent activation program elements ORLANDO, Fla. – (May 9, 2017) – SilkRoad, a global leader in Talent Activation, today announced the winners of the SilkRoad 2017 Talent Activation Awards, created to honor outstanding employer branding and design, innovative candidate-to-new hire experiences, and strategic excellence in […]

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Talent Management Evolves to Talent Activation with Newly Unveiled SilkRoad Activate

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 8, 2017 – Today from its 2017 Connections user conference, SilkRoad (www.silkroad.com), a global leader in Talent Activation, unveiled its innovative technology, SilkRoad Activate which evolves Talent Management to Talent Activation. The first commercially available HR technology to truly activate employees for better business outcomes, SilkRoad Activate is an engagement platform […]

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APR 10 2017

Undercover Recruiter (State of Talent)

HR technologies that cater to both HR and the workforce result in more engaged, empowered workers. - See more at: http://www.hrotoday.com/news/engaged-workforce/activating-employees/#sthash.Xu9dhl3X.dpuf

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APR 10 2017

5 HR Talent Trends for 2017

SilkRoad recently published its “2017 State of Talent” report examining more than 1,300 responses to surveys targeting HR professionals. The report forecasts the top talent trends for 2017, and a consistent theme emerged: the growing practice of moving beyond traditional talent management activities to create an employee journey that attracts and motivates talent to achieve better business outcomes. This process is known as talent activation.

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MAR 9 2017

SilkRoad’s State of Talent 2017: Goodbye Processes and Transactions; Hello Employee Experiences

New research shows 53% of HR professionals report higher employee engagement through better onboarding, details other top challenges and opportunities in 2017 CHICAGO – March 9, 2017 – SilkRoad (www.silkroad.com), a global leader in Talent Activation, today announced its “2017 State of Talent” report, providing in-depth analysis of the issues that matter most to HR […]

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FEB 14 2017

SilkRoad Integrates Talent Activation Services Across Microsoft Cloud and Productivity Solutions

Delivering modern Talent Activation cloud solutions to people-centric businesses worldwide CHICAGO – February 14, 2017 – SilkRoad (www.silkroad.com), a global leader in Talent Activation, today announced a broad technology initiative partnering with Microsoft and leveraging its technologies to transform how businesses leverage modern cloud services to manage and streamline talent acquisition, onboarding and development processes. […]

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FEB 13 2017

Here’s What’s Keeping You Up At Night

By Amber Hyatt From concerns about how to motivate employees to meet company goals to worries over how to gain a “big picture” of company talent through data and analytics, a host of work-related issues haunted HR professionals in 2016, according to SilkRoad’s latest “What Keeps HR Up At Night?” report. Each year, SilkRoad aims […]

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FEB 9 2017

Carey Lohrenz, U.S. Navy’s First Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot, to Keynote Eighth Annual SilkRoad Connections User Conference

Combat aviator leads top-flight roster of industry experts scheduled to explore latest trends in talent activation CHICAGO – February 9, 2017 – SilkRoad (www.silkroad.com), a global leader in Talent Activation, today announced that former U.S. Navy Lt. Carey Lohrenz, the first female to pilot an F-14 Tomcat Fighter jet for the Navy, will be the […]

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OCT 25 2016

HR Nightmares: 56% of HR Professionals Have No Process Linking Employee Experience to Annual Business Goals

New SilkRoad research examines top worries of HR professionals CHICAGO – October 25, 2016 – SilkRoad (www.silkroad.com), a global leader in talent activation solutions, today announced its fourth-annual ‘What Keeps HR Up At Night?’ report. Based on responses from 728 HR professionals, the report examines perspectives, challenges and concerns of HR professionals and reveals the […]

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