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 (, 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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OCT 4 2016

SilkRoad Unveils Agile Performance for Talent Activation at HR Technology Conference & Expo

Included apps maximize productivity, engagement and alignment with corporate objective CHICAGO – (October 4, 2016) – SilkRoad, a global leader in cloud-based talent activation solutions, announced today from the HR Technology Conference and Expo the availability of SilkRoad Agile Performance, designed to help organizations activate employee performance with apps for Check-ins, Goals and Reviews that […]

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SEP 28 2016

Forget Talent Management: SilkRoad Leads Charge for Talent Activation

New research from Brandon Hall Group supports adoption of talent activation continuum CHICAGO – (September 28, 2016) – SilkRoad, a global leader in talent activation solutions, announced the availability of new research from Brandon Hall Group validating SilkRoad’s shift from talent management to talent activation. Talent activation transforms traditional talent management and employee engagement into […]

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JUN 15 2016

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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JUN 18 2016

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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APR 19 2016

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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APR 21 2016

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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APR 26 2016

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, 2016 – SilkRoad (, 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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APR 15 2016

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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