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Diversity, Culture and Inclusion

There is nothing more personal than one’s unique identity, and nothing more valuable than the progress and success we can achieve by bringing our own unique ideas, experiences and differences to the table.

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Whitepaper / Research | HR General

There is nothing more personal than one’s unique identity, and nothing more valuable than the progress and success we can achieve by bringing our own unique ideas, experiences and differences to the table. However, if we are not acknowledging and supporting our team’s differences, then the potential to thrive within diversity ultimately dies.

2017 Strategic Onboarding Survey
HR Professionals Share their Views

Once you have hired someone, getting them activated in the company is just as important as selecting the right candidate.

Whitepaper / Research | Onboarding

With all of the talk lately about this or that approach to recruiting, it’s easy to forget all about onboarding. We recently conducted research with 401 HR professionals on the topic of onboarding and are excited to share the results with you.

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3 Key Strategies to Engage and Retain New Hires

Onboarding is the process of transforming a new hire into a fully functioning, integrated member of the team.

Webinars | Onboarding

Only 44% of employees believe their employer does a good job bringing new employees into the organization. Onboarding is the process of transforming a new hire into a fully functioning, integrated member of the team. Proper onboarding provides not only the ‘rules of the road,’ but also clear expectations in terms of behavior and interaction with management, customers, and other employees.

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8 Tips to Help New Hires Build Relationships

Power up relationship building in your onboarding program.

Whitepaper / Research | Onboarding

Research shows that those who have strong relationships at work generate better results for their companies. This includes better retention, productivity, profitability and more. But work relationships don't just happen—new hires need to make the right connections. With the right 'go to' people added to the new hire journey, you will add a huge boost to comfort, learning and fast productivity.

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A Snap Shot of the Recruiting Landscape

The HR Daily Advisor research team conducted the 2017 Annual Recruiting Survey in January 2017

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The HR Daily Advisor research team conducted the 2017 Annual Recruiting Survey in January 2017. Recruiting is one of the hottest issues for HR professionals (and recruiters, of course) largely thanks to an improving economy and low unemployment rates.

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Accenture Infographic

To replace an outdated, primarily manual workflow for onboarding new hires, Accenture implemented and deployed SilkRoad Onboarding.

Infographic | Onboarding

To replace an outdated, primarily manual workflow for onboarding new hires, Accenture implemented and deployed SilkRoad Onboarding. Through automation, the organization eliminated faxing, scanning, printing, and mailing of compliance-driven and other documentation for hiring and reduced related labor for staff. These improvements saved labor expenditure for HR and reduced the time it previously took to bring new hires to full productivity.

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Addressing Employee Disengagement

How to make workers happier & more productive.

Whitepaper / Research | HR General

Addressing employee disengagement requires overcoming the status quo. It requires energizing workers and getting them plugged into the work beyond just meeting performance expectaions. To do that, HR—and the business at large—must reframe the whole conversation around the employee experience.

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Agile Performance Management Report

Frequent feedback in the workplace is being demanded by employees. Recent research by Tiny Pulse, found that 64% of employees surveyed said they wanted their supervisor to check in with them at least every two weeks, with 42% of millennials wanting feedback every week. This white paper lays out a plan to create a culture of communication in your organization.

Whitepaper / Research | Performance

When a company crafts their organizational culture to make employee conversations direct, frequent, and timely, they empower their employees to make the greatest contribution and have the greatest success.

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Aligning Performance Management with Strategy | Webinar Recording

Sharlyn Lauby, author of the blog HR Bartender, discusses the connection between performance and business results.

Webinars | Performance

Performance management is important for one simple reason: performance determines the organization’s ability to meet its goals. However, how many organizations design their performance management process with business strategy in mind?

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Back To The Future Of HR | Webinar

The new world of work presents increasingly complex challenges for HR professionals. Now is the time to get back to the basics.

Webinars | Employee Lifecycle

The new world of work presents increasingly complex challenges for HR professionals. Navigating the demands of compliance, technology, global competition, workforce diversity, big data, outsourcing, in-sourcing, employee engagement …. the list goes on and HR professionals are stretched thin. HR has become a complicated behemoth that research tells us is not adding strategic value to the business. Now is the time to get back to the basics.

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BenefitMall Uses SilkRoad's Learning Management System

After a thorough vetting process, Graham and her team selected SilkRoad’s Learning Management System. “The demo showed us how easy it can be to manage everything, and for people to find and use the training content they want,”

Case Studies | Learning

After a thorough vetting process, Graham and her team selected SilkRoad’s Learning Management System. “The demo showed us how easy it can be to manage everything, and for people to find and use the training content they want,”

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Bernick’s Drives Entrepreneurial Experience with SilkRoad

Bernick’s faced a difficult recruiting challenge in its territory, competing with oil jobs in North Dakota. Through SilkRoad Recruiting, Bernick’s was able to successfully execute a hiring strategy that reduced time-to-hire to meet its goals of 42 days from requisition receipt.

Case Studies | Learning

Bernick’s faced a difficult recruiting challenge in its territory, competing with oil jobs in North Dakota. Through SilkRoad Recruiting, Bernick’s was able to successfully execute a hiring strategy that reduced time-to-hire to meet its goals of 42 days from requisition receipt.

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C-Suite Support for Onboarding Critical for Enterprise Organizationsʼ Success

Large organizations in which top executives invest, promote and collaborate in onboarding practices are twice as likely to have onboarding aligned with business goals and talent strategies, and linked with development and learning.

Infographic | Onboarding

Large organizations in which top executives invest, promote and collaborate in onboarding practices are twice as likely to have onboarding aligned with business goals and talent strategies, and linked with development and learning.

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Engage Your People and Keep Them On Board with SilkRoad

SilkRoad Strategic Onboarding goes beyond traditional Talent Management software to engage and activate people and retain them by connecting them with your business goals in a continuous journey from sourcing to transition.

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