SilkRoad technology Honored in Eighth Annual International Business Awards…from SilkRoad


SilkRoad technology Provides “Suite” Customer Service

HRchitect featured SilkRoad in our release of The Suite Life of Integrated Talent Management and also includes them in our list of top Talent Acquisition Systems vendors that businesses should consider. SilkRoad competed in the HRchitect Beauty Pageant on Onboarding Systems in January 2009, and the HRchitect IRONMAN on Mid-Marketing Talent Acquisition Systems on June18, 2010, where they were crowned the winner of each. Brian Platz, EVP and COO of SilkRoad also appeared on the HRchitect WebMingle on March 20, 2009. Finally, HRchitect attended the SilkRoad user conference, SilkRoad Connections, in May 2010 and May 2011.

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SilkRoad technology, inc., a leading provider of cloud-based talent management solutions, has earned a Distinguished Honoree medal in the Customer Service Department of the Year category in The 2011 International Business Awards. The International Business Awards are the only global, all-encompassing business awards program honoring great performances in business.

Nicknamed the Stevie for the Greek word “crowned, “the awards will be presented to honorees at a gala event on Tuesday, October 11th at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Honorees were selected from more than 3,000 entries received from organizations and individuals in more than 40 nations.

Organizations all over the world are eligible to compete in The International Business Awards and can enter in any of more than 40 categories from Company of the Year and Best New Product of the Year to Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year and Executive of the Year.

“Our International teams work exceptionally hard to provide the solutions and service to help organizations manage all relevant human resource information,” said Peter Earnshaw, managing director, Asia of SilkRoad technology. “This acknowledgement of our customer service team is a great honor and recognition of our efforts to provide the best customer service to our clients around the globe.”

Honorees were determined through two rounds of judging by close to 200 professionals worldwide.

“Entries to The International Business Awards grew by more than 80 percent this year, and that illustrates the increasing importance of the IBAs worldwide,” said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards, presenters of the IBAs. “We congratulate all of the honorees, and we look forward to recognizing them for their achievements at our gala event in Abu Dhabi on October 11th.”

With offices around the globe, SilkRoad provides software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that significantly improve talent management for more than 2,000 customers, cutting millions of dollars in human resources costs with integrated solutions that manage the entire employee life cycle. With its award-winning Life Suite, SilkRoad assists companies to attract best-fit talent, manage onboarding and employee transitions, maximize employee performance, provide a centralized learning management system, deliver accurate information with employee intranets and manage core HR.

Complete lists of honorees and other details are available at

For more information on SilkRoad, please visit

Matt Lafata, HRchitect


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