HRchitect Tech Vendor News: Silkroad Announces Innovative Enhancements to Life Suite

SilkRoad, a leading global provider of cloud-based talent management solutions, announced its summer release, including enhancements to its complete suite of integrated HRMS, Talent Acquisition and Talent Development software.

“We continue to innovate across the entire Suite, incrementally introducing new functionality within our talent acquisition, talent development, and talent portal offerings,” said John Shackleton, President and Chief Executive Officer at SilkRoad. “Working closely with our customers, the SilkRoad Life Suite continues to evolve and meet their needs.”

Highlights from the Quarter:

Talent Acquisition – SilkRoad announced as its latest free job distribution partner for its OpenHire® applicant tracking solution, connecting employers with a broader international audience of active and passive job seekers.

SilkRoad’s RedCarpet® employee onboarding solution now includes an updated I-9 Form in accordance with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requirements and is available in four new languages, including Danish, French, Italian, and Swedish.

Talent Development – SilkRoad’s WingSpan® performance management solution now allows employers to link two appraisal cycles to show how an employee is progressing against goals, helping employers augment traditional annual reviews with real-time performance data.

Additionally, SilkRoad expanded its partnership with OpenSesame to offer fifty international courses from training provider Cegos. These are now available to SilkRoad GreenLight® learning management solution customers in Europe and Asia. GreenLight is available in eleven languages, with new additions including, Russian, Portuguese, Italian, and Flemish. Customers also have the ability to schedule, automatically generate, and share reports via email to easily meet compliance learning requirements.

Enterprise Talent Portal – SilkRoad’s Point™ collaboration solution now includes a profile setup wizard and daily magazine notifications, which provide users with highlights covering information and content updates that are the most relevant to them.

HRMS – SilkRoad’s HeartBeat® HRMS solution introduced improved administration capabilities of plan enrollments for benefits administrators.


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