SOURCE: SilkRoad


August 31, 2015 10:00 ET

SilkRoad Announces Latest Life Suite Release

Enhancements Improve Ease of Use and Performance

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - August 31, 2015) - SilkRoad (, a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions, announced the availability of its newest Life Suite release, 2015.3. This release provides new features and enhancements that improve scalability, ease of use and overall performance across SilkRoad's Talent Acquisition, Talent Development and Talent Administration modules.

SilkRoad Life Suite 2015.3 HR Software highlights:

Talent Acquisition (employee recruiting, onboarding)

  • SilkRoad Onboarding's new self-service eForm Builder helps administrators create simple eForms with easy-to-use and intuitive functionality.
  • SilkRoad Recruiting added additional free job distribution partners to help recruiters reach active and passive job seekers. Monster Controlled Listings, Apex Opus and others were added to SilkRoad's already extensive list of free job distribution partners.

Talent Development (employee performance, learning management)

  • SilkRoad Learning added task fields that require users to finish specific activities prior to submitting checklists as complete.

Talent Administration (human resource management system, HR employee portal)

  • SilkRoad HRMS usability enhancements make it easier to update employee profiles and process employee transitions -- including job changes, terminations and employment leaves.
  • SilkRoad Talent Portal administrators can now customize views for employees, based on their job, location or organization.

In recent months, SilkRoad also expanded its distribution capabilities by signing up additional resellers and Talent App core HR business partners to expand its growing Life Suite talent management ecosystem.

"The talent management marketplace continues to expand rapidly because greater expectations are being placed on HR departments, and cloud-based talent management technologies are helping HR leaders meet these demands," said Edward Vesely, chief marketing officer, SilkRoad.

According to SilkRoad's recent TalentTalk Research report about integrated talent management technology, the hottest technology issues include:

  • Top priorities - better integration (46%), adding applications (48%)
  • What's painful - lack of critical data and analytics (46%)
  • Glaring gap - technology not keeping up with Millennials

For more information about the current state of HR technology, download the 2015 HR Technology Report to learn what HR professionals are saying about this important topic.

About SilkRoad

SilkRoad is a leading global provider of cloud-based, end-to-end talent management solutions that enable customers to find, attract, develop, and retain the best talent. The award-winning SilkRoad Life Suite includes Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, and HRMS solutions that are delivered through a tablet-friendly Talent Portal. The suite is easy to deploy and use -- a single platform to rapidly boost employee engagement and business performance. Visit, follow on Twitter @SilkRoadTweets or call 866-329-3363 (U.S. toll free) or +1-312-574-3700.

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