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February 18, 2016 09:00 ET

SilkRoad Introduces New Talent Talk Podcast Channel

New Podcast Brings Industry Leaders Together to Discuss Current Trends in HR

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - February 18, 2016) -  SilkRoad (, a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions, has introduced the "SilkRoad Talent Talk Podcast," a podcast that identifies and discusses current trends in HR technology and the most pressing issues facing organizations in 2016, citing more than five years of original SilkRoad Talent Talk research along the way. The podcast airs on the 1st and 15th of each month.

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The first episode, "Are Your Millennials Ready to Step Up," featuring SilkRoad's Amber Hyatt, SPHR, HRCI, discusses the importance of millennials in the workplace, including how to make the right hire and groom them for success. Using real-life personal examples, Hyatt covers everything from using social media in recruiting to building a tailored mentorship program.

Upcoming Podcasts

  • March 1 - Alexandra Levit, workplace author, speaker, consultant and influencer discusses recruiting and training strategies.

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  • "2016 marks a big year for HR -- the industry is rapidly changing the way we manage our employees from performance evaluations to recruiting," said John Westby, vice president of corporate marketing at SilkRoad. "SilkRoad's new Talent Talk Podcast brings HR professionals at all levels the knowledge and advice to create programs that build a sustainable culture and environment, regardless of organization size."

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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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