SilkRoad technology Is On The Job With Kelly Management Services

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Kelly Management Services chooses RedCarpet for Web-based onboarding solution.

The tool is user-friendly and scalable. It increases efficiency and provides real-time data to ensure a consistent on-boarding process for all hires.

Winston-Salem, NC (PRWeb) April 3, 2007 -- SilkRoad technology, inc., a leading provider of Web-based talent management solutions, today announced that Kelly Management Services, a specialized division of Kelly Services that provides outsourcing solutions for the staffing and daily operational management of critical non-core functions and departments, has successfully implemented the first phase rollout for RedCarpet, the Web-based onboarding solution from SilkRoad technology.

RedCarpet provides a customized web interface to process and track vital new-employee milestones including drug testing, background checks, security clearance and other important items for each new consultant at the program's pilot location.

Since the RedCarpet implementation in Fall 2006, Kelly Management Services has successfully completed the onboarding of the first phase of consultants with RedCarpet. The program will now grow through expanded implementation at the initial location and through future roll-out at other locations for the pilot client and with other clients worldwide.

"RedCarpet has significantly enhanced our onboarding process for contingent workers and consultants," said Charles Wright, director of operations for Kelly Services. "The tool is user-friendly and scalable. It increases efficiency and provides real-time data to ensure a consistent on-boarding process for all hires."

"Kelly Management Services is among the most respected talent management companies, so it is particularly gratifying that they have entrusted this talent onboarding initiative to RedCarpet," said Brian Platz, General Manager of SilkRoad technology. "RedCarpet is built to be scalable, user-friendly, and extremely customizable, and we look forward to fulfilling Kelly Management Services' growing onboarding needs."

RedCarpet, SilkRoad's onboarding solution, streamlines the employee acclimation and socialization process by systematically providing essential information to each new hire. Additionally, RedCarpet includes a robust task management engine to orchestrate and track all of the internal processes involved in preparing for the arrival of a new employee, such as workspace allocation, phone and e-mail set-up, parking access, benefits paperwork, and more.

About SilkRoad technology, inc.
SilkRoad technology, inc. provides software-as-a-service solutions that significantly improve the employee talent within its more than 600 customers across the globe. Using SilkRoad's Life Suiteā„¢, companies are able to hire better employees, identify high and low performers, drive a pay-for-performance culture, and improve employee tenure. SilkRoad technology is headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC with offices in Bedford, MA; Chicago, IL; West Long Branch, NJ; and Hamburg, Germany. More information is available on the Web at or by phone: U.S. toll free at 866-329-3363 or internationally at +1-336-


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