We anticipate that our alignment with HCI, and our sponsorship of HCI’s Recruitment Technologies track, will bring important talent management knowledge to an even greater number of hiring professionals.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 1, 2008
The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association and educator in talent management strategies, and SilkRoad technology, inc., a software as a service (SAAS) provider of talent management solutions designed to help companies maximize employee talent, announced today that SilkRoad is sponsoring HCI’s Recruitment Technologies education and research track.
Recruitment Techologies is among several topics addressed in HCI’s Talent Acquisition community of interest, a community HCI and its more than 102,000 members consider critical to organizations working to leverage human capital.
“Today’s organizations are faced with multiple challenges -- discovering the best talent, getting employees up-to-speed, keeping them challenged and maintaining open communications, as well as managing traditional HR tasks such as compensation and benefits,” said Allan Schweyer, HCI’s Executive Director and Senior Vice President, Research. “SilkRoad’s approach to these challenges, which enlists Web-based technology, is an example of moving talent management into the future. HCI is pleased to have SilkRoad as sponsor of this vital learning community.”
HCI’s Recruitment Technologies track aims to familiarize employers with available talent management tools and technologies, as well as to streamline and personalize the acquisition process. Through resources including Webcasts, white papers, blogs and other resources, shared by a panel of expert advisors, talent management professionals learn to use technology to their best advantage in a variety of HR and professional settings.
“SilkRoad’s Life Suite of talent management solutions has helped organizations worldwide recruit, onboard, manage and retain the best employees,” said Brian Platz, Chief Operating Officer of SilkRoad. “We anticipate that our alignment with HCI, and our sponsorship of HCI’s Recruitment Technologies track, will bring important talent management knowledge to an even greater number of hiring professionals.”
As part of its sponsorship, SilkRoad will host its first HCI track webcast, titled “Involved, Interested and Applicant: Candidate-Friendly Recruiting Technology,” on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST. Presented by Claudia Faust and Alise Cortez of Improved Experience, a firm that develops business intelligence solutions for recruiting and HR, the webcast will cover innovations in the scope of recruitment technology to improve candidate communication and responsiveness and drive better quality of hire. To register, click here.
More information about Recruitment Technologies, as well as HCI’s other education and research tracks, is available at humancapitalinstitute.org.
ABOUT SILKROAD TECHNOLOGY, INC.:
SilkRoad technology, inc. provides software as a service (SAAS) solutions that significantly improve the talent within its more than 700 customers across the globe. Through SilkRoad’s Life Suite™, an integrated talent management solution, companies are able to hire better employees, identify high and low performers, drive a pay-for-performance culture and improve employee tenure. The SilkRoad Life Suite solution set includes OpenHire™ for recruiting management, RedCarpet™ for employee onboarding and life events, WingSpan™ for flexible employee performance management, GreenLight™ for compensation management and Eprise™ for employee intranets and content management.
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 silkroadtech.com or by phone: U.S. toll-free at 866-329-3363 or internationally at +1-336-201-5100.
ABOUT THE HUMAN CAPITAL INSTITUTE:
The Human Capital Institute is a global think tank, educator, researcher and professional association defining the agenda and setting the pace for the new business science of human capital management. With more than 106,000 members in over 40 countries, HCI offers a new association framework that cuts across the silos of recruitment, HR/OD, finance, sales and marketing, operations, manufacturing and IT. The organization provides key executives, line managers and human capital professionals with the newest education, most effective tools and best practices in talent strategy, acquisition, alignment, engagement, deployment, measurement and retention. HCI believes that the future belongs to leaders with innovative ideas and strategic knowledge. The organization invites professionals to learn, share and grow their careers with HCI’s comprehensive resources, and to join HCI’s high-achieving, forward-looking membership community. For more information, visit humancapitalinstitute.org.
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