SilkRoad technology Recognized as Champion in Talent Acquisition Vendor Landscape

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SilkRoad’s OpenHire Selected as a Top Solution by Info-Tech Research Group

SilkRoad technology, inc., a leading provider of talent management solutions, announced its recruiting solution, OpenHire, has been ranked in the Champion quadrant in the latest Talent Acquisition Solution (TAS) Vendor Landscape published by Info-Tech Research Group.

With more than 400 available solutions from recruitment specialists, ERP/HRMS vendors and talent management suite vendors, the TAS market is flooded with vendors. SilkRoad OpenHire, with highly configurable career sites, ease-of-use and clean dashboards, was found by Info-Tech to be a leading product with optimal usability for small to mid-sized companies.

The report noted that, “Evaluating vendors by checking off a features list doesn't work anymore.” As many vendors offer similar functionality, “…how they [work] becomes the differentiator. As a result, workflow and usability become key evaluation criteria.” In addition to capabilities such as workforce planning, Web mining, social media integration, strong assessment and background checking, job offer management and onboarding, SilkRoad’s commitment to creating the finest end-user experience was recognized.

“We understand that organizations are engaged in a fierce war for talent, and have put a strong emphasis on the usability of our solutions to help ease and optimize the recruiting challenge,” said Brian Platz, COO of SilkRoad. “This recognition not only showcases the value that OpenHire adds to an organization, but also SilkRoad’s relentless focus on end user experience.”

Also noted in the report, as “a single platform that can scale to any size of organization in any industry,” SilkRoad’s OpenHire strengths included:

  •     Excellent career sites that can be easily configured and edited by end users, with no need to involve the IT department.
  •     Bidirectional integration with Outlook and an IE plug-in.
  •     Rich functionality for searching social networking sites.
  •     Hot Matches for jobs based on scores and ranking criteria.
  •     Support for internal users and candidates.

Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape reports recognize outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace. Assessing vendors by the strength of their offering and their strategy for the enterprise, Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscapes pay tribute to the contribution of exceptional vendors in a particular category.

About SilkRoad technology
SilkRoad is a leading global provider of cloud-based talent management software. Their passion for creating the finest employee experience drives everything they do. The award-winning SilkRoad Life Suite is an integrated set of employer-branded HCM solutions that power businesses with the latest Web 2.0 and social media innovations: OpenHire for recruiting, RedCarpet for onboarding and life events, WingSpan for performance management, GreenLight for learning management, Eprise for intranets and HeartBeat for trusted core HR. The Life Suite is ideally suited for businesses of every size because of its unique and open “start anywhere” architecture – implement the complete suite or begin with one solution and add functionality as you need it. Either way, it’s the fastest path to develop more productive and empowered employees who can rapidly boost business performance. Visit silkroad.com, follow them on Twitter @SilkRoadTweets or call 866-329-3363 (U.S. toll free) or +1-336-201-5100.

About Info-Tech Research Group
With a paid membership of over 8,000 organizations worldwide, Info-Tech Research Group (http://www.infotech.com) is the global leader in providing tactical, practical Information Technology research and analysis. Info-Tech Research Group has a thirteen-year history of delivering quality research and is one of North America's fastest growing full-service IT analyst firms.

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