SilkRoad Technology Wins Bronze in 2011 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards

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SilkRoad OpenHire Honored in Talent Acquisition Technology Category for its Innovative Recruitment Management System.

SilkRoad technology, inc., a leading provider of social talent management solutions, has won a coveted Brandon Hall bronze award for excellence in the Best Advance in Talent Acquisition Technology category for its applicant tracking software, OpenHire. Companies of all sizes and from all industries use OpenHire to automate and streamline core recruiting activities, improving their organization’s bottom line.    

“The proliferation of talent acquisition technology and social media has changed the way companies execute recruitment strategies in the face of a fierce war for talent,” said Andrew J. “Flip” Filipowski, CEO, SilkRoad technology. “SilkRoad’s OpenHire was developed to enable those industries facing a severe skills gap to attract, hire and retain top talent as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. This recognition validates both OpenHire’s value to our customers and SilkRoad’s position as a leader in the talent management space.”

OpenHire’s scalable platform provides companies with:

  •     An easy-to-use, affordable applicant tracking system
  •     Automated compliance with I-9 and native E-verify integration
  •     Career sites that can be easily configured and edited
  •     Rich functionality for searching social networking sites
  •     Hot Matches for jobs based on scores and ranking criteria
  •     Positive candidate experience
  •     Reporting capabilities on hiring metrics, compliance, sourcing, budgets, job board usage and more

“2011 provided us with a unique viewpoint of how organizations are driving business results and performance improvement through technology,” said Mike Cooke, CEO of Brandon Hall Group. “This was the year in which technology providers and their clients have been able to transform the power of mobile, social, talent, learning, sales and marketing technologies, with proven, validated results. Most impressive to our judges was an underlying theme around collaborative relationships, a deep understanding of client needs and how technology can be leveraged to create opportunities and operating efficiencies for organizations of all sizes. I am proud to announce these first-rate solution providers as award winners in the most competitive year yet."
A panel of veteran, independent senior judges evaluated the entries along with Brandon Hall Group’s industry expert analysts and leadership. A complete list of winners can be found at

About SilkRoad technology, inc.
SilkRoad is a leading global provider of cloud-based social talent management solutions. 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 TM/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 HRMS. 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 product 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, follow them on Twitter @SilkRoadTweets or call 866-329-3363 (U.S. toll free) or +1-336-201-5100.

About Brandon Hall Group
Having worked with more than 10,000 clients globally and after 20 years of delivering world-class solutions, Brandon Hall Group is the preeminent research and analyst organization focused on developing research-driven solutions to drive organizational performance for emerging and large organizations. Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research, data and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Sales Effectiveness, Marketing Impact, and Executive Management. (


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