SilkRoad Announces 3rd SilkRoad Connections User Conference

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SilkRoad, a leading provider of social talent management solutions, today announced it will bring together more than 500 customers, partners and employees to learn, share and connect on evolving HR trends and technologies at SilkRoad Connections, taking place at Camelback Inn, A JW Marriott Resort & Spa, in Scottsdale, Arizona, June 3-6, 2012. Shawn Achor, author of The Happiness Advantage, will deliver the keynote presentation on how to use happiness in the workplace to fuel success on Monday, June 4th at 9:30 a.m. MST.

During the conference, SilkRoad will be hosting a panel session on Tuesday, June 5th from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. MST featuring leading industry bloggers discussing employee engagement and its impact on the bottom line. Moderated by Allan Beonowitz from The Employee Engagement Group, panelists Sharlyn Lauby, HR Bartender, Alexandra Levit, Water Cooler Wisdom and Lisa Rosendahl, Simply Lisa will explore what employee engagement means from a business perspective, where to start and how social fits into the program.

Today’s HR leaders are faced with unprecedented market challenges and fierce competition that impacts their ability to effectively engage, develop and enable top talent. Coming out of the conference, HR leaders and practitioners will be armed with new skills and best practices for:

  •     Digital interviewing
  •     Developing talent communities
  •     Online recruitment advertising
  •     Training the extended enterprise
  •     Using social media to drive talent management

SilkRoad Connections will be held at the Camelback Inn, A JW Marriott Resort & Spa, 5402 East Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85253. For more information, visit

About SilkRoad
SilkRoad is a leading global provider of cloud-based social 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 talent management 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 HRMS. The Life Suite® solutions are ideally suited for businesses of every size because of their 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, follow them on Twitter @SilkRoadTweets or call 866-329-3363 (U.S. toll free) or +1-336-201-5100.

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