SilkRoad

SilkRoad, the world’s leader in Strategic Onboarding for Talent Activation, helps our customers win the war on retention by engaging people with continuous enterprise-level onboarding to keep talent engaged and connected to business goals throughout their employment journeys. SilkRoad has helped thousands of companies around the world create scalable personalized experiences that activate — and retain — people throughout their employment journeys.

Moving From Reports to Analytics

SilkRoad's Talent Talk Podcast, Episode 14 In this episode of Talent Talk, host John Westby discusses with SilkRoad's Mimi Jerkan and Nirmala Pol the seven advantages of analytics vs. vintage reporting: Faster reporting and analysis Accuracy Better business decision-making (*educated decision-making) Operational efficiency Save headcounts Reduce costs Increase in ROI

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Agile Performance & Goal Setting

SilkRoad's TalentTalk Podcast, Episode 13 Sharlyn Lauby of HR Bartender joins us to discuss agile performance management and goal setting. We discuss how to pitch transitioning from traditional to agile performance management with the CEO and CFO. We also discuss how to involve managers in the agile process and how employees can give valuable feedback to each other. Click here to view...

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The Future of Work

SilkRoad's TalentTalk Podcast, Episode 12 Sharlyn Lauby, Human Resources Management: author, writer, speaker, consultant - ‎HR Bartender, discusses the future of work with us. Learn how deeper analytics, better training for managers, and creating a blended work environment will define the future of work and whether or not organizations will succeed. Click here to view all TalentTalk episodes.

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Is Gamification More Than a Trend?

SilkRoad's TalentTalk Podcast, Episode 11 SilkRoad sits down with Amanda Woodard of Mahlab Media, editor at Human Resources Monthly, a Human Resources Institute of Australia Publication, to discuss why one-in-four Australian organizations are using games to increase productivity. Is this just a passing fad, does it work and how would you make it work in your organization? These and many other questions...

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driving positive culture change

SilkRoad's TalentTalk Podcast, Episode 10 Ed Muzio, author and founder of Group Harmonics, sits down with SilkRoad to discuss creating a company culture that lasts. For other videos and resources on creating a great company culture, visit the links below. Group Harmonics: www.groupharmonics.com/index.html SilkRoad Culture Resource Center: http://hr1.silkroad.com/employment-branding-resource-center

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DIY Agile Performance Management

SilkRoad's TalentTalk Podcast, Episode 8 Looking to make your performance management process more agile? We welcomed back Alexandra Levit, author, speaker and writer, to discuss performance management strategies and how HR teams can build their own agile performance programs. We use real-life business cases and discuss the key attributes of an agile performance plan, the pitfalls of agile performance, how to properly...

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Identifying and Preparing Future Leaders

SilkRoad's TalentTalk Podcast, Episode 6 This year more executives will reach retirement age, and HR needs to act fast to fill critical roles. Author, speaker, consultant and writer Alexandra Levit discusses how to put a plan in place to groom your future leaders for leadership. Later, we discuss strategies for testing for integrity in your employees and how to build a mentorship...

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How to Build the Best Employee Brand

SilkRoad's Talent Talk Podcast, Episode 5 Speaker, author and SilkRoad spokesperson Alexandra Levit sits down with SilkRoad to discuss what employer branding is, best practices and how to build an employer brand in your organization. She discusses some of the pitfalls of employer branding, and how to avoid hurdles like consistency in company message.  

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The Future with Gen Z

SilkRoad's Talent Talk Podcast, Episode 4 Meghan M. Biro, founder and CEO of TalentCulture, talent management and HR tech strategist, digital catalyst, author and speaker, sits down with SilkRoad to discuss Gen Z, the newest generation poised to enter the workforce. They discuss what Gen Z will bring to their organizations, their work habits and how to recruit the best of them.

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New Frontiers in Compliance

SilkRoad's Talent Talk Podcast, Episode 3 Renowned author, speaker, consultant and writer Alexandra Levit discusses compliance issues facing HR in 2016, such as changes to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), raising the minimum wage and laws surrounding paid sick leave. At 22:18 we discuss exemption from overtime pay regulations and the salary threshold expansion. Read more by Alexandra Levit or visit SilkRoad's Blog

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