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SilkRoad Technology Partners With HireRight

May 24, 2011

To enhance screening of applicants seeking employment in various industries and regions, SilkRoad Technology, Inc., a provider of talent management solutions, and HireRight, a provider of employment screening solutions, have announced they have formed a strategic alliance in order to provide joint customers with a new pre-integrated solution to help manage employment screening programs more efficiently, as well as make better-informed hiring decisions.

SilkRoad provides software-as-a-service (SaaS (News - Alert)) solutions that significantly improve the talent within its more than 2,000 customers across the world. Its recruiting management solution, OpenHire, has been seamlessly integrated with HireRight through the HireRight Connect integration platform to increase efficiency and provide faster turnaround for SilkRoad clients through the employment screening process. Now, SilkRoad customers can deploy these tools to manage and control comprehensive employment screening programs, including comprehensive background, drug and health screenings.

“We are extremely excited to offer our clients this capability from HireRight,” said Thomas Boyle, Director, Product Strategy at SilkRoad technology, in a release. “Many of the world's most successful companies use HireRight, and with this offering our customers will be able to easily implement consistent screening policies across their organizations.”

Kevin Dunning, Director of Product Management at HireRight, said, “HireRight pioneered integration of employment screening in talent management platforms and we are delighted to be partnering with a leading innovator such as SilkRoad, and both companies offer easy-to-use, streamlined solutions for customers that can make a real difference in productivity, accuracy and ultimately customer satisfaction. We look forward to helping SilkRoad's numerous clients across the globe work smarter by giving them the tools to make better-informed hiring decisions.”

In other company news, SilkRoad has expanded its global operations with a new corporate office in London and new offices in France and Japan.

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Mandira Srivastava is a TMCnet contributor. She works as a full-time writer, ghostwriter and blogger, and has more than two years of experience in print and Web media. She has also worked on company brochures, website content and product descriptions, as well as proofreading and editing content. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by John Lahtinen

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