Case Studies

Case Studies

A Case Study in Performance Management

KEY RESULTS: ⁃    Provided one central location for performance management tracking and reporting for SIRVA’s global offices ⁃    Saved time, allowing HR to dedicate resources to other areas ⁃    Provided a faster and more efficient goals and evaluation process for both employees and managers BACKGROUND SIRVA, Inc. is a leader in providing relocation solutions to […]

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Amyx, Inc. Drives Business Results with SilkRoad: HRMS Powers Data Analysis and Reporting

SilkRoad HRMS Results A seamless transition to a new HRMS, facilitated by SilkRoad’s expert implementation team. Streamlined business processes, because multiple “touchpoints” have been eliminated. Accurate, reliable data, available at the click of a mouse for client proposals, compliance reporting, planning, and more. All HR data is stored in one repository. A Web-based solution that […]

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Centralizing Performance Management Processes

KEY IMPACTS ⁃    Created one central location for all information to be stored ⁃    Eliminated cost of time and money spent on recreating lost material ⁃    Increased usage of IP’s LMS ⁃    Saved expertise collected from years of experience BACKGROUND International Paper (IP) is a diversified, global company with manufacturing operations in the western hemisphere, […]

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Clear Channel Innovates with SilkRoad Recruiting: Custom Career Portal Engages Top Hires

SilkRoad Recruiting Results ⁃    One, centralized method of tracking and hiring applicants. ⁃    An appealing career portal that conveys the vibrant Clear Channel brand – and attracts best-fit candidates. ⁃    A fast and standardized method of recruiting, giving HR the ability to control on the career website and update it easily. ⁃    Recruiting is integrated […]

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Computing infrastructure solutions provider uses SilkRoad Recruiting to drastically improve candidate processing, lower agency fees, and improve talent search

BACKGROUND NetIQ Corporation (NASDAQ: NTIQ) is a leading provider of software solutions for managing, securing and analyzing all key components of enterprise computing infrastructures. From backend networks and servers to front-line applications andWeb servers, clients like Ford, NASA, and NASDAQ depend on NetIQ’s applications and services. NetIQ’s SilkRoad Recruiting Applicant Tracking System Results: ⁃    Reduced […]

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Dentsu Aegis Network Streamlines Performance Management

Results Standard approach across 25 brands Measurable and track able performance outcomes Cultural shift Complimentary to SilkRoad Learning for an overall employee development experience Background Dentsu Aegis Network first started speaking with SilkRoad in 2011 about their overall HR strategy, challenges and goals. Since then, Dentsu Aegis Network has implemented SilkRoad Performance, Learning and Onboarding […]

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Elkay Manufacturing Builds its Team with SilkRoad

BACKGROUND Elkay was founded nearly a century ago on a simple idea: “Make the best sinks and provide the best customer service.” Since then Elkay has grown significantly from its beginnings as a sink manufacturing company to a complete supplier of kitchen products. To this day, the company’s dedication to innovative products and exceptional customer […]

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Fast-Paced Ulthera Meets Rapid Growth, Integrates HR Functions with SilkRoad HRMS

SilkRoad HRMS Results ⁃    More transparent, fluid, and agile processes, with real-time data for reporting, decision making, and planning. ⁃    Leveraging previous IT investments, by integrating with other systems and allowing for future integration of a new payroll system. ⁃    An appealing interface that addresses the needs of Ulthera’s Web-adept, dispersed workforce. Employees can now […]

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From Barista to Barristers – SilkRoad Recruiting has enabled the leading retailer in the Philippines to hire exceptional talent across a wide range of roles

BACKGROUND Attract the right kind of talent across the organisation. Rustan Coffee is part of the Rustan Group of Companies, which was established in the Philippines in 1951. In 1997, Rustan Coffee signed an exclusive licensing agreement to develop the Starbucks retail business in the Philippines. The first store opened in December, 1997 and the […]

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From Beijing to Brunei, from Mumbai to Melbourne and beyond, the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has partnered with SilkRoad to integrate the recruiting process throughout Asia Pacific

BACKGROUND Multiple Locations and Rapid Growth Create Need for Integrated Recruitment System Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel management companies, has a portfolio of more than 1,300 hotels in operation and under development. It owns a powerful set of global brands: Radisson Blu, Radisson, Park Plaza, Park Inn […]

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Gen-Probe Incorporated Gives SilkRoad’s Learning Management System the Green Light

BACKGROUND Gen-Probe Incorporated, a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of rapid, accurate, and cost-effective nucleic acid tests (NATs) – used primarily to diagnose human diseases and screen donated human blood – is a perfect example of a company working within a regulated environment. For years, they managed and tracked employee training manually […]

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Georgiou Group Values SilkRoad’s High-Efficiency Onboarding: Save Hours, Boosts Productivity, Engages Employees from Day One

RESULTS ⁃    One consistent onboarding process that eliminated paper forms. ⁃    Reduction of general orientation from one day to half a day. Now more time is spent acclimating the employee to the company’s systems and safety culture. ⁃    An easy-to-use portal that provides a superb experience for new hires and engages them from Day One […]

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Hospital Speeds Compliance Report Creation by 94%, Integrates SilkRoad Learning and Scanner Technology

Employee Learning System Results 94% reduction in compliance report creation time Higher reporting accuracy by eliminating manual process Improved experience and satisfaction for nurses, physicians and staff Successful integration of learning management software and RFID hardware   Challenges of Employee Learning Long, unproductive sign-in/registration process for 100+ attendees at training events Decentralized records management resulted […]

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HSI Builds its People-Focused Culture, Speeds Compliance With SilkRoad Learning

SilkRoad Learning Results ⁃    An automated, more fluid, centrally managed learning solution with accurate, real-time data for scheduling and compliance reporting. ⁃    Nearly 100 percent reduction in time for the talent team yearly in managing training registration – productive time allocated back to the organization. ⁃    Proof that employees are adequately trained to meet state, […]

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Kearney & Company Soars with SilkRoad Performance: Fosters Professionalism, Supports the Best Talent

SilkRoad Performance Results ⁃    More than 92% of performance reviews are completed on time. ⁃    Employees are highly engaged with the company, as a result of a more frequent review process. ⁃    Employees are better connected to their supervisors, even when working off-site, through SilkRoad Performance’s Web-based solution for mobile workforces. ⁃    Kearney is recognized […]

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Lord Fairfax Community College Makes Onboarding 70% More Efficient, Improves Day-1 Productivity with SilkRoad Onboarding

SilkRoad Results ⁃    One automated onboarding process that virtually eliminated paperwork and bottlenecks, and shortened the timeline by 70% ⁃    A software solution customized for varied employee classifications and adaptable when processes change ⁃    Self-service branded portals that engage new hires with personalized experience and enable productivity on day one ⁃    Full transparency that allows […]

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Lumo Energy eliminated their mountain of HR paperwork generated by high staff turnover and robust training requirements with SilkRoad’s integrated Talent Management Solution.

BACKGROUND: Removing administration, re-inventing processes and delivering HR service excellence. One of Australia’s leading electricity and gas retailers, Lumo Energy houses a combined workforce of 500 people, all of whom were supported by a single HR team. Further compounding the problem, more than half the company’s employees are based in a Melbourne call centre, which […]

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Major Hospital Relies on SilkRoad to Make their Move to New Location – New Approach to Training Succeeds

SilkRoad Learning Results Creation of a complex, flexible training program that successfully prepared nearly 4,000 health professionals Full support of training while hospital being built, including use of online and virtual/avatar technology Full visibility into readiness and completion through powerful reporting Highest training participation: 95% completion and 0 safety issues on move day Challenges Safely, […]

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Making Hiring Seamless: How SilkRoad Onboarding gave Scania Australia a new and improved ‘new-hire experience’

Required: A more efficient, accountable and robust onboarding system – no more frustration! Scania Group are an internationally renowned manufacturer of trucks, coaches and engines, employing 34,000 people worldwide. In Australia the group is represented by Scania Australia, with a workforce of 380 employees nationally. When onboarding new employees into Scania Australia, it became apparent […]

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McLeod Health Cares for Employees with SilkRoad

PROBLEM McLeod needed to streamline their training practices, which were a patchwork of manual methods and disparate software systems that could not scale to meet McLeod’s rapid growth. CHALLENGES ⁃    Ensure that staff is up-to-date on current and certified medical procedures ⁃    Deliver proof the staff is adequately trained for regulatory compliance ⁃    Reduce the […]

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McLeod Health Cares for Employees with SilkRoad

BACKGROUND McLeod Health, a healthcare organization dedicated to patients and their families, was founded in 1906. McLeod is a locally owned, not-for-profit institution that features the strength of nearly 400 physicians on the medical staff and more than 1,400 nurses. The organization prides itself on modern facilities, premier technology, and a dedication to improving the […]

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NES Rentals Recruitment Gets a Lift with SilkRoad Recruiting

Problem: The recruitment software NES Rentals was using—part of a human resources data and payroll system— lacked some of the functionality, features, and efficiency the company desired. The company sought to move forward with more intuitive, state-of-the-art technology specifically designed to support the recruitment process. Challenges: ⁃    Replace the inefficient recruitment software quickly and effectively. […]

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Performance Tracking in the Digital Age: A Success Story

BKD Employees Work Happy with SilkRoad Performance In a recent Right Management survey of people who had quit their jobs in the last year, respondents cited the need for new challenges, ineffective leadership and undervalued contributions as the top three reasons for leaving. Developing and regularly assessing talent is crucial to keeping it, and something […]

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Processing Large Candidate Volume while Keeping Content Current

BACKGROUND Founded in 1894, Sanford is headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. With more than 150 healthcare facilities, Sanford is the largest employer in their region and employs over 13,000 people. Sanford found itself faced with an extremely high volume of applicants and using a process that was not user-friendly and caused “a lot of […]

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Providing a Positive Recruiting and Offboarding Experience While Managing a World Class event

BACKGROUND England Rugby 2015 Ltd., is the official organiser committee in charge of the planning and delivery of the Rugby World Cup 2015 tournament, hosted in England during 2015. The Rugby World Cup is the third largest global sporting event contested every four years. England Rugby set out a vision that positioned the tournament as […]

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Recoveriescorp Strengthens Efficiency and Compliance with SilkRoad Recruiting, Employee Onboarding and Learning Management

SilkRoad Results Faster, automated compliance reports Reduced paperwork Greater manager engagement in onboarding More efficient recruiting Human Resources Challenges Solved Paper-intensive training and compliance process Manual recruitment tracking Minimal manager involvement in employee onboarding Efficiency Key to Growth When facing fast growth, efficiency becomes a major focus. For recoveriescorp, a leading debt recovery and insurance […]

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San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Soars with SilkRoad Performance

Problem: San Diego County Regional Airport Authority needed to implement productivity enhancements and workflow improvements in its performance management system– a collection of manual processes that did not meet the needs of the organization. Challenges: ⁃    Move from a paper-based performance management system to an automated solution that would supply real-time data for analysis. ⁃ […]

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Save the Children Australia Streamlines Recruitment and Onboarding Processes

PROBLEM – Large number of new hires brought on each year – Recruitment and onboarding processes managed manually, heavy administrative load – Offices in remote outposts cause additional inefficiencies in the HR function – Varying degrees of computer literacy within team SOLUTION – SilkRoad Recruiting – SilkRoad Onboarding – SilkRoad Performance RESULTS – Fully automated […]

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SilkRoad’s Onboarding Solution Adopted by Yale New Haven Health System

BACKGROUND Yale New Haven Health System is comprised of three hospitals, Bridgeport, Greenwich and Yale-New Haven, and Northeast Medical Group—a physician foundation. The health system is affiliated with Yale School of Medicine. Yale New Haven Health has escalated hiring activity to meet its rapid 2 to 3 percent annual patient growth rate. As a result, […]

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Sky-high recruiting – how SilkRoad Recruiting’s software has empowered Singapore’s newest airline, Scoot, with an efficient, flexible means of mass-recruitment to fill key vacancies both on the ground and in the air

BACKGROUND On your mark, get set…recruit!  As a new start-up airline that launched in November 2011, Scoot’s HR team was faced with the enormous challenge of recruiting over 300 staff in its first year. Being a niche industry, these new recruits had to be highly-specialised airline talent comprising around 60% cabin crew, 25% deck crew […]

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Springfield Public Schools Engages New Employees from Day One with SilkRoad Onboarding

SilkRoad Onboarding Results ⁃    One automated onboarding process that eliminated paper forms and in-person orientation. ⁃    A software solution customized for a variety of employee roles, departmental workflows, and numerous facilities. ⁃    Self-service branded portals that engage new hires with an exciting, personalized experience. The portals clearly communicate the District’s mission and commitment to students. […]

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Symbotic Automates Recruiting, Employee Onboarding and Employee Compensation To Attract Talent and Support Fast Growth

SilkRoad and CompensationXL Results Strategic, secure compensation management Broader recruiting outreach, centrally managed Friendly, online onboarding experience Highly aligned performance goals Human Resources Challenges Solved Security risk with compensation system No central candidate tracking process Inconsistent, paper-based onboarding/offboarding Disconnected performance management Automated HR—a Necessity in the High Tech Industry Automation is what we do and […]

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Tenneco Deploys SilkRoad Onboarding Globally: Saves Hours, Engages Employees from Day One

SilkRoad Onboarding Results ⁃    A $250,000 savings for the entire company. ⁃    An onboarding process that is 95% paperless. ⁃    A reduction in “non-value” employee orientation time by nearly 90%. Reduced paperwork  from 4 hours to 30 minutes. ⁃    Self-service, customized portals that deliver both corporate and local information new hires need. ⁃    A dramatic […]

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Tenneco Powers Up Recruiting with SilkRoad: High-Efficiency System Achieves Significant Savings

SilkRoad Recruiting Results ⁃    An overall cost savings of $200,000 within the first year of using SilkRoad Recruiting software, with reduced spending on third-party agencies and advertising. ⁃    A larger pool of candidates, particularly hard-to-recruit technical personnel. ⁃    A distinct increase in the quality of candidates, reported by managers in a 120 day survey. ⁃ […]

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TPC Group Flies High With SilkRoad Performance

BACKGROUND TPC Group is the leader in providing highly specialized lines of chemical products to major chemical and petroleum-based companies worldwide. As North America’s largest producer of finished butadiene and the largest producer of butene-1, companies around the globe rely on the company as their dependable supplier for hydrocarbon processing and other specialty chemicals. The […]

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Unisys Strengthens New Hire “Welcome Aboard”

Global New Employee Onboarding Process Transformation KEY ONBOARDING RESULTS Standardised, global onboarding process Automated task communication and tracking Visibility into new hire progress for manager Enhanced new hire experience Best-in-class onboarding programme ONBOARDING CHALLENGES SOLVED Time-consuming manual process Burdensome on hiring managers No clear owner or accountability Confused new hires Missing information and late support […]

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Van Andel Institute – SilkRoad Recruiting Helps Van Andel Institute Attract the Best and the Brightest

From program managers to professors and postdocs, SilkRoad Recruiting helps Van Andel Institute attract the best and the brightest. “Brand reputation is everything in our field. We’re showing top talent who we are and why they should work here. SilkRoad Recruiting helps us convey that positive image to elite talent.” SilkRoad Results A single state-of-the-art […]

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VMS Gives the Green Light to Learning Management with SilkRoad

KEY IMPACTS ⁃    VMS is now able to track every employee’s individual training plans and pull reports in a matter of seconds ⁃    The company can be more strategic in the rollout of course training and offer more streamlined and in depth follow-up courses ⁃    They no longer have to work around schedules for training […]

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With SilkRoad Learning, BenefitMall Salespeople Spend Less Time Training Channel Partners, More Time Driving Growth

SilkRoad Results ⁃    A single, flexible training destination for 28,000 users—easy to deploy, use, and manage ⁃    Salespeople freed up to spend more time on finding new customers and expanding existing relationships ⁃    Improved visibility to measure learning content value, customer interest and engagement, usage trends, and much more ⁃    Added competitive advantage for sales […]

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