SilkRoad Recruiting


Attract and hire the best talent and tap
into the largest job distribution network
available today

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Having the right tools can make or break your recruiting process. Prep for success.

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Calculate your annual savings and get the free Recruiting Toolkit – 5 templates to build a persuasive business case.

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What Makes a Good Career Portal?

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Awesome Career Portals

This eBook takes a look at some of the best Career and Onboarding portals around and shows you why they work so well.

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SilkRoad Recruiting Features

SilkRoad Recruiting offers a complete, feature-full recruiting management and applicant tracking system to help you find, attract, screen and hire top talent anywhere in the world. You have all the tools you need to attract and engage a larger pool of qualified applicants, while reducing your agency and job board spend by as much as 80%.

Save Time and Eliminate Paperwork from Recruiting Processes

Save time and deliver consistency with a paperless recruiting process, while providing a high-touch experience for applicants. Automate approval processes – from job requisitions to candidate offers – by simply defining which specific approvers come next and in which order.

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Track Applicants, Screen & Hire Quickly

Accept online applications, uploaded electronic resumes, and automatically match skillsets. Then route applications for review and schedule interviews. Apply a consistent approach to any position with built-in candidate pre-screening questions and “Hot matching technology.”

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Drive Applicant Engagement

No other applicant tracking system offers such a customisable online experience for your career portal.

Easily configure your company career portal, customise it with your branding, video, blogs, testimonials, and more to differentiate your jobs and unique employee culture. Career portals make the difference with top talent (especially Millenials), who expect savvy use of technology in a job hunt. Applicants find it easy to search jobs and save searches.

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Access the Largest Free Job Distribution Network

Access SilkRoad’s unparalleled free job distribution network, reducing advertising and job board spending and accelerating your time-to-fill.

Through our distribution partners Simply Hired,, Glassdoor, The Ladders, and your openings get posted and noticed on thousands of sites. Mobile apply functions let applicants apply on the go, resulting in higher engagement and reduced drop off rates by as much as 50%.

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Stay Compliant with Employment Regulations

Stay compliant with our best-practice HR compliance management tools.

  • Collect and store applicant data (in accordance with compliance) automatically
  • Search and track
  • Post on diversity boards
  • Collect and report on global employment data during candidate application process

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Roll Out the RedCarpet

Your offer was accepted, so it’s time to onboard your candidate. Just click a button and seamlessly integrate new hire information with SilkRoad Onboarding, the original award-winning RedCarpet solution. Seamless integration means you reduce data entry errors, save time, and create a consistent experience from candidate to new hire.

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Advanced Recruiting Features

Leverage Social Networks for Recruiting

SilkRoad Recruiting offers a variety of social tools to increase engagement and sharing, while reducing drop off (that point where applicants abandon an application because it’s too challenging). SilkRoad Recruiting solves that problem by a click of a button.

Recruiter Share:
Share jobs to the most popular social media outlets, including LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. More jobs can go viral while you control distribution and routing.
Candidate Share:
Share jobs with over 300 of the most popular social media sites and online outlets, all with the click of a button, directly from the job itself.
LinkedIn Connect:
Connect to networks (70% of all jobs being filled through networking). Candidates can leverage a LinkedIn integration and connect with colleagues at your organisation directly from the job listing.
Create a Following:
Create seamless links to your existing social media platforms, share the career site, and create followers in addition to sharing live Twitter and Facebook feeds

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Leverage Mobile Recruiting with Indeed

Go mobile with your applicants. The Indeed Apply feature not only pre-populates the users profile – it serves up pre-screening questions so the candidate can complete the entire application using a mobile device.

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Assess and Measure Successful Recruiting Efforts

SilkRoad Recruiting offers comprehensive reporting to quickly assess the success of your recruitment strategy and better align it with your organisational goals. Easily run any type of customisable recruiting reports, any time and from anywhere. One-click, dashboard login provides quick access to relevant information:

Assessment Details:
  • Build recruiting reports—both standard and customised—by source, job type or frequency
  • Select predefined system fields or customised fields
  • Capture and pull applicant data to translate into clear, easy-to-interpret charts and graphs
  • SilkRoad Recruiting (ATS) standard, built-in recruiting report tools include:
  • Hiring metrics
  • Source reporting
  • Time-to-fill reporting
  • Budgeting
  • Job board usage

Recruitment reports are easy to export in the file formats that work best for your recruiters and management teams, including Excel, CSV, XML, and HTML.

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Manage Vendors and Agencies Easily

Track and manage agency submissions. Seamlessly handle communication and submissions from 3rd party agencies. SilkRoad checks for duplicates and prevents agencies from submitting a candidate already in your system, saving unnecessary fees.

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SilkRoad Recruiting by the Numbers


Percent SilkRoad Customers Slashed Job Spending


Average number of hours in recruiting time SilkRoad saves customers.


Number of jobs posted using SilkRoad Recruiting


Number of jobs filed in record time with SilkRoad Recruiting

Featured Resources

Secrets to Retaining Millenials

SilkRoad conducted a survey to find out what HR Professionals thought about Millennials and what programs their organizations had in place for them. One of the most consistent issues HR professionals had was retaining their Millennial employees after they trained them and they developed their skills.

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Global Talent Acquisition: Considerations and Strategies

Are you leveraging global talent acquisition strategies?

New technologies allow HR professionals and recruiters to tap into the global talent market, creating both new opportunities for talent acquisition and challenges.  This white paper takes a look at some considerations and strategies for this new world.

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Top Sources of Hire 2015

The Definitive Report on Talent Acquisition Strategies

The 2015 Source of Hire report is back and more comprehensive than ever, covering more than 14,000 sources, 12 million applications, 600,000 interviews, and almost 300,000 hires. The job market is back. And so is increased competition for top candidates.

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