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Employment Screening Leader HireRight Teams with SilkRoad technology
[May 23, 2011]

Employment Screening Leader HireRight Teams with SilkRoad technology

IRVINE, Calif. & CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--

HireRight, a leading provider of employment screening solutions, and SilkRoad technology, inc., the leading provider of talent management solutions, today announced they have teamed to provide joint customers with a new pre-integrated solution to help them manage their employment screening programs more efficiently, and make better-informed hiring decisions.

"We are extremely excited to offer our clients this capability from HireRight," said Thomas Boyle, Director, Product Strategy at SilkRoad technology. "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."

SilkRoad's 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. With the integration, SilkRoad customers can employ these tools to manage and control comprehensive employment screening programs, including comprehensive background, drug and health screenings.

"HireRight pioneered integration of emloyment screening in talent management platforms and we are delighted to be partnering with a leading innovator such as SilkRoad," said Kevin Dunning, Director of Product Management at HireRight. "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."

About SilkRoad technology, inc.

SilkRoad technology, inc. provides software-as-a-service (SaaS (News - Alert)) solutions that significantly improve the talent within its more than 2000 customers across the globe. Through SilkRoad's Life Suite™, an integrated talent management solution, companies are able to hire better employees, identify high and low performers, drive a pay-for-performance culture and improve employee tenure. The SilkRoad Life Suite solution set includes: OpenHire™, for recruiting management; RedCarpet™ for employee onboarding and life events; WingSpan™ for flexible employee performance management; GreenLight™ for learning management; Eprise™ for employee intranets and content management; and HeartBeat™ for core HR. SilkRoad is headquartered in Chicago, IL with offices in Winston-Salem, NC; Bedford, MA; Red Bank, NJ; Jacksonville, FL; San Francisco, CA (News - Alert); Edmonton, Canada; Singapore; Sydney, Australia; Auckland, New Zealand; Hamburg, Germany; Paris, France; London, England; Hong Kong; and Tokyo, Japan. More information is available at or by phone: U.S. toll free at 866-329-3363 or internationally at +1-336-201-5100. Follow SilkRoad technology on Twitter at

About HireRight

HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background screening, drug and health screening and employment eligibility solutions that help employers automate, manage and control screening and related programs. Many companies, including more than one-third of the Fortune 500, trust HireRight because the company delivers customer-focused solutions that provide greater efficiency and faster results. HireRight also provides pre-integrated employment screening services through e-recruiting solutions from top providers such as Oracle, Taleo, Kenexa, SAP (News - Alert), ADP/VirtualEdge, PeopleAdmin, HealthcareSource, HRsmart and SilkRoad. HireRight, Inc. is an Altegrity company with worldwide headquarters located in Irvine, California and offices and affiliates around the globe. For more information, visit the company's web site at

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