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SilkRoad Technology Honors Akin Gump with 2019 Talent Activation Award for Relationship-Driven Employee Onboarding Program

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SilkRoad Technology (,
a global leader in strategic onboarding and workforce transformation
solutions, announced Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as its 2019
Talent Activation Award Winner during Connections 2019, SilkRoad’s
annual user conference. Akin Gump was honored for its
relationship-driven employee experience and onboarding program,

  • Employee experience: Akin Gump’s new hire onboarding experience
    focuses on the human elements of being a new employee and allows new
    hires to make connections more quickly with their managers and other
    staff members. By leveraging SilkRoad Technology to support
    simplification and automation of the process, Akin Gump was able to
    remove traditional new hire barriers to promote relationship-driven
    onboarding and a personalized experience for each new hire.
  • Day-one productivity levels: Platforms and processes utilized by Akin
    Gump reduced manual processing and administrative tasks, which enabled
    new hires and staff to achieve higher levels of productivity – with
    new lawyers joining the firm becoming billable on day one.
  • Value and ROI: Changes made to the onboarding and employee engagement
    initiatives followed best practices for mature and strategic programs
    set by SilkRoad, which led, among other things, to reduced time and
    resources to maintain process, more proactive resolution of issues,
    greater transparency and improved communication for internal and
    external stakeholder groups.

The Talent Activation Award honors outstanding employer branding and
design, innovative candidate-to-new hire experiences and strategic
excellence in leveraging the onboarding process to activate talent to
drive positive business outcomes.

About SilkRoad Technology

SilkRoad Technology is the world’s leader in strategic onboarding for
global workforce readiness and transformation. SilkRoad combines our
leading strategic onboarding capabilities with world-class consulting
services to deliver highly scalable, personalized experiences that
engage employees and drive long-term business performance such as
productivity, profitability, growth and agility.

About Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm
with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States,
Europe, Asia and the Middle East.


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