SilkRoad to Power CareerBuilder’s Expanded Onboarding Offering

LAS VEGAS--()--SilkRoad (, a global leader in Talent Activation, today announced from the HR Technology Conference and Expo a new partnership with CareerBuilder, a global, end-to-end human capital solutions company focused on helping employers find, hire and manage great talent. Through the partnership, CareerBuilder will leverage SilkRoad Onboarding to provide customized, branded portals and automated workflows to help their client companies capture the information required for compliance and readying new employees for work on day one.

With the new functionality, CareerBuilder customers can send welcome communications to engage new hires; create, store and automate new hire documentation including W4 and I-9 forms; and provide important company information at the right time to drive new hire productivity. The onboarding solutions will be integrated into CareerBuilder’s applicant tracking system (ATS) and will be called CareerBuilder Onboarding.

“As CareerBuilder expands its human capital solutions, we sought a partner who could deliver an onboarding experience that matched the high standards employers have come to expect from us. SilkRoad has extensive expertise in onboarding coupled with a unique approach that differentiates them in the market,” said Ben Jablow, Vice President of Business Development at CareerBuilder. “Working with SilkRoad, we are helping employers more effectively engage new hires and integrate them seamlessly into the organization for rapid productivity.”

“As a leader in talent acquisition and management platforms, CareerBuilder understands the importance of creating great experiences. With this partnership they also validate the critical importance of effective onboarding programs to seal the deal with new hires and protect the talent investment,” said Mike DeVries, Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing at SilkRoad. “They want to give their customers a best-in-class way to engage new employees, ensure they are ready to work on day one, and keep them engaged through the first 30-90 days."

SilkRoad continues to offer its market-leading flagship Strategic Onboarding product for global organizations with modern, complex workforces who need to engage, align and activate talent from offer letter through continuous transitions, including: promotions, transfers, ex-pat, family leave situations and alumni, among others.

SilkRoad’s Strategic Onboarding product makes it easy to create a personalized onboarding experienceespecially a global multi-regional onethat’s consistent across the organization but highly personalized to a job, role, team and location so all new hires are ready to work. Employees, contractors, part-timers, contingent workers and others in the modern workforce are activated toward performance, productivity and goals. With thousands of hours spent consulting with organizations to solve their onboarding challenges and nearly 7 million onboarded in the last decade, SilkRoad offers the industry-leading onboarding solution on the market.

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About CareerBuilder®

CareerBuilder is a global, end-to-end human capital solutions company focused on helping employers find, hire and manage great talent. Combining advertising, software and services, CareerBuilder leads the industry in recruiting solutions, employment screening and human capital management. CareerBuilder is majority-owned by Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) and operates in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit

About SilkRoad

SilkRoad provides talent activation technology enabling forward thinking HR organizations to go beyond today’s talent management offerings to deliver modern, personalized talent journeys across a unified talent acquisition, onboarding and development process. SilkRoad activates the workforce, empowers HR and informs business leaders to drive better business outcomes.

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Nick Olsen, 312.432.9407

Release Summary

CareerBuilder will leverage SilkRoad Onboarding to provide customized, branded portals to help their clients ready new employees for work on day one.


Nick Olsen, 312.432.9407