SOURCE: Entelo

Entelo

March 07, 2016 13:15 ET

Who is the World's Greatest Sourcer? Entelo and The Sourcing Institute Launch Contest to Find Out

World's Greatest Sourcer 2016 Competition Now Open, Winners to Receive $3,000 in Cash Prizes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 7, 2016) -  Entelo today announced the launch of the World's Greatest Sourcer 2016 competition, hosted in conjunction with The Sourcing Institute. This exciting and educational 'sourcing pentathlon' is designed to find the best sourcers, recruiters and talent professionals and identify the cream of the crop in the industry today.

"The ability to find great talent has become one of the most in-demand skills for companies today in an increasingly competitive talent acquisition landscape," said Jon Bischke, CEO and co-founder of Entelo. "The World's Greatest Sourcer competition seeks to honor the efforts of these hardworking individuals, offering a fun yet challenging game to put their recruiting skills and knowledge to the ultimate test. We are thrilled to support this competition and eager to recognize the individuals who will rise to the top."

The World's Greatest Sourcer 2016 competition is open to sourcing professionals around the globe who want to demonstrate their skills, learn new strategies and have fun. Through five distinct challenges of increasing difficulty, participants will leverage their sourcing expertise to show how they would fill difficult positions, reach new audiences and create engaging recruitment materials to attract the best talent. With the competition now open, participants must register and complete all five challenges by Friday, April 29, 2016.

The individual with the highest score will be designated the 2016 World's Greatest Sourcer and receive a $2,500 cash prize. The runner-up will receive $500 and a full scholarship to The Sourcing Institute's Sourcing Certification program. The final results of the competition will be announced on Friday, May 6, 2016.

"Sourcers often get tied up in their day-to-day responsibilities, which never seem to end. We created this contest to give them the chance to get creative and show off the skills they have learned throughout their careers," said Shally Steckerl, president of The Sourcing Institute. "We invite all sourcers and recruiting professionals to take part in this competition, which will help to further extend their knowledge and abilities while highlighting and recognizing the best practices and most innovative approaches in the industry."

Additional information about the World's Greatest Sourcer 2016 competition can be accessed at: http://www.worldsgreatestsourcer.com/.

About The Sourcing Institute
The Sourcing Institute is the leading university dedicated to educating the Talent Sourcing and Recruiting industry. They offer the world's most comprehensive recruitment and sourcing curriculum in a structured learning format accessible to anyone, anywhere, any time. Visit: thesourcinginstitute.com.

About Entelo
Entelo is a new and better way to recruit. The Entelo platform leverages big data, predictive analytics and social signals to help recruiting organizations find, qualify and engage with talent. To learn how leading companies like Facebook, Salesforce and UPS are building their teams using Entelo, visit www.entelo.com.