Shannon Pritchett

About the Author

Shannon Pritchett is the editor of SourceCon. As a lifelong student in the recruitment industry, Shannon is passionate about improving it. Shannon has a diverse background in training, sourcing, international recruitment, full desk recruiting, coaching, and journalism. Shannon got her start in the recruitment industry at Vanderbilt University and later worked as a Senior Recruiter for Internal Data Resources and Community Health Systems, Social Media Recruitment Ambassador for T-Mobile USA, Director of Recruiting for Moxy, Trainer with AIRS, and last as a Manager of Global Sourcing and Training for ManpowerGroup Solutions RPO.

The Top 16 Articles of 2016: #2 – Randstad To Acquire Monster For $429 Million

Editors Note: For the last 16 days of December, SourceCon will be resharing our most popular articles from the year. Yes, each time you’ve turned around this year, there has been more big news in the recruiting field. If you didn’t get whiplash from the news we broke in May that SimplyHired was…

The Top 16 Articles of 2016: #12 – Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion

Editors Note: For the last 16 days of December, SourceCon will be resharing our most popular articles from the year.  Breaking news coming out of the West Coast this morning as Microsoft has announced that it is acquiring LinkedIn, the professional networking site with some 433 million users, for $26 billion, or $196 per share,…

Microsoft Closes LinkedIn Buy; LinkedIn’s CEO Drops Hints at What’s to Come

Microsoft and LinkedIn officially sealed the deal Wednesday morning, closing its $26.2 billion acquisition. The official status comes almost 6 months after news first broke of the acquisition. Earlier this week, the European Commission announced that it has approved the acquisition. Though the original announcement triggered a wave of speculation about why the…

It’s Official – Microsoft Closes Its $26 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn

Microsoft and LinkedIn officially sealed the deal Wednesday morning, closing its $26.2 billion acquisition. LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner made the announcement LinkedIn official on its blog. The official status comes almost six months after news first broke of the acquisition. Earlier this week, the European Commission announced that it had approved the acquisition. LinkedIn also…

The 2016 State of Sourcing Survey – Sourcing Leadership & Candidate Experience

This year, the 2016 State of Sourcing Survey went beyond individual contributors. Over 12.5 percent of this year’s survey respondents were in a sourcing leadership (manager, director or above) position. We thought it was important to include candidate experience and employee satisfaction in this category. Candidate experience can be greatly impacted by an individual,…

The 2016 State of Sourcing Survey – The Technology

Behind every great sourcer lies technology. Technology drives our profession as much as curiosity. It is always changing and constantly evolving. 2016 was undoubtedly the year of change and acquisition. With so many sourcing tools being released, acquired and enhanced on a daily basis, this year we anticipated a heavy reliance on sourcing tools…