Shally Steckerl is the President of The Sourcing Institute, the Founder of The Sourcing Institute Foundation, a 501(c)(3) private operating foundation, and one of the originators of the talent sourcing discipline.
A Returned Peace Corps Volunteer with twenty-two years of recruiting experience, Steckerl has served as corporate sourcing leader for many Fortune 500 brands, including Microsoft, Google, Coca-Cola, Cisco, and Motorola, helping them efficiently find unfindable talent.
Steckerl is the author of the industry standard textbook, “The Talent Sourcing and Recruitment Handbook” and “The Sourcing Method”. He has served as Adjunct Faculty at Temple University’s Fox School of Business where he taught the first ever full-credit academic capstone course on recruitment, and also served at Brandman University. He is a regular speaker at HR leadership conferences around the world, and has been featured on NPR and the Wall Street Journal.
In this interview, Shally Steckerl talks about how he first got started in the world of talent sourcing and recruitment and some of the top challenges that recruiters face. Shally also delves into some ways recruiters can avoid information overload and how technology plays a role in personalization.