Round 1 of the 2015 SourceCon Sourcing Challenge Launches Today

The SourceCon Challenge is one of the most fun parts of being involved in the SourceCon community. Today, I’m excited to announce the first round of the 2015 SourceCon Challenge. Below is what you need to know about part one of the SourceCon Grand Master Challenge online qualifying event.

You will search for someone with a unique skill set who may be the perfect fit for a position, or may know someone. Happy Hunting.

When you are ready, please email: scchallenger@gmail.com to get the first clue. “The hunt for the purple squirrel”

What you need to know:

You need to know that if you complete all parts of the challenge, there is the requirement for you to attend the SourceCon conference in Dallas in October 2015 for a final piece. We have designed Part One to be a shorter challenge, so “not having time” should not be an excuse for not trying or participating! Plus, you might just have a great time!! Part 2 will be released in the very near future.

 Fine Print:

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You do not have to be a 2015 March conference attendee to participate in the challenge.

All participants who complete all of the online portions of the challenge will be eligible to participate in the final onsite challenge for the title of The 2015 SourceCon Grand Master.

The onsite portion of the challenge will be at the next SourceCon event in Dallas September 17/18, 2015.

Jeremy Roberts, SPHR, is VP, Customer Experience at HiringSolved. He is the previous Editor of SourceCon. Prior to joining the ERE Media team, he spent over a decade working as a recruiter, sourcer, and sourcing manager. This time was spent in diverse environments, including third party agency settings (retained and contingent), recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) providers, and internal corporate HR departments. His previous employers include the MHA Group, Ajilon Finance, Korn Ferry Futurestep, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, and Randstad Sourceright, US. He resides in Corinth, TX with his wife and 3 children.

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8 Comments on “Round 1 of the 2015 SourceCon Sourcing Challenge Launches Today

  1. You will know when you win, it is built into the puzzle. If you aren’t sure, then you haven’t finished yet!

    1. So there is more after you get a reply from the candidate? Because without giving anything away, I don’t see much to go on from that email.

  2. This is my first time participating in this challenge – where do you submit the answer? Am I suppose to contact the candidate?

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