Shannon Pritchett

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Shannon Pritchett
Shannon has a diverse background in training, sourcing, international recruitment, coaching, and journalism. Her learnings have shown her the power of relationships and the importance of community. Shannon believes that knowledge and wisdom are best shared in a community-driven environment. Shannon got her start in the recruitment industry at Vanderbilt University and later worked as a Recruiter for Community Health Systems and T-Mobile USA. She also served as a Director of Recruiting for Moxy, Trainer with AIRS, Manager of Global Sourcing and Training for ManpowerGroup Solutions RPO, and last as the Editor for SourceCon.

Leadership/ organizational structure/ recruiting budget

CXR Research: TA Department Structure & Funding

At the beginning of this year, we asked our CXR members to disclose how their TA budgets are both funded and structured. It did not take a mathematician to learn that the vast majority of CXR[…]

CXR Research: How Long Does Recruiting Actually Take?

At one point, almost every Talent and Acquisition leader has asked the question, how long does recruiting actually take? With several different moving parts in TA, successfully quantifying time[…]

Leadership/ recruiting budget/ Recruiting Operations

CXR Research: Using a Chargeback Model in TA

Managing expenses and the overall process of budgeting varies with every organization. It is safe to say that there isn’t a set process that can be implemented at every company. One method to[…]

pre-employment/ preboarding/ Talent Management/ Recruiting Operations/ cxr research

CXR Research: Preboarding New Hires

Obtaining new talent to join an organization is not an easy task. Recruiters and sourcers can spend weeks, if not months, tirelessly working to fill a position. When an offer is finally extended,[…]

competitive intelligence/ research/ Marketing/ Recruiting Operations

TA Market Intelligence Pay Ranges

Every Talent and Acquisition leader knows that pay ranges in our industry are very tricky, especially for new and uncommon positions. Today, market intelligence is extremely important in[…]

onboarding/ hiring/ Operations/ job offers

Utilizing Non-Compete Agreements

Most talent and acquisition leaders are very familiar with non-compete agreements. Non-compete agreements can become a major factor in the potential hiring of a new employee. There are a variety[…]

diversity & inclusion/ CXR Recommends/ Diversity/ diversity hiring/ diverse workplace

CXR Recommends [Article]: 49 CXR Member Companies Top America’s Best Employers for Diversity

Congratulations to the 49 member companies who were named to Forbes Magazine’s list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity. For its third annual list, Forbes partnered with Statista to[…]

Operations/ Recruiting Operations/ cxr research

What sits in recruiting operations?

There are several different aspects of talent and acquisition beyond hiring talent. At the center of TA lies recruiting operations. Recruiting operations help TA departments run effectively and[…]

CXR Recommends/ Community

CXR Recommends [Book]: Art of Community

In work and life, I’ve always been drawn to communities. I seek belonging and there is no better place to find belonging and acceptance than in a community. I find different types of communities[…]


employee referral/ employee referrals/ employment branding/ referrals/ employee referral program

A Look at Employee Referral Programs in 2019

Traditionally, employee referrals have helped garner top talent into an organization. It wasn’t a surprise that all but one of the CXR companies that responded to our survey have a formal employee[…]