Sourcing and Recruiting Skills Inventory and Diagnostic

The goal of this assessment is to identify specific areas where you can enhance your industry knowledge. Based on the outcome of this assessment, we will assign you to the appropriate learning path for your role.
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This Online Recruiter Assessment is a tool designed to objectively measure your depth of knowledge and skill level in the abilities needed to be an effective sourcer/recruiter.


Pinpoint exact areas where development is needed within the core competencies in sourcing and recruiting.


Design custom learning paths for learners as identified by discovered skill gaps.

Topics Covered


The use of technology and software to streamline and simplify various aspects of the hiring process.

Client management

Building and maintaining relationships with hiring managers or clients to understand their hiring needs and provide effective solutions.

Essential skills

The abilities and knowledge required to effectively identify, attract, and evaluate top talent for a given role or organization

Networking & marketing

Building relationships with potential candidates and promoting your organization's brand and opportunities through various channels to attract top talent.


Reaching out to potential candidates through various channels, such as email or social media.


Using various methods and tools to identify and source potential candidates who meet the specific qualifications and requirements of a job opening.

Frequently asked questions

What if I don't know the answer?

Please answer to the best of your abilities, and with your current knowledge. 

You are encouraged to not look questions up online, as the purpose of this assessment is to avoid making inferences on your knowledge and pinpoint the top development areas where you should focus. 
These are not standard questions easily found on the web.

How do I access the assessment?

This assessment is suitable for smartphones and tablets. However, we highly recommend taking the assessment on a PC, laptop or notebook. 

Please always ensure you are using the latest browser version, as older versions may no longer be supported, and that you have a reliable internet connection.

Can I save my progress and come back later?

Once you begin, you may not interrupt, save your progress, or continue later.

You will want to ensure there are no interruptions or distractions while you are completing the assessment. For this reason, it is important to ensure you have a quiet atmosphere and sufficient time to work through all questions from beginning to end.

Be sure to turn off your phone and inform your colleagues, family or roommates that you cannot be disturbed until you have completed the assessment.
Created by

Shally Steckerl

Shally Steckerl, President of The Sourcing Institute (TSI), is a renowned figure in the talent sourcing discipline with over 21 years of recruiting experience. He has worked with Fortune 500 brands like Microsoft, Google, Coca-Cola, Cisco, and Motorola to efficiently source and find hard-to-reach talent. Shally has also advised over 300 organizations, including CH2M Hill, GE, Lockheed, and SourceRight, on improving sourcing team performance, integrating key sourcing initiatives, and establishing sourcing functions from scratch.