NewsAccording to The Recruiting Conference Inc. held November 1st in Chicago, the ‘Excellence in Sourcing Innovation’ award goes to Informatica and consultant Dave Mendoza. Informatica is the leading global provider of data integration software and Dave Mendoza is a global talent acquisition consultant.

The annual recruiting and sourcing event brought together recruiting leaders, sourcing experts, and corporate recruiters and highlighted some of the best recruiting efforts by individuals and corporations. Informatica was awarded for the application of SEO based tactics globally for sourcing and recruiting efforts, as well as using various social media venues.

Brad Cook, Global Vice President of Talent Acquisition at Informatica, states, “Informatica is known for innovation and quality in its products and my goal is to bring that same level of innovation into how we attract and retain top industry talent. We invest in our global talent acquisition team with unparalleled, cutting edge technologies, and subject matter expertise level training in both social media and sourcing that clearly differentiate us from other Silicon Valley companies. Our recruiters and sourcers are our top priority and as a result we source and attract the smartest people in an exceptionally competitive market.”

Mendoza came aboard Informatica in 2010 leading the way in sourcing and recruiting and created unique sourcing and talent mappingstrategies that companies face globally. He has been awarded sizable recognition this year for his talent mapping achievements.

The recruiting event, geared toward recruiters, sourcers, and HR practitioners, offered sessions by experts concerning current trends, best practices, statistics, and marketing influences in recruiting.

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