iHire Announces Plans to Acquire WorkInSports

HR Tech Outlook | Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Sports employment hub will join iHire’s family of industry-focused talent brands

Frederick, Maryland – iHire announced plans to acquire WorkInSports, a leading employment hub of the sports industry. WorkInSports will join iHire’s family of talent brands, becoming the 57th industry-focused community on iHire’s recruitment platform. Both companies have signed a binding letter of intent and expect the transaction to be completed in the coming weeks.

“For more than two decades, iHire and WorkInSports have formed a strong relationship as two key players in the industry-specific talent acquisition market,” Steve Flook, President and CEO, iHire. “We are thrilled to finally announce our plans to merge and will soon officially welcome WorkInSports to our family of talent communities.”

Post-acquisition, WorkInSports will be fully integrated with iHire’s platform, allowing job seekers in the sports industry to take advantage of iHire’s advanced job matching technology, career resources, resume writing tools, and more. In addition, employers will be able to reach qualified job candidates who are passionate about careers in sports by using iHire’s powerful recruitment marketing technologies – including recruitment advertising, talent sourcing, and employer branding solutions.

“Teaming up with iHire has been a long time coming," John Mellor, Co-Founder and CEO, WorkInSports. “Like iHire, we’ve always believed in the importance of helping people to find work that is meaningful and rewarding. With aligned visions and missions, iHire and WorkInSports will operate in lockstep to assist job seekers and employers in connecting with each other.”

iHire and WorkInSports will continue to provide forward-looking information about the merger to their stakeholders as it is available.

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