Strategic Talent Acquisition (STA) Certification

Acquire the Right Talent

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$1,995

Attract, assess, and acquire talent that will accelerate your business strategy.

Are you ready to advance your career as a talent acquisition professional? Our newly redesigned Strategic Talent Acquisition certification program is just for you!

Using our five-step framework, you'll work on your own talent acquisition strategy in class while networking with other practitioners and receiving guidance from your HCI faculty. This program features case studies, trends, best practices, and the latest innovations in the field and you will finish with an action plan and tools that support on-the-job implementation.

 

What You'll Learn

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Align

Align your overall talent acquisition strategy with your organization's business strategy and initiatives

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Attract

Attract a diverse pool of candidates and build pipelines by cultivating internal and external networks and relationships, and capitalizing on recruitment technologies, and social media

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Assess

Fairly assess candidates against objective standards while mitigating the effects of unconscious bias

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Acquire

Acquire the right candidates by delivering a positive candidate experience combined with the right compensation elements

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Analyze

Analyze data to monitor and measure the success of STA strategy, initiatives, and programs

What to Expect

  • COVID NOTICE: Due to ongoing uncertainty related to Covid-19, we encourage all in-person course attendees to avoid making non-refundable arrangements for travel and accommodations
  • Select training dates and times that fit your schedule
  • Finish your HCI program with a free toolkit, access to additional videos and research, and a set of skills that you can use on the job immediately 
  • Access log-in information, certification materials (participant guide and toolkit), and the exam in your MyHCI profile 
  • Chat and interact with faculty and peers via Zoom
  • Earn your HCI certification by attending all the sessions, completing all classwork, and passing the multiple-choice exam with a score of 80% or higher 
  • Renew your HCI certification every three years by obtaining 60 credits 
  • Attend this certification program and earn 13 HCI, 13 HRCI, 13 SHRM, and 13 ATD recertification credits
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HRCI SHRM ATD Credits

Course Outline

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Day One

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Align
  • Align overall talent acquisition strategy with the organization's business strategy and initiatives
  • Consult with clients to understand their needs and expectations and align their talent acquisition activities to them
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Attract
  • Partner with hiring managers to source talent internally and externally
  • Leverage networks and relationships (groups, clubs, memberships) to cast a wide net
  • Use virtual recruiting recruitment technologies and social media
  • Be proactively inclusive in attracting a diverse pool of candidates and building pipelines
  • Create and use an internal mobility program to fill an open role
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Assess
  • Work with hiring managers to understand the competencies for roles and how to fairly assess candidates against those objective standards
  • Mitigate the effects of unconscious bias on assessing talent
  • Support hiring managers as they are moving diverse candidates through the hiring process

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Day Two

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Acquire
  • Help build a strong and compelling employer brand
  • Create a positive candidate experience with each touchpoint
  • Select the right compensation elements to win top talent
  • Use negotiating skills to create win-win offers
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Analyze
  • Use data to monitor and measure the success of TA strategy, initiatives, and programs
  • Communicate results in business terms to hiring managers
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Conclusion

Action planning

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$1,995
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