Talent acquisition is a significant function of the HR discipline that involves a variety of strategies to help an organization meet its current and future staffing needs. As technology and social media platforms revolutionize the practice, it is increasingly important for HR and talent acquisition professionals to update their training and skills in order to deploy effective strategies that attract and acquire the best-performing candidates for employers.
The Specialized Certificate in Talent Acquisition will offer students opportunities to delve deeper into the strategic talent acquisition process. Coursework will provide practical and up-to-date information on identifying, sourcing, selecting, and onboarding new employees into the organizations. Additionally, students will be able to develop talent acquisition strategies that are compliant with equal employment as well as other employment laws and regulations. The program will benefit new and experienced individuals, including those who are involved in hiring activities and desire to gain specialized knowledge in talent acquisition.
There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program
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