Additional Educational Opportunities
Educational Program: Talent Acquisition: Creating your Organization's Strategy**
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
Saturday 04/06/2019 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM Add to calendar
Sunday 04/07/2019 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM Add to calendar
15.00 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: HR Expertise, Leadership & Navigation, Relationship Management | Intended Audience: Mid-Level
*Additional Fee & Registration Required

*This program requires preregistration. Additional fees apply.
** This program is associated with a SHRM Specialty Credential and will fulfill the Educational Program component.

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Program Overview

Ready to win the war for talent? Obtain the necessary skills and understanding to implement a talent acquisition strategy at your organization. Discover the benefits of workforce planning. Learn the steps to improve your candidate experience and employment branding. Explore recruiting and sourcing strategies for developing a diverse and inclusive talent pipeline. Reflect on case studies and newly-acquired expertise to apply what you learn to your organization. 

Program Objectives

This program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to:

  • Build your talent acquisition strategy to attract top talent
  • Market an employment brand that positions your organization as an employer of choice
  • Incorporate workforce planning as part of the process for developing a robust talent pipeline
  • Expand strategies for recruiting and sourcing
  • Create a positive candidate experience
  • Evaluate and select candidates that are a right fit for your organization
  • Measure the impact of your talent acquisition strategy using metrics

Program Agenda

 Time Frame

Module Title

Day 1


8:30 am-8:45 am


8:45 am-10:15 am

Talent Acquisition

10:15 am-10:30 am


10:30 am-12:15 pm

People Metrics

12:15 pm-12:45 pm


12:45 pm-2:00 pm

Employment Branding

2:00 pm-3:45 pm

Workforce Planning

3:45 pm-4:00 pm


4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Recruiting Strategy

Day 2


8:30 am-9:00 am

Recruiting Strategy

9:30 am-11:00 am

Sourcing Strategy

11:00 am-11:15am


11:15 am-12:15 pm

Candidate Experience

12:15 pm-12:45 pm


12:45 pm-2:00pm


2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Evaluation and Selection

3:00 pm-3:15 pm


3:15 pm-4:30 pm


4:30 pm-5:00 pm