Strategic Talent Acquisition (STA) Certification 2024

February 20-23, 2024 Virtual Edition

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Strategic Talent Acquisition (STA) Certification 2024

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February 20-23, 2024 Virtual Edition

About the Event

Welcome to the Virtual Strategic Talent Acquisition (STA) Certification!

We are excited to announce the launch of HCI's newly redesigned Strategic Talent Acquisition certification program. The next few years will be BIG for talent acquisition as so many organizations seek to rebound and rebuild. And we’re here ready to help you prepare.

More than ever, busy hiring managers need trusted advisors who can work with them collaboratively to attract, assess, and acquire the unique talent needed to support their business strategy and accelerate business results.
HCI’s newly redesigned Strategic Talent Acquisition Certification Program is designed to help talent acquisition professionals and teams meet those expectations head on by helping them shift from tactical recruiting experts to strategic high-impact partners.

What to expect in the redesigned STA program:

  • Easy-to-follow comprehensive framework
  • Real work done in class that allows you to leave with an action plan
  • Savvy recruitment marketing strategies
  • An increased focus on the role of DEI in attracting and hiring the best talent
  • Robust tools and templates to use in class and on-the-job
  • Access to the latest research and best practices
  • Time for collaboration with colleagues and facilitators

The Virtual Strategic Talent Acquisition (STA) Certification is a 4-Day Training Program:

20 February 2024 16:00 CET/10:00 AM EDT 20:00 CET/2:00 PM EDT

21 February 2024 16:00 CET/10:00 AM EDT 20:00 CET/2:00 PM EDT

22 February 2024 16:00 CET/10:00 AM EDT 20:00 CET/2:00 PM EDT

23 February 2024 16:00 CET/10:00 AM EDT 20:00 CET/2:00 PM EDT


Facts & Figures

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for HR and talent acquisition practitioners who want to approach their work more strategically and proactively consult with their hiring managers to ensure that they attract, assess, and acquire talent that will support the business strategy of the organization and accelerate business results.

  • HR Generalist
  • HR Business Partner
  • Talent Acquisition Business Partner
  • Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Corporate Recruiter
  • Sourcing Strategist

Type Of Certification:

This certification has been approved for Approved for 13 Business recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. 
Pre-approved for 13 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) toward SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certifications.

Certified By: HCI -Human Capital Market 



Getting Started

The Strategic Talent Acquisition Framework


Align your overall talent acquisition strategy with your organization’s business strategy and initiatives
Consult with your clients to understand their needs and expectations and align your talent acquisition activities to them


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 help fill open roles


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


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


Use data to monitor and measure the success of your talent acquisition strategy, initiatives, and programs
Communicate results in business terms to hiring managers uantitative and qualitative information

Action Planning

Develop a talent acquisition plan using the Strategic Talent Acquisition toolkit

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