Recruitment and Retention

Discover great talents and retain top minds.

Discovering great talent isn’t a coincidence—it’s the result of an effective recruitment strategy. With this 1-day program, human resources (HR) professionals and leaders will gain valuable tools to help their organization attract, onboard, support and retain the most in-demand, high-performing employees.

Recruitment and Retention

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Fees: $795
Length: 1 day of study
Next Session: April 27, 2023 to
April 27, 2023
  • Location:
  • Virtual Classroom
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Recruitment and Retention

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Build A Game-Changing
Recruitment and Retention Strategy

Work is changing, and with it, the ambitions of the best minds in every industry. How can organizations sustainably attract, onboard, and keep their top talent? 

In this 1-day program, designed by experienced recruiters, you’ll discover the critical needs of the talent industry and how to effectively negotiate with sought-after hires in this digital age. Learn how to attract desirable applicants with compelling job descriptions, and develop efficient screening and assessment procedures to find the perfect candidates.

Examine the unique scenarios that require psychometric assessments during the hiring process, and handle relevant negotiations with a thorough understanding of reasonable and unreasonable demands. Effectively onboard new hires—even in a virtual workplace—and establish training and integration programs that include regular check-ins and troubleshooting.

Filled with practical tools from recruitment to onboarding, this program is ideal for first-line managers, such as HR leaders and department managers who are responsible for attracting, onboarding, supporting and retaining employees for their organization.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Communication Skills
Interview Skills
Negotiation Skills
Conflict Resolution
Performance Management

4 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

In just 1 day of study, you’ll develop a deep understanding of the recruitment strategy, from pre-screening protocols to onboarding procedures.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Gain sought-after skills in talent recruitment and retention, and contribute to the overall success of your organization.

Learn from the Pros

Train with renowned Schulich ExecEd instructors and seasoned HR professionals.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit

Aspiring Leaders

Get a comprehensive overview of the most essential skills in talent acquisition and prepare for a leadership role as a first-line manager.

Mid-Career Leaders

Human resources leaders and department managers in charge of attracting, onboarding and retaining employees will develop the full-spectrum of talent recruitment and retention skills required to advance to more senior positions.

Program Overview

  • Help your organization define role requirements and implement them into a compelling job description. Explore a variety of places to find top talent, including online platforms and recruitment agencies. Develop screening and assessment procedures and conduct thorough pre-screening calls.

  • Learn the do’s and don’ts of interviewing and communicate efficiently to get the information you need. Evaluate candidates with thorough reference checks and online psychometric assessment tools. Craft the perfect professional offer letter and know what to expect when candidates request offer negotiations.

  • Effectively onboard candidates, even in a virtual workplace. Ensure new hires are being well-trained and integrated with regular check-ins and troubleshooting. Create an encouraging environment for high performers with personalized career roadmaps within the organization.

  • Spring 2023 Dates Time
    Recruitment and Retention 4/27/2023 - 4/27/2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


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What You Get

After completing Recruitment and Retention, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Foundational Badge

Signifies that you’ve gained information and insight into new skills.

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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