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BH314 Talent Acquisition, Selection, and Retention

Certificate Track: Human Resource Management

This course covers aspects of selection principles, retention applications, and exercises for hiring employees. The format provides a roadmap for the talent acquisition process. It provides you with the landscape of the current talent pool and strategies to help your managers make smarter hiring decisions by improving the accuracy and efficiency of the decision making process. The course also provides you an overview with the changing world of work in today's environment and takes a holistic view of the talent acquisition process.

What You Cover

  • Defining job performance
  • Sourcing and talent-acquisition strategies
  • Using Workforce Analytics to measure talent-acquisition programs
  • Understanding legal requirements in the selection process

How You Benefit

  • Learn best practices to onboard and retain top performers
  • Learn to predict job performance in alignment with culture and job requirements

Cost: $549
Discounts may apply, please refer to the registration page for details.


Elaine Lees, MBA, SPHR, is a talent-management strategist who helps companies select, develop and retain key employees with custom fit solutions. She is the Principal for Elaine Lees Consulting. In her career as VP, HR, and company officer, Ms. Lees has been exposed to and managed through leading-edge issues in talent management such as retention, scaling for growth, outsourcing, mergers and acquisitions, rewards, and management development.

Enrique Washington is an executive search and talent management consultant and co-founder of the Generator Group. Enrique’s most meaningful work over the past 20 years has involved helping individuals and organizations achieve their full potential through the creation and implementation of executive talent acquisition and leadership development strategies. He is the co-author of the upcoming book, Using Competencies To Establish A Common Language Across A Talent Management System. Enrique is the host of The Talent Lab, a podcast show dedicated to informing its listeners about talent management trends and practices. Enrique is an accomplished athlete; he was named a Track and Field All American and remains an avid runner and athlete. He has a passion for photography and music. Enrique holds a BS in marketing and an MS in corporate and public communication from Seton Hall University. He also holds an MS in industrial organizational psychology from Kansas State University.

Management of Human Resources (BH101) is strongly recommended as the first course, especially for those entering the certificate program with less than two years experience in the field. 

Applies Towards the Following Certificate:
Human Resource Management

Interested in bringing this program to your organization? Contact Michelle Giovannozzi.