Workshop Overview

This workshop has been designed to teach you how to more effectively manage your talent pool in a candidate driven market. It focuses on the whole applicant management process and how to promote your brand and move from a reactive approach, focused on filling current vacancies, to a proactive one.


What will the Workshop Cover?

The workshop will cover the skills and experience your business will need to achieve its strategy; how to identify key candidates with whom you should build relationships; how to grow your talent community; the information sharing and communication which engages candidates; and the roles of recruitment and hiring managers in the process.

Workshop Programme includes:

• Gaining a broad understanding of effective in house recruitment practices.

• How to create an effective sourcing strategy that attracts both active and passive talent.

• Managing your talent pipeline.

• Applicant Management throughout the whole recruitment process to ensure maximum engagement and reduce the risk of applicants dropping out of the process.

• How to effectively “sell” your company during a recruitment process.

• Understanding how to manage recruitment agencies.

• Know how to move from a reactive to a proactive talent function.

• Understand how to identify future talent needs of a business.

• Know how to develop a talent pipeline.

• Know how to build and communicate with a talent pipeline to build engagement & relationships.

• Understand the role of recruiters and hiring managers in creating & managing communities.



Reactive to Proactive Hiring

• Understanding the skills your business requires to meet future growth strategy.

• Mapping skills across the business and how they grow/change.

• Planning your approach.

• Understanding the changes required to activities.


Building a Talent Community

• What is a talent community?

• Best practice examples.

• Required activities to create a talent community.

• Understanding what candidates want from a community.

• Challenges in building your community.

Identifying Future Talent Requirements

• Skills gap analysis

• Identifying key candidates

• Mapping growth areas/skills in the business

• Mapping target companies and roles for future vacancies

Communication & Content

• What makes effective communication?

• Using social media, knowledge sharing, events and networking

• Engagement with hiring manager population

• Frequency of communication

• Progressing a candidate from community to live hiring process


Who should attend?

Anyone who has resourcing and recruitment responsibility within their role who wants to be more proactive in their sourcing approach


Course Length

1 day- Workshop or Live online Virtual Classroom.




The course was enlightening, engaging and essential


Operations Director
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