Management Concepts

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Feb 20—21, 2020
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 739
USD 369 per day
Apr 6—7, 2020
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 739
USD 369 per day
Jul 13—14, 2020
USD 739
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About the course

Talent acquisition is one of the most important components of organizational success. It drives staffing, recruitment, selection, placement, onboarding, and employee development. As an HR professional, you are tasked with applying strategic and tactical skills in recruiting and maintaining an effective workforce while adhering to processes that align with Federal and private sector best practices. You will learn how to define the organization’s need, analyze data to make better hiring decisions, select candidates, and position new hires for success.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain what a talent acquisition strategy is and its relation to the organization
  • Describe the OPM End-to-End Hiring Initiative
  • Plan ways to get from a stated need to a posted vacancy notice
  • Determine the appropriate assessment tools and selection process for a position
  • Suggest best practices for onboarding new employees
  • Consider ways to use a talent pipeline to meet current and future talent needs

Course Topics

Federal Talent Acquisition Strategy

  • HR Life Cycle Process
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Talent Acquisition Strategy
  • Legal Requirements

The Federal Hiring Process

  • Purpose of the End-to-End Hiring Initiative
  • End-to-End Hiring Initiative
  • Stakeholders

From Needs Analysis to Posting

  • The First Half of the Hiring Component
  • The Staffing Needs Analysis
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Position Descriptions
  • Attracting Qualified Candidates
  • Posting a Job

Assessment and Selection

  • The Purpose of Assessment and Selection
  • Assessment Strategy
  • Assessment
  • Building the Assessment Process
  • Roles and Responsibilities When Assessing and Selecting Candidates
  • Rules and Regulations

Entry on Duty, Orientation, and Onboarding

  • The Onboarding Process
  • Before Entry on Duty
  • Entry on Duty
  • Orientation
  • Ongoing Onboarding
  • Throughout the Onboarding Process

Managing the Talent Pipeline

  • What Is a Talent Pipeline?
  • Developing a Talent Pipeline
  • Succession Planning
  • Employee Development
  • Signs of a Healthy Talent Pipeline
  • Best Practices for Developing a Talent Pipeline

Course Wrap-Up

  • Bringing It All Together
  • Action Plan

Who should attend

This course is designed for leadership, HR generalists, specialists, or other professionals seeking practical talent acquisition skills.

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