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Talent Acquisition: Tools and Techniques


28 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2019
MDP Number : 39
Area : General Management
Venue : XLRI Jamshedpur
Programme Directors : M Srimannarayana

Introduction and Objectives :

Talent acquisition is a critical organizational function concerned with recruitment, selection and retention of organisational human resources. An organization's employee acquisition strategy is expected to ensure right workforce working at right place at the right time. To ensure this the organization needs to be clear about what are the most critical skills and attributes needed in its applicant pool and these skills and attributes must be consistent with the particular job requirements and the organization's approach to its market. Organizations should screen primarily on important attributes that actually differentiate among those in applicant pool. In this context, this programme is designed with the following objectives:

After attending the programme the participants will be able to understand:

  • The process of identifying job performance dimensions that are the basis for knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job assigned,
  • The process of assessing knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job assigned,
  • The process of incorporating knowledge, skills and abilities that are required for job performance in the selection measures and
  • Various steps tools and techniques used in employee selection process.

Key Topics :

  • Talent acquisition and talent management
  • Job analysis in human resource selection
  • Incorporating job analysis results in selection measures
  • Selection interview
  • Ability tests
  • Personality tests
  • Performance test
  • Strategies for selection decision making
  • Retention Management

Methodology :

The program methodology consists of a mix of lectures and discussions, case studies and exercises to gain some hands-on-experience.

Expected Participant :

HR professionals who are involved in recruitment and selection processes may apply for this program.

Programme Directors :

M. Srimannarayana

Duration :

January 28-31, 2019 (Monday - Thursday)

Venue :

XLRI, Jamshedpur

Fee (per participant) :

Residential (Twin Sharing)
Rs. 38,000/-
Luxury Tax (for Residential) and Service Tax extra, as applicable

Non Residential
Rs. 28,000/-
Service Tax extra, as applicable