- Greater understanding on how to build HR organizational competency in talent acquisition and retention strategies
- Knowledge in cutting edge approaches to talent sourcing, leading to creation of deep and wide talent pools in the changing labor market
- A clarified understanding of the talent acquisition lifecycle process
- Insights in how to leverage a total compensation philosophy and reward system to encourage people to engage and thrive
- Greater confidence in communicating to new employees their lifetime value and mutual responsibility to continued intentional growth and development
This module will equip you to strategically acquire and retain the talented people your nonprofit organization needs. It will help you to develop and maintain a defined talent acquisition lifecycle process. It will explore talent sourcing in today’s dramatically changing labor market, and how to recruit across generations and disciplinary backgrounds. Planning well is critical, and this module explores target planning that employs an aligned biblical framework for talent acquisition and targeting. It also examines critical HR issues like rewards, incentives and the importance of shared cultural values, as they are vital supports to employee performance and retention. Ultimately, a strong talent acquisition and retention program should result in high performance and continuous improvement throughout the organization.
Requirements for Receiving Credit
Credit for the module will be determined on the following criteria:
- Successful completion and submission of five Reflection assignments demonstrating that the participant has read required resources and reviewed the presentation content
- Engage in all the topic forum discussions for all five sessions.
- “Transformative HR: How Great Companies Use Evidence-Based Change”, John W. Boudreau & Ravin Jesuthasan with Towers Watson. Jossey-Bass, 2011. Chapter 2, page 27-47.
- “Successful Onboarding: A Strategy To Unlock Hidden Value Within Your Organization”. Chapter 2 “The State of the Art: Essentials of Strategic Onboarding” & Chapter 3 “Teaching Culture So That Our New Hires “Get It”. ©Kaiser Associates 2010 Mark A. Stein & Lilith Christiansen.