Online Course: Recruiting Top Engineering Talent - 2 half day workshops.

Starts:  Sep 27, 2023 09:00 AM (ET)
Ends:  Sep 28, 2023 01:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  All Member Open Forum

Hiring the right people has never been more important than it is now. We need top engineering talent to help us overcome the big challenges we face, and seize the opportunities of the post-pandemic world.

Unfortunately, due to skills shortages, it’s never been more difficult to do so.

In this highly engaging, interactive and practical workshop, you’ll learn the three steps to ensuring you have access to a consistent supply of top engineering talent:

  • Standing out from your talent competitors 
  • Expanding your talent pool by thinking creatively about how you fill roles
  • Conducting effective interviews while providing exceptional candidate experience to ensure the right fit the first time

You’ll leave this workshop with hands-on experience with several frameworks and tools that will dramatically increase your ability to stand out from your talent competitors, and to hire the right person every time.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the three keys to attracting the right talent in a critically skills short market
  • Apply a practical framework to help you write job descriptions that have the right candidates beating a path to your door
  • Understand  the latest innovative sourcing strategies to broaden your talent pools
  • Utilise practical tips on increasing candidate experience and interview effectiveness

Is this course for you?

This workshop is designed for hiring managers and internal recruitment specialists of engineers. It's also relevant for managers, team leaders who are involved in recruiting and retaining talent.

Roles include:

  • Engineering Lead 
  • Engineering Manager
  • Project Lead 
  • CEO
  • All Executives 
  • HR Manager 
  • Talent Acquisition Manager 
  • Project Manager

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics we'll cover

Day One

  • Why the hiring manager's role is so important to the recruitment process
  • The cost of a bad hire and of leaving roles unfilled 
  • A practical framework to help you define the specific attributes you need in a role 
  • The three keys to attract the right people - and repel the wrong ones 
  • Real life practices to help you define and tell you story, which will help you stand out from your talent competitors

Day Two

  • Four practical ways to expand your talent pool 
  • Seven innovative sourcing strategies 
  • Practical tips on how to plan, prepare and conduct a thorough hiring process, which helps you hire the best person the first time and provides an exceptional candidate experience