Recruitment and Retention Strategies

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Course Description

"Recruiting & Retention Strategies" is a course that's been specifically designed for professionals who are looking to improve their overall workforce. By looking at the best ways to retain employees and to recruit new talent, companies can ensure they are able to thrive, no matter what the economy does and no matter what happens in an industry.

Some of the topics covered in this course include how companies benefit from recruiting talent, employee branding, aligning recruitment to job requirements, the importance of retention, how recruitment and retention work together, how to retain your talent, preventing high turnover rates, using benefits to maintain a competitive hiring advantage, corporate wellness programs, managing attrition, and surviving a talent crunch.

With each lesson building on the one before it, "Recruiting & Retention Strategies" helps to guide people who want to build a team that is effective and that wants to stay around for the long-term. By looking at what talent looks like in a company and finding out what benefits can bring new talent in, a company can begin to create a company that has a strong reputation for prospective team members.

In addition, a company can begin to understand how to hold onto the employees who are the most valuable to the team. While not everyone will be able to stay on board forever, there are ways to ensure that long-time employees are interested in saying, rather than looking for other employment opportunities.

Course Requirements

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required

Course Topics

Lesson 1: Companies Benefit from Recruiting Talent

Lesson 2: Employer Branding

Lesson 3: Aligning Recruitment to Job Requirements

Lesson 4: Why Retention Matters in any Economy

Lesson 5: How Recruitment and Retention Work Together

Lesson 6: Retaining Your Talent Pool

Lesson 7: Preventing High Turnover Rates

Lesson 8: Benefits: Maintaining a Competitive Hiring Advantage

Lesson 9: Devising an Effective and Desirable Corporate Wellness Program

Lesson 10: Organizational Learning: Why Training Your Team Encourages Loyalty

Lesson 11: Managing Employment Attrition in High Performing Teams

Lesson 12: Surviving a Talent Crunch

Course Materials

All course material will be provided in the lessons and netlinks. There are no required materials to purchase before taking the class .

Grading Policy

Each lesson will include a lesson review quiz along with one assignment. Students will successfully complete this course with 70% or better.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Recognize why and how companies benefit from recruiting talent.
  • Identify employer branding and how this can be used to recruit talent.
  • Know techniques for aligning recruitment to job requirements.
  • Know why retention matters in any economy.
  • Retaining Your Talent Pool
  • Describe methods for preventing high turnover rates.
  • Know ways for maintaining a competitive hiring advantage.
  • Recognize why training your team encourages loyalty.
  • Describe managing employment attrition in high performing teams.
  • Identify ways to survive a talent crunch, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 2 Assignment2
Lesson 2 Exam10
Lesson 3 Assignment2
Lesson 3 Exam10
Lesson 4 Exam10
Lesson 5 Assignment2
Lesson 5 Exam10
Lesson 6 Assignment2
Lesson 6 Exam10
Lesson 7 Exam10
Lesson 8 Exam9
Lesson 9 Assignment2
Lesson 9 Exam10
Lesson 10 Exam10
Lesson 11 Assignment2
Lesson 11 Exam9
Lesson 12 Exam10
Lesson 13 Exam10
The Final Exam41
Total Points:172

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