Talent Acquisition Toolkit

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Confirm your organization owns the development and implementation of recruitment strategies, in partnership with Talent Acquisition department, having a focus on expanding top of funnel recruiting efforts through community partnerships, emerging and industry talent, professional associations, etc.

More Uses of the Talent Acquisition Toolkit:

  • Be certain that your organization oversees talent acquisition, Performance Management, Talent Development, Succession Planning, leadership continuity, high potential identification, and development.

  • Lead adaptability in leadership style to build relationships, manage and lead a variety of personality types and situations.

  • Ensure you steer; lead and manage the Talent Acquisition strategy and team to develop and deliver effective talent acquisition strategies.

  • Head: provide proactive coaching, consultation and direction to management in areas of staffing, employee relations, policy administration and Performance Management.

  • Promote diversity strategies to advance your culture of Equity And Inclusion for all partners and cultivate a sense of belonging in all aspects of the work, team, and across multiple relationships.

  • Warrant that your organization executes strategic workforce hiring plan for the business by handling requisitions for end to end recruitment of internal and external talent.

  • Manage work with the greater People and Organization community Talent Acquisition, Learning And Development, Diversity and Inclusion, Business Partners, etc.

  • Supervise: work to maximize utilization of all available resources in order to achieve departmental budgetary/productivity standards.

  • Become skilled at using data to analyze recruiting trends and gaps, diagnose challenges and develop solutions to improve recruiting.

  • Deploy relevant recruitment programs, solutions and associated metrics that align with the contractual requirements of the client.

  • Provide leadership, coaching, mentoring and guidance to Plant Management focusing on talent acquisition, retention and development.

  • Help plan, administer and review activities regarding recruitment, Training and Development, compensation and benefits, mobility, talent acquisition, diversity, Talent Management and Organization Development and employee/Labor Relations.

  • Methodize: partner with talent acquisition and marketing to ensure the internal and external organizational messaging is aligned.

  • Collaborate closely with Hiring Managers throughout the recruiting process to ensure you meet hiring needs and goals.

  • Be certain that your organization provides telephone support screen, return, direct and respond to incoming calls and inquiries, using professional judgment in interpreting administrative procedures.

  • Lead departmental project work focused on delivering efficiencies and innovations to drive the Talent Acquisition operation function forward.

  • Analyze report of data duplicates or other errors to provide ongoing appropriate inter departmental communication and monthly or daily data report.

  • Develop and execute talent acquisition strategies that enhance your organizations visibility/reputation in key recruiting markets.

  • Take strategic and tactical direction from the Talent Acquisition Manager; share ideas and provide feedback on successes and opportunities.

  • Liaise with the Finance department to ensure all open requisitions are approved and aligned with the direction from the Talent Acquisition Partner.

  • Contribute to the development of recruitment strategies using data to generate insights and influence decisions.

  • Lead developing and implementing industry leading best practices in recruiting principles, practices and techniques.

  • Create account plans for each clients that document strategies, metrics, expectations to ensure success of the program.

  • Be accountable for building deep relationships with Hiring Managers to improve outcomes and ensure hiring and retention goals are met.

  • Drive culture through consistent, quality execution of Performance Management, Talent Management, compensation, benefits, talent acquisition, communication and Continuous Improvement initiatives.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Talent Acquisition Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Talent Acquisition related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Talent Acquisition specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Talent Acquisition Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 991 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Talent Acquisition improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 991 standard requirements:

  1. How often is the shipping staff or the Vendor Management, and today it should be called using the wrong carrier for the size, speed, and Data Management, since that seems to distance of the order?

  2. What is the main approach your organizations IT leadership should prioritize to address the current gaps in the talent needed to plan, deploy, and maintain your future networking needs?

  3. Where do you currently source your talent from and what is your talent acquisition approach in order to be the employer of choice in an increasingly competitive post Brexit market?

  4. Where does the target demographic live and how will a long-term real estate investment impact your organizations ability to recruit and retain the right talent?

  5. How can finance assess return on investment in its people in order to target Learning And Development and general Talent Management spend most effectively?

  6. How much money and time could your organization save by reducing time to hire, increasing Employee Engagement, and retaining high-performance employees?

  7. How does your management access the necessary talent to support Operational Excellence, as lean and other quality and Process Improvement methods?

  8. What mechanisms have you included in your executive compensation plans to help curb excessive risk-taking and encourage effective Risk Management?

  9. Do you have the right talent to research, develop and deliver the channel capacity, capability and quality required to make the business plan?

  10. What, given employees personal values and your organizations rewards structures, are key individuals and groups being encouraged to do?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Talent Acquisition book in PDF containing 991 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Talent Acquisition self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Talent Acquisition Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Talent Acquisition areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Talent Acquisition Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Talent Acquisition projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Talent Acquisition Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Talent Acquisition project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Stakeholder Management Plan: Were Talent Acquisition project team members involved in detailed estimating and scheduling?

  2. Human Resource Management Plan: Does the schedule include Talent Acquisition Project Management time and change request analysis time?

  3. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Identify the stakeholders levels most frequently used –or at least sought– in your Talent Acquisition projects and for which purpose?

  4. Lessons Learned: How well were expectations met regarding the frequency and content of information that was conveyed to by the Talent Acquisition Project Manager?

  5. Milestone List: What is the market for your technology, product or service?

  6. Risk Register: Methodology: how will Risk Management be performed on this Talent Acquisition project?

  7. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: When performing is split among two or more roles, is the work clearly defined so that the efforts are coordinated and the communication is clear?

  8. Activity Duration Estimates: Is a formal written notice that the contract is complete provided to the seller?

  9. Project Performance Report: To what degree does the teams work approach provide opportunity for members to engage in results-based evaluation?

  10. Procurement Audit: Were the documents received scrutinised for completion and adherence to stated conditions before the tenders were evaluated?

Step-by-step and complete Talent Acquisition Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Talent Acquisition project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Talent Acquisition project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Talent Acquisition project with this in-depth Talent Acquisition Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Talent Acquisition projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Talent Acquisition and put Process Design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Talent Acquisition investments work better.

This Talent Acquisition All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.