Course Catalog

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ES-101

Introduction to Sourcing and Recruiting: Part 1 Strategy

Course Description: This course is for people with little to no experience in sourcing and recruiting. It serves as a survey or introduction to the discipline. Learn the basics to get your career started. Gain an overall understanding of the functions, behaviors, economics, history, and roles our industry plays in addressing talent supply and demand. Recruitment is a vast topic defined in a variety of sometimes conflicting ways. This course defines recruitment in its most fundamental way: “to replenish, maintain, or increase the talent ranks of an organization.” This definition is core to all aspects of the recruitment function, regardless of focus or specialization.

ES-102

Introduction to Sourcing and Recruiting: Part 2 Tactics

Course Description: This course is for people with little to no experience in sourcing and recruiting. It serves as a survey or introduction to the discipline. Learn the basics to get your career started. Gain an overall understanding of the functions, behaviors, economics, history, and roles our industry plays in addressing talent supply and demand. Recruitment is a vast topic defined in a variety of sometimes conflicting ways. This course defines recruitment in its most fundamental way: “to replenish, maintain, or increase the talent ranks of an organization.” This definition is core to all aspects of the recruitment function, regardless of focus or specialization.

ES-110

The Recruiting Process Start to Finish: Embedding Sourcing in the Recruitment Function

Course Description: Effectively travel the staffing and hiring process following a unique roadmap and flowchart, ensuring that everyone involved understands your process, that your team employs essential preparation before beginning a search, and makes effective offers and pre-empts counteroffers.

ES-140

Interpreting Resumes: Reading Between the Lines

Course Description: Learn the basics of visualizing keyword maps and how to create a Wordmap from a set of relevant resumes and job descriptions. Apply elements of speed reading to your sourcing and recruiting practice. Create keyword maps and be able to use word clouds. Obtain clarity on what is really important within sample resumes.

ES-150

Managing The Recruiting Desk: Recruiting Roadmap

Course Description: From knowing the key-term definitions to finding your competitors’ jobs, follow a 12-step framework for sourcing to empower recruiters to go from the lowest-hanging fruit to the most challenging; capture rich resource niche sites and other important online resources.

ES-160

Managing The Sourcing Desk: Sourcing Roadmap

Course Description: From knowing the key-term definitions to finding your competitors’ jobs, follow a 12-step framework for sourcing to empower recruiters to go from the lowest-hanging fruit to the most challenging "purple squirrel"; capture rich resource niche sites and other important online resources.

ES-170

Managing Your Desk: Recruitment Roadmap for Agencies and RPO

Course Description: This is a customized version of “Managing Your Sourcing Desk” specialized for RPOs, search firms, and staffing agencies. Effectively travel the staffing process following a unique roadmap and flowchart, ensuring that everyone involved understands your process, that your team employs essential preparation before beginning a search, makes effective offers, and pre-empts counteroffers.

ES-180

Keyword Selection

Course Description: What you can learn from a resume, reading between the lines, how to find “others like it”, choosing the right search keywords, expanding your search term. Know how to identify the search terms and keywords that will maximize effort.

ES-190

Screening, Interviewing, and Reference Checking

Course Description: Learn what to say and what to ask when having initial conversations with prospects that may become candidates. Ask the right questions, avoid the wrong ones, practice behavioral interviewing techniques, and leverage the potential of assessments, referrals, and background checks.

ES-200

How Search Engines Work

Course Description: Learn everything from understanding the differences among search engines to mastering the universal field search commands common to all major engines.

ES-210

Diversity: Fundamentals

Course Description: Beyond sourcing, this course looks at other important aspects to successfully recruit diverse candidates. Answering such questions as, what is it like to be a diversity person in corporate America and what do diversity candidates want and expect in corporate America.