You do not have to be SHRM-certified to earn the SHRM Talent
Acquisition Specialty Credential
However, 25 PDCs can be applied toward
SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP recertification upon completion of any CalSHRM
Specialty Credential course.
CREDENTIAL PROGRAM COST
SHRM Member: $1,655.00
“The talent acquisition field has evolved so significantly in recent years that even experienced recruiters are having to rethink their approach to attracting talent. Our new Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential allows professionals who are working in all aspects of recruiting the ability to update their skills and prove to the marketplace that they have the cutting-edge ability needed to succeed in this heady environment.”
- Tony Lee, VP of editorial at SHRM
"CEOs want to know that their talent acquisition teams are up to the task. The SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential allows professionals to show their organizations that they have the knowledge and skills to hire the best. It also demonstrates to candidates that the recruiter they're working with is committed to developing an excellent candidate experience."
- Sharlyn Lauby, SHRM-SCP, president of ITM Group, Inc.
"SHRM's Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential addresses the specialized, rapidly changing universe of the talent acquisition professional. Even more importantly, it develops participant skills to ensure that successful talent acquisition efforts lead to a sustainable, high-performing workforce."
—Nick Schacht, SHRM-SCP, chief global development officer at SHRM
September 7-30, 2021
Tuesdays & Thursdays
11:30 am - 1:30 pm/Pacific Time
October 27-28, 2021
Wednesday & Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm/Pacific Time
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