SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential

August 27 - 28, 2024
San Mateo, CA
(In-Person Event)

Program cost starting at:
Member: $1830
Non-Member: $2105

Program Overview

Sourcing, engaging and retaining the best talent are top priorities for organizations. Earning the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential recognizes the key role that talent acquisition professionals play in today’s challenging business environment by demonstrating your proficiency as a strategic talent acquisition partner.

This credential addresses the specialized and rapidly evolving field of talent acquisition. It is designed to develop the skills of participants, ensuring that their talent acquisition efforts contribute to the creation of a sustainable, high-performing workforce.

 If you are SHRM-certified, completing this credential will earn you 22 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), which will automatically be added to your SHRM Certification profile.

Intended Audience: Individuals interested in earning a specialty credential that demonstrates knowledge and proficiency of the Talent Acquisition landscape.

How to earn your SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential:

1. Purchase the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential package, which includes:

  • Enrollment in the Talent Acquisition: Creating Your Organization's Strategy Educational Program
  • Three comprehensive SHRM eLearning courses on talent acquisition:      
    • Global Hiring
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) in the Talent Acquisition Space
    • The Virtual Talent Acquisition Life Cycle
  • BONUS! Cyber security has grown from a nonexistent job title to a requirement for most companies. In these four bonus videos, brought to you by SANS (the content in these bonus videos are not included on the assessment), we discover why cyber security is such an "in demand" functional area. Specifics job areas in cyber security are explored to give HR professionals a high-level overview of what a cyber workforce structure may contain.      
    • Understanding Cyber Recruiting 101 – What You Need to Know 
    • Assessing Cyber Talent 
    • How to Build a Cyber Security Team - Challenges and Creative Next Steps
    • The NICE Workforce for Cyber Security - Recruiting, Developing, and Planning Your Cybersecurity Workforce 
  • Pass an online talent acquisition knowledge assessment. 
  • Program contains closed captions. Please use our Accessibility Accommodation Form to request additional accommodations.

2. After passing the assessment, add your Specialty Credential to your resume, e-mail signatures and social media profiles, proving your talent acquisition expertise to your employer and your network.

3. You do not have to be SHRM-certified to earn the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential; however, you will receive 22 PDCs toward your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP recertification upon completion of the Specialty Credential package.

Attention SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential holders!
The 22 PDCs that you earn toward recertification when pursuing your SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential will auto populate in your SHRM certification profile.

Trisha Zulic, SHRM-SCP - Session Speakers - Certified SHRM Instructor

Trisha Zulic, SHRM-SCP, is an expert in Human Resources with 20+ years of experience focused on production planning, lean management, diversity & inclusion, forecasting, quality control, training, and project management. Not only has she proven her professionalism with various accolades, speaking engagements, and expansive leadership background, she is also an inaugural member of the SHRM Blue Ribbon Commission on Racial Equity, Together Forward @Work, to advocate for bold action and change in the workplace. Throughout her career of delivering operational efficiencies for various organizations, she has also been instrumental in speaking with a respected voice for the Sales, Lean Six Sigma, and HR communities. Throughout her extensive career, she has been well known in the industry for her charisma, funny disposition, storytelling, great listening and relatable communication skills. Trisha’s colleagues, friends, and family are known to speak about her compassion and down-to-earth mentality. As a mentor, friend, and professional, she continues to make strides in the industry.

 Trisha Zulic, SHRM-SCP | LinkedIn