Talent Acquisition

Talent Acquisition - A New Focus to Help You Hire Great People

UHR Services is reimagining how to best serve you when it comes to hiring great people. A big part of this change is to provide functional expertise for the hiring process. To reflect this emphasis, UHR is investing in the development of a new unit called Talent Acquisition.  

Talent Acquisition is a unit of Staff HR Services focusing on supporting inclusive skills-based hiring. This process helps you frame your search to emphasize specific work activities needed to be successful in any given role. The benefits of this approach include:

  • reducing bias in the process,  
  • shortening the time to hire a new person, and
  • increasing satisfaction for the candidate and hiring team.

Resources for Hiring Departments is a good place to start. It's a comprehensive, soup-to-nuts, map of best practices in the hiring process. 

Three Areas of Focus

Talent Acquisition focuses on supporting the university by providing service in three ways: