Talent Acquisition Bootcamp

A successful hiring process is an important part of building a positive organizational culture. It will help you find staff who can quickly contribute to your team. This course aims to equip hiring teams with:

  • A comprehensive understanding of inclusive practices and tools

  • A deep dive into all stages of the recruiting and hiring process

  • Approaches to help mitigate potential biases throughout the hiring process 

Class discussions and activities will allow participants to put learning into practice. 

This course is part of the Leadership Development Curriculum but can be taken as a stand alone offering.

You will learn to:

  • Identify and use inclusive hiring strategies and practices

  • Utilize tools and techniques to mitigate bias in the hiring process

  • Apply solutions to current hiring challenges

You will benefit by:

  • Positively influencing the hiring process in your organization

  • Aligning your process with diversity, equity and inclusion values 

  • Having access to tools and resources to continuously improve your talent acquisition process


Any U-M faculty and staff involved in recruiting and hiring staff, especially hiring managers, hiring team members or individuals coordinating staff searches

Program Notes:

Participants should complete Unconscious Bias in Recruiting and Hiring (approx 30 min) and review Resources for Hiring Departments prior to their scheduled session.

This class is taught in a lecture format with large and small group activities. The room location and pre-work information will be sent in the registration confirmation email.

Topic Area

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Leading People and Teams

Domain and Expectation

  • Mission
    • Create value for the diverse communities we serve
  • People
    • Foster and promote diverse teams
    • Collaborate and build inclusive relationships
  • Self
    • Adapt
  • Execution
    • Achieve results
    • Build positive culture


  • Member of a Team
  • Leading a Team
  • Leading Multiple Teams
  • Leading the Organization


  • Level 2: Skill building

Past Sessions

Code: CAM25PM101TAB01

Presenter: Talent Acquisition

Cost: $0

  • Wed 7/10/24 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Location: Wolverine Tower Suite 18 G048