Social Talent Academy

Professional Certificate
in Recruitment

In the dynamic world of talent acquisition, finding and securing the best talent is vital for any organization’s success. Highly skilled recruiters are the vital ingredient to hiring success. Our comprehensive certification program equips professionals with the essential skills and insights to thrive in this ever-evolving landscape. From sourcing and assessment techniques to crafting a strategic recruitment strategy, gain the expertise to attract and retain top talent, driving business growth and success.


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What will you do

Advance your career by becoming a professionally certified recruiter.
This certification provides you with the skills to manage the hiring process from start to finish, keeping each stakeholder engaged throughout. You will learn to attract the right talent through expert job descriptions and employer branding, to create seamless and memorable candidate experiences, to work with hiring managers as a partner and to create a strong talent pipeline to give your organization a competitive advantage.

Core areas of certification


Discover strategies for sourcing, targeting, and attracting the best potential job applicants.


Evaluate skills, culture fit, and potential effectively through best-practice assessment techniques.

Candidate Experience

Ensure a positive journey from application to interview with memorable, candidate-centered processes.

Offering & Closing

Craft compelling offers and finalize onboarding for seamless transition into your organization.

Program Structure

Meet the experts

John Vlastelica

With over 20 years of recruiting experience, John is a world-leading expert on interviewing, selection. His content will help you become a trusted talent advisor to your hiring managers through helping you to define a solid hiring criteria, and establish effective screening and interviewing techniques.

Johnny Campbell

Johnny Campbell is a world-renowned expert and speaker on talent. As Founder and CEO of SocialTalent, Johnny works with the world’s leading organisations to shape how they hire. Johnny has trained tens of thousands of recruiters and helped shape modern recruitment.

Nick Johnston

With over 20 years experience working in HR, Nick has a deep expertise in talent. He has worked in different sectors, business models, geographies, cultures and economic climates. He uses his experience enable people and leverage technology to help business recruit better.

Andrew MaCaskill

Andrew MacAskill is the CCO of the talent consultancy, Fraser Dove, and Founder of Executive Career Jump – a coaching service for job searching. Andrew also authored ‘The Job Search Playbook’, was named a LinkedIn Changemaker in 2021, and is SocialTalent’s candidate experience expert.

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What is included with Academy membership?

12 months access to our recruitment library with 7 learning paths.

Complete all 7 certificates.

Access to new and updated content.

Exclusive career development content.