Social Talent Academy

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Professional Certificate in Talent Advisory

Get the tools you need to become the talent expert in your organization and elevate your role from Recruiter to Talent Advisor.

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Over 200k professionals trained in 100+ countries.

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Who is this for?

This course is perfect for recruiters looking to take the next step in their career and be the talent expert in their organisation.

Becoming a Talent Advisor is not only about selecting great talent – it’s also about being a consultative and strategic partner to your hiring managers. In this professional certificate, delivered by John Vlastelica and Paul Bunda, you will learn how to lead hiring conversations and make a big impact on the way you source, interview, select and sell talent.

Certificate Information




6 Hours


Talent Advising

Strategic Sourcing





Training Recruiters in:

What will you learn?



Meet John Vlastelica of Recruiting Toolbox and prepare to become a Talent Advisor. Define WDGLL & your new relationship with hiring managers.



Learn how to build effective strategies that aligns Recruiting and Hiring Managers together, using communication, effective processes, and plan for speed!


Sourcing Strategy

Learn how to pull sourcing out of Boolean and into the strategic. Gain the secret to getting hiring managers on board and leverage their networks and abilities, as well as building your strategy around market information that enables leaders to make informed decisions.


Interviewing and Selling Strategy

Interviews are critical in our interactions with candidates, but to get great hires we must have a great strategy. Similarly, when Hiring Managers make decisions on who to hire, strategy comes into play here too. Do we simply sit in, do we facilitate, or do we lead? Learn how to lead like a Talent Advisor, and ensure the best hire is made in every team.



Learn how to influence those around you in the business who’s actions and capability massively impact your conversion and funnel metrics that are out of your control.


Being a Talent Advisor

Learn to build relationships, raise the bar on expectations and diagnose performance issues. Influence through communication, and play the role of Talent Advisor where you lead and influence.


Critical Conversations with Hiring Managers

Learn how to win at having critical conversations by diagnosing the root issue and engaging Hiring Managers.

Content delivered by

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.

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The SocialTalent Academy Recruitment Library

As well as your chosen certification, you also gain unlimited access to the SocialTalent Academy recruitment library for 12 months. This library consists of over 100 hours of dedicated content delivered by world-leading experts. 

You can choose to deep dive on subjects like sourcing, employer branding, candidate attraction, interviewing, diversity, talent advisory, and many more.

With unlimited access to all of our content and our platform’s ‘Explore’ feature. You can easily find the content you need when you need it. 

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Learn key strategies and tactics for sourcing top talent. From social sourcing and technical sourcing to boolean search and engaging passive candidates – this is perfect for anyone tasked with finding the right talent.

Learn every skill you need to master recruitment. Whether it’s candidate attraction, tactics for collaborating with hiring managers, or interview best practices, this course will enable you to become a trusted Talent Advisor within your organization