Social Talent Academy

Shortlist with success

The key principles of shortlisting talent.

Presented by

Nick Johnston - Recruitment Expert

Nick Johnston

Course Details

Shortlisting candidates effectively requires more than 6 seconds of CV scanning to whittle applicants into yes or no piles. Your role as a recruiter is to delve past the keywords and align a candidate’s experience and achievements with the hiring criteria. In this mission by Nick Johnston, you’ll learn how to gauge proficiency levels against a candidate profile and build a holistic picture of a candidate’s skills and experience. Also, discover tips for presenting the candidate profile to the hiring team where your shortlisted candidates are accepted to interview.


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.

Nick Johnston - Recruitment Expert

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In this Course you’ll learn...

Identify the best candidates

Learn what to look for and how to find it so that you can identify the most suitable candidates for your role.

Present Candidates with Impact

Learn how to make your candidates look like stars to the hiring managers and set them up for success.

Facilitate Good Decisions

Ensure your hiring managers are fully aware of what they need and how your candidates fill their roles.

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