MMH235 - Recruitment and Talent Acquisition


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: Nil


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1.5 hour online lecture (recordings provided) and 1 x 1.5 hour seminar (recordings provided) each week

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1.5 hour online lecture (recordings provided) and 1 x 1.5 hour seminar (recordings provided) each week


In this unit, students will be introduced to the areas of short-term recruitment and longer-term talent acquisition strategies and approaches, considering both the organisation as a recruiter as well as agencies (labour market intermediaries) and on-hiring (reverse) recruitment/brand building. Students will learn to navigate the process; identifying, acquiring, assessing, and hiring talent with considerations given to marketing and attraction strategies, HR planning (including job analysis and how to reimagine job design for Industry 4.0), compliance, equity, diversity and inclusion, including strategies for candidate engagement, educating hiring managers and reducing biases. The unit will provide students with the knowledge and skill to consider recruitment and talent acquisition as a career. 

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