Ron is the former CEO of Great Place to Work-Gulf and CHRO of Al Raha Group, based in Riyadh. He holds certifications from HCI as Global Human Capital Strategist (GHCS), Master Human Capital Strategist (MHCS), and Strategic Workforce Planner (SWP).
Ron was cited by CIPD as one of the top five HR thinkers in the Middle East. He received the Outstanding Leadership Award for Global HR Excellence at the World Human Resources Development Congress in Mumbai, and was named as one of the 50 Most Talented Global HR Leaders in Asia.
Ron’s prior roles include senior HR roles with Xerox HR services, IBM, and Martha Stewart Living.
Ron’s board memberships include the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council, McKinsey Quarterly Executive Online Panel, and HCI’s Expert Advisory Council on Talent Management Strategy.
Ron’s work has been featured in the Wall St. Journal, Inc. Magazine, Workforce Management, and numerous international HR magazines covering Africa, India, and the Middle East.
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for HR and talent acquisition practitioners who want to approach their work more strategically and proactively consult with their hiring managers to ensure that they attract, assess, and acquire talent that will support the business strategy of the organization and accelerate business results. Sample titles include:
Talent Acquisition Manager
HR Business Partner
Talent Acquisition Business Partner
It’s a new day for talent acquisition. The next few years will be big for talent acquisition as organizations across all industries and around the world seek to rebound and rebuild in the wake of the disruption created by COVID-19.
More than ever, busy hiring managers need trusted advisors who can work with them collaboratively to attract, assess, and acquire the unique talent needed to support their business strategy and accelerate business results.
HCI’s newly redesigned Strategic Talent Acquisition Certification program is designed to help talent acquisition professionals and teams meet those expectations head on by helping them shift from tactical recruiting experts to strategic high-impact partners.
What You’ll Learn
This two-day course moves beyond the transactional elements of making the right hire and helps you build deep expertise in these five critical areas:
Align your overall talent acquisition strategy with your organization’s business strategy and initiatives
Attract a diverse pool of candidates and build pipelines by cultivating internal and external networks and relationships, and capitalizing on recruitment technologies and social media
Evaluate candidates against objective standards while mitigating the effects of unconscious bias
Actively monitor and measure the success of your talent acquisition strategy, initiatives, and programs
Hire the right candidates by delivering a positive candidate experience combined with the right compensation elements
What to Expect
Leave every HCI program with a free toolkit, access to additional videos and research, and a set of skills that you can use on the job immediately
Access log-in information, certification materials (participant guide and toolkit), and the exam in your MyHCI profile
Chat and interact with your facilitator and peers via WhatsApp Group available on mobile or desktop after the training course
Earn your HCI certification by attending all of the sessions, complete all classwork, and pass the multiple-choice exam with a score of 80% or higher
Attend this training and earn 13 HCI, 13 HRCI, 13 SHRM, and 13 ATD recertification credits