Designing & Leading a High Performing Talent Team

Designing and leading a high performance talent team is no simple task, but through experiential and conversational learning, participants will better understand their leadership style, set a mission and vision for their team, and learn tactics to successfully lead through both high growth and challenging times.

This virtual and interactive course, designed for current and emerging Talent Leaders, is taught by seasoned recruiting leaders & experts with deep in house experience at rapid growth iconic companies.
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The content in our academy courses is intended for in-house recruiting teams. If this is not you but you are still interested, please contact us before registering.

 Course Overview

Designed over 2 weeks to maximize your ability to successfully implement new leadership strategies for your team
Week 1
  • Tuesday, November 9
    9:30am - 11:00am PST
    Talent leadership Assessment, small group interactive working session (90 minutes)
  • Wednesday, November 10
    9:30am - 11:00am PST
    Setting a team mission, strategy and goals (90 minutes)
 Course materials will be provided prior to our first session
      Week 2
      • Tuesday, November 16
        9:30am - 11:00am PST
        Career frameworks, fireside chat (90 minutes)
      • Thursday, November 18
        9:30am - 11:00am PST
        Leading through change, motivating your team (90 minutes)
      Leadership Assessment
      • Defining your leadership style
      • Understanding leadership blind spots
      Setting a Mission and Vision
      • Defining objectives for your team
      • Designing the future of your team
      Intention to Action
      • Creating personal leadership goals
      • Learning tactics for leading through challenging times

      Structured session to get the most out of each topic

      • Small Group Interactive Working Sessions
      • Resource Guide And Tactics You Can Immediately Implement
      • Presentation and Scenario Walk-throughs

      Ongoing Support

      Every participant will have the instructors and your cohort as a resource to ensure you’re able to effectively apply what you learn. We also connect you with all previous Academy alumni to expand your network.

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      The Diversity recruiting course is a part of our Recruiting Leadership Academy series. Participants will develop strategies and learn how to implement new approaches for diversity recruiting through experiential and conversational learning,

      Resource And Capacity Planning
      For Recruiting

      The Resource and Capacity Planning course is a part of our Recruiting Leadership Academy series. Participants will take a deep dive into headcount planning and capacity modeling and be given tools and templates to jump start hiring planning for their company.

      What people are saying about Academy

      "This course focuses on a great mixture of strategic and tactical work that a leader should know, plus it was merged with the opportunity to discuss and meet with other leaders."
      Shera Schwartz
      Alto Pharmacy
      Recruiting Operations
      "The content and guidance provided by the GBD team is perfect for any recruiting leader. Whether it’s scaling a team, navigating a changing organization or just focusing on manager growth, there’s some key takeaways for anyone. I’d especially recommend this for inexperienced managers looking to sharpen their leadership skills."
      Fritz Singer
      Checkout.com
      VP, People Aquisition
      “Don't hesitate. This is one of the best (if not THE best) career development classes specifically for building and leading Talent Acquisition teams out there. The teachers are engaging industry veterans who know how to build high performing teams. Just do it!.”
      DeeDee Breaux
      Bright Health
      Manager of Technical Recruiting
      "The longer you've been around in this industry, the harder it is to find great mentors. Every person on GBD's team has had success at the highest levels in talent acquisition. It's like getting all of the answers to the test to the hardest questions we'll all face as talent leaders in scaling companies.”
      Chris Shaw
      Apollo
      VP of Talent Acquisition
      “While I have led recruiting efforts in various companies I currently have the unique opportunity to do it from the ground level. This course helped me re-think and challenge some of my ideas on how to effectively do that. I am grateful for the timely information and frameworks that the workshop provided. Also, extremely grateful for the professional network it provides you with to further strategize and communicate about the challenges we face as recruiting leaders”
      Chase Johnson
      SheerID
      Sr. Manager, Talent Operations

      Companies that have attended

      Our growing alumni community represents a broad group of companies at various stages of growth.