Resource and Capacity Planning for Recruiting

The importance of resource and capacity planning for your recruiting team cannot be overstated. Participants will take a deep dive into headcount planning and capacity modeling and be given tools and templates to jump start planning for their company.

This virtual, two-hour 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.

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 hours to give you tools for a new
approach to your resource and capacity planning.
    Tuesday, June 11, 2024
    • 9:30am - 11:30am PST 
      - Scenario planning template
      - Influencing stakeholders
      - Working session building capacity model using RecruitingPlan
      - Q&A and close
      Course materials will be provided prior to our first session
    Process Development
    • Planning process for your company
    • Tools for influencing stakeholders and outcomes
    Capacity Modeling
    • Benchmarking: internal and external
    • Setting expectations through shared definitions

    What people are saying about the resource and capacity planning course

    “I found this course to be very valuable. The facilitators were humble and shared a lot of real life situations they had been in which helped connect our own challenges. I believe I am stronger operationally from taking this course and have a better sense of how to capacity plan and advocate for the growth of my team. I highly recommend this for any recruiting leader who is looking to up level themselves.”
    Amina Moinuddin
    Head of People
    “This course is guaranteed to take your recruiting resource planning to the next level. Implemented properly, it will take you to the top 1% of companies that do this best”
    Chris Shaw
    VP of Talent Acquisition
    “There are workshops and trainings out there that make you wish you had your time back... and then there is this. This workshop not only leveled up my skillset and knowledge in things I have been around for 10 years but provided tools that I will likely use the rest of my career. The ROI from this course is priceless. I just don't see how anyone walks away from this without more knowledge and confidence on these challenging topics.”
    Chase Johnson
    “This course gives you the framework recruiting leaders need to effectively plan for their teams, drive the process, and influence cross functional stakeholders in key planning processes.”
    Jenny Talwar
    ‍Director of Talent
    “You will walk away with knowledge you can apply and an incredible network of peers you can rely on to help navigate growth, change and capacity planning.”
    Veronique St-Germain
    Head of Talent
    “This is really a fantastic course that arms you with the tools needed for tackling some of the most crucial conversations being had around talent.”
    Mahea Schuman
    North Equity
    Director of Talent
    “This course s invaluable for anyone tackling the complex (and often daunting) Headcount Planning Process. The course is well organized, and the team does a wonderful job guiding you through their framework, tools and the numerous considerations we're faced with in the planning process. I feel much more prepared, confident, and empowered. Thank you GBD Talent!”
    Michael Blaney
    Principal Recruiter
    “Regardless of your experience/level, this course will provide insights into becoming a better recruiter/Leader.”
    Chad Pace
    Head of Talent
    “From a foundational perspective, this course gives you what you need no matter your status. I shared space with novices and experts, but our status didn't matter. We were all there to learn and that made this course enjoyable!”
    Jeffrey Perkins
    Sr. Manager, Talent Programs
    “The Resource and Capacity Planning course has not only given me the tools to tackle the complexity of resource planning at a high growth scale up, but has enabled me to connect with other key players in TA, and to understand that we're all facing the same challenges!”
    Lindsey Graver
    Senior Manager Talent Acquisition
    “It's a great opportunity to connect and learn from industry peers as well as experienced, seasoned instructors. Come ready to dig into data and details - but also to walk away with many gems and memorable words of wisdom relevant to anyone that works in talent.”
    Tess Vorselen
    Threshold Ventures
    Talent Manager
    "This course was 100% worth the time and money. Even after the first session, I felt like my leadership support network had grown and I had ideas on how to best support the business. Everything was easy to follow and well organized. Highly highly recommend.”
    Margaret Briseño
    Head of People Operations
    "This course will allow you to be proactive versus reactive to changing business needs.”
    Sandy Parlin
    Apollo GraphQL
    Senior Manager, Technical Recruiting
    "I stepped away from this course with a lot of practical takeaways and things to experiment with at my company. Even more useful were the personal/professional connections I made that I'm hoping will help me feel less lonely and confused as a talent leader when things get challenging.”
    Kevin McSherry
    Zeus Living
    Director, Talent

    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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    Companies that have attended

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