Resource and Capacity Planning for Recruiting

The importance of resource and capacity planning for your recruiting team cannot be overstated. Through experiential and conversational learning, participants will take a deep dive into headcount planning and capacity modeling and be given individualized tools and templates to jump start planning for their company.

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.

 Course Overview

Designed over 2 weeks to maximize the ability to successfully implement your new approach to resource and capacity planning
Week 1
  • Tuesday, October 20
    9:30am - 11:00am PST
    Resource and capacity planning introduction: Course overview, small group interactive working session (90 minutes)
  • Thursday, October 22
    9:30am - 11:00am PST
    Headcount planning and capacity modeling (90 minutes)
 Course materials will be provided prior to our first session
    Week 2
    • Tuesday, October 27
      9:30am - 11:00am PST
      Interactive working session with capacity template and forecast model (90 minutes)
    • Thursday, October 29
      9:30am - 10:30am PST
      Q&A and close (1 hour)
    Process Development
    • Discovering the common traps to avoid
    • Planning processes for your company
    Capacity Modeling
    • Benchmarking: internal and external
    • Setting the bar for the capacity needed
    • Developing a capacity template for your company
    • Planning tactics for hiring goals

    Structured session to get the most out of each topic

    • Small Group Interactive Working Sessions
    • Takeaway Templates 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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    What people are saying about Academy

    “I was able to immediately apply my learnings from Growth by Design's Recruiting Leadership Academy to our rapidly scaling team at Brex.”
    Joel Baroody
    Head of Recruiting
    “Worth it! It's an intimate group with incredibly insightful learnings!”
    Devon Siegel
    VP of People
    “I know it's hard to take a full day off but do it! There are truly no other trainings meant for this group of people. It was so refreshing to be around people speaking the same "language" as me who are in my shoes just in a different building.”
    Siobhan Miller
    Technical Recruiting Manager
    “It's easy to get wrapped up in the urgency and the "go go go" of the day-to-day as a recruiting leader, and to forget that we get paid to be strategic! Thus, there is so much value in taking a day away to think, reflect with peers, and brainstorm ideas on how to up-level our functions. I feel like I invested in my future self today.”
    Marta Pinilla Aguilar
    Head of Recruiting
    “Excellent crash course into the framework needed to scale a robust recruiting org. Helps you understand what the unknown-unknowns are and gives you the tools to build your own customized recruiting machine.”
    Arthur Chang
    Sr. Director of Expansion and Recruiting
    “The Recruiting Leadership Academy gave me a ton of fresh ideas and a new toolkit to bring back to my teams.”
    Julie Smith
    Greylock Partners
    “Having likeminded individuals in the same room who are all facing the same challenges was invaluable. Definitely a day well spent.”
    Matt Stephenson
    Head of Engineering, Design, and University Recruiting
    “Talent Acquisition thought leaders/practitioners sharing models, methods and strategies for success that can be immediately implemented.”
    Ken Baker
    Director of Talent Acquisition
    “The Recruiting Leadership Academy gave me a ton of fresh ideas and a new toolkit to bring back to my teams.”
    Annika Sohlström
    Technical Recruiter
    “The best $1,500 I could have ever spent on my professional growth.”
    Stacy Ferranti
    Newfront Insurance
    Head of Talent
    “I really enjoyed attending the Recruiting Leadership Academy. The facilitators were experienced, insightful and engaging. The content was broad but all very applicable and I found at least a buffet or two from each chapter that I plan to go back and share with the wider team.”
    Maria Gerson
    Recruiting Coordination Manager
    “Do this if you want to think big!”
    Kevin Minchella
    Peloton Interactive
    Recruiting Operations Manager

    Companies that have attended

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