Lead Your Organization’s Effort to Recruit and Engage Employees

Designed For
Professionals currently working in human resources who want to improve their practices, advance their organization and/or more effectively manage personal processes and policies. Additionally, individuals looking for a career change or advancement.
Online | Instructor-led
Five weeks
Plan for 3-8 hours of work per week
2.0 Units | 20 Hours
20 PDUs with SHRM®
Required Materials
A course pack has been created in the Harvard Business Review for this class that will give students access to specific required articles. The course pack can be purchased and downloaded online at any time, no delivery is required. For more information please contact our office.

Harvard Business Review Course Reading Pack - HR: Employee Recruitment and Retention

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We can customize this program to fit your organization's specific needs.

A successful human resources department helps drive an organization's success. In this course, you will learn to:

  • Effectively source applicants.
  • Develop strong interviewing skills and processes.
  • Develop an understanding of your role in managing the relationship between management and employees.

This experience will enable you to create agile practices for hiring and retaining employees while effectively managing communication between your organization and potential job candidates. Finally, you will understand HR leaders’ essential role in fostering the kind of inclusive culture that engages and retains employees.

This course is a part of the Human Resources Management Certificate, which includes:


College Partner

This course is a collaboration with OSU College of Business. 

  • Build effective strategies and practices for hiring and retaining employees.
  • Effectively manage the critical role between HR and the talent you wish to recruit.
  • Build an inclusive culture within your organization to help retain employees.
  • Michele Swift

    Michele Swift Headshot
    Michele Swift is an Instructor of Management who currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in professional development and human resource (HR) management. She is the faculty advisor for the Management/SHRM Student Club, serves as the liaison between the Management program and student engagement, and is active on several university and college committees. Prior to joining academia, she spent over ten years in HR and consulting where she managed HR self-service implementation projects, assisted with business case development, counseled managers on employee relations issues, provided recruitment and placement services, and managed payroll and workers compensation. Michele received her Ph.D. in Organization Management from University Colorado Boulder and her Masters in HRIR from the University of Oregon, and is also an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management and Academy of Management. Her current research interests include the motivation for employees to share their knowledge, the relationship between knowledge sharing and creativity, and human resource management practices for knowledge workers. She also has a special interest in the factors that influence persons with disabilities willingness to request accommodation.