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Become A Talent Acquisition Consultant

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Working As A Talent Acquisition Consultant

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Staffing Organizational Units
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • $58,350

    Average Salary

What Does A Talent Acquisition Consultant Do

A Talent Acquisition Consultant is responsible for sourcing and recruiting high-quality candidates. They may work in an office setting or travel to different locations to search for new talents.

How To Become A Talent Acquisition Consultant

Human resources specialists must usually have a bachelor’s degree.


Applicants seeking positions as a human resources specialist must usually have a bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or a related field.

Coursework typically includes business, industrial relations, psychology, professional writing, human resource management, and accounting.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Some positions, particularly human resources generalists, may require previous work experience. Candidates can gain experience as human resources assistants, in customer service positions, or in other related jobs.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Many professional associations that specialize in human resources offer courses intended to enhance the skills of their members, and some offer certification programs. For example, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) offers the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).

Although certification is usually voluntary, some employers may prefer or require it. Human resources generalists, in particular, can benefit from certification because it shows knowledge and professional competence across all human resources areas. 


Human resources specialists who possess a thorough knowledge of their organization, as well as an understanding of regulatory compliance needs, can advance to become human resources managers. Specialists can increase their chance of advancement by completing voluntary certification programs.

Important Qualities

Decisionmaking skills. Human resources specialists use decisionmaking skills when reviewing candidates’ qualifications or when working to resolve disputes.  

Detail oriented. Specialists must be detail oriented when evaluating applicants’ qualifications, performing background checks, maintaining records of an employee grievance, and ensuring that a workplace is in compliance with labor standards. 

Interpersonal skills. Specialists continually interact with new people and must be able to converse and connect with people from different backgrounds. 

Listening skills. Listening skills are essential for human resources specialists. When interviewing job applicants, for example, specialists must pay careful attention to candidates’ responses, understand the points they are making, and ask relevant followup questions. 

Speaking skills. All specialists need strong speaking skills to be effective at their job. They often give presentations and must be able to clearly convey information about their organizations and jobs within them.

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Real Talent Acquisition Consultant Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Head of Global Talent Acquisition and Development Host Analytics, Inc. Redwood City, CA Dec 01, 2014 $160,000 -
Talent Acquisition Consultant State Street Bank and Trust Company New York, NY Jan 02, 2014 $100,000 -
Mergers and Acquisitions Consultant Mercer (Us) Inc. New York, NY Sep 10, 2013 $83,900 -
Consultant, Acquisition Discover Products Inc. Riverwoods, IL Dec 23, 2013 $83,000 -
Mergers and Acquisitions Consultant Mercer (Us) Inc. New York, NY Sep 09, 2014 $82,700 -
Talent Acquisition Associate Engenderhealth, Inc. New York, NY May 20, 2012 $67,642 -
Associate of Talent Acquisition Wynden Stark LLC New York, NY Mar 21, 2016 $60,000
Consultant, Acquisition Discover Products Inc. Riverwoods, IL Aug 19, 2014 $58,822 -
Consultant, Acquisition Discover Products Inc. Riverwoods, IL Oct 01, 2014 $58,822 -

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Top Skills for A Talent Acquisition Consultant


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Top Talent Acquisition Consultant Skills

  1. Recruitment Strategies
  2. Full Cycle Recruitment
  3. Background Checks
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Focused on diversity recruitment strategies and influenced leaders' consideration of diverse talent.
  • Provided full cycle recruitment to optimize the client and associate experience, and drive business results.
  • Administer skill assessments and conduct background checks.
  • Fill positions nationwide utilizing various sourcing techniques (i.e., Indeed, LinkedIn Recruiter, Monster, etc.
  • Designed EA (efficiency and acceptance) metrics including success factors to measure the newly implemented recruitment process and strategy.

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