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Career Advice | 2 minute read

[FAQ] What is WilsonHCG's Sourcing Academy?

February 7, 2022

Last year, WilsonHCG successfully completed our first intake of the Sourcing Academy program. The academy was created to help people with little or no recruitment experience start their journey to become trained talent acquisition specialists. 

Interested in our Sourcing Academy? Apply here!

Learn more about the program by reading the questions below:

Q: How long is the program?

It's a six-week training program from start to finish.

Q: Who is the program aimed at?

It's designed for individuals in Europe with limited professional experience or those thinking about a career change.

Q: What do I need to know in order to qualify?

  • Trilingual: Fluency in English and additional European languages
  • A minimum of six months of work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with social media and competency in the Microsoft Office suite 

Q: What does the program cover?

 Training on a variety of recruitment systems and tools, including learning about:

  • How to source candidates by using a variety of recruitment systems and sourcing tools 
  • How to conduct complex searches for the passive candidate market
  • How to conduct phone interviews and assess candidates against client position requirements and organizational culture fit 

Learning methods include workshops, sprints, roleplay and assessments. 

Q: Do I get hired after the program?

If you've completed everything in the academy, you get the opportunity to stay on with WilsonHCG full-time as part of our recruitment team.

If you're interested in applying for our next program or have more questions about how it works, be sure to follow the link below to contact our internal recruiting team.

Q: Why WilsonHCG?

WilsonHCG is consistently ranked as a top place to work. It’s our people who define who we are, and we hire based on character rather than just skills. The WilsonHCG DNA (created by our people) is what sets us apart from our competitors; it includes communication, integrity, ownership, passion and collaboration.

  • Fully remote working
  • Multiple opportunities for personal and professional development through internal training and development programs
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) and regional holidays
  • Our diverse benefits packages offer competitive perks for each country  
Seeking a career change? Apply to the Sourcing Academy!
Our six-week paid training program is designed to get you up and running in the world of recruitment with limited to no experience.
Apply now

About Liz Kennedy

Liz is a committed, professional senior recruitment manager with a wealth of experience in developing and executing efficient recruitment solutions globally.

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