Talent Optimization Essentials

Talent optimization: a four-part discipline

Talent optimization is a four-part discipline for aligning your business strategy and your people strategy so that you can achieve your desired business results. At its core is the collection, analysis, and application of people data. 

Here are the four aptitudes you must master to practice talent optimization successfully: 

1. Design

This is where you’ll create and continuously evolve your people strategy.

2. Hire

This is where you’ll use talent optimization insights based on people data to hire top talent and build cohesive teams.

3. Inspire

This is where you’ll use data to drive important employee-oriented activities such as career pathing, maintaining organizational culture, and managing people and teams.

4. Diagnose

This is where you’ll measure critical people data, analyze that data in the context of your business, and prescribe remedies as needed.

Before you take the quiz

The quiz includes true and false questions, multiple-choice questions, and multi-select questions that require you to choose more than one answer to receive the maximum amount of points. Read each question carefully.

There is no time limit for the quiz. At any time prior to submission, you can hit the back button to navigate back to previous questions and edit your answers.

The passing rate for the quiz is 80%. You’ll receive your score upon quiz completion. If you pass, you will receive a badge for the course. To receive your final certification you must complete each quiz in the talent optimization certification series.

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