Talent Acquisition vs. Recruitment: What’s The Difference?

by Veronica Blatt

Today’s guest blogger is Armaan Akbany, CEO and Co-Founder of Shortlyst AI. Shortlyst AI is an all-in-one AI-based outbound multi-channel sourcing platform. Shortlyst AI provides 629+ million professional database, automation and contact finder features to cater to the needs of modern recruitment. In this article, Armaan and the Shortlyst Team share the differences between talent acquisition and recruitment, terms which are often used interchangeably.

How do we differentiate recruiter from talent acquisition specialist?

The terms recruitment and talent acquisition are often viewed to be the same, but the modern recruiter would know that there is a fundamental difference between the two. Recruitment is often a reaction to sudden needs in filling up a job vacancy. However, talent acquisition strategies focus on manpower planning and securing talents into roles with specific sets of skill requirements. Read the rest of this entry »