Talent Aquisition

Recruitment and retention is essential at any time but in the current economic climate, with real talent shortages, recruitment at all levels is proving highly competitive. Despite this, few organizations have an objective insight into the suitability of candidates and how they might fit into a role.


  • 82% of HR Executives aren’t sure they have the right people to execute on business strategy.
  • 72% of HR Executives do not believe they have the leaders they need to succeed in the future.
  • 22% of the potential value from strategic change initiatives is lost due to poor talent alignment.
SHL enables candidates to experience your culture and the demands of the role they are applying for. By looking at ability, potential and skills we give you an objective insight that will improve the quality of your hiring decisions. SHL's Talent Measurement Solutions allow you to find the best applicants, lower recruitment time, reduce costs and increase retention

For more information about our talent acquisition solutions, please contact our office.


In order for organizations to be highly successful, the recruitment and selection of high quality employees is absolutely essential. Therefore, it is critical that an organization deploys a recruitment process which is able to maximize the chances of attracting and identifying the best possible candidates.

With a proven track record in supporting global organizations and their volume recruitment needs, SHL is well positioned to offer recruiters job specific solutions to help sift out unsuitable candidates based on ability and relevant competencies required in the role. Depending on the client needs, we have a number of volume recruitment solutions which are either bespoke or specific to the role.


SHL maximizes the quality of hire in critical volume roles by helping remove unsuitable candidates earlier in the process. The result is a smaller pool of suitable applicants.


Assessing large numbers of candidates efficiently and objectively

Rapidly short-listing the best graduates

Maximizing the success of senior hiring decisions


While graduate job opportunities are increasing as economic conditions improve in many economies, organizations continue the struggle for filling their graduate vacancies. The need to identify the right graduates, before competitors do, is critical and requires an objective, effective, scalable and candidate-friendly process that does not rely exclusively on educational qualifications. SHL helps you find the leaders of the future by creating a proven process to zero in on the highest quality candidates.


Select the best directors, managers and professionals to grow your business.

Recruiting the best is critical for success. Senior roles are diverse and demanding. We define the required skills for the role and assess each candidate’s ability to perform at the highest level.

Our Manager and Professional solutions will help you make better recruitment decisions through objective measurements that accurately predict future potential. How do we do it?

  • Defining the requirements of each role, no matter how senior
  • Giving each candidate vital experience of the role
  • Assessments to identify applicants’ suitability
  • Intensive testing to shortlist the best candidates
  • Solutions embedded into your systems to create an efficient recruitment process


Make informed sales talent decisions with actionable insight on individual and organizational strengths and development areas.


  • 70% of sales organizations report that sales follow a more variable path to closure and 78% report that more stakeholders are involved across a longer sales cycle.
  • Sales leaders report that over a 1/3 of their current sales force will not be able to change their sales approach.
  • Highly engaged employees perform up to 20 percentile points better than their counterparts. But sales are lagging behind, falling below average.

The SHL Sales Model provides a consistent structure for understanding behaviors critical in sales roles. The model, underpinned by the Universal Competency Framework, uses relevant criteria proven to predict success in sales roles, whichever sales style is adopted.

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