Recruitment and Talent Acquisition Professional

RTAP : Recruitment and Talent Acquisition Professional

RTAP is administered by AIBMC (The American Institute for Business Management and Communication); one of the most renowned institutes for business management and communications in the United States. By earning RTAP candidates demonstrate that they have mastered the Human Resources body of knowledge, obtained the skills of a recruitment manager, and committed to AIBMC core values and code of ethics.

RTAP Certificate Preparation

If you are studying in order to prepare for the RTAP exam; AIBMC provides candidates with training sessions for many of the exam questions. AIBMC also provide thorough training for the exam modules using its learning system through authorized training providers and prometric centers worldwide.

AIBMC CHRE Recertification

Once you have passed the RTAP exam and received your certificate, you will need to stay up to date on developments in HR and development practices. To prove you have maintained and updated your HR knowledge and skills, AIBMC requires that you recertify every 4 years. (please refer to recertification for more info)


  • A passing score on the RTAP Examination.
  • Bachelor Degree in any field or;
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in human resources, recruitment, Talent Management.
  • A Minimum of 30 hours of related program approved training . (Optional For those with a Degree).

Exam Format:

The RTAP examination is a 2-hour exam, 50 multiple choice questions in addition to 3-5 multiple direct essay questions. The exam is given in booklet form.

Exam Outline:

Module 1 - Business Management (15%)

  • The Role of Human Resources in Organizations.
  • The Strategic Planning Process.
  • Scanning the External Environment.
  • Organizational Structure and Internal HR Partners.
  • Measuring Human Resource Effectiveness.
  • Ethical Issues Affecting Human Resources.

Module 2 – Recruitment, Talent Planning & Acquisition (60%)

  • Talent Management and Acquisition.
  • Organizational Staffing Requirements.
  • Job Analysis and Documentation.
  • Recruitment.
  • Flexible Staffing.
  • Selection.
  • Employment Practices.
  • Organizational Exit.
  • Employee Records Management.

Module 3 – Learning and Development - HRD (15%)

  • Human Resource Development and the Organization.
  • Adult Learning and Motivation.
  • Assessment of HRD Needs.
  • HRD Program Design and Development.
  • HRD Program Implementation.
  • Evaluating HRD Effectiveness.
  • Career Development.
  • Developing Leaders.
  • Organizational Development Initiatives.
  • Performance Management.

Module 4 – Total Rewards (5%)

  • Executive compensation
  • International compensation
  • Compensation Systems.
  • Introduction to Benefit Programs.
  • Voluntary Benefits.
  • Evaluating the Total Compensation System and Communicating to Employees.

Module 5 - Employee and Labor Relations (5%)

  • Employee Relations and Organizational Culture.
  • Employee Involvement Strategies.
  • Positive Employee Relations.
  • Work Rules.
  • Discipline and Formal Complaint Resolution.
  • Union Organizing.
  • Unfair Labor Practices.
  • Collective Bargaining.
  • Strikes and Secondary Boycotts.
  • Public-sector Labor Relations.
  • International Employee and Labor Relations.


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