They sound like different terms for the same process, and to some extent they are, but recruitment and talent acquisition (TA) also have some key differences

"Simply knowing the difference between these two processes can help you make better hiring decisions. Here's everything you need to know about talent acquisition vs. recruitment.

Recruitment is becoming more challenging as we head into the future of work - for several reasons. One, the labor market is tight due to the low unemployment rate. Two, not many candidates have the skills companies need to fill gaps in their business process. Three, there is still a lack of synergy between business heads and recruitment and talent acquisition specialists about merging talent requirements with business goals..."

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