John Vlastelica

John Vlastelica is Founder and Managing Director at the global consulting and training firm, Recruiting Toolbox. John and his team have been hired by amazing companies like PepsiCo, Disney, IKEA, Starbucks, Adidas, Bloomberg, Google, Target, Booking.com, Nestle, Salesforce, Amazon, and Atlassian. They’ve worked in over 20 countries, from Moscow to Minneapolis, Beijing to Boston, Amsterdam to Atlanta, Sydney to San Francisco. He’s also been highly rated, entertaining and credible repeat presenter at the world’s biggest recruiting conferences, including LinkedIn Talent Connect, where he was rated the #1 speaker (out of 100) 2 years in a row. He's also led popular webinars for thousands of recruiters and recruiting leaders, written strategic guides to help recruiters become Talent Advisors, been a judge for recruiting excellence awards, and accelerated recruiting leader development through Recruiting Leadership Labs in the US and Europe. John is a part-time critic, part-time optimist who has fallen in love with the problems we face in the talent space and lives to help Recruitment Leaders win in their jobs.

This is One of the Biggest Mistakes Companies Make When Evaluating Candidates' Soft Skills

September 24, 2020

[This post first appeared on LinkedIn's Talent Blog on September 22, 2020] At Recruiting Toolbox, we do a lot of work to help companies..

Is It Time We Required a License to Hire?

August 20, 2020

[This post first appeared on the LinkedIn Talent Blog in August 2020]

Recruiters: Do you suck? (No!)

August 10, 2020

[This post first appeared on ERE.net in January 2012]

What Recruiters Can Do to Ensure Every Candidate Has a Fair Shot at the Interview

July 16, 2020

  [This post originally appeared on the LinkedIn Talent Solutions Blog in January 2020]   I've been thinking a lot..

Why It’s Time to End the 'Ideal Target Candidate Profile'

July 16, 2020

  [This post originally appeared on the LinkedIn Talent Solutions Blog in July 2020]       When I was a young recruiter, during..

9 Ways to Become a Strategic Talent Advisor to Your Business

June 22, 2020

[This blog post first appeared on the LinkedIn Talent Blog, authored by Samantha McLaren, in December 2019.] The Future of Recruiting Report 

Use the Hiring Manager Maturity Model to Build a Culture of Recruiting

June 4, 2020

[This blog post first appeared on the LinkedIn Talent Blog in June 2020] A culture of recruiting — where all hiring managers, not just..

How to be a Talent Advisor

May 21, 2020

[This blog post first appeared on the LinkedIn Talent Blog in May 2020] While it’s always important for recruiters to keep their skills sharp,..

How TA Teams are Retooling for the Post-Covid Workplace - with John Vlastelica and Recruiting Brainfood

May 5, 2020

Recruiting Brainfood curator, Hung Lee, interviewed our founder, John Vlastelica, to talk about how TA teams are retooling to meet the very..

How to Develop a Training Program for Your Recruiting Team Right Now

May 4, 2020

[This blog post first appeared on the LinkedIn Talent Blog in April 2020] In the past month, I’ve been hearing from many talent acquisition..