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Author: John Vlastelica

Founder and Managing Director, Recruiting Toolbox. Instructor, Recruiting Leadership Labs. John has provided training and recruitment management consulting services to companies of all shapes and sizes, including leading organizations in high-tech, bio-tech, healthcare, financial services, and retail. Including PepsiCo, Disney, Adidas, Bloomberg, Google, Target, Booking.com, eBay, SAP, Salesforce. He's trained managers and hiring teams all over the world - from Moscow to Minneapolis, Beijing to Boston, Amsterdam to Atlanta, Sydney to San Francisco. John has shared his expertise with colleagues as an entertaining and credible repeat presenter at regional, national, and international recruiting conferences, including LinkedIn Talent Connect, where he was rated a top 5 speaker (out of 100) 3 years in a row. He's also led popular webinars for thousands of recruiters and recruiting leaders, written strategic guides for recruiting leaders on sourcing and raising the bar, led and scaled a professional recruiting organization, been a judge for recruiting excellence awards, and produced the highly rated Talent42 recruiting conference. 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 blog post first appeared on the LinkedIn Talent Blog in Mar 2020] There is so much pull from the business leaders for us as corporate recruiters to be Talent Advisors. They want more. This is good - the alternative, when they want less from us, is bad for us and our companies (but...
[This blog post first appeared on the LinkedIn Talent Blog in Feb 2020] Curiosity. It doesn’t show up on nearly enough core competency lists, and it’s tough to measure. Yet curiosity is accountable for much of the success of top corporate recruiters. Of course, other competencies are...
I've been thinking a lot about access. Specifically, the access some candidates have — or don't have — to information about interviewing process.  Some of us grew up knowing people who worked in big companies — our parents, our friends, our college professors. When our time came to interview...
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Recruiting Toolbox is proud to welcome speaker, trainer, consultant, and respected talent practitioner, Dawn Burke, as a Senior Consultant.  Dawn draws on 20 years of talent acquisition, HR, and training experience, including over a dozen years as a corporate recruiting practitioner.  She’s held...
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Great research from Shawna Berthold and the team at Talentegy on Candidate Experience.  
  This post originally appeared on the LinkedIn Talent Blog, authored by Samantha McLaren March 4, 2019, based on an interview with our Founder and Managing Director, John Vlastelica.
  Shannon Anderson shares insights from two Facebook hiring managers and engineering leaders who presented at Talent42, the national tech recruiting conference, held in Seattle each June.

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  Shannon Anderson shares insights from one of the great sessions at Talent42, the national tech recruiting conference, held in Seattle each June.
Gregory Lewis put together a great overview of John Vlastelica's top-5 rated session from last year's LinkedIn Talent Connect conference in Las Vegas.  Enjoy!
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