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,, 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.

Recruiting Toolbox welcomes Dawn Burke, Senior Consultant

August 21, 2019

Recruiting Toolbox is proud to welcome speaker, trainer, consultant, and respected talent practitioner, Dawn Burke, as a Senior Consultant.  Dawn..

Great research on Candidate Experience

May 29, 2019

Great research from Shawna Berthold and the team at Talentegy on Candidate Experience.  

Beyond Behavioral Interviewing to Assess Soft Skills

March 6, 2019

  This post originally appeared on the LinkedIn Talent Blog, authored by Samantha McLaren March 4, 2019, based on an interview with our Founder..

Building Recruiting Tools for Recruiters at Facebook

October 22, 2017

  Shannon Anderson shares insights from two Facebook hiring managers and engineering leaders who presented at Talent42, the national tech..

Netflix and Fill.

October 12, 2017

  Shannon Anderson shares insights from one of the great sessions at Talent42, the national tech recruiting conference, held in Seattle each June.

Recruiters Need Hiring Managers to Step Up - Here’s How

September 28, 2017

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..

Mission Impossible: How TUNE, FUEL TALENT and mongoDB are crushing impossible hiring missions.

September 21, 2017

At Talent42, Carmen Hudson led a panel of recruiting leaders who shared their secrets for ramping up fast in competitive talent markets:

Hiring Principles: The One Document Every Recruiting Leader Needs to Make

May 6, 2017

[This first appeared on LinkedIn's Talent Blog, by Paul Petrone, who wrote an article based on John Vlastelica's top 5 rated presentation at the..

Corporate Recruiters: Who Is Your Customer?

January 4, 2017

Want to be a better Talent Advisor? Want to get out from under the crushing, overwhelming feeling of being unable to please every Hiring Manager..