John Vlastelica

Seriously funny careers site content:

January 31, 2011

So many corporate career sites play it safe. They're loaded with stock photos of diverse people, PR-approved content, and compliance oriented job..

A thought about strategy...

February 25, 2010

I've returned to a corporate recruiting leadership role. And you know what? I've been thinking a lot about strategy lately.

Prepare for your Recruiter Interview

June 2, 2009

Do you have an upcoming interview for a new recruiting job?

Get Demographic Data

March 9, 2009

Trying to build an online media recruiting campaign?

Catbert, Evil HR Director

December 22, 2008

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Hiring Decisions are big financial decisions

September 24, 2008

I loved this - heard something new today. Not mind blowing, but a really simple way to think about the hiring decision.

Things I've Learned the Hard Way: Vendor Referrals

December 12, 2007

I had a recruiting leader contact me recently, asking me for a few vendor referrals. I realized that - rather than simply rattling off a bunch of..

Employment Branding

December 5, 2007

I'm going to risk preaching to the choir here...

Practice what we preach: Interviewing Recruiters

November 30, 2007

I've interviewed 100s of recruiters in my career, and taught a lot of recruiters and hiring managers how to interview and select great people. And,..

The problem with reference checks

November 19, 2007

Professional reference check processes are - generally - flawed. Why?