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As we get ready for the 2016 Recruiting Leadership Lab in a few days, I wanted to revisit the 2015 Recruiting Leadership Lab featured panel discussion from November 2015. This panel included senior Talent Acquisition leaders from GoDaddy, Informatica, and Netflix, who shared their insights about what it is like to lead talent acquisition in


Intake form. It’s a term I’m embarrassed to say I used for many years. You know, the form you take into a hiring manager meeting, to scope out a new req? There are so many things wrong with “intake form.” First, calling it a form. Who likes forms? I know hiring managers hate ‘em. And


Great article on lessons learned from hiring FAST from Reid Hoffman, founder of PayPal and LinkedIn, and early investor in Facebook. Excerpt: That reminds me of Google’s decision to hire only people with very high GPAs from elite universities. As a heuristic, there’s obviously collateral damage—there are many smart people you’re not allowed to hire—but


Leveraging Hiring Managers as Your Secret Weapon Did you know that your hiring manager can be your secret weapon for attracting and converting the best talent? Join us for this 1 hour webcast to learn 10 actionable strategies that you can take back to the office to leverage your hiring managers more effectively. John Vlastelica, founder


Recruiting Toolbox is proud to welcome corporate recruiting innovator, entrepreneur, and respected talent practitioner, Shannon Anderson, as Principal Consultant. Shannon draws on over 25 years of talent acquisition, executive search and leadership experience, including 14 years as a corporate recruiting practitioner.  During the hyper growth years at Microsoft, she created and led the renowned Strike


Hello Recruiting and HR Friends. Matt Alder with MetaShift in the UK interviewed John Vlastelica, Founder of Recruiting Toolbox, a few weeks ago about the topic he’s most passionate about: How to engage hiring managers in the recruitment process. John’s been preaching on this topic since his first conference presentation 15 years ago. It’s about


Recruiting Toolbox held our Recruiting Leadership Lab in November 2015 for an audience of corporate recruiting managers and directors. We had a terrific group of attendees from companies like Target, Microsoft, Amazon, Etsy, Netflix, and many more. We got together in Silicon Valley for a two-day workshop focused on recruiting strategies, compelling business cases, influencing


Project Management in the Real World A lot of recruitment leaders we work with are about to launch big initiatives. They’re evaluating new systems, pulling together cross-functional teams to improve their processes, focusing on new or better metrics, or looking for ways to help their hiring managers hire better. All project-y stuff, and the good


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Join me, John Vlastelica, Wednesday September 2, 11am PT/2pm ET for a free webinar that will focus on speeding up your recruiting process.  It’ll be fun, irreverent, practical, and fast-paced.  ERE is hosting it.  Register here: ERE How to give Hiring Managers what they want most: SPEED! John Vlastelica, Managing Director with Training and Consulting


The 3 Levels Of Employee Referral Solicitations Employee referral posters in our hallways? Check. Employee referral program discussed within a new hire’s first few weeks (maybe even during our orientation)? Check. Employees who make referrals are recognized (with bonuses and good ol’ fashioned public recognition)? Check. Recruiters regularly soliciting referrals from employees? Most recruiters do.


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