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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When I talk with talent leaders at different companies, one of the hottest topics on their minds is social recruiting. While most leaders know that social needs to be a critical part of their recruiting efforts, many are struggling with how to optimize the strategy and select tools that will help them meet their goals.

Focus on the big stuff in 2014

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The New Year is here and so is the deep freeze! I’m writing from Chicago (or Chiberia as we are calling it today) where it is 14 below zero with a wind chill of a “freeze your face off in no time” 37 below. Seriously, we are colder today than Antarctica and Siberia. There is

    I’m excited to announce our 2013 US Recruiting Leadership Lab.  It’s a 2-day, scenario-based workshop to help Corporate Recruiting Managers improve their ability to build and deploy recruiting strategies, influence execs, build business cases, drive change, and help their recruiters become more strategic, consultative recruiting partners. “It was the best workshop I have

Date: October 2-3, 2013 – opening keynote panel, 10:45am PT Location: Seattle (Redmond, Microsoft HQ) Session: Sourcing Leader Panel – Lessons Learned the Hard Way Building the case for sourcing and leading the team to do great things in a world where some people don’t even “get” sourcing, or think of it as a junior or

Date: October 14-17, 21012 Location: Las Vegas, NV Session: Keynote: The Keys to Effective Recruiting Leadership with John Vlastelica, Managing Director, Recruiting Toolbox Choose Your Hard: Lead or Be Led As recruiters and recruiting leaders, we have 1,000 things competing for our limited time, and can sometimes struggle to lead and be the credible expert

Date: June 25-27, 2012
Location: Atlanta, GA
Session: Five Keys to Successful Corporate Recruiting Leadership with John Vlastelica, Managing Director, Recruiting Toolbox

I’m excited to return to the largest HR conference in the world, the SHRM Annual Conference, to deliver a session on Recruiting Leadership.

Session Overview: Link to SHRM site

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Date: April 30-May 2, 2012 Location: Washington DC Session: How to Leverage Hiring Managers as Your Secret Recruiting Weapon with John Vlastelica, Managing Director, Recruiting Toolbox I’m excited to return to the SHRM Annual Talent Management Conference to deliver a session on a topic that – in my opinion – doesn’t get enough of a

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