John Vlastelica

Posts by John Vlastelica

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    Use the Hiring Manager Maturity Model to Build a Culture of Recruiting

    June 1, 2020

    A culture of recruiting — where all hiring managers, not just recruiters, help to attract and recruit top talent — doesn’t happen by accident. It takes strong TA leaders who establish high expectations for hiring managers, cultivate strong capabilities through hiring manager training and mentoring, and reward strong hiring managers through accountability...

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    How to Be a Talent Advisor

    May 15, 2020

    While it’s always important for recruiters to keep their skills sharp, whenever hiring slows down or reqs are put on hold it becomes even more critical. This means assessing where you are today, where you want to be, how to bridge the gap, and — critically — how to ensure your business understands your value. I’ve found the most valuable thing recruiters can do...

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    How to Develop a Training Program for Your Recruiting Team Right Now

    April 28, 2020

    In the past month, I’ve been hearing from many talent acquisition leaders who are looking for ways to develop their teams during a slowdown in hiring. Fortunately, there are some easy and free ways to develop your recruiting team’s skills and expertise. Together with my team of consultants at Recruiting Toolbox, I’ve put together a list of steps you can take to...

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    Why Curiosity Might Be the Most Important Skill for...

    February 5, 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...

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    What Recruiters Can Do to Ensure Every Candidate Has a Fair...

    January 7, 2020

    I've been thinking a lot about access. Specifically, the access some candidates have — or don't have — to information about...

  • How to Avoid the 3 Biggest Recruiting Mistakes

    February 17, 2015

    As a corporate recruiting leader (Amazon, Expedia) turned consultant and trainer, I’ve listened to thousands of recruiters and hiring...