Join corporate recruiting managers and directors to learn and share best practices to help you create a culture of recruiting, manage and measure recruiters and sourcers, leverage recruitment metrics to influence, and build pipelines and interview strategies to help you scale.

·         2018 Core 2 Workshops:

TBD, Seattle (Washington)


We usually sell out several months in advance, so register early to get your spot. Participation is limited to 20 corporate recruitment managers per leadership lab (no more than 2 from the same company).

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Core Two Agenda Overview


A 2-day public workshop focused on corporate recruiting leadership and strategy.

·         Built for high-potential corporate (in-house) recruiting managers and directors who lead recruiters (must manage corporate recruiters to attend) and want to improve their executive influence, strategic thinking, team leadership, and problem solving skills in a hands-on, scenario based workshop environment. Note: This is not your typical PowerPoint-style training. Get ready to work through real-world scenarios, alongside peers, over both days.

·         Credibly led by John Vlastelica, a former recruiting director with and Expedia, who now, through Recruiting Toolbox, provides strategic consulting and training services to recruiting leaders from companies like Adidas, Bloomberg, ESPN, Groupon, World Bank, Yahoo!, PepsiCo, Target, Google, TripAdvisor, Zurich, Starbucks, and

      Competencies and Development Focus Areas

This is not training that focuses on how to recruit. Instead, it’s focused on helping you lead your part of the recruiting function and deliver for your business.

Executive Influence ■ Strategic Thinking ■ Team Leadership ■ Change Management ■ Recruiting Strategy ■ Analytical Thinking ■ Business Acumen ■ Communication ■ Problem Solving ■ Organizational Savvy


What do Recruiting Leader Attendees Say about our Core 1 Workshop?

·        93% of the 100+ corporate recruiting managers who have attended these small group Labs over the past 5 years rated the workshop a 5 out 5 ("Excellent"), noting the effectiveness of the instructor, the applicability and effectiveness of the content and tools shared, and the overall program quality.

·        98% said they'd recommend it to their peers.

·        100% said they enjoyed expanding their network in an environment where they got to work side by side, in real world scenarios, with colleagues from other industries and geographies.

·         A Talent Acquisition Manager from Nike said "Amazing 2-day learning experience. I put my learning to use before I even made it back to the office.”

·        A Sr Manager, Recruiting from Yahoo! said "It's the best workshop I have ever taken for my own career development."

Who Should Attend?

Corporate Recruiting Managers and Directors (only) who lead recruiters and are responsible for recruiting strategy for some or all of their organization.

Past attendees have included recruiting leaders from companies in technology, financial services, retail, consumer packaged goods, healthcare, and more, including eBay, Nike, Facebook, Yahoo!, Microsoft, GoDaddy, PNC Bank, TripAdvisor, KinderCare, Netflix, IKEA, Starbucks, Groupon, Premera Blue Cross, Edward Jones, Visa, KPMG, Square, Booking, Nestle, Target, Redbox, REI, PepsiCo, Deloitte, KLA Tencor, and Concur. Leaders have typically led small (3 person+) to large (20 person+) corporate recruiting teams.


Sorry, no vendors or partners to corporate recruiting teams (RPO, services, contingent or third-party recruiters, consultants) allowed. You must manage corporate recruiters to attend.

Maximum 20 attendees per workshop, and no more than 2 recruiting leaders from the same company

John Vlastelica - Trainer
Managing Director - RecruitingToolbox


John is the founder and Manging Director of Recruiting Toolbox. John leads a team of successful, real world corporate recruiting leaders/practitioners and has provided services to start-ups and many Fortune 500 companies to improve their in-house recruiting capabilities. 

John's passion is helping companies raise the bar on talent, and raise the bar on their recruiting effectiveness. 

John has been running these workshops for ____ years with great success. Working regularly with, John has achieved the highest ever NPS score for a webinar, ever recorded by LinkedIn. 

*Top 5, 3 in a row.*


Seattle, WA


Tuesday: 8:00am-5:30pm + Dinner

Wednesday: 8:00am-4:30pm

·         Seattle, WA at Host company headquarters

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Email alicia [at] recruitingtoolbox [dot] com if you’d like options in the area.