Chief Executive Officer
John Wilson is the founder and CEO of WilsonHCG, a top global recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and human capital consulting firm headquartered in Tampa, Florida. He has spent more than a decade building WilsonHCG into a premier global RPO provider that’s bringing innovation to the industry. John has pioneered redefining the RPO model, which is focused on building better companies and directly impacting its clients’ bottom lines through a customizable recruitment solution with value-added services. This revolutionary approach has allowed John to develop WilsonHCG into a true partner for organizations’ talent acquisition programs.
John’s innovation and extensive experience in the RPO industry has made him a respected authority in the HR community. He consults business leaders on a range of human capital topics, including talent acquisition, diversity leadership, employment branding, talent communities, workforce planning and employee engagement and retention. John is also an expert on hiring, motivating and retaining gen Y employees, and has advised Fortune 500 companies on their emergence in the workforce.
John’s hands-on leadership has been instrumental in driving growth every year since the company’s inception. His approach has enriched the company culture and inspires employees to harness their own interests within the industry. This has led to the development of internal initiatives at WilsonHCG, including the brand ambassador program, operation transition initiative, diversity subject matter experts (SMEs) and employee engagement committee. The high level of engagement John perpetuates is among the reasons WilsonHCG has been named the “Best Employer to Work For” by multiple publications, several years in a row.
John has been recognized with multiple awards including Profiles in Diversity Journal’s CEO Leadership in Action and HRO Today’s Superstars. He regularly participates in industry conferences and is a featured speaker at industry events. John has appeared on Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers, HR Happy Hour and Drive Thru HR, among others. He has also been featured in Staffing Industry Analysts “The Staffing Stream,” The Global Recruiter, Recruiter magazine, Workforce magazine, The American Business Journal, CIO magazine, Ere.net and the Human Capital Institute blog, among others.