Julian Placino Profile

  • Julian Placino educates, inspires, and transforms audiences to take action towards a culture of recruitment and self-leadership.

  • He is a recruiter turned success speaker, show host, and media entrepreneur.

  • Host of Pathways to Success, Julian Placino, has delivered over 250 in-person and virtual keynote speeches on personal branding, leadership, and career success.
  • Julian Placino is a Fortune 500 Speaker who’s spoken hundreds of times at various corporations, conferences, universities, and non-profits including Staples, Whole Foods, StaffOne, Kaye/Bassman International, DisruptHR, TalentNet, DallasHR, SMU, UNT, UTD, SkillQUEST and Social Venture Partners.

    As the host of the Pathways to Success Podcast, Julian interviews exceptional leaders about their journeys to success. He’s produced over 150 episodes, generated more than 65,000 downloads, achieved a 5 star rating on iTunes, amassed a regular listening audience from 12 countries and interviewed company founders, CEOs, New York Times bestselling authors, TEDx speakers, celebrity athletes, and prolific entrepreneurs. Julian has also attracted sponsorships from various brands including Compete Every Day, and Focusrite, the #1 selling USB audio interface in the world.

    Additionally, a professionally represented talent of Kim Dawson Agency, he’s been booked for acting, modeling and voiceover work for AT&T, Ford, NFL, American Heart Association,, Hilti, Edward Jones, ABM Aviation and more. Most recently, Julian was cast in the Amazon Prime Docu-Series, The Social Movement, a reality TV show about creating social impact through entrepreneurship, where he was nominated by his team to deliver the “Final Pitch.” The Social Movement will be released in the Summer of 2020.

    With 11 years of recruiting experience, he’s helped leading corporations attract, recruit and retain top talent. Julian has personally hired over 400 world-class professionals in the areas of technology, sales and creative arts. For seven years, Julian led talent acquisition for Bottle Rocket, one of the premier mobile development firms in the world. He now consults with companies on personal branding, marketing strategy and leadership development.

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    Mastering the Talent Puzzle: 3 Immutable Secrets to Recruiting Success

    Unlock the full potential of your recruiting strategy with this keynote. Julian believes that hiring exceptional talent is the universal key to business success and will equip your audience with the tools to achieve this. In this keynote, Julian will share proven methods and tactics to enhance your ability to attract, recruit, and retain top talent.

    Learning Points:
    ● How to craft an irresistible Employment Value Proposition (EVP)
    ● A viral recruiting strategy that boosts your employer brand awareness
    ● Secrets of world-class recruiting organizations

    Resilience: Mastering Change & Adversity with 3 Essential Tools

    Turn challenges into stepping stones on your pathway to success. Every journey to achievement involves facing obstacles, failures, and setbacks. The most successful individuals have mastered the art of turning these challenges into advantages that propel them forward. In this keynote, Julian will guide your audience through the art of reframing adversity, bouncing back from failures, and fast-tracking their path to achieving goals.

    Learning Points:
    ● Harnessing adversity as a catalyst for success
    ● Transforming your reality with three powerful questions
    ● Unleashing Julian’s accelerated learning methodology for rapid progress

    Personal Branding: Harnessing The Power of Your Reputation

    In today’s competitive environment, establishing a strong personal brand has become essential for business success. Whether you’re generating sales, recruiting talent, inspiring employees, or cultivating successful partnerships, your ability to win trust is crucial to driving business outcomes. In this keynote, Julian will teach your audience how to harness their reputation to foster connections, increase engagement, and ascend as market leaders.

    Learning Points:
    ● Enhanced self-awareness, confidence, and clarity of purpose
    ● Crafting a personal brand statement that elevates professional image
    ● LinkedIn strategies that boost online presence and authority

    Stewardship: The Hidden Path of Leadership

    Elevate your leadership journey by embracing stewardship - a great spiritual principle and powerful strategy for leadership growth and crafting an individualized lane for success. The process begins with recognizing your unique gifts and channeling them to generate value for others. Julian’s presentation will empower your audience, guiding them to not only discover their strengths but also find a deeper sense of purpose in their professional journey, leading to thriving success.

    Learning Points:
    ● Understanding the Stewardship Success Cycle: Discover. Serve. Grow.
    ● Practical ways to apply your strengths to make a lasting impact
    ● Cultivating continuous improvement by adopting a service mindset

    What People are Saying about Seeing Julian Speak

    Rating Entries

    “Julian helped us build one of the best workforces in Dallas by showing us how to operationalize our existing staff to find new staff. He saved us several hundreds of thousands in head hunting fees.”
    – Calvin Carter, Founder at Bottle Rocket

    “Julian’s innovative approach to recruitment gave us a competitive advantage in recruiting top talent. We started making hires within 30 days of using his method.”
    – Lawrence King, CEO at Headstorm

    “Julian’s program has helped us grow and evolve into a recruiting culture. Our team enjoyed how interactive and fun Julian’s sessions were, and has remained more active and engaged on LinkedIn ever since!”
    – John Wallach, Director of Recruiting at Alto Experience

    “Julian Placino definitely lived up to his promise of delivering an electrifying and engaging presentation on the significance of personal branding and recognizing your unique strengths. Our audience was thoroughly captivated and enthusiastically participated throughout the session.”
    – Michelle Rea, Executive Director at New York Press Assocation

    “Julian spoke at our conference and we could not have been more pleased! He has a fresh perspective on recruitment strategies, candidate lead generation, and a proven track record of hiring and retaining talent. Julian is a dynamic and engaging speaker. We would bring him back again.”
    – Lori Rahill, President at NorthEast Association of Communication Executives

    “We hired Julian as the opening keynote for our conference. He was scheduled in the first slot of the morning, a time when his yawning audience trickled in clutching coffee. Very quickly he woke us up, challenged us, kept us engaged and thinking, and managed to cajole even the most reluctant attendees into the conversation. Every person in the room was a participant in his high-energy keynote. Julian worked the room with heart and delivered his message with conviction. It was a provocative and fun way to start the conference.”
    – Judy Meyer, President at New England Newspaper & Press Association

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