John Amodeo

John Amodeo

Retained Global Recruitment, Amodeo Consulting

I'm an active job seeker

Currently employed at Amodeo Consulting

Previous: Alaska Communications, BP, Mortenson Construction, Netco Government Services (The Harris Corp)


Previous: S.T.Thomas University, St. Olaf College



    Creator/developer of talent acquisition strategies for four organizations with revenues over $1 billion/year. Amodeo Consulting LLC (USA based out of Anchorage Alaska & Seattle Washington USA) specializes in providing retained sourcing, interviewing, and hiring services to organizations including multinationals with a presence in the USA. If your organization needs a USA based staffing leader and partner, my services are cost effective. High touch customer focused recruiting on four continents. International recruiting, staffing, and repatriation experience in Canada, India, Sri Lanka, Kyrgyzstan, Japan, Korea, Rwanda, Norway, and Angola. Study abroad in Mexico, Egypt, Israel, India, Nepal, Republic of China, Japan. Professional service in Switzerland, Tanzania, Uganda. RECRUITING MANAGEMENT: staffing program management, workforce planning, budgeting, metrics, RPO, recruiting on four continents, recruiter training, recruitment branding, digital profiling, analytics, job description creation, website content creation, ATS selection, social media, digital video content creation for corporate branding and college recruiting, Web 2.0, & direct recruitment marketing. TALENT ACQUISITION: management/director/VP level searches: information technology, engineering, project product and marketing management, recruiters, HR, quality (kaizen), operations, safety, procurement & supply chain management, telecom, finance, legal, sales, oil & gas, business resilience, government clearance. Extensive US college recruiting (+ diversity associations). RECRUITING & CONTENT MARKETING: branding strategy ideation and maximization. I assist exec's to attract top talent by understanding learning styles & motivational psychology surrounding money, security, advancement, and environment.


Retained Global Recruitment

At Amodeo Consulting

From January 2012 to Present
In addition to most recent contract roles with UnitedHealth Group, The Gap, Amazon, Polaris: For a $3.0 billion organization, identify, attract, interview, and deliver qualified candidates in order to generate IT talent for client customers. Recommend methods, processes, tools, and standards that...
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Director Workforce Planning, Recruitment, Training

At Alaska Communications

From September 2010 to December 2011
Pre RIF: 830 employees. NASDAQ: ALSK. (Revenues before the 90% decline in public share price, high level resignations, extensive RIF, and the selloff of the entire wireless unit: $346 million.) Direct the staff of the recruitment department and partner with executive leadership to develop an...
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Recruiting Manager


From January 2009 to June 2010
(Position eliminated in mid-July 2010 following the anticipated sale of the AK business unit. Hiring initiatives for BP Alaska were dramatically downsized due to the tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico. Some business units have been sold off to other entities as part of the RIF of 17,400 employees...
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Manager of Talent Acquisition

At Mortenson Construction

From December 2004 to October 2008
(Position eliminated: decline in commercial construction nationally.) Internal recruiting manager and recruiting trainer/strategist for a privately owned general contractor ranked as #18 in top domestic general building revenue. Organization went from $1 billion when I began to $2.7 billion/sales...
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Lead Corporate Recruiter

At Netco Government Services (The Harris Corp)

From March 2002 to November 2004
(Organization moved HR & recruiting function to Herndon, VA in late 2004 and was later sold to The Harris Corporation. I was involved in training our recruiter replacements in VA. I chose not to accept the offer of relocation.) Information technology company/secret clearance environment. Remote...
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S.T.Thomas University, Minneapolis, Minnesota

mini MBA, St. Thomas University

From October 1998 to December 1998

St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota

Bachelor of Arts, International Development

From 1975 to 1980
Studied political, social, and economic growth in developing countries. Studied abroad in Mexico, Italy, Egypt, Israel, India, Nepal, Hong Kong, Republic of China, and Japan. Post graduate service in Tanzania and Uganda.


  • Kaizen
  • Procurement
  • Project Management
  • repatriation experience
  • responsible for all tactical intake sessions
  • Supply Chain Management
  • talent planning, and training

Langues parlées


Centres d'intérêt

  • ATS selection
  • Digital profiling
  • Digital video content creation for corporate branding
  • Global talent acquisition strategic management
  • I treat everyone with Golden Rule consideration.
  • Recruiter training
  • Strategic staffing program management
  • Web 2.0