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John Walker

Co-founder, CSO at Talent Evolution, LLC

Greater San Diego Area
Marketing and Advertising
  1. Talent Evolution, LLC.
  1. Bernard Hodes Group,
  2. DataQuick Information Systems, Inc.,
  3. Kleinfelder, Inc.
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Talent Evolution, LLC.

Talent Evolution, LLC.

Chief Solutions Officer and Co-founder

– Present

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As the Chief Solutions Officer and Co-founder of Talent Evolution, LLC, I am responsible to creating technology solutions and implementing marketing strategies that assist our clients in growing their business and build strong brands.

Areas of focus:

Online Advertising & Marketing - I am also available to provide online advertising and marketing services. I have a strong background in digital capabilities including Social Media Marketing, SEM, viral campaigns, online publicity, mobile, video, Pay-Per-Click Advertising (PPC) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

I cover everything from Personal Branding, Social Networking, Social Media and all the latest online tools. If you ever wanted to know how to use Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin to find your next job then we should talk.

My overall objective to combine and apply all of my experience in a comprehensive way that provides a solid foundation to creating solutions for today's most difficult business challenges.

I am also a facilitator for the REBOOT program. A non-profit organization dedicated to assisting veterans re-integration back into the civilian workforce. I present a workshop on how to incorporate social media into the job search process.

Specialties: Recruiting in Information Technology, Retail & Civil Engineering, Renewable, Sustainable and Alternative Energy, Advertising and Marketing, PPC, SEM, SEO. Personal Branding, Social Media, Social Networking, Career Coaching.


Chief Solutions Officer and Co-founder

Talent Evolution, LLC.
– Present (5 years 6 months)

Talent Evolution, LLC ( is an Orange County-based personal branding and career management services organization that helps job seekers and business owners build their personal and business brand through Social Media and Social Networking. The Talent Evolution team is uniquely qualified to provide “industry inside” information with their combined 30+ years experience in the Talent Management space building traditional, online and social networking strategies for Fortune 1000 Employers.

Interactive Solutions Consultant

Bernard Hodes Group
(1 year 2 months)

My role as the Interactive Solutions Consultant for the Western Region is very exciting. I assist our account teams and client navigate through the world of social media, networking as it pertains to recruiting.

I travel throughout the region working with clients who are seeking professional expertise in developing recruitment strategies built around social media and networking.

if you ever wondered how to effectively use a blog, Twitter, Ning etc as part of your online toolkit for recruiting, I would be happy to answer any questions and share my knoweldge.

I love what I do and enjoy learning new things.

Corporate Recruiter

DataQuick Information Systems, Inc.
(1 year 9 months)

Responsible for full-cycle recruiting for the company. Primary focus on IT, Finance, Sales and Marketing positions.

Corporate Recruiter

Kleinfelder, Inc.
(2 years)San Diego, CA

I was responsible for the overall recruitment process of civil engineers for Kleinfelder.

Corporate Recruiter

Affiliated Computer Services, a Xerox Company
(1 year 10 months)Greater San Diego Area

Responsibilities included recruiting for Store Sales Managers for Gateway Computers, interviewing, selection and working with hiring managers to meet staffing goals.

Corporate Recruiter

PETCO Animal Supplies
(2 years 7 months)Greater San Diego Area

Responsible for recruitment of retail store managers, assistant managers and overall implementation and management of applicant tracking system.


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  • SEM
  • PPC
  • Social Media
  • Social Networking
  • Renewable Energy
  • Coaching
  • Advertising
  • SEO
  • Online Marketing
  • Personal Branding
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Web Analytics
  • Google Adwords
  • Email Marketing
  • Google Analytics
  • Digital Marketing
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Facebook
  • Blogging
  • Online Advertising
  • E-commerce
  • SMO
  • Link Building
  • Keyword Research
  • Website Development
  • Mobile Marketing
  • Digital Strategy
  • Viral Marketing
  • Landing Page...
  • Organic Search
  • Web 2.0
  • Lead Generation
  • Google Webmaster Tools
  • YouTube
  • Online Branding
  • CPM
  • Digital Media
  • Wordpress
  • Web Design
  • Sustainability
  • Energy
  • Creative Direction
  • Web Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Interactive Marketing
  • Integrated Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Twitter
  • Analytics
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Honors & Awards

DataQuick Peer Award 3rd Quarter 2007

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