Guest Profile

John Younger

Company: Accolo, Inc
Location: CA
Industry: Business Services,IT,Staffing

For over 23 years, John’s passion to dramatically improve how people and jobs find each other has drawn upon his deep understanding of technology, the recruitment process and the belief that everyone deserves courtesy and respect.

Founding Accolo in 2000, the company was quickly recognized as a pioneer in Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) - winning numerous awards including: 2010 HRO Bakers Dozen as a Top OnDemand RPO company; #1 OnDemand RPO in ‘09 & ‘08; #42 on the ‘07 Inc 500; fastest growing private company in the SF Bay Area ’06; ‘05 RPO-of-the-Year Award and is a RPO Association founding member. Accolo provides a revolutionary SaaS Cloud Recruiting™ Solution with professional services ondemand.

From 1987 to 1994, John was VP of HR for Bank of America for over 16,000 people and established the first Vendor on Premises with Olsten Corporation. He was Resumix user #2 in ‘88 and an early adopter of Internet recruiting on the OnLine Career Center (to become Monster) in ‘93, and was user #4 while running his Venture Talent Recruitment Agency in ‘98. John’s vision for a completely outsourced staffing solution led him to found y/net in January ‘96. TriNet acquired y/net in ‘96 where John remained through ‘99. TriNet was an Inc Magazine 500 fastest growing company in ‘96, ‘97, ‘98 & ‘99.

John earned a degree from Notre Dame in Mathematics & Computer Science and is a former member of the USA National (Olympic) Rowing Team.