The Art of Social Media Posting: #Hashtags

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As a recruitment process outsourcing firm that stands on the frontier of recruiting, we like to christen all new Kinetix employees with a healthy dose of social media training. The two social media we most heavily focus on are LinkedIn and Twitter, and part of the training involves asking whether or not the trainees know certain words and […]

Ease on Down: The Importance of Offboarding Your Employees

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Onboarding is an integral part to any new hire’s experience—for both the new hire and the organization. It’s important for the new hire, so as to ease them into the company and their role; and it’s equally important for the team they’re joining, so as to introduce them to the new hire and the new […]

Area Code Performance Reviewing

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On the recruiting floor in our office, it’s not uncommon to ask someone how a candidate’s interview went and get back nothing but a series of three numbers; or, even more cryptic, a city name. As odd as it might sound to someone who is unfamiliar with our system, we aren’t throwing out arbitrary rankings or […]

Building Relationships via Social Media Customer Service

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“Twitter has once again proven that customer service is the new marketing.” This is how a recent post by SocialMediaToday begins, before diving into the revenue potential of being a responsive brand on Twitter. The study referenced in the SocialMediaToday article, conducted by Twitter, looks at just three different types of brands (airlines, pizza, telco), but the results that show […]

Company Culture—It’s the Little Things

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There’s a general consensus in society, as well as home decor, that it’s the little things in life that matter the most. Enjoy the little pleasures. Appreciate the small moments. All that jazz. For all the effort we put into trying to focus on the little things in life, this idea rarely translates over into the HR world, […]

Don’t Forget About Burr: Bringing New Talent & Longtime Employees Together

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If you have any interest in today’s pop culture, chances are you’ve heard of a little Broadway musical called Hamilton. If you haven’t, here’s the quick rundown: musical genius Lin-Manuel Miranda tells the story of founding father Alexander Hamilton, from his humble beginnings to his valiant efforts in the Revolutionary War; his murky political career to, finally, the duel […]

The Art of Social Media Posting: Unleashing LinkedIn’s Limited Power

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Your favorite how-to social media posting series is back, complete with shameless self-promotion! ICYMI, during the first installment we delved into sharing links on Facebook—a niche topic with a lot to discuss. On this edition, we’ll be sharing a broader spectrum of information: posting to LinkedIn. The reason for the broad topic is because LinkedIn simply doesn’t have as much […]

Communication is the “Sway”

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We’ve been doing some hardcore internal communication revamps here at Kinetix—I’m talking head-banging, crowdsurfing, electric guitar hardcore. You may have seen Patrick Ward’s breakdown of how we integrated Slack, a real-time messaging and collaboration tool for teams, into our company communications. Slack got our teams talking more, and doing so more efficiently. But we still needed a […]

Finding Candidates with Facebook’s Ad Targeting

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I have to admit, when I first dipped my toes into the recruitment marketing space, I was unsure of how my employee value prop would be put to good use. At the time I was an entry-level marketing employee with something not many others on that level have: a deep, working knowledge of social media advertising. As […]

Simplifying the Death of Post and Pray

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Disclaimer: I am first and foremost a social media marketer. In the past year I dove headfirst into the world of talent acquisition and have learned a lot about HR and recruiting; mostly, I’ve learned how similar the worlds of marketing and recruiting truly are. After all, there’s a million and one blogs about why recruiters should be […]