What Google for Jobs Means for Your Recruitment Marketing Spend

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In part 2 of our 3-part series on Google for Jobs, we’re taking a look at how Google is utilizing third-party sites to boost their job offerings. In addition to scraping your ATS portal or careers site, the new platform also partners with major job boards and sites like LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, Glassdoor, and others. Google […]

A Better Way to Track Your Source Effectiveness

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Candidate sources. Job boards. Postings. Just a few words that can evoke a range of emotions and reactions across your talent acquisition team. With the recent acquisitions of major job boards and Google’s entry into the job posting space, these platforms are at the top of mind in the HR space right now. As a talent acquisition professional […]

How To Optimize Your Job Postings for Inclusion on Google’s New Job Search Function

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The search engine giant Google recently announced and debuted their foray into the job posting/aggregation space. Google for Jobs is a new platform for job seekers and employers utilizing Google’s existing search features in combination with feeds pulled from company’s career sites and third-party sites like LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, and Glassdoor. Free to use and with a fairly […]

HR Lessons From Uber’s Meltdown

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As I’m sure you’ve seen in the news this week, it’s been a rough go of it lately for the rideshare pioneer and giant Uber. Their string of self-inflicted public relations and employee nightmares has built up throughout the year and finally came to a head with the leave of absence taken by their CEO, […]

Data Mining: How To Acquire Accurate Contact Info for Candidates

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Hopefully as a power sourcing recruiter or talent acquisition pro, you have a few tools in your arsenal that allow you to scrape contact data from a candidate’s LinkedIn or other social profiles. Products such as Hunter, Prophet, ReachOut, ContactOut, and Hiretual have entered the market over the past couple of years and have been billed […]

Cutting Through The Noise: How To Run A Successful Talent Community Campaign

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In today’s world of constant information overload, noise, and clutter it can be difficult to attract and retain the attention of those you’re trying to reach. Candidates nowadays are bombarded with emails, targeted ads, and phone calls from all different kinds of sources trying to grab their focus. Even with a talent community full of […]

Rude, Late, and Unprepared: How To Manage Up The Soft Skills of Your Team

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Soft skills are defined as the “personal attributes that enable someone to interact effectively and harmoniously with other people.” In the workplace, this translates to an employee’s ability to communicate effectively, prioritize efficiently, deal with their teammates positively, and so much more. Let’s face it. We expect our employees to come into the workforce with all […]

Building an Internal Communication Plan To Engage Your Team

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As an HR leader in today’s ever-changing work environment, one of the key things you should be focused on is building a strong internal communication plan that benefits all members of your team. With more employees working remotely or having flex schedules, it’s important to put a structure in place that allows for effective communication […]

How To Optimize Your Spend On Indeed To Attract Quality Applicants

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We talk a lot about Indeed here at Kinetix, but with good reason. With almost 60% of all careers-related traffic online passing through Indeed, it’s important for employers to turn their focus there and consider spending money on sponsored jobs if it’s in the recruiting budget. At Kinetix, we not only manage our own spend, […]

What LinkedIn’s Redesign Means For You As A Talent Acquisition Pro

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Recently, the most prominent career-focused social networking site LinkedIn underwent its first major redesign in quite some time. As a talent acquisition pro, hopefully, you’re a power user of the platform, either in its free iteration or with a Recruiter seat. With such a drastic change in design and functionality, you’re probably wondering how the […]