What to Tell Candidates to Wear to their Interview

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First impressions are everything. We all know this from experience; every interaction with someone new is another chance to impress. And one of the most important times to worry about first impressions is during a face-to-face job interview. As recruiters know, candidates always have questions about what to wear to interviews–which is valid because most […]

Who Answers Phones Anymore? 5 Voicemail Tips to Warrant a Return Call.

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Business moves at the speed of light in today’s business world. We are doing more with less, and electronic communication is a fact of life. But realistically, we cannot answer every telephone call that comes in, no matter how much we’d like to. That’s where voicemail comes in. Whether you are a recruiter looking to […]

How to Cultivate Your Personal Brand as A Talent Acquisition Professional

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Here at Kinetix, we’re encouraged to keep our individuality on full display while we tackle the latest and greatest in the HR and recruiting worlds. Heck, even our work pods are decorated with photos, pop culture references, and various character trinkets, and there are more than just rumored sightings of the Nerf gun near the […]

7 Approaches to Boost Candidate Experience

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Want to be an effective leader in recruiting? Being at the front of the recruiting race starts with what you bring to the candidate experience. The personal touches and style you put into the process are what will make you stand out to candidates, clients, and your fellow recruiters. Here’s how to boost your candidate […]

Selling the Side Step to Talent in 2019

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There’s a hard sell for recruiters, and it’s known as the “lateral move.” How can you convince that Sales Manager that this management position would be better for them in the long run, even if it doesn’t have a title that is quite as forthright and may not be 100% sales focused? Glassdoor and Lisa […]

Control Only What You Can Control

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Those of you that know me have heard about my son Chase who plays college tennis. I know that some of you are saying, “not again!” Well, yes, again, but this time I’m going to make a point. Recently, Chase was in a close match. His opponent was making what Chase thought (and Chase’s daddy […]

3 Easy Ways to Stay on Schedule When Working from Home

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Like everyone, weekday mornings give me the most anxiety. The buzzing of an early alarm; the rush to get ready; the stress of picking out your workday jawnz; the question of whether or not to make coffee at home or just run to Starbucks; emails popping up left and right before you can even make […]

How to Choose Between Two Awesome Candidates

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It’s your job as a recruiter and talent agent to connect the right people with the right jobs. After you’ve gone through the normal sourcing song and dance, found passive and active candidates, identified who is qualified and passionate, and handed them over to interview with the hiring manager, most of the job is primarily […]

3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Careers Site

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You have open jobs. People want them. Seems simple enough, right? Yet, for some reason, it never is. Building and maintaining your employer brand takes self-reflection, hard work, and a firm commitment to the values and image you present to your candidate market via your careers page and social media presence. It can be daunting, […]

You’ve Got Errors: How to Avoid Making the Email Mistakes That We Are All Tired of Seeing.

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For most of us, our days start and end with emails. Some of it is spam, some of it is important, some of it is from companies you’ve never subscribed to before–either way, our days are inundated with emails from dawn to dusk. Email has been around for longer than most of us–“us” as in […]