Introducing HR Horror Stories

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The recently coined “spooky season“ is here and at Kinetix, we are REALLY getting in the spirit. Last Halloween we brought your recruiting fears to life with our Hiring Horror Stories and this time around we want to kick it up a notch. So grab your organization’s handbook and gather ’round the campfire – because […]

How Mark Morris Brings Passion and Innovation to Kinetix Every Day

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What does it mean to bleed orange? If you still aren’t sure you should meet Mark Morris, a recruiter-turned-coach who has made BIG plays on our team during his 2 years at Kinetix. Mark brings a unique pop of flavor to the Kinetix Kool-Aid every day by flipping the script on old-school recruiting practices. We […]

The Candidate You Want and the Millennial You Need: Ditch The Boring Behavioral Questions

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In part one of The Candidate You Want and the Millennial You Need, we had a myth-busters session to set the record straight on all of the #FakeNews surrounding Millennials in the workforce. Now we’re offering up tips on how to ditch those boring behavioral questions and helping you navigate what to ask instead. Don’t […]

We’re Putting the Band Back Together: 3 Ways to Rekindle the Flame with Dormant Candidates

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Recruiters move at the speed of light most days, juggling multiple jobs at a time and searching for the right fit for each one. Our network is our most valuable tool because this is a group of people with whom we already have a relationship – we’re not starting from scratch. Rapport has already been […]

Why Top Companies Recruit From Within

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Let’s address the big pink elephant in the room, internal recruiting. Why is it that even in this day and age it’s not a concrete first step for recruiters!? Honestly, internal recruiting not only yields better results for the position but for the company as well. Ok now hold on, before you jump on me […]

The Small Talk Problem: A Shameless Plug

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“So, what do you do?” How often do you hear this question? How often, after you hear this question, do you get this? “And what does your company do?” If you work for a company that makes products, it tends to be pretty easy. You make stuff. It’s tangible. According to what the “stuff” is, […]

Situational Interview Questions That Candidates Can’t Fake Their Way Through

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When I was younger – and even to this day – my mom would always tell me: “Those who can’t remember the past are doomed to repeat it.” To be fair, she would use this to get me to study for history tests, but in terms of situational interview questions, I think the saying still […]

Walmart’s Recruitment Marketing Mic Drop

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Millions of people who tuned into the NFL’s first Sunday of the season got to witness Walmart’s crazy smart recruitment marketing move… but I’m getting ahead of myself here. Let’s start at the beginning and unpack all of the information before we really dive into this strategic messaging. Fun Fact: This week we are celebrating […]

Job Search 101: A Candidate’s Guide to the Perfect Resume

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On the Kinetix blog we love to talk shop with other talent industry people and share our favorite recruiting hacks – but what about all of the great candidates out there looking for tips of their own to score their dream job? Well, this one is for you job hunters! We are flipping the script […]

All the Right Moves: 3 Tips to Connect for Commitment

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About 11 years ago, my son, Chase, made the decision to focus solely on tennis. He stopped playing soccer and baseball. He had already quit basketball – borderline blasphemy in our house. Fast forward to today, Chase is entering his second college tennis season at Piedmont College. How did Chase go from being a basketball […]