I Broke My Back for My Company: A True Story

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Okay, I’ll be up front—I didn’t break my back. I simply severed part of a vertebra. Let me explain. I was your average 19-year-old student home for summer break. With real life looming ahead, I made the same choice many college students make: I got a summer job. I was in the prestigious position of […]

The Giving Season Challenge for Talent Pros

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We have made it to the end of November, and you know what that means…we have officially kicked off the Giving Season. Recently, I was scrolling through my social feeds and happened upon a feel-good article about a homeless man who stood at a busy highway handing out resumes which ultimately resulted in multiple job […]

What The Heck Is Business Casual in 2018?

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Welcome to the busiest shopping day of the year – Black Friday. Whether you are perusing online or physically fighting through stores, you are probably participating in this unofficial holiday one way or another. For a lot of recent grads and early career professionals, this day is a prime opportunity to find stylish and sophisticated […]

Turkey & Talent: Giving Thanks for Your Career

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Happy Turkey Day to all of our Tremendous Upside readers! Whether you are catching this content in between courses or kickoffs, we truly hope that you are spending today conquering casseroles and reflecting on all of the things that you are grateful for in the presence of friends and family. Now let’s get down to […]

How to Cultivate a Killer Talent Community

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You recently read an article that said that you need to build a “talent community” to compete in today’s recruiting world. But how? Which was then followed by this thought: “Why do I need a talent community?” And now for the closer, a question too many recruiters have to Google these days: “What is a […]

What to Do After a Bad Interview

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As a recruiter, you know that getting your applicant to an interview is only half the battle. The rest of the fight comes after the in-person conversation. If the interview went well that’s great, pats on the back for you! But if it didn’t go as well as you dreamed, then that leaves you in […]

Hopping on the HR Bandwagon – The Importance of Employer Branding

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At Kinetix, our goal is to help our clients hire the best talent fast as they continue to grow. Our own marketing department, who specializes in the art of recruitment marketing and overall employer branding, lives by this mantra. Over the course of just two years, we have seen our marketing team triple in size […]

Kinetix Wants To Know…What Are YOU Thankful For?

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Ready or not, turkey season is upon us… You know, November, that time of year where the birds of honor get plump and your aunt starts dowsing herself in the strongest perfume she owns in preparation for the big family get together? It’s a time to focus on what we appreciate in our lives while […]

The Ink is Dry… on Your Skin.

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Prior to starting my marketing career, I was a nighttime shelf stocker in a grocery store. Since the job market at that time was terrible, there were several of us recent college grads who worked there. I became pretty good friends with another guy on my shift named Paul. Paul had recently graduated cum laude […]

HR Horror Stories 2018

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The spookiest day of the year is finally upon us, and we all know what that means – it’s time to be happily haunted by our favorite HR horror stories! We received some truly terrifying submissions and we believe that we have conjured the two best tales to tell in this festive feature blog post! […]