The *Real* Way You Make Your Employer Brand Come To Life On Social Media

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Your social media checklist for your employer brand might look something a little like this: Careers-focused channels created? Check. Posting regularly? Check. Growing your audience? Check. While those items alone ensure a robust social media plan, there’s one big item that’s missing in order for your employer brand to truly come alive on social media: […]

Recruiting Is All About AI These Days…But What About VR?

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While the recruiting world continues to freak out over how AI will affect the hiring process, there are two other letters synonymous with another new technology that’s creeping up in the world that many have yet to pay attention to: VR, or virtual reality. Even if you’re familiar with the functionality of VR, you’re probably […]

Ideas Are Worthless Without Execution

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Ideas are everywhere. It’s the execution that’s rare. I often hear or see so many people who complain about wanting something that other people have, or something they want to be done, or want others to do, or want to change something, etc. but won’t do anything themselves to get stuff moving forward… Can you […]

How to Have a Balanced Work Life

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Having a defined work-life balance is an important aspect in most people’s lives. As a dedicated recruiter you want to do as much as you can, to not only get the job done, but be that employee that goes to infinity and beyond. With technology becoming easily accessible—aka right at our finger tips—checking email at […]

Hiring Horror Stories Part II: Talent Tricks & Treats

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Happy Halloween to all of our talent industry ghosts and gurus! We hope you are ready for our next batch of spooktacular hiring horror stories because we are going straight for the sweet spot: candidate tricks and treats. So grab your favorite Halloween candy – *cough cough* Reese’s Peanut Butter Pumpkins – and dive into some […]

Five Different Types of Posts You Can Make to Build Your Employer Brand on Instagram

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When building your employer brand on social media, giving candidates the opportunity to press their noses to the proverbial glass of your company windows is invaluable. That’s where Instagram comes in. No platform makes it easier to really show what life is like at your company—and, as any good brand expert knows, showing is better than […]

Four Tips on Preparing Your Candidates for the Holiday Season

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BOO! Christmas is coming and the turkey is getting fat! With the end of the year approaching quickly and the holidays coming faster than the speed of light, things for recruiters are about to pick up. Hiring managers are going to be putting the pressure on recruiters to fill their jobs before they vanish into […]

Behavioral Interviewing is NOT Dead

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When behavioral interviewing doesn’t work well, it’s because you haven’t given your managers the training they need to be successful. Actually, you might have given them the training… What you haven’t done is given them the gift of FAILURE. The reality is that people (your managers) need to fail and feel the crush in order […]

Why You Should Close Candidates On A Good Note (Even If You Know They’re NOT Going To Get The Job)

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Imagine a situation: You’ve set up an interview on the phone with a candidate. It’s immediately obvious that you won’t be submitting this candidate due client changing the specs/job requirements—or maybe you realize they’re just not a good fit. What do you do? Do you let them off the hook quickly? Because… they’re not going […]

Hiring Horror Stories: Come In Costume

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When the clock struck midnight on September 22nd, swimsuits transformed into sweaters, glittering fireflies became screeching bats, and every latte suddenly tasted like pumpkin. I’m just saying maybe Cinderella didn’t really leave the glass slipper behind at the ball – but instead traded it in for a sensible seasonal boot. At Kinetix, we love these […]