3 Referral Mistakes You Need To Stop Making ASAP

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Referrals can be a recruiter’s best friend—especially if it’s a good one that leads to a hire. We all want more candidates, but we don’t just want any candidate—we want the best ones for our clients. The candidates that fit the business, the culture, the values… the ones that seal the deals! So of course, […]

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, […]

#NoLies: The Most Common Lies to Look for on Resumes

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As a recruiter you are tasked every day with filing through and looking at resume after resume. Sometimes you may run into that perfect resume for your req. only to find out that they had lied and what they talk about doesn’t match up to what you have in front of you. In fact, according […]

How To Attract and Keep Creative Talent on Their Toes

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Creative minds are a bit different when it comes to work. We think differently, we work differently, our personalities can be a little—unique? Some of us are happiest when secluded, some of us thrive in a constantly changing environment, but we all work best in our own ways—and knowing your creative’s specific personality can really give […]

Where’s the Limit on Appeasing Different Personality Types in the Workplace?

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The obvious function of any behavioral assessment during the recruiting process is to see if a candidate fits the soft skills side of the job they are interviewing for. Recruiters or hiring managers can take results from a behavioral assessment and tailor interview questions to dig into any red flags they might see. One often overlooked use […]

Dear Kinetix June 5, 2017

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Dear Kinetix is the talent community’s key to expert advice on all things recruiting and employer branding. We take questions from our social media inboxes and share our kick@$$ answers with the world. Don’t worry – all inquisitors have given themselves pseudonyms to protect their identities.   Dear Kinetix, At Kinetix, what source do your recruiters […]

Ask A Recruiter Feat Mark Morris

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Our Kinetix recruiters are what helps our company be the best firm out there, and with that responsibility you have to be a kick a$$ teammate to be a part of our team! This month we are featuring one of our recently new Kinetix kick a$$ teammates, Mark Morris. At Kinetix when looking at different […]

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 […]

5 Easy Things Recruiters Can Do To Spice Up Their LinkedIn Profiles in the Next 20 Minutes

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Despite tales of doom and gloom for everyone’s favorite professional social network, LinkedIn is still kicking. Earlier this year it went through a massive appearance overhaul, and, as recently as this month, it was reported that 3.4 million candidates are signaling to recruiters they’re open for jobs. In the same way it doesn’t seem like anything can touch Facebook’s […]

How Twitter Bots Are Hurting Your Employer Brand

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The Talent Industry is currently buzzing about bots and automation coming for our jobs thanks to the widespread alarmist articles filling our news feeds. But don’t worry – this isn’t one of those blog posts and we aren’t about to dive into the issues with those bots. Oh no, the bots we are concerned with […]