To Ask or Not To Ask For The Salary History?

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  “What do you currently make?” a question we’ve all heard at least once in our lifetimes.   “Why does it matter?” a response we’ve all thought more than once in our lifetimes.   Salary talk is cringe-worthy—there’s no doubt about that. It’s awkward on both the recruiter and the candidate ends.   Unfortunately, a […]

How to Be an Effective Recruiting Leader

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In a world that is constantly evolving and changing, it’s hard to define what the ideal or perfect leader is. Different companies, teams, and individuals require different leaders to guide them through the ever evolving landscape which surrounds them, particularly in the recruiting world. Now you might be asking how or why you should be […]

How To Kill Your Candidate’s Interest During The Interview

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Yes, you read the title of this blog post correctly. To improve our interview processes we must first make a few hiring mistakes of our own so that we can learn from them. After being on both sides of the hiring process, our team has learned a thing or two about best-interviewing practices. So, luckily […]

Setting New Recruiters Up For Success

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It is inevitable for any new hire to get that uncontrollable feeling of both excitement and nervousness the day they start a new job. It’s human and we think it is totally okay. We all have been there and have experienced the feelings that come with walking into the first day or week at a […]

Lean In Got Hacked! Who Did It?

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Sooo…. Our video series featuring our fearless leader, Shannon Russo, got hacked. Sometimes things go awry—but can you help us figure out who did it? By the way, happy birthday Shannon! Thanks so much for making all of us at Kinetix feel appreciated and motivated to keep the business going strong. We love you! Can’t […]

It’s Only a Matter of Time Until You Hire a Digital Employee – What Does that Mean for Your “Analog” Employees?

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CMS Wire recently posted an article titled, Ready or Not, Here Come the ‘Digital Employees’. It was the term ‘Digital Employees’ that caught my attention in the article’s title. HR has been talking about the dreaded artificial intelligence takeover since someone put the letters ‘A’ and ‘I’ next to each other, but never had I […]

How to Build a Referral Campaign That Will Take Your Pipeline to the Next Level

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One of the most sure bets on finding the perfect candidate to fill a role is via a referral. Rather than relying on you and the candidate finding each other, there’s a middleman who can bring the two sides together, confirming on both sides that this role is a great fit for the candidate, and […]

There’s a New Sheriff (*cough, Google Jobs, cough*) In Town! Watch out.

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Google has recently launched Google for Jobs, which is designed to help people across the U.S. find their next job fast and easy. Google says it’s not competitive and results take you to a partner site, but the offering might take down some established job boards in the process—will it take down Indeed? We’ll see […]

Why You Shouldn’t Underestimate the Power of Podcasting For Your Employer Brand

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When you hear “employer brand” there are probably a few things that come to mind: your careers site, the written and video content you post there, and the social channels on which you share that content. If you’re doing those three things, you’re probably already doing more than most. But there’s one item that may […]

How Much Career Development Do You Owe YOUR Employees?

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When you hear the words “career development,” you’re probably thinking about the time and financial resources that you would need to invest in your workforce… But in reality, it’s so much more than that. Career development programs not only support employee retention and reflect well on the company, but they make employees better producers and […]