Knock, Knock, Knock: The Millennials are here.

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“Soon Millennials will dominate the workforce, and it is time to embrace the advantages they bring.”- Forbes Magazine In the recruiting world, specifically as a recruiter, you are hit with reqs left and right and the pressure to perform and hire top talent is on. As you are shuffling through resumes do you often throw […]

2018 Recruiter Intentions, Not Resolutions.

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And just like that another year has come and gone. With 2018 fresh on the page, many take to paper their new year resolutions. Most resolutions often include personal and sometimes professional resolutions. The thing is with resolutions, they often feel short or are never achieved. When these goals are reached, you often feel self-doubt […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Koi Pond: How to Engage You Candidates on Cold Calls

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If you are a Netflix binge watcher like me, chances are you have come across and watched episodes of The Office.  If this is one show you haven’t watched, it is about a crew that follows the lives of employees at a mediocre paper company — this mockumentary offers humorous insight into office life and […]

How to Spice Up Your LinkedIn Messages to Candidates

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A well-crafted, spicy LinkedIn message is the first step in engaging top talent. Initial communication between you and candidate is the first impression you will make on them. Let’s make them remember you –  just like they remember eating jalapeños. Your first message to them sets the stage for more to come. Creating a positive […]

Dear Kinetix…

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Are you confused about RPO? Not sure who this “purple squirrel” is that everyone keeps talking about? Maybe you just have a general question about best HR practices. Whatever you are wondering, we’ve got you covered Starting in April, we will be launching our first “Dear Kinetix” blog post! Kinetix experts will be taking real […]

Part 4: Cultivating Your Catch – How to Master the Art of the Casual Follow Up

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We have spent this blog series talking about how to prepare, post to, and utilize your social profiles to attract fresh candidates to your line. If you’ve been reading along, you have all the tools you need to navigate the social waters and have started snagging those big purple basses. Great job, Skipper! You’ve reeled […]