Thought Leader Thursday: Rocking Chair Leadership

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“I’m on it!” “We’re moving fast on this one!”   “The team is all over it!”   “Everyone is so busy working on this!”   I. Don’t. Believe. You. Activity Does Not Equal Progress How many leaders have you heard describing how ‘busy’ they are; or, their teams are? How many times did you hear […]

Keep Up With Kris Dunn at IHRIM’s Talent Advance Event!

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Kinetix’s own CHRO and marketing mastermind, Kris Dunn, knows A LOT about the talent industry – seriously, we consider him our in-house Obi-Wan Kenobi of HR. Lucky for all of us, he loves to share his HR wisdom with other talent geeks across the nation. On Monday, July 9th Kris will be in Cleveland speaking at […]

What HR Can Learn From Snapchat’s Demise

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In case you haven’t heard, Snapchat is dead. The once-golden child of social media has fallen hard over the last few months, and it looks like we’re now witnessing its last dying breaths. While it would be nice to be able to point to one nail in the coffin that really signed the death note […]

Performance Management Lessons With Mr. Feeny

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Lately I’ve been binge watching a lot of television. Truthfully, I’m always binge watching a lot of television, but I’ve been into one particular show as of late: Boy Meets World.  This 90s family sitcom/dramedy was one of my favorites as a teenager when I watched reruns on Disney Channel. Now, as an adult, I’m […]

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 […]

A Bold 30 Day Challenge To Boost Employee Happiness

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If you’re anything like me, you might be sitting at a desk working a 9-5 job—right in the gullet of Corporate America. Also, if you’re like me, that can get old. Real quick. Not in a bad way… but doing the same thing all the time, every day, coming to the same desk, same people, […]

The First Labor Day Was 135 Years Ago—Here’s How Far We’ve Come

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This past Monday, the working masses turned their alarm clocks off, fired up their grills (or their Netflixes), and gave a toast to having a three day weekend in observance of Labor Day. Though this year’s Labor Day fell on September 4th, Tuesday September 5th marked the 135th anniversary of the very first official Labor […]

3 Questions You Should Ask Your Employees From Time to Time

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Think about all the questions you ask an employee before they’re hired (also known as a candidate): questions to get to know who they are, what experience they have, how they might fit into your organization. Now think about all the questions you ask an employee when they’ve decided to leave your company (also known […]

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 […]