Making Your Network Stronger Is All About Doing the Little Things

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Hey superstar recruiters, I see you making placement after placement, and this one’s for you. You’ve got it all, and you’re on top of the world. You get a req, hunt for and sweet talk the perfect candidate, show the hiring manager what’s so great about them, crush the placement and move along to the […]

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 […]

Step Up Your Instagram Game Part 1: Brand Your Account Page

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We’ve all heard the saying “a picture is worth 1,000 words.” But that’s it? Just 1,000? Why limit yourself to just a measly 1,000 words? Enter Instagram – A Shining Beacon for Employer Branding Gurus If your company is not on Instagram (or maybe you devote minimal effort to your account,) you are missing your chance […]

Part 1: Preparing Your Rod to Catch Greatness; How to Set Up Your Social Media to Hook the Best Candidates

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A 4-part series about social marketing for the savvy recruiter At Kinetix, we waste no time getting our new recruiters set up to tackle the digital networking frontier and teeing them up for social success. But what if you don’t have a designated recruitment marketing team to help brand your profiles to perfection? Luckily for […]

Time to Ramp It Up Recruiters

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“The biggest problem facing job-seekers today is the abysmal state of the recruiting process in many or most medium-sized and large employers. The broken recruiting apparatus makes it even harder than usual for a talented job-seeker to get a great job.” As a recruiter, these two quotes should scare you. In your role, your ultimate […]

Recruiting: The Race to the Finish – Part Two

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If you are just tuning in, this is the second installment of Recruiting: The Race to the Finish. To read the 1st installment click here. In the standard recruiting process, you discover, research and apply. We already talked about step 1 and you are ready for step 2: Because we aren’t a standard recruiting firm we […]