The Power of Social Media Influencers in Recruiting

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The first people that come to mind when thinking of an influencer in the social media world are celebrities – at least for millennials like me. The actual definition of social media influencer is: “A Social Media Influencer is a user on social media who has established credibility in a specific industry. A social media […]

Believe It Or Not… Candidates Are Actually Human

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There. We said it. Candidates are humans – not pieces of paper *gasp!* So since they are flesh and blood just like us, we should treat them as such, right? Candidate experience is important to us here at Kinetix. Take a look at this week’s Lean In We said it. Candidates are humans – not […]

The Secret to Overcoming Unconscious Biases When Interviewing Candidates

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Face it—when you hire someone, you’re judging them on a multitude of characteristics: what employers they’ve worked for, what experience they gained from those employers, how they answer your questions, the tone of their voice, the outfits they’re wearing, the way they do their hair… Yeah, that’s right, and you know it. You’re totally judging […]

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 […]

What Should You Be Looking For When Asking Candidates, “What Do You Know About Our Company?”

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There are some interview questions that come standard, regardless of the position or company that a candidate is interviewing for. What is your past experience? Why are you looking for a new opportunity? What is your biggest strength and weakness? And then, of course, what do you know about the company? This standard question can […]

3 Easy Body Language Tricks To Get Candidates To Like You More

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Persuading candidates to like you and trust you isn’t as hard as it may seem. I mean… they want to like you considering you’re their potential boss, right? Don’t ruin the fun out of a job search by being a jerk or lack of excitement when you’re interviewing. Interviewing a candidate can be effective and […]

Ask a Recruiter Feat. Rich Boling – July Feature

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Our Kinetix recruiters are the top factor that makes 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 Kinetix’s newbies, Rich Boling. Rich is one of those Kinetix people who […]

A Better Way to Track Your Source Effectiveness

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Candidate sources. Job boards. Postings. Just a few words that can evoke a range of emotions and reactions across your talent acquisition team. With the recent acquisitions of major job boards and Google’s entry into the job posting space, these platforms are at the top of mind in the HR space right now. As a talent acquisition professional […]