Relationship Goals: How Recruiters and Hiring Managers Can Become BFFs

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  It’s pretty common for recruiters and hiring managers (HM’s) to not have the best relationship. If there were a Facebook relationship status to define this union, it would be “It’s Complicated”. From the outside in, it looks like recruiters and HM’s do the same thing… they hire people. Well, it’s not that simple. Recruiters […]

Ask a Recruiter feat. Keri Wissell

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Kinetix strives to be not just experts in recruitment marketing, but also thought leaders within the recruiting space.  At the end of the day our recruitment marketing efforts are what supports the bottom line – Recruiting. Employer branding is taking the second step from your main brand and reworking a career brand –  a brand […]

How To Write an Email Candidates Will Actually Answer

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Phone call, email, text message, InMail, Facebook Messenger. Today, there are more ways than ever to contact candidates. Most of the time, recruiters tend to reach out via email due to its convenience and ease to use. Candidly, a lot of recruiters also use email to avoid the dreaded candidate cold-call. If email is still your […]

The Two Things Every Good Recruiter Should Try and Avoid

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As a recruiting firm, it is our duty and responsibility to keep you up to date on what’s hot and kicking in the recruiting world. Part of that is looking at what others are doing out in the recruiting space and taking their advice and expanding upon it. Recently, we stumbled on some advice given […]

The Only Thing Worse Than Bad News Is No News At All

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The only thing worse than bad news is no news at all. Some may argue the opposite—no news is good news. But when it comes to hiring and the candidate experience, playing by the rules of the former adage is the way to go. Candidates like feedback. Whether they get the interview/job or not, you have a certain […]

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 […]

Easy Social Recruiting Strategies You’re Missing Out On

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Are you one of those who thinks recruiting via social media is “sketchy” and you don’t really “get” how you could possibly find quality talent on the *cough cough* INTERNET? You’re missing out, my recruiter friend. Social media is the way of the world. Twitter, LinkedIn, and even Facebook can really make the recruitment magic happen. […]

Back to the Basics – Interviews

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Regardless if you are interviewing your very first candidate ever or you are a senior recruiter, it doesn’t hurt to review the basics of interview etiquette every once in a while.  Here at Kinetix, our recruiters interview and screen a plethora of candidates, all the time.  So, prepare yourself people. When preparing for your interview, […]

Recruiting: The Race to the Finish – Part Three

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If you are just tuning in, this is the third installment of Recruiting: The Race to the Finish. To read the 2nd installment, click here. In the standard recruiting process, you discover, research and apply. We already talked about step 1 and step 2 and now it is step 3’s turn: Apply. Mile 3 of a 5K […]

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 […]