A Recruiter’s Response to Remote Life

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Suffice to say, we didn’t imagine the world we find ourselves currently in. But because we’re Kinetix and we know quality, we were able to roll with the punches by keeping our recruiters remote and healthy. I recently connected with Grant Peacock (one of our Recruiting Managers who can only be described as someone who […]

How A Recruiting Company Handled COVID-19

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Kinetix is in the business of hiring people. Naturally, that means we’re a people-focused, communicative bunch, full of huggers and natural leaders. Because we’re so people-minded, we acted fast in the wake of COVID-19 sweeping the country. The global pandemic that is COVID-19 is not one, but a large family of viruses transmitted through both […]

Kinetix’s Month-Long Celebration

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At Kinetix, we’re used to doing things bigger and better than the competition. This past December, we even applied that mantra to our employee celebrations. First, there was the annual pod decorating contest. To kick off the holiday spirit, our deskmates got together to devise the best design scheme (check out our social media for […]

Talent Mixtapes: Crossing the Finish Line

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The hiring season is picking back up, and that means one thing for recruiters as awesome as the ones at Kinetix: we’re landing perfect placements left and right! Yes, yes, we have a formula to how we find the purple squirrel for our candidates (some may even call it the Secret Sauce), but there is an […]

Are Your Candidates the Problem, Or Is It You?

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Look, no one wants to be told they’re not doing a good job. I’ll take the flak right here at the top. But as the fall hiring season starts and you find that your candidates are turning out to be more like guppies than prize-winning catches (apologies for that corny analogy) it may not be entirely the […]

What Happens When Our New Hires Underperform?

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You went through the legwork. You dove through the funnel and among dozens (maybe hundreds) of resumes, you finally found the one—at least, that’s what you thought. The candidate that dazzled in the phone interview and always had a prompt follow-up suddenly shrank up when they settled into their new desk. Why do we encounter […]

How To Hire In A Gig Economy

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“Gig economy” is a huge buzzword in the hiring market right now. But what does it really mean for employers: Is it good? Is it bad? Let’s dig in. According to the ultra-analytical Investopedia, the technical definition of a gig economy is where “temporary, flexible jobs are commonplace, and companies tend toward hiring independent contractors and […]

Your Job Description Is Boring.

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It’s true, and it’s as common as pollen in Georgia. “So what?” You may be asking. “The job descriptions are there to give information to the candidate, and nothing more. It doesn’t need to be exciting.” Well, that’s where we disagree. See, the #1 reason people change jobs is because of career opportunity. Instead of […]

How To Surf The Summer Recruiting Wave

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Hang on, folks. The dry season of summer recruiting is coming in HOT. Unlike the abundance that is the spring hiring season, summer recruiting is a notorious subject for seasoned talent pros to rookies alike. People take advantage of the amazing weather and break from school to take a vacation to their destination of choice, […]

How To Snare The Purple Squirrel

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Ah, the ever-mythical purple squirrel. It’s a recruiting concept as present as “the funnel.” Recruiters are always on the hunt for the purple squirrel: that perfect candidate that will make your client pick up the phone and cry, “How did you find them? They’re amazing!”  But what do you do when the purple squirrel is […]