Career Lessons You Can Learn from Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

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Life can get messy. And sometimes that messiness can permeate your work life, no matter how hard you try to keep it contained. Your desk gets messy; your email gets messy; your desk mate’s desk gets messy; your life ends up becoming one big mess. This disorganization is how some people thrive–as Time points out, […]

4 Productivity Hacks to Tackle Your To-Do List This Summer

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Ah, summer mornings. The birds are chirping, the sun is slowly making its way overhead, it’s a beautiful day, and you…have to go to work? That was rhetorical–of course you have to go to work, we all do. Where do you think I’m writing this from right now? But the change of seasons and flurry […]

Talking to Co-Workers About Their Mental Health: A How-To Guide

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We’ve said it before, and we will say it again–mental health awareness shouldn’t be encouraged for just one month out of the year. That’s why we wanted to share some helpful tips that you can use year-round for talking to your co-workers about their mental health while keeping things respectful and professional. Mental health can […]

What to Tell Candidates to Wear to Their Interview

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First impressions are everything. We all know this from experience; every interaction with someone new is another chance to impress. And one of the most important times to worry about first impressions is during a face-to-face job interview. As recruiters know, candidates always have questions about what to wear to interviews–which is valid because most […]

3 Easy Ways to Stay on Schedule When Working from Home

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Like everyone, weekday mornings give me the most anxiety. The buzzing of an early alarm; the rush to get ready; the stress of picking out your workday jawnz; the question of whether or not to make coffee at home or just run to Starbucks; emails popping up left and right before you can even make […]

You’ve Got Errors: How to Avoid Making the Email Mistakes That We Are All Tired of Seeing.

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For most of us, our days start and end with emails. Some of it is spam, some of it is important, some of it is from companies you’ve never subscribed to before–either way, our days are inundated with emails from dawn to dusk. Email has been around for longer than most of us–“us” as in […]

Can a Horrible Boss Be a Great Leader?

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Horribleness can, sometimes, be correlated with vision, passion, drive, and perfectionism–things that you could conceivably want to see in a leader. Therefore, niceness can, sometimes, be correlated with weakness, mediocrity, and failure. So, as to be seen as a desired leader, some believe a little splash of horribleness makes for a stronger organization. Let’s see how we can take tips from the big dogs to put a little more bite in our convictions.

Personal Branding 101: A Recruiter’s Guide to #GrandeFierceness

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Establishing and promoting what you stand for is what the start of 2019 has been all about. Whether you’re a social justice warrior, a talent acquisition ace, a fashion queen, or anywhere in between, we all have something we are passionate about–something that differentiates us from the rest of the world. That’s why personal branding […]

How Leanne Franck Gets Stuff Done

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Are you familiar with the Kinetix Factor Cards? In case you came late to the party, they are the rectangular, flashcard looking things that hang proudly from our team members’ desks and read: Kick-Ass Teammate, Likeable, Gets Stuff Done, Figures Things Out, Passion & Innovation, or Connector. But what does Gets Stuff Done look like […]

When Did Performative Workaholism Become A Lifestyle and Why Isn’t It Sustainable?

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For most of us, Monday morning–and every other weekday morning–starts with moans and groans, rolling out of bed, and a lot of coffee. Others start their day with a workout, an ice mask to reduce that morning puffiness, or a long shower. If you do a little searching, you can even find how the most […]