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 […]

Talking About Talking: Using Podcasts to Motivate Your Talent

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Let’s talk about podcasts—the people you use to tune out the rest of the world when your coworkers just won’t cut it. Kidding! But I personally find plugging in headphones and zoning into another conversation really helps keep my mind active during the maintenance parts of my job–the less glamorous elements of employer branding! And […]

5 Ways to Boost Your Productivity and Your Career in 2019

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2018 has finally come to an end–something I’m pretty sure every talent industry pro can celebrate. Last year was…interesting. We’ve seen brands and people in powerful positions crumble, we witnessed the progression of the #MeToo movement, we elected more women into Congress than ever before, we watched Serena Williams kick @ss on the court in an […]

What The Heck Is Business Casual in 2018?

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Welcome to the busiest shopping day of the year – Black Friday. Whether you are perusing online or physically fighting through stores, you are probably participating in this unofficial holiday one way or another. For a lot of recent grads and early career professionals, this day is a prime opportunity to find stylish and sophisticated […]

The Ink is Dry… on Your Skin.

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Prior to starting my marketing career, I was a nighttime shelf stocker in a grocery store. Since the job market at that time was terrible, there were several of us recent college grads who worked there. I became pretty good friends with another guy on my shift named Paul. Paul had recently graduated cum laude […]

The Link Between Diversity and Creativity

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A world devoid of colors, textures, and flavors would be a world without inspiration, taste, and beauty. Diversity of thought creates those colors, textures, and flavors. It also creates profitability through creativity and innovation, extends companies’ reach, and creates opportunity for their teams. But what is diversity, really? Diversity in the workplace can look like […]

Job Search 101: A Candidate’s Guide to the Perfect Resume

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On the Kinetix blog we love to talk shop with other talent industry people and share our favorite recruiting hacks – but what about all of the great candidates out there looking for tips of their own to score their dream job? Well, this one is for you job hunters! We are flipping the script […]

The Candidate You Want and the Millennial You Need: Millennial Myth Busters

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Today’s job market runneth over with Gen Y talent, affectionately known as Millennials. Whether you think it’s a good thing or a bad thing, the fact is that Millennials now make up 25% of the United States population. With the oldest Millennials reaching their late 30s and the youngest in their early 20s, this generation […]

Thought Leader Thursday: I Have 99 Problems

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I Have 99 Problems …and I think I might be the biggest one. Ouch. Not Me Sometimes I feel like I’ve mastered the art of identifying what is wrong with everybody else in the world. Corporate leaders, politicians, colleagues, companies, acquaintances, and on and on… What the heck? Since when was I appointed King of […]

Thought Leader Thursday: Thank You, May I Have Another?

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What was your first reaction when you read the title to this post? “Thank you, may I have another?” Did you “go negative” right away? Did you think I would be discussing HR leaders getting dumped on by their colleagues, the employees, and a long list of other ungrateful souls? Wait Just A Second How […]