Kinetix Wants To Know…What Are YOU Thankful For?

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Ready or not, turkey season is upon us… You know, November, that time of year where the birds of honor get plump and your aunt starts dowsing herself in the strongest perfume she owns in preparation for the big family get together? It’s a time to focus on what we appreciate in our lives while […]

HR Horror Stories 2018

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The spookiest day of the year is finally upon us, and we all know what that means – it’s time to be happily haunted by our favorite HR horror stories! We received some truly terrifying submissions and we believe that we have conjured the two best tales to tell in this festive feature blog post! […]

Navigating the #MeToo Movement in HR

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Gone are the days of accepting the In the Company of Men style wrongful acts of sexual harassment in the workplace. #MeToo has busted down the door of the misogynistic boy’s club that had abandoned women’s rights and safety for the luxury of feeding into the ego of “the man.” #MeToo has provided an ample, […]

Introducing HR Horror Stories

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The recently coined “spooky season“ is here and at Kinetix, we are REALLY getting in the spirit. Last Halloween we brought your recruiting fears to life with our Hiring Horror Stories and this time around we want to kick it up a notch. So grab your organization’s handbook and gather ’round the campfire – because […]

The Small Talk Problem: A Shameless Plug

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“So, what do you do?” How often do you hear this question? How often, after you hear this question, do you get this? “And what does your company do?” If you work for a company that makes products, it tends to be pretty easy. You make stuff. It’s tangible. According to what the “stuff” is, […]

Thought Leader Thursday: How to Recruit Rockstar Nursing Talent

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If you recruit in the healthcare space you’re very aware of the nursing shortage across the country. Word on the street is that organizations can count on this professional deficit to continue into the next decade. All the buzz generated around this shortage can tempt healthcare professionals to jump at any candidate that checks the […]

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: “No Poach” Recruiting Agreements Continue to Fall Across Corporate America…

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If you’ve been in the business world long enough, you’ve run into executives at both small and big companies making agreements to not recruit other company’s employees.  These agreements are a by-product of the good-ole-boy network and usually the result of one executive knowing another and agreeing to keep each other’s companies “off-limits” to recruiting […]

Are the Work From Home Warriors Actually Winning?

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In the modern workplace, there seems to be a pretty considerable barrier preventing attractive work from home opportunities for employees. That barrier typically comes from managers of people, who wonder: Are employees working better in the office or remotely? It comes down to one major factor – productivity. And from a hiring standpoint, we all […]

Thought Leader Thursday: Rocking Chair Leadership

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“I’m on it!” “We’re moving fast on this one!”   “The team is all over it!”   “Everyone is so busy working on this!”   I. Don’t. Believe. You. Activity Does Not Equal Progress How many leaders have you heard describing how ‘busy’ they are; or, their teams are? How many times did you hear […]