The First Labor Day Was 135 Years Ago—Here’s How Far We’ve Come

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This past Monday, the working masses turned their alarm clocks off, fired up their grills (or their Netflixes), and gave a toast to having a three day weekend in observance of Labor Day. Though this year’s Labor Day fell on September 4th, Tuesday September 5th marked the 135th anniversary of the very first official Labor […]

3 Questions You Should Ask Your Employees From Time to Time

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Think about all the questions you ask an employee before they’re hired (also known as a candidate): questions to get to know who they are, what experience they have, how they might fit into your organization. Now think about all the questions you ask an employee when they’ve decided to leave your company (also known […]

Setting New Recruiters Up For Success

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It is inevitable for any new hire to get that uncontrollable feeling of both excitement and nervousness the day they start a new job. It’s human and we think it is totally okay. We all have been there and have experienced the feelings that come with walking into the first day or week at a […]

Lean In Got Hacked! Who Did It?

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Sooo…. Our video series featuring our fearless leader, Shannon Russo, got hacked. Sometimes things go awry—but can you help us figure out who did it? By the way, happy birthday Shannon! Thanks so much for making all of us at Kinetix feel appreciated and motivated to keep the business going strong. We love you! Can’t […]

It’s Only a Matter of Time Until You Hire a Digital Employee – What Does that Mean for Your “Analog” Employees?

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CMS Wire recently posted an article titled, Ready or Not, Here Come the ‘Digital Employees’. It was the term ‘Digital Employees’ that caught my attention in the article’s title. HR has been talking about the dreaded artificial intelligence takeover since someone put the letters ‘A’ and ‘I’ next to each other, but never had I […]

How Much Career Development Do You Owe YOUR Employees?

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When you hear the words “career development,” you’re probably thinking about the time and financial resources that you would need to invest in your workforce… But in reality, it’s so much more than that. Career development programs not only support employee retention and reflect well on the company, but they make employees better producers and […]

How to Convince Your Employees to Respond to Change

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What is this “change agile” craze all about? What is the goal of change agile? That’s easy. It’s to simply enable change in your organization, not prevent it. Change agile brings cohesion and unity to the concept of organizational change management. Companies should be willing to adopt and implement new controls to drive or improve […]

4 Questions To Ask Your Employee Who Just Quit

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Sometimes it’s a shock when a star employee leaves your company to pursue another opportunity. Sometimes it’s not (and you kinda wanted them to leave, know what I’m sayin’?) Shocked or not, I’m sure you wonder why such a gem of a team member is leaving you in the dust. There must be a reason, […]

Want to Know How a Recruiter is *Really* Performing? Check These Metrics

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  Unlike many other white collar jobs, pretty much every single aspect of recruiters’ performances can be broken down into a metric. For recruiters doing a great job, this means it’s easy to see how great of a job they are doing and receive positive performance reviews for that hard work; for struggling recruiters…well, you […]

HR Lessons From Uber’s Meltdown

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As I’m sure you’ve seen in the news this week, it’s been a rough go of it lately for the rideshare pioneer and giant Uber. Their string of self-inflicted public relations and employee nightmares has built up throughout the year and finally came to a head with the leave of absence taken by their CEO, […]