The Talent Mixtapes: To Connections That Dodge Our Opportunities

Category
Tags

In case you aren’t aware, our Kinetix team lives for music of all kinds– ’80s, ’90s, scatting, metal, doo-wop, we love it all (except for Nickelback, take the cheesy angst elsewhere). It only felt natural to create a new blog series that helps us express our different talent industry challenges in a creative and constructive […]

How to Cultivate a Killer Talent Community

Category
Tags

You recently read an article that said that you need to build a “talent community” to compete in today’s recruiting world. Instantly, you thought: “I need to build a talent community. But how?” Which was then followed by this thought: “Why do I need a talent community?” And now for the closer, a question too […]

What to Do After a Bad Interview

Category
Tags

As a recruiter, you know that getting your applicant to an interview is only half the battle. The rest of the fight comes after the in-person conversation. If the interview went well that’s great, pats on the back for you! But if it didn’t go as well as you dreamed, then that leaves you in […]

Allison Han: Likeable, Without Even Trying!

Category
Tags

If you could pick an ideal colleague, what qualities would they have? Would they be a good communicator, a hard worker, authentic, helpful, or an amalgamation? If you ask her coworkers, Allison Han is thorough, persistent, incredible at maintaining relationships with clients, always on top of it, and an overall great employee to work alongside. […]

How Mark Morris Brings Passion and Innovation to Kinetix Every Day

Category
Tags

What does it mean to bleed orange? If you still aren’t sure you should meet Mark Morris, a recruiter-turned-coach who has made BIG plays on our team during his 2 years at Kinetix. Mark brings a unique pop of flavor to the Kinetix Kool-Aid every day by flipping the script on old-school recruiting practices. We […]

The Candidate You Want and the Millennial You Need: Ditch The Boring Behavioral Questions

Category
Tags

In part one of The Candidate You Want and the Millennial You Need, we had a myth-busters session to set the record straight on all of the #FakeNews surrounding Millennials in the workforce. Now we’re offering up tips on how to ditch those boring behavioral questions and helping you navigate what to ask instead. Don’t […]

We’re Putting the Band Back Together: 3 Ways to Rekindle the Flame with Dormant Candidates

Category
Tags

Recruiters move at the speed of light most days, juggling multiple jobs at a time and searching for the right fit for each one. Our network is our most valuable tool because this is a group of people with whom we already have a relationship – we’re not starting from scratch. Rapport has already been […]

Why Top Companies Recruit From Within

Category
Tags

Let’s address the big pink elephant in the room, internal recruiting. Why is it that even in this day and age it’s not a concrete first step for recruiters!? Honestly, internal recruiting not only yields better results for the position but for the company as well. Ok now hold on, before you jump on me […]

Situational Interview Questions That Candidates Can’t Fake Their Way Through

Category
Tags

When I was younger – and even to this day – my mom would always tell me: “Those who can’t remember the past are doomed to repeat it.” To be fair, she would use this to get me to study for history tests, but in terms of situational interview questions, I think the saying still […]

All the Right Moves: 3 Tips to Connect for Commitment

Category
Tags

About 11 years ago, my son, Chase, made the decision to focus solely on tennis. He stopped playing soccer and baseball. He had already quit basketball – borderline blasphemy in our house. Fast forward to today, Chase is entering his second college tennis season at Piedmont College. How did Chase go from being a basketball […]