How Mark Morris Brings Passion and Innovation to Kinetix Every Day

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

How to Spot and Secure the Right Tech Talent for Your Team

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Do you ever take a step back from your next-gen smart toys and consider all of the new technological advances that we develop and adopt every day? Think about all of the tools that we gain both personally and professionally from these continuous modern upgrades. That’s why it should come as no surprise that the […]

Reading Between the Lines: What a Candidate’s Skills Really Say About Them

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We all know that when it comes to interviews, phone screens, or even resumes, soft skills–the abilities most closely related to a candidate’s emotional intelligence–are the first things that come up. You know, those things like time management, communication skills, or leadership abilities. iCIMS chief marketing officer Susan Vitale noted in an interview with Fast […]

A Modern Recruiting Fairy Tale: Staying Connected With Rejected Candidates

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Once upon a time, there was a cool recruitment marketing team that worked diligently to build impressive employer brands that their clients could take pride in… At this point, we’ve all gotten the employer branding rundown from various talent industry professionals. But in this chapter of the narrative, we are flipping the script and talking about […]

Kick Hiring Bias To The Curb in 2018

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Look at the photos on your company’s “About Us” page. Notice anything? I’ll give you a hint: Does everyone look similar or are there unique differences from one team photo to another? If your company is like many others, there will be more similarities than differences. One reason for this common issue is unconscious bias. […]