How to Attract Generation Z to Your Company

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Most Generation Zs are coming to an age where we are looking for work, and chances are we will be the future of your company. So, how are you going to keep your business alive with Gen Z on the rise? Simple, hire them. Believe it or not, we need a job too. Many Gen […]

What Happens When Our New Hires Underperform?

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You went through the legwork. You dove through the funnel and among dozens (maybe hundreds) of resumes, you finally found the one—at least, that’s what you thought. The candidate that dazzled in the phone interview and always had a prompt follow-up suddenly shrank up when they settled into their new desk. Why do we encounter […]

How To Hire In A Gig Economy

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“Gig economy” is a huge buzzword in the hiring market right now. But what does it really mean for employers: Is it good? Is it bad? Let’s dig in. According to the ultra-analytical Investopedia, the technical definition of a gig economy is where “temporary, flexible jobs are commonplace, and companies tend toward hiring independent contractors and […]

3 Tips to Keep Candidates Excited

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The process of looking for a job has the highest highs and the lowest lows. It’s sort of like fishing. After a candidate casts their line, they’re often left waiting for someone to take the bait.  That’s when the recruiter in shining armor comes along. You tug on that line and the candidate perks up […]

How To Surf The Summer Recruiting Wave

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Hang on, folks. The dry season of summer recruiting is coming in HOT. Unlike the abundance that is the spring hiring season, summer recruiting is a notorious subject for seasoned talent pros to rookies alike. People take advantage of the amazing weather and break from school to take a vacation to their destination of choice, […]

One Word to Rule Them All: How to Increase the Chance of a “Yes”

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Words are powerful. The words we use can often determine success or failure, no matter what field you are in. With the right word, we can lift others up to new heights. In the English language, there is one word that has been proven to greatly increase our success: “Because.” Yes, using those seven letters […]

How To Snare The Purple Squirrel

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Ah, the ever-mythical purple squirrel. It’s a recruiting concept as present as “the funnel.” Recruiters are always on the hunt for the purple squirrel: that perfect candidate that will make your client pick up the phone and cry, “How did you find them? They’re amazing!”  But what do you do when the purple squirrel is […]

What’s the Secret to Great Recruiting?

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Our recruiting clients don’t hire us to help them find the best talent for their organization because it’s easy.   If it were easy, Kinetix wouldn’t exist, and I would be writing this from my parents’ basement. The reality is that whenever I talk to new clients about their hiring needs, they always ask the […]

Sharon Schmitt: Seriously Spectacular!

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You know Sharon Schmitt! It’s impossible not to–Sharon is one of Kinetix’s most familiar faces, always Skyping into our general meetings and being the rockstar recruiter we know and love. In fact, word on the street is that she’s about to celebrate her eight year anniversary. We know–time flies! So what makes Sharon #AllInForKinetix? We asked […]

What to Tell Candidates to Wear to Their Interview

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First impressions are everything. We all know this from experience; every interaction with someone new is another chance to impress. And one of the most important times to worry about first impressions is during a face-to-face job interview. As recruiters know, candidates always have questions about what to wear to interviews–which is valid because most […]