Dear Kinetix June 5, 2017

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Dear Kinetix is the talent community’s key to expert advice on all things recruiting and employer branding. We take questions from our social media inboxes and share our kick@$$ answers with the world. Don’t worry – all inquisitors have given themselves pseudonyms to protect their identities.   Dear Kinetix, At Kinetix, what source do your recruiters […]

Ask A Recruiter Feat Mark Morris

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Our Kinetix recruiters are what helps our company be the best firm out there, and with that responsibility you have to be a kick a$$ teammate to be a part of our team! This month we are featuring one of our recently new Kinetix kick a$$ teammates, Mark Morris. At Kinetix when looking at different […]

Data Mining: How To Acquire Accurate Contact Info for Candidates

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Hopefully as a power sourcing recruiter or talent acquisition pro, you have a few tools in your arsenal that allow you to scrape contact data from a candidate’s LinkedIn or other social profiles. Products such as Hunter, Prophet, ReachOut, ContactOut, and Hiretual have entered the market over the past couple of years and have been billed […]

5 Easy Things Recruiters Can Do To Spice Up Their LinkedIn Profiles in the Next 20 Minutes

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Despite tales of doom and gloom for everyone’s favorite professional social network, LinkedIn is still kicking. Earlier this year it went through a massive appearance overhaul, and, as recently as this month, it was reported that 3.4 million candidates are signaling to recruiters they’re open for jobs. In the same way it doesn’t seem like anything can touch Facebook’s […]

20 Ways To Find Candidates On Social Media

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Candidates are all around us. Passive or active, they’re all hiding out in the same place—social media. Finding your ideal candidates on social media isn’t as hard as you’d think, it just takes a little bit of strategy, searching, and time a few days a week (or more frequent than that if you’re all in!) […]

Asking for Current Salaries Without Putting Candidates Off

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Recruiting is all about talking to people: talking to candidates during the whole process, talking to hiring managers as you move candidates along, talking to your teammates about different strategies for clients, and the list goes on. With all the people recruiters talk to and all the different conversations they engage in each day, perhaps […]

3 Engaging Podcast Topic Ideas To Catch Candidate Attention

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We’ve decided podcasting is worth the time and investment as a form of employer branding and connecting with your candidate audience. There’s an opportunity to get deep with podcasting through capturing stories of employees, sharing tips and tricks, or interesting banter back and forth between experts. Any serious job-seeker is going to suck all of […]

How to Balance Your Life as A Recruiter

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Recruiting is all about the balancing act. Realistically recruiting is not a 9-5 job. In order to find and place candidates, you have to always be available. Whether it’s via phone, email or text – you are always on. So, within your recruiting career can you obtain a work-life balance while hitting your weekly calls, […]

Should You Start a Podcast to Boost Your Recruiting Efforts?

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There’s something about the spoken word that is more intimate, more personal, more accessible, and more engaging than the written word. I personally love a good podcast—I love to hear other experts’ opinions, industry talk, advice, stories, etc. As I listen to some of my favorite wellness, branding, and marketing podcasts, I feel like I begin […]

Tapping Into the Power of LinkedIn Connections

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As a recruiter, the power of your connections on LinkedIn starts with building a strong and robust network. If you are in the recruiting business—chances are if you are reading this—you probably have a vast network of people you have connected with on LinkedIn. However, if you are not utilizing your connections through networking and […]