Talking About Talking: Using Podcasts to Motivate Your Talent

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Let’s talk about podcasts—the people you use to tune out the rest of the world when your coworkers just won’t cut it. Kidding! But I personally find plugging in headphones and zoning into another conversation really helps keep my mind active during the maintenance parts of my job–the less glamorous elements of employer branding! And […]

5 Ways to Boost Your Productivity and Your Career in 2019

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2018 has finally come to an end–something I’m pretty sure every talent industry pro can celebrate. Last year was…interesting. We’ve seen brands and people in powerful positions crumble, we witnessed the progression of the #MeToo movement, we elected more women into Congress than ever before, we watched Serena Williams kick @ss on the court in an […]

Reflecting on 2018: Making Moves with Kinetix Marketing

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Ah, the year is finally coming to a close. We couldn’t be more excited to reflect on all of the flashy trends and happenings that flew by us in 2018, both in the talent industry and in society. From Orson Welles-style missile threats, to Amazon’s search for HQ2, to teen Tide pod ingestion, we’ve been […]

New Year, New Recruiting Tactics

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The year is winding down enough that we can all admit that we’re just holding out for 2019 at this point. 2018 is more or less over, so… what did we learn? Our amazing recruiters at Kinetix have regular powwows to trade strategies, meet the new faces, and (more importantly) air grievances that lead to […]

Creating Second Chances: Why You Should Hire Former Convicts

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Imagine, if you will, your most harrowing mistake remaining with you for the rest of your life, open for the public to see. Think back to when you were a kid, a young adult, or just in a bad situation, and that wrong choice never left you, branded on your forehead, forever having this mistake […]

The Talent Mixtapes: To Connections That Dodge Our Opportunities

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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 […]

Business Travel 101: How to Keep Calm and Kinetix On

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In the world of recruitment marketing, we spend a lot of time making sure we show off our clients’ employer brands to candidates the best way we know how. The best way is actually meeting their employees and getting the inside scoop in person – and on camera, of course. This proven process calls for […]

Flipping the Code Switch: 4 Reasons Why We Change Our Communications

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First, as a disclaimer, this is a generalization of why code-switching in the workplace happens. Second, not all code-switching is the same; code-switching varies throughout cultures, ethnicities, genders, generations, and classes. Everyone, at one time or another, has pulled the code-switch–the reasons why it happens are what makes this process so trying and draining on […]

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Office Holiday Party More Inclusive

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Alas, 2018 is finally coming to an end. We’ve made it through some pretty tumultuous times so far, so congratulations on staying focused through that! However, the disarray isn’t over yet. The holiday season can be stressful for everyone on your team–dealing with extended family, shopping, eating, more shopping, more eating; you get the point. […]

I Broke My Back for My Company: A True Story

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Okay, I’ll be up front—I didn’t break my back. I simply severed part of a vertebra. Let me explain. I was your average 19-year-old student home for summer break. With real life looming ahead, I made the same choice many college students make: I got a summer job. I was in the prestigious position of […]