How To Snare The Purple Squirrel

Category
Tags

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?

Category
Tags

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 […]

Talking to Co-Workers About Their Mental Health: A How-To Guide

Category
Tags

We’ve said it before, and we will say it again–mental health awareness shouldn’t be encouraged for just one month out of the year. That’s why we wanted to share some helpful tips that you can use year-round for talking to your co-workers about their mental health while keeping things respectful and professional. Mental health can […]

Sharon Schmitt: Seriously Spectacular!

Category
Tags

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 […]

How To Be A Mental Health Advocate In HR

Category
Tags

May is mental health awareness month. But as anyone who has struggled with their mental health can tell you, you’re always aware of your mental health. I can say firsthand that it’s a constant process. There is no long-term cure-all for every instance of anxiety, depression, fatigue, or other common mental maladies that face today’s workforce. […]

What to Tell Candidates to Wear to Their Interview

Category
Tags

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 […]

Who Answers Phones Anymore? 5 Voicemail Tips to Warrant a Return Call

Category
Tags

Business moves at the speed of light in today’s business world. We are doing more with less, and electronic communication is a fact of life. But realistically, we cannot answer every telephone call that comes in, no matter how much we’d like to. That’s where voicemail comes in. Whether you are a recruiter looking to […]

How to Cultivate Your Personal Brand as A Talent Acquisition Professional

Category
Tags

Here at Kinetix, we’re encouraged to keep our individuality on full display while we tackle the latest and greatest in the HR and recruiting worlds. Heck, even our work pods are decorated with photos, pop culture references, and various character trinkets, and there are more than just rumored sightings of the Nerf gun near the […]

7 Approaches to Boost Candidate Experience

Category
Tags

Want to be an effective leader in recruiting? Being at the front of the recruiting race starts with what you bring to the candidate experience. The personal touches and style you put into the process are what will make you stand out to candidates, clients, and your fellow recruiters. Here’s how to boost your candidate […]

Selling the Side Step to Talent in 2019

Category
Tags

There’s a hard sell for recruiters, and it’s known as the “lateral move.” How can you convince that Sales Manager that this management position would be better for them in the long run, even if it doesn’t have a title that is quite as forthright and may not be 100% sales focused? Glassdoor and Lisa […]