Does Thanking Employees Really Keep Them Around?

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First and foremost, it should go without explaining that employee recognition is an important part of the work process. It’s not strictly necessary—managers don’t tend to hit a quota of saying “thank you” ten times per quarter, after all—but there have been numerous studies on how employee recognition encourages engagement and satisfaction in the workplace. […]

Nellisa Lalgee: Kick-Ass Teammate and Kinetix Superhero

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“I really feel that to be a kick-ass teammate you have to make things happen, not just for yourself, but for everyone you work with.” And that’s exactly what Nellisa Lalgee, Executive Assistant to the CEO, does for our team every day at Kinetix HQ. Go ahead, ask anyone on our squad and they will […]

Diary of a Work-From-Homer

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Working remotely is not a dazzlingly new concept. There is no shortage of evidence that proves working from home is a cost-efficient way to entice new candidates, and to me, there are still many more untold benefits just waiting to be discovered by your employees.

Can a Horrible Boss Be a Great Leader?

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Horribleness can, sometimes, be correlated with vision, passion, drive, and perfectionism–things that you could conceivably want to see in a leader. Therefore, niceness can, sometimes, be correlated with weakness, mediocrity, and failure. So, as to be seen as a desired leader, some believe a little splash of horribleness makes for a stronger organization. Let’s see how we can take tips from the big dogs to put a little more bite in our convictions.

Recruitment Texting: How To Ride The New Wave

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What’s the first thing you do when you wake up and get out of bed every day? Look at your phone, right? How many notifications or text messages do you wake up to in the morning? It’s safe to say that, every morning, most people are rolling over and checking their phones even before they […]

Talent Mixtapes: The Anthems of Disengaged Employees

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Happy Spring Tremendous Upsiders! It’s time to drop Talent Mixtapes, Part 2: The Anthems of Disengaged Employees. In case this is your first time jamming with our Talent Mixtapes series, here’s the breakdown–our music obsessed team pulls from their playlists to express different talent industry pains. This edition is all about those employees that can’t […]

Is Glassdoor Giving Candidates the Best Look into Your Company?

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Cast your minds back, if you will, to your last job search. Personally, I was at the start of my career, so I threw my net far and wide to see what kind of opportunities would come my way. I received several responses in return, and how did I separate the potential choices from the […]

Personal Branding 101: A Recruiter’s Guide to #GrandeFierceness

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Establishing and promoting what you stand for is what the start of 2019 has been all about. Whether you’re a social justice warrior, a talent acquisition ace, a fashion queen, or anywhere in between, we all have something we are passionate about–something that differentiates us from the rest of the world. That’s why personal branding […]

Adaptability: It’s a Requirement, NOT a Bonus.

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As a recruiter, your job has a lot of moving pieces and action items that you are tasked with daily. I get it, with the constant evolution of recruiting tech and employer branding trends, it’s not always easy to stand out to the best candidates. A successful recruiter, however, has a skill that allows them […]

We Are (Not) Family

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Sister Sledge, take a seat. I’m here to talk about how your workplace is not your family—and that’s a really good thing. In the world of employer branding, there are a few tried and true clichés that we often hear employees toss out when they’re trying to describe their relationship with their team and their […]