Thought Leader Thursday: Thank You, May I Have Another?

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What was your first reaction when you read the title to this post? “Thank you, may I have another?” Did you “go negative” right away? Did you think I would be discussing HR leaders getting dumped on by their colleagues, the employees, and a long list of other ungrateful souls? Wait Just A Second How […]

The Simple Secrets to Candidate Sourcing

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As talent industry aces, we all know the struggle – you’re looking for the candidate of your dreams, someone who is loyal and punctual, someone who can accomplish the list of necessary job responsibilities and skills for a position. Before you put your headphones on and bolt straight to your favorite job board, we need […]

Thought Leader Thursday: “No Poach” Recruiting Agreements Continue to Fall Across Corporate America…

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If you’ve been in the business world long enough, you’ve run into executives at both small and big companies making agreements to not recruit other company’s employees.  These agreements are a by-product of the good-ole-boy network and usually the result of one executive knowing another and agreeing to keep each other’s companies “off-limits” to recruiting […]

Diaries Of A New Grad: 7 Ways To Recruit, Retain, And Communicate With Recent Graduates

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As a freshly graduated, 22-year-old still wet behind the ears, I’m more than aware of the struggles of finding a job. Sure, it’s something that people of all ages tussle with, but being a new graduate with minimal experience, millennial stereotypes hanging over your head, and low confidence after weeks or months of probing makes […]

Recruiting 101: How to Score Out-of-State Talent

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As a recruiter, most of the time the jobs you have to fill for clients are often out of state, or not in your area. In the talent industry, it’s not unusual to recruit for multiple clients at the same time, that all operate in different states. So how do you as a recruiter navigate […]

Are the Work From Home Warriors Actually Winning?

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In the modern workplace, there seems to be a pretty considerable barrier preventing attractive work from home opportunities for employees. That barrier typically comes from managers of people, who wonder: Are employees working better in the office or remotely? It comes down to one major factor – productivity. And from a hiring standpoint, we all […]

Thought Leader Thursday: Stop Paying Big Money For “Travelers”

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Earlier in my career, I was the marketing lead for a medical staffing company specializing in allied health travel staffing. In plain language, we placed physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists in 13-week contracts with hospitals and assisted living facilities all over the country. In our jargon, these folks were known as “travelers.” Life […]

Why Passive Candidates Are Actually Your Best Prospects

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A recent report from the US Department of Labor claimed that the percentage of workers quitting their jobs reached the highest level since 2001. Wait, what?! If you think that’s surprising, buckle up, because I’ve got another big piece of news for you – for only the second time in the past two decades, the […]

Thought Leader Thursday: Rocking Chair Leadership

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“I’m on it!” “We’re moving fast on this one!”   “The team is all over it!”   “Everyone is so busy working on this!”   I. Don’t. Believe. You. Activity Does Not Equal Progress How many leaders have you heard describing how ‘busy’ they are; or, their teams are? How many times did you hear […]

Keep Up With Kris Dunn at IHRIM’s Talent Advance Event!

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Kinetix’s own CHRO and marketing mastermind, Kris Dunn, knows A LOT about the talent industry – seriously, we consider him our in-house Obi-Wan Kenobi of HR. Lucky for all of us, he loves to share his HR wisdom with other talent geeks across the nation. On Monday, July 9th Kris will be in Cleveland speaking at […]