How to Cultivate Your Personal Brand as A Talent Acquisition Professional

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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 […]

Control Only What You Can Control

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Those of you that know me have heard about my son Chase who plays college tennis. I know that some of you are saying, “not again!” Well, yes, again, but this time I’m going to make a point. Recently, Chase was in a close match. His opponent was making what Chase thought (and Chase’s daddy […]

If You’re Nervous About Staffing Agencies…

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…then I’m proud of you for giving this article a shot. Hey, not everyone can admit when they’re not certain about a subject! But you came to the right place—our team of talent hunting pros is sharing some undeniable benefits of working with staffing agencies. #1: You save money. Already I can feel your hesitation, […]

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 […]

Hopping on the HR Bandwagon – The Importance of Employer Branding

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At Kinetix, our goal is to help our clients hire the best talent fast as they continue to grow. Our own marketing department, who specializes in the art of recruitment marketing and overall employer branding, lives by this mantra. Over the course of just two years, we have seen our marketing team triple in size […]

Job Search 101: A Candidate’s Guide to the Perfect Resume

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On the Kinetix blog we love to talk shop with other talent industry people and share our favorite recruiting hacks – but what about all of the great candidates out there looking for tips of their own to score their dream job? Well, this one is for you job hunters! We are flipping the script […]

Group Interviews: A Good Way to Weed Out the Weak or a Cheap Way to Make Candidates Sweat?

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When I applied for my first job during college, I stopped by the retail store I was hoping to gain a position at to pick up a paper application (dating myself a bit there), filled it out in the mall food court, and, to my delight, got a call back within a day of dropping […]

Hiring Horror Stories Part II: Talent Tricks & Treats

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Happy Halloween to all of our talent industry ghosts and gurus! We hope you are ready for our next batch of spooktacular hiring horror stories because we are going straight for the sweet spot: candidate tricks and treats. So grab your favorite Halloween candy – *cough cough* Reese’s Peanut Butter Pumpkins – and dive into some […]

The Secret to Overcoming Unconscious Biases When Interviewing Candidates

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Face it—when you hire someone, you’re judging them on a multitude of characteristics: what employers they’ve worked for, what experience they gained from those employers, how they answer your questions, the tone of their voice, the outfits they’re wearing, the way they do their hair… Yeah, that’s right, and you know it. You’re totally judging […]

Everything Wrong With the Millennial Job Posting Making Its Rounds on the Internet

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Over the past few years, bashing millennials has overtaken baseball as America’s favorite pastime. Maybe it’s because millennials keep killing various industries, or maybe it’s because it’s very easy to pigeonhole one generation and blame all problems within the workplace on them. Whatever the reason, articles of why millennials are terrible have become so commonplace […]