What Your Company Can Learn From The New Gillette Ad

Category
Tags

Boys will be boys–a phrase we’ve all heard too many times. For years this phrase has been used to explain away aggro behavior that a small number of children exhibit. As if, biologically or naturally, boys are more violent or aggressive because they are male. I’m using “boys” and “children” because that is typically who […]

How to Improve Employee Wellbeing this Winter

Category
Tags

I know I don’t have to tell anybody this, but if you didn’t already know–and feel it–we spend the majority of our lives at work. According to CNN Money, Americans work an average of 34.4 hours per week–longer than their counterparts in the world’s largest economies–and the average full-time-working adult spends 47 hours per week […]

5 Ways to Boost Your Productivity and Your Career in 2019

Category
Tags

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 […]

Navigating the #MeToo Movement in HR

Category
Tags

Gone are the days of accepting the In the Company of Men style wrongful acts of sexual harassment in the workplace. #MeToo has busted down the door of the misogynistic boy’s club that had abandoned women’s rights and safety for the luxury of feeding into the ego of “the man.” #MeToo has provided an ample, […]

Introducing HR Horror Stories

Category
Tags

The recently coined “spooky season“ is here and at Kinetix, we are REALLY getting in the spirit. Last Halloween we brought your recruiting fears to life with our Hiring Horror Stories and this time around we want to kick it up a notch. So grab your organization’s handbook and gather ’round the campfire – because […]

Thought Leader Thursday: How to Recruit Rockstar Nursing Talent

Category
Tags

If you recruit in the healthcare space you’re very aware of the nursing shortage across the country. Word on the street is that organizations can count on this professional deficit to continue into the next decade. All the buzz generated around this shortage can tempt healthcare professionals to jump at any candidate that checks the […]

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

Category
Tags

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 […]

What HR Can Learn From Snapchat’s Demise

Category
Tags

In case you haven’t heard, Snapchat is dead. The once-golden child of social media has fallen hard over the last few months, and it looks like we’re now witnessing its last dying breaths. While it would be nice to be able to point to one nail in the coffin that really signed the death note […]

HR Lessons From Uber’s Meltdown

Category
Tags

As I’m sure you’ve seen in the news this week, it’s been a rough go of it lately for the rideshare pioneer and giant Uber. Their string of self-inflicted public relations and employee nightmares has built up throughout the year and finally came to a head with the leave of absence taken by their CEO, […]

Where’s the Limit on Appeasing Different Personality Types in the Workplace?

Category
Tags

The obvious function of any behavioral assessment during the recruiting process is to see if a candidate fits the soft skills side of the job they are interviewing for. Recruiters or hiring managers can take results from a behavioral assessment and tailor interview questions to dig into any red flags they might see. One often overlooked use […]