Navigating the #MeToo Movement in HR

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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

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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

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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!

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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 […]

What HR Can Learn From Snapchat’s Demise

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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

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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?

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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 […]

Trolling Your Staff for Trolls

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What Are Trolls? Internet trolls are an abundant and unfortunate byproduct of the internet’s unlimited amounts of communication and anonymity. In the early days of the internet, trolls were limited to message boards and the term was saved for users who had anonymous profile images and usernames that went around causing trouble for the sake of it. As the internet has […]

What Your HR Department Can Learn From Trump’s First Months

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Don’t worry. This isn’t going to be an overtly political post where I launch into a diatribe on the positives or negatives of our current president, Donald Trump. We’re going to take an objective look at the actions taken by the Trump administration during his first months on the job and find lessons that will […]

Should You Fine Employees for Poor Performance?

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There’s a lot to unpack, but in many ways, the picture here to the left speaks for itself. What a doozy. When I came across it on Reddit a few weeks ago I couldn’t resist the urge to share it here and analyze some of the problems but also some of the good intentions this manager […]