Virtual and Augmented Reality: The Next Frontier in Recruiting

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There was a time when virtual and augmented reality were mostly associated with video games. After going through the usual pitfalls with technology limitations and a limited (yet curious) audience, the technology is more mainstream than ever. Let’s talk about how your company could take advantage of AR and VR for recruiting. Outside Looking In […]

How to Hire Remote Employees

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Remote work is becoming more and more prevalent between the rise of the gig economy and younger generations filtering into the workforce. As a recruiter, a challenge might be posed when looking to hire for these positions. Since it’s common for recruiters not to meet their candidates face-to-face, it’s up to you to make sure […]

Be A Connector: 5 Tools to Help Connect with Others

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As recruiters, making strong human connections is a cornerstone to our success. In order to do our job, we must make a connection with our hiring manager, make a separate connection with our candidates, and then serve as a conduit to fuse the two together. In fact, this is so important that, at Kinetix, we’ve […]

Are Your Candidates the Problem, Or Is It You?

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Look, no one wants to be told they’re not doing a good job. I’ll take the flak right here at the top. But as the fall hiring season starts and you find that your candidates are turning out to be more like guppies than prize-winning catches (apologies for that corny analogy) it may not be entirely the […]

Hot Jobs of the Future

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Knowing where the job seekers will be in the future could be the difference between a relaxing day at the office and a tension headache waiting to happen. Although there are almost always openings in just about every field you can imagine, I’m going to share with you some of the hottest careers of 2020 according […]

The Secret to Seasonal Hires Revealed

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Ahhhh… Fall is in the air; the smell of the seasons turning and pumpkin spice lattes! So you know what that means: it’s time to start hiring for seasonal employees. Yes, it’s the beginning of September, but if last year was any indication, you probably should have started in August, if not sooner.  So how […]

How To Surf The Summer Recruiting Wave

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Hang on, folks. The dry season of summer recruiting is coming in HOT. Unlike the abundance that is the spring hiring season, summer recruiting is a notorious subject for seasoned talent pros to rookies alike. People take advantage of the amazing weather and break from school to take a vacation to their destination of choice, […]

One Word to Rule Them All: How to Increase the Chance of a “Yes”

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Words are powerful. The words we use can often determine success or failure, no matter what field you are in. With the right word, we can lift others up to new heights. In the English language, there is one word that has been proven to greatly increase our success: “Because.” Yes, using those seven letters […]

How To Snare The Purple Squirrel

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Ah, the ever-mythical purple squirrel. It’s a recruiting concept as present as “the funnel.” Recruiters are always on the hunt for the purple squirrel: that perfect candidate that will make your client pick up the phone and cry, “How did you find them? They’re amazing!”  But what do you do when the purple squirrel is […]

What’s the Secret to Great Recruiting?

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Our recruiting clients don’t hire us to help them find the best talent for their organization because it’s easy.   If it were easy, Kinetix wouldn’t exist, and I would be writing this from my parents’ basement. The reality is that whenever I talk to new clients about their hiring needs, they always ask the […]