How to Choose Between Two Awesome Candidates

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It’s your job as a recruiter and talent agent to connect the right people with the right jobs. After you’ve gone through the normal sourcing song and dance, found passive and active candidates, identified who is qualified and passionate, and handed them over to interview with the hiring manager, most of the job is primarily […]

Recruitment Texting: How To Ride The New Wave

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What’s the first thing you do when you wake up and get out of bed every day? Look at your phone, right? How many notifications or text messages do you wake up to in the morning? It’s safe to say that, every morning, most people are rolling over and checking their phones even before they […]

Adaptability: It’s a Requirement, NOT a Bonus.

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As a recruiter, your job has a lot of moving pieces and action items that you are tasked with daily. I get it, with the constant evolution of recruiting tech and employer branding trends, it’s not always easy to stand out to the best candidates. A successful recruiter, however, has a skill that allows them […]

Fighting Fall-Offs: The ABCs of Taking Candidates from Offer to Onboarding

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In the recruiting world, nobody likes fall-offs. What is a fall-off? Glad you asked. A fall-off is when a candidate who has received an offer either changes their mind or quits within a short time after they start. For recruiters and hiring managers, fall-offs are a big deal. For the recruiter, fall-offs affect their pay. […]

No Video Content for Your Talent? You’re Already Losing!

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Any marketing film pro understands that the goal of a shoot is to produce and promote “valuable & consistent video content to your target audience with the aim of attracting, engaging, and converting qualified leads.” How does that apply to you in talent acquisition? Recruitment 101: Your strategy should always aim to engage anyone who […]

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, […]

How a Staffing Agency Can Get You Growing in 2019

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Now that 2018 is behind us and we are in Q1, there’s no better time to look at your company’s business processes to see where some beneficial changes can be made. Think of it as a resolution for your company–which in the end will benefit you and your team. I mean, who doesn’t want the […]

The 5 Personalities You Encounter While Recruiting

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It can be hard to identify patterns in multifaceted worlds like recruiting and HR – people are complex, after all. But let’s be honest, we’ve worked with candidates that definitely fall into the same tropes over and over again. Instead of letting these people get lost in our stacked pipelines, it can be helpful to […]

The Talent Mixtapes: To Connections That Dodge Our Opportunities

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In case you aren’t aware, our Kinetix team lives for music of all kinds– ’80s, ’90s, scatting, metal, doo-wop, we love it all (except for Nickelback, take the cheesy angst elsewhere). It only felt natural to create a new blog series that helps us express our different talent industry challenges in a creative and constructive […]

Kinetix Wants To Know…What Are YOU Thankful For?

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Ready or not, turkey season is upon us… You know, November, that time of year where the birds of honor get plump and your aunt starts dowsing herself in the strongest perfume she owns in preparation for the big family get together? It’s a time to focus on what we appreciate in our lives while […]