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 […]

Dear Kinetix June 5, 2017

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Dear Kinetix is the talent community’s key to expert advice on all things recruiting and employer branding. We take questions from our social media inboxes and share our kick@$$ answers with the world. Don’t worry – all inquisitors have given themselves pseudonyms to protect their identities.   Dear Kinetix, At Kinetix, what source do your recruiters […]

5 Easy Things Recruiters Can Do To Spice Up Their LinkedIn Profiles in the Next 20 Minutes

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Despite tales of doom and gloom for everyone’s favorite professional social network, LinkedIn is still kicking. Earlier this year it went through a massive appearance overhaul, and, as recently as this month, it was reported that 3.4 million candidates are signaling to recruiters they’re open for jobs. In the same way it doesn’t seem like anything can touch Facebook’s […]

Asking for Current Salaries Without Putting Candidates Off

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Recruiting is all about talking to people: talking to candidates during the whole process, talking to hiring managers as you move candidates along, talking to your teammates about different strategies for clients, and the list goes on. With all the people recruiters talk to and all the different conversations they engage in each day, perhaps […]

Stop InMailing Candidates and Start Facebook Messaging Them

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LinkedIn recently gave their site a much-needed redesign, reminding everyone that they very much are still in the social media game. One of the most notable features of their platform’s facelift is the upgrade InMail received. InMail, as even the most novice LinkedIn users know, is the social media site’s messaging service. Whereas InMail used to be […]

What LinkedIn’s Redesign Means For You As A Talent Acquisition Pro

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Recently, the most prominent career-focused social networking site LinkedIn underwent its first major redesign in quite some time. As a talent acquisition pro, hopefully, you’re a power user of the platform, either in its free iteration or with a Recruiter seat. With such a drastic change in design and functionality, you’re probably wondering how the […]

The Difference Between Your FauxPO & Our RPO

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Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) is defined by the Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association as “a form of business process outsourcing (BPO) where an employer transfers all or part of its recruitment processes to an external service provider.” The problem with a definition, especially one with a range such as this (see: “employer transfers all or part […]

How To Write an Email Candidates Will Actually Answer

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Phone call, email, text message, InMail, Facebook Messenger. Today, there are more ways than ever to contact candidates. Most of the time, recruiters tend to reach out via email due to its convenience and ease to use. Candidly, a lot of recruiters also use email to avoid the dreaded candidate cold-call. If email is still your […]

Easy Social Recruiting Strategies You’re Missing Out On

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Are you one of those who thinks recruiting via social media is “sketchy” and you don’t really “get” how you could possibly find quality talent on the *cough cough* INTERNET? You’re missing out, my recruiter friend. Social media is the way of the world. Twitter, LinkedIn, and even Facebook can really make the recruitment magic happen. […]

Here’s Exactly How To Write Pinterest Descriptions To Build Your Employer Brand

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The rules of SEO, Google search, and using keywords are always changing with the wind. Along with that, Pinterest just changed the way it displays pins and descriptions. Long story short–Pinterest  now only displays the pin image and title while truncating the pin descriptions. So is writing descriptions for pins still worth it? Uh, YES! Here’s […]