A Recruiter’s Response to Remote Life

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Suffice to say, we didn’t imagine the world we find ourselves currently in. But because we’re Kinetix and we know quality, we were able to roll with the punches by keeping our recruiters remote and healthy. I recently connected with Grant Peacock (one of our Recruiting Managers who can only be described as someone who […]

Organizational Tips for the Remote Recruiter

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Remote work offers a better work-life balance and allows businesses to hire the best talent, even if they can’t physically be in office each day. If you aren’t already working remotely, odds are you will one day. There’s been a 159% growth in remote work over the last 12 years, according to a recent study […]

We’re Offering More

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What Is An RPO? Easy! It’s “Recruitment Process Outsourcing.” When you have so many people to hire, you need to find someone to do the hiring for you. It’s encouraging when your company reaches that milestone. You take to the internet, you do more research, and you realize the options for this service are abundant. […]

Even Daenerys Needs a Job

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As a recruiter, let’s face it, sometimes you don’t have the easiest of jobs. What’s even harder is when you have to not only advocate for yourself, but your client and talent equally. So what happens when your advocacy is tested? What happens when you have to advocate against societal and recruitment biases? Let’s take […]

Bad Luck or Bad Recruiting?

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It’s Friday the 13th – that means beware any black cats you see, ladders you walk under, mirrors you break, salt you spill and all other omens of a truly unlucky day. Whether or not you personally put much stock in Friday the 13th being a particularly unlucky day, most people probably believe, at least […]

The Three Questions You Should Ask In Every Phone Screen

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Earlier this year I talked about asking a candidate about their commute on the blog. It was a point of discussion, because there were some dissenting agreements over whether or not commute was important to discuss during a phone screen with a candidate. Here I am writing about it, thinking how I argued “for” asking […]

3 Compromise Strategies You Can Use to Make Candidates and Hiring Managers Happy

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“It’s not always rainbows and butterflies It’s compromise that moves us along…” -Maroon 5 To be more precise, it’s compromise that moves recruiting along. Recruiting is all about selling, and on both sides of the sale the recruiter is working to facilitate (hiring managers and candidates) is a laundry list of needs for the position. Candidates have […]

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 […]

The Four Types of Content Recruiters Should Be Sharing To Build Their Personal Brands

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Recruiting is a busy gig. There’s a lot going on everyday—from intake calls, to phone screens, to offers, not to mention all the note taking and documenting in between. With goals to think about and reqs to fill, who has time for building a personal brand by posting to social media? At least, that’s the typical recruiter mentality. […]