How To Kill Your Candidate’s Interest During The Interview
Yes, you read the title of this blog post correctly. To improve our interview processes we must first make a few hiring mistakes of our own so that we can learn from them. After being on both sides of the hiring process, our team has learned a thing or two about best-interviewing practices. So, luckily […]
Setting New Recruiters Up For Success
It is inevitable for any new hire to get that uncontrollable feeling of both excitement and nervousness the day they start a new job. It’s human and we think it is totally okay. We all have been there and have experienced the feelings that come with walking into the first day or week at a […]
Lean In Got Hacked! Who Did It?
Sooo…. Our video series featuring our fearless leader, Shannon Russo, got hacked. Sometimes things go awry—but can you help us figure out who did it? By the way, happy birthday Shannon! Thanks so much for making all of us at Kinetix feel appreciated and motivated to keep the business going strong. We love you! Can’t […]
It’s Only a Matter of Time Until You Hire a Digital Employee – What Does that Mean for Your “Analog” Employees?
CMS Wire recently posted an article titled, Ready or Not, Here Come the ‘Digital Employees’. It was the term ‘Digital Employees’ that caught my attention in the article’s title. HR has been talking about the dreaded artificial intelligence takeover since someone put the letters ‘A’ and ‘I’ next to each other, but never had I […]
How to Build a Referral Campaign That Will Take Your Pipeline to the Next Level
One of the most sure bets on finding the perfect candidate to fill a role is via a referral. Rather than relying on you and the candidate finding each other, there’s a middleman who can bring the two sides together, confirming on both sides that this role is a great fit for the candidate, and […]
It’s Time for a New Career Site Experience
Over the past few years at Kinetix, we’ve expanded our recruitment marketing practice and part of that expansion includes career site design and implementation for our clients. We’ve looked at 100’s, maybe even 1000’s of careers sites and pages and have seen everything under the sun when it comes to presenting a career experience to […]
There’s a New Sheriff (*cough, Google Jobs, cough*) In Town! Watch out.
Google has recently launched Google for Jobs, which is designed to help people across the U.S. find their next job fast and easy. Google says it’s not competitive and results take you to a partner site, but the offering might take down some established job boards in the process—will it take down Indeed? We’ll see […]
Why You Shouldn’t Underestimate the Power of Podcasting For Your Employer Brand
When you hear “employer brand” there are probably a few things that come to mind: your careers site, the written and video content you post there, and the social channels on which you share that content. If you’re doing those three things, you’re probably already doing more than most. But there’s one item that may […]
How Much Career Development Do You Owe YOUR Employees?
When you hear the words “career development,” you’re probably thinking about the time and financial resources that you would need to invest in your workforce… But in reality, it’s so much more than that. Career development programs not only support employee retention and reflect well on the company, but they make employees better producers and […]
What Should You Be Looking For When Asking Candidates, “What Do You Know About Our Company?”
There are some interview questions that come standard, regardless of the position or company that a candidate is interviewing for. What is your past experience? Why are you looking for a new opportunity? What is your biggest strength and weakness? And then, of course, what do you know about the company? This standard question can […]