Posts By: Emily Kocoloski

How To Avoid Making Your Employer Brand A Cheap Cover Song

If you ask any of my friends they will tell you that I LOVE a good classic song cover –key word being “good”. I emphasize that adjective not because I’m picky, but because I’ve been let down by a lot of terrible tribute bands in the past. From Britney Spears to Billy Joel, I’ve seen […]

by Emily Kocoloski • March 12, 2018

The 2018 Resolution for Top Recruiters

The time of year we have all been waiting for (AKA dreading) is upon us, and we ALL know what that means. It’s time to declare the 2018 resolutions that we will be “committing” to starting January 1st. Those quotation marks? Not a typo – we are just being realistic here. Saying sayonara to less […]

by Emily Kocoloski • December 29, 2017

How To Make The Recruiter Nice List

It’s no secret that this festive time of year is BIG for talent acquisition pros. Candidates are using this holiday break downtime to scour job boards, reassess yearly goals and agree to new opportunities. You might be asking: How can recruiters get in on this seasonal spike in candidate activity? With a little help from […]

by Emily Kocoloski • December 12, 2017

Boost Your Employer Brand This Black Friday

At Precisely 8pm on Thanksgiving Thursday, Americans all over the country lose their napkin bibs, slide out of their 5-course comas, and trade their silverware for shopping bags. That’s right folks – ready or not, Black Friday is coming. If you are like me you will do pretty much anything to avoid the hassle of […]

by Emily Kocoloski • November 17, 2017

Hiring Horror Stories Part II: Talent Tricks & Treats

Happy Halloween to all of our talent industry ghosts and gurus! We hope you are ready for our next batch of spooktacular hiring horror stories because we are going straight for the sweet spot: candidate tricks and treats. So grab your favorite Halloween candy – *cough cough* Reese’s Peanut Butter Pumpkins – and dive into some […]

by Emily Kocoloski • October 31, 2017

Hiring Horror Stories: Come In Costume

When the clock struck midnight on September 22nd, swimsuits transformed into sweaters, glittering fireflies became screeching bats, and every latte suddenly tasted like pumpkin. I’m just saying maybe Cinderella didn’t really leave the glass slipper behind at the ball – but instead traded it in for a sensible seasonal boot. At Kinetix, we love these […]

by Emily Kocoloski • October 10, 2017
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Kinetix Kares And So Should You

At Kinetix we have a mantra: “We weren’t too ambitious when we started out. We just wanted to be the biggest thing that ever walked the planet.” These famous words from Steven Tyler encompass everything about the culture at Kinetix – how we rock our business, how we connect with our teammates, and how we […]

by Emily Kocoloski • September 19, 2017
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Why Your Employees Left In 4 Words

Losing awesome talent can feel a lot like a breakup – except employees won’t give the old “It’s not you, it’s me” speech, because most of the time it really is you, the company. Unfortunately, we often don’t find out about an employee’s professional grievances with our organizations until they have already made up their […]

by Emily Kocoloski • August 30, 2017

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 […]

by Emily Kocoloski • August 14, 2017

Craft a Click Worthy Tweet Copy in 140 Characters or Less

Do you ever get that tingly feeling in your stomach when you find the perfect content to share to your profile? It’s that flawless blog post that nails a point so beautifully, it makes you want to laugh and cry at the same time. You can’t help but click that share button so that you […]

by Emily Kocoloski • July 24, 2017