Posts By: Kate Weimer

The Curious Case of Authenticity

Authentic adjective au·then·tic \ə-ˈthen-tik, ȯ-\ real or genuine, not copied or false, true and accurate, made to be or look just like an original   Authenticity—the elusive beauty that we all strive for. As Merriam-Webster demonstrates above, authentic is a rather simple term to define. However, like many other simple terms, actually attaining authenticity is […]

by Kate Weimer • September 17, 2015

Ask a Recruiter: Q&A With Scott Williams on Interviewing for Cultural and Motivational Fit

This past week, I had the honor of getting to pick the brain of Kinetix recruiter Scott Williams. We discussed interviewing for cultural and motivational fit, and what exactly that entails. Find the transcribed session below. Big thanks to Scott for taking the time to answer the questions! Q: How do you personally define motivational […]

by Kate Weimer • September 10, 2015

T-A-N-G-O Doesn’t Spell “Networking”

They say it takes two to tango. Ah, if only networking were so easy, even though some people forget that it’s not. When I first started college, it was a flood of (real life) social networking. It was kind of hard not to network in a communal living setting. However, as I entered my second, […]

by Kate Weimer • August 31, 2015

7 Ways to Take That Next Step

So you’ve met someone. You found them online, as it usually happens these days. They seem to have the right qualities and you want to get to know them better, but you just aren’t sure of how to move forward from here. Let’s back up a minute. No, you didn’t accidentally stumble onto  We’re […]

by Kate Weimer • August 24, 2015

Fostering the Coachability Kid

Over the weekend I spent a day at the pool and ended up playing babysitter to three of the neighborhood kids. Living in the city with mostly millennial friends who shudder at the idea of having their own children, I’m never around kids. As I splashed and played and swam with the three little nuggets […]

by Kate Weimer • August 17, 2015

Your Moment of Interview Zen

As you may have heard if you get on the internet, Jon Stewart did his final The Daily Show episode at the end of last week. His final words were his signature sign off “And now, my moment of zen.” Granted, he did change his typical “your moment” to “my moment” (after 16 years I […]

by Kate Weimer • August 10, 2015

This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Job Hunt: How to NAIL the Video Chat Interview

Smartphones and social media and Wi-Fi, oh my! The 21st century is truly a time to be alive. But, despite the intimate love affair most of us have with our devices, technology doesn’t always make life easier. When it comes to keeping up with your friends who are backpacking in Europe, video chat tech is […]

by Kate Weimer • July 27, 2015

Know Your Candidate: What to Look for in a Social Media Scan

Social media—the beast every job hunter knows and feels ambivalent about. For those on the candidacy side of the recruitment process, there are innumerable resources for how to dress up your social media profiles when job hunting. Candidates’ dolled up profiles are a way to get to know them on a personal level, as well […]

by Kate Weimer • July 20, 2015