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

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

Monday Morning Mash Up

Wake up, Kinetix fans! We’re celebrating the last Monday of the summer by sharing five of the hottest HR and leadership stories to help you start your week. CAN A BETTER LUNCH EXPERIENCE LOWER EMPLOYEE TURNOVER? – A workplace version of “Sit With Us” could really help individuals in organizations quickly feel like part of the team. Like […]

by Kinetix Insider • September 19, 2016

Interviewing is to a First Date as Networking is to Meeting the Parents

Do you remember practicing analogies for SAT prep? I can guarantee this one wasn’t on there, but if it had been, it would’ve looked something like this… Interviewing : First Date :: Networking : Meet the Parents Okay, okay, there are a few flaws to this analogy if you take it too literally. It’s not […]

by Amy Worthy • March 30, 2016

Start an Interview with This Request

Have you sat across from a candidate during an interview and wondered about the honesty of their responses? Getting more honesty from candidates is almost a gamble. What if they offer up a well rehearsed response that you will love? But, you can feel when someone is not being totally truthful. There is only one shot at getting more truthful […]

by Kinetix Insider • September 3, 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

Kinetix YPC: Resume Pet Peeves

The Kinetix YPC Resume and Interview workshop is coming up on November 11th so, just to get you mentally ready, we wanted to introduce some of the most annoying resume habits out there. If this is you, you should probably think about how to get to Georgia Tech College of Business on November 11 in […]

by Cara Lucas • October 24, 2013