Making Your Network Stronger Is All About Doing the Little Things

Hey superstar recruiters, I see you making placement after placement, and this one’s for you. You’ve got it all, and you’re on top of the world. You get a req, hunt for and sweet talk the perfect candidate, show the hiring manager what’s so great about them, crush the placement and move along to the […]

by Kate Weimer • December 28, 2017

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 […]

by Kate Weimer • August 6, 2017

Easy Social Recruiting Strategies You’re Missing Out On

Are you one of those who thinks recruiting via social media is “sketchy” and you don’t really “get” how you could possibly find quality talent on the *cough cough* INTERNET? You’re missing out, my recruiter friend. Social media is the way of the world. Twitter, LinkedIn, and even Facebook can really make the recruitment magic happen. […]

by Elizabeth Dickerson • December 16, 2016

Oh Wait… There’s More: Networking Guide for Millennials

Last week, I discussed the similarities between business networking and meeting your significant other’s parents, complete with tips for trudging through. However, there’s a lot more to networking than putting yourself out there. While that’s a great start, if you really want to reap the benefits of networking, there’s more to it. Make a lasting […]

by Amy Worthy • April 5, 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

Summer Plans Start Here: Why to Intern at Kinetix

Many college degrees require some sort of internship. When you’re in college, it’s easy to see it as another item on your checklist, but internships a very important part of the college education. From my personal experience, I would even suggest an internship even if it’s not a degree requirement or even if you’ve already […]

by Amy Worthy • February 2, 2016

Need Confidence? Pretend You’re A Jelly Donut

I hooked you with the jelly donut didn’t I? Let’s fantasize for a second… You just walked into work and got a glorious email about the coworker who brought donuts and they’re in the break room. You instantly do your best Napoleon Dynamite “Heck Yes!” impression in your head and scoot on up to the […]

by Elizabeth Dickerson • November 25, 2015

Email Etiquette: Please Don’t Kill Our Vibe

When we speak in person, we can get vibes from a person through facial expressions, tone of voice, and body language. Since email takes away this valuable virtue, we have to be more cautious when writing. Words set the language and tone for your email—but sometimes the ones we use can unintentionally send the wrong […]

by Elizabeth Dickerson • October 21, 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

Why You Should Care About Twitter Chats

  What is this chat of the twitter? Hosting a Twitter Chat is a fun, free way to network, build relationships, and grow your brand. You get to connect with individuals with common interests as you and form relationships with them. It’s an opportunity for people in our industry to join forces, share thoughts, and […]

by Elizabeth Dickerson • August 19, 2015