Hi, My Name Is…Low-Hanging Fruit

Yep – that’s me! The Low-Hanging Fruit on the LinkedIn tree. What’s it like being in Talent Acquisition and low-hanging fruit? Well, you’re popular with a variety of people. And… Get the Rest

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Title Fight: A Showdown Between LinkedIn and Indeed

LinkedIn v. Indeed. The ultimate showdown between the two most prolific resume and candidate search platforms on the web today. As a recruiter or talent acquisition leader, these

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Why LinkedIn and Indeed Can’t Agree on the Definition of a Passive Candidate

One of my core duties at Kinetix is to evaluate new sourcing and recruiting platforms and maintain relationships with current vendors in that space. Not a week goes

PODCAST: Curing The LinkedIn Disease feat. Steve Levy

The LinkedIn Disease: a plague that is running rampant among new recruiters who are fresh on the job. Common symptoms include grabbing low hanging fruit from LinkedIn when

See How Real IT Pros Respond to Actual Recruiter Emails

One of the hottest debates amongst Recruiters in both corporate and agency is what email communication is the best to send to a candidate to get a positive

Spice It Up: Attract Better Candidates With Your LinkedIn Profile

Do you like cheese dip? I like cheese dip. Actually, Liz loves cheese dip—specifically with jalapeños. Why? Because I don’t like boring, and neither do top-tier candidates who are looking to take their

The New First Rule of Recruiting

Be Kind. That's it, that's all. What's kindness in recruiting? Be responsive.  With candidates, with the unknown.  Since I've changed jobs, I've acquired a few pen-pals.  Some of them are unknown,

High Fiving LinkedIn…Not For Sourcing This Time…

So I’m a newbie.  After 6 years at a retained search firm, I've moved on to a corporate Talent Acquisition role. And some stuff is standard, orientation and what

Can We Replace LinkedIn? We Could…We Really Really Could….

LinkedIn is a constant in recruiting conversations.  Are you on it? Do you really network? Use the groups? Post jobs? Do you source on it? Still? Is it

Veteran? 10 Tips For Using LinkedIn In Your Job Search

I had the distinct pleasure of speaking to a new local Military Officer Association of America (MOAA) Business & Networking Group this past week.  My task? Give the attendees an inside view