blind recruitment

Turn Your Chairs With These 4 Blind Recruitment Tools

Kathy Rapp Diversity, Hiring Bias, Kathy Rapp

Don’t you love “The Voice“?  Blake and Adam’s banter over why a contestant should pick one over the other.  The jokes, the art and the contestant’s ultimate joy over being selected. Or just looking at Adam.  Or Blake. While “The Dating Game” likely pioneered the concept of blind auditions, “The Voice” has absolutely highlighted the relevance in modern society.  As studies …

community management

Community Management + Employer Branding

Kate Weimer candidate experience, Kate Weimer, Recruitment Marketing

Too many times a brand that is new to social media pulls the old “post and dash.” Essentially, they load up their social schedulers or organically post throughout the day and then go hands off once their posts are up. I guess the “social” part of social media got lost on them. Yep, believe it or not, social media is …


Looking at Social Schedulers Beyond Scheduling

Kate Weimer Kate Weimer, Recruitment Marketing, Social Media, Social Recruiting

This one’s for all you trying to bust into the social media recruitment marketing scene… I am what I would call a social media purist. When it comes to posting on social media, I always prefer to do it natively, meaning within each separate social media that I’m posting on. This preference is a mixture of the way I was “raised” …

Please “Like” Us: The New Facebook Jobs

Patrick Ward Patrick Ward, Social Recruiting

You may or may not have heard about Facebook’s recent entry into the job posting market. If you haven’t, that’s perfectly okay. Here at Kinetix, we’re always in the know and would love to break down what this means for your company or job hunting behavior. TechCrunch has a good write-up here on the new platform and how Facebook sees …

Why Your Social Recruiting Efforts Suck

Kris Dunn Bad HR, Candidate Pool, Kris Dunn, Recruiting, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, Sourcing

Note from FOT: The best social recruiting efforts give gifts of time, knowledge, community and transparency into the organization you recruit for. Need a story to have it all make sense? Fine. Gather round the campfire kids, ’cause KD is about to hit the refresh button in your FOT browser—get ready for some science in the blast-from-the-past post below.  Cliff notes first: Because …

Post Jobs on Facebook, Beat Facebook Science.

Meredith Soleau Meredith Soleau, Recruiting, Social Recruiting

Facebook makes me geeky. I love it. I love using the social graph search tool to source folks. I love posting jobs on Facebook. And I love looking up my ex-boyfriends to make sure my life is better than their life. Admit it, you do that, too. I’ve listened to Facebook employees speak about Edgerank. If you’re posting jobs on …

Working With Fallen Angels

Steve Boese Audacious Ideas, Candidate Pool, Culture, Good HR, HR, HR & Sports, Recruiting, Steve Boese

Ever since the passing of the legendary New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner in 2010, probably the most interesting owner in all of USA-based professional sports is Mark Cuban, the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. Cuban made his fortune, (a prerequisite for professional sports franchise ownership these days), in the early days of the internet, selling his company …

What If

William Tincup College Recruiting, Culture, Good HR, HR Tech, HR Technology, HR Vendors, Innovation, Mobile Recruiting, Recruiting, Resumes, Social Media, Social Recruiting, William Tincup

From time to time I like to think larger than one client, industry event and/or the current problem in front of me. I take 2 hours off and unplug. I usually start with a “big idea” or “big question” and I give it my undivided attention. In this case, I thought about recruiting technologies I’d like to see in the …

HR Laggard Quiz

William Tincup HR Tech, HR Technology, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, The HR Profession, Trench HR, Web/Tech, William Tincup

where to get a loan with bad credit lag•gard /ˈlagərd/ Noun A person who makes slow progress and falls behind others: “I have no time for laggards”. Adjective Slower than desired or expected. Synonyms noun. lagger – slowcoach adjective. sluggish – lagger – slow – tardy Turns out, you are either a laggard or you are not. That's life in the …