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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup. This week we take a look at everything staffing: from people who network in an Uber, to higher minimum wages, and understaffed nursing homes. These pieces offer insight into what employees are thinking and what motivates them to stay. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Employment Metrix
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We’ve seen it in I, Robot, Ex Machina and RoboCop; the formidable takeover of the human race by machines, or more specifically, artificial intelligence (AI). But is the threat of the robo-revolution real or is it just our 21st century anxiety getting the better of us? Well, it depends what industry you’re in, but when it comes to customer service, we need to pump the breaks – it’s not all doom and gloom. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! What Do Amazon, July 4th, and Speed-Dating Have in Common? They’re all in the Roundup this week! From managerial headaches to escape room interviews, we’re covering a wide variety of interesting topics this week. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week, we’re taking a look at what employees are up to in this tight labor market. From planning to quit their jobs to judging a book (your company) by its cover, it seems like the employees have all the power. Or do they? Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Earlier this year, Nexxt worked with The Boston Consulting Group and The Network to survey 366,000 people from 197 countries in order to gain deeper insight into the global workforce. More specifically – where workers around the world are looking for jobs. Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Another year, another SHRM Annual Conference – this time in Chicago. We had a ton of fun in the Windy City and wanted to thank everyone who stopped by the Nexxt booth! Here are a just a few highlights from this year’s event. Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is the simulation of human intelligence by machines, which can complete tasks like planning, learning and problem solving. In other words, AI is when a machine does human stuff. In the recruitment industry, AI and machine learning are being most frequently used to source candidates in a smarter way. Meaning that AI tools can search job boards, professional profiles, and even online presences, to find a match for an open position and then communicate with the potential candidate. So, what does this mean for recruitment professionals? Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! Technology has taken over our lives, and that’s not changing any time soon. This week, we look at how the use of technology is not only changing the recruitment space, but the overall workplace as well. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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In a never-ending battle to reach and acquire top talent, HR pros and recruiters are being forced to think outside the box to fill openings. Though a lot of people look at jobs, only the most active job seekers are applying every day. Retargeting is a way to activate other professionals, who may otherwise not be on the hunt for a new job. And, if recruiters aren’t making use of this up-and-coming recruitment tactic, they could be missing out on top candidates, who are not yet active job seekers. Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week we’re looking at the ups and downs of the workforce. More specifically, how companies are increasing benefits and wages in order to retain workers in an even tighter labor market. Will these efforts pay off with the unemployment rate dipping even lower? Time will tell. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Lured by an entrepreneurial spirit, an exciting earning potential, and increased flexibility, professionals of all shapes and sizes have left traditional desk jobs for stints with companies like Uber, Postmates or Task Rabbit. And this trend isn’t slowing down. According to a 2017 report by Intuit and Emergent Research, the number of workers in the gig economy is expected to sky rocket from 3.9 million to 9.2 million by 2021. Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week, we’ve got a little bit of everything. From payroll surveys to performance management innovations, we’ve gathered an assortment of articles that are bound to get you thinking. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries and registered nurses are one of the fastest growing occupations, so naturally, recruiters are constantly trying to woo the best candidates to fill their pipelines. And to complicate matters, hospitals experience a nurse turnover rate of 18% – and that number is still climbing! Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! The weather is changing (finally) and so is the recruitment space! From new ways to close to the skills gap to new ideas about how to run the workforce, we’re looking at all things change this week. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Of the many “unsexy” jobs out there, home health aide is at the top of the list. But, make no mistake, they’re incredibly important roles. Elder care workers are among the most necessary and in-demand employees as the Baby Boomer generation continues to age. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, elder care employment will grow 41% by 2026. That’s 11.5 million new jobs! Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week we’re all about retail. It’s a changing landscape that will continue to present new recruitment challenges as it evolves. So, we gathered articles with potential problems and solutions for hiring in the modern-day retail industry. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week we’re diving into ethics and the law. We see just how bad it gets for companies when they cross over from unethical into illegal territory. We also take a look at how acting ethically when it comes to policies can not only improve reputation, but also retention. The moral of this week’s story? Be ethical in your business practices, it pays off. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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How would you tell someone their father’s died? Or that they have cancer? As a recruiter, those questions probably don’t cross your mind. But for some of the healthcare practitioners you help hire, it’s a challenge they’re faced with on a regular basis. Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week we look at a few workplace misconceptions. From trade workers to KPIs and even the habits of senior leaders, we look at how perception can sometimes be misleading. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Healthcare HR pros, you have nearly 4 million jobs to fill by 2026. God speed. While it will be a key driver in our national job market, the medical field’s projected growth is turning up the heat on healthcare recruiters everywhere to attract and retain top talent at warp speed. Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week the focus is on pay and benefits – the two main motivators in the working world. We rounded up articles that talk about these in extreme circumstances, like workers retiring in their thirties or companies upping their paid leave for parents. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Recruiters face a multitude of hurdles when it comes to hiring today, like combating historically low unemployment rates or retaining finicky millennials. As if these things weren’t difficult enough, there’s a new emerging trend that will only add to the mix – it’s called FIRE. Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week we focus on human bias and emotion in the workplace. Though this combination is often associated with negative events, there are some instances where bias and emotion are beneficial to have around. We found articles that demonstrate both. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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There are numerous blogs out there about employee engagement and how it's crucial in keeping top talent. But, engaging employees is something easier said than done. We could talk about weighty things such as better health insurance, or empowering employees to increase engagement, but those take time and are hard to do right. So how about simple things that you could do today? After all, why should demonstrating your appreciation only happen a few times a year? Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week we hit the refresh button on HR and recruitment. From new rulings in court, to new structures in the workplace, now is a good time to take a step back and reevaluate current policies and procedures. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2018 at Employment Metrix