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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 2 days ago 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 3 days ago 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
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In today’s tight labor market, offering industry standard salary + benefits is not enough to land you top talent. Companies big and small are turning to unusual perks in order to secure the candidates they want. Adding a slew of perks may sound like a pricey nightmare, but what is the actual cost of adding them? It depends widely on the perk, but it might cost less than you think. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week is all about being engaged – with employees and candidates that is. From a daily check-in to an occasional text, employee engagement can take on many forms. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! The weather’s getting warmer, trees are blooming – it’s safe to say change is in the air. This week, we’re all about change in the workplace, ranging from retraining employees to managing your Glassdoor reviews. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week we’re giving you a look at the future of HR. Well, okay, maybe not exactly a look at the future – rather, tips on how to be more successful in the times to come. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Nexxtciting news this week – Nexxt was named one of the Top Workplaces of 2018 by The Philadelphia Inquirer. Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week we’ve compiled an HR Survival Guide. Articles include tips to surviving the startup hiring process, those awful candidate recommendations from the CEO, and more. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Technology in regards to workplace communication has been a hot topic ever since business practices started evolving. What used to once require an international trip can now be done via Skype. Hiring practices that used to include newspaper ads have now shifted towards online job boards and even text messages. While things seem to get more convenient with each technological evolution, what does this mean for our communication skills in the workplace? Well, it means we can now use technology to do what we don’t want to do in person– like fire an employee. Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week is a mixed bag of topics, because it’s always good to switch things up. From candidate recommendations gone wrong to recruiters describing themselves inaccurately, this week is full of fun reads. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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The modern workplace is experiencing a number of new trends that are taking over. From open offices, to casual dress codes and fully stocked kitchens, these once desired office ‘trends’ are now becoming the norm. One trend that hasn’t quite caught on yet is the concept of unlimited PTO. Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! It turns out, LinkedIn was a hot topic this week. Well, okay, we included some articles written last week. We think it’s worth it though, and helps to complete the bigger LinkedIn picture. There’s also an ironic article about robots and a cool piece on texting. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Most people in the recruitment industry can agree that the landscape is much more turbulent than it was 20 years ago. Tactics, candidates and company culture are changing constantly, meaning anyone in the recruitment space needs to adapt regularly. This makes the job of recruiting candidates that much more complex. And, not to make life difficult, but there’s a new trend on the forefront – the Gig Economy. Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week we’re all about the employees. These articles discuss what jobs employees run from, benefits they run to, and the biggest reason they leave a company. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Employers are abandoning the “post it and forget it” technique and embracing more tactical plans that include multi-faceted approaches. But, how can you make sure you’re using the right type of ad to motivate your audience? That’s where segmentation comes in. Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week, we dive into different perspectives on AI, offer up some food for thought, and include observations on Gen Z. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Intentional or not, it’s becoming common practice for employers to “ghost” candidates. Ghosting is when someone, in this case an employer, seemingly disappears without warning -- ignoring any further calls or emails. The term “ghosting” originated in the dating world, meaning companies are acting like bad Tinder dates instead of reputable establishments. And much like ghosting a date, ghosting a candidate can have lasting negative effects. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week, we’re all about rethinking recruitment – tackling timeframes, sources, and strategies. And, in case you need a break from all of this rethinking, we threw in a piece about millennials and what they think of their benefits. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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This is the first installment of Nexxt’s new weekly roundup of articles from the web. We’re fulfilling our New Year’s Resolution to bring you interesting and exciting news in the recruitment space. This week’s roundup tackles topics like job “dating” apps, professional podcasts, and the importance of scheduling correctly. Oh, and of course we threw in some insight from Gen Z. Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Hiring top talent in the telecommunications industry (or really any industry that has high churn) is quickly becoming more difficult for recruiters. With a constant need for employees, how can a company address such a wide spectrum of talent? Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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The stress and pressure of customer service often leads to high turnover and lengthy candidate searches. Here are 3 tips to gain and retain quality customer service representatives. Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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Hiring for healthcare can be a difficult and frustrating undertaking. Between the fast-paced industry and hard-to-fill positions, traditional hiring methods can come up short when trying to find the perfect candidate in a pinch. Thankfully, newer, more effective practices are coming to the forefront, making it easier to not only find qualified candidates but to also get in touch with them. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 at Employment Metrix
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