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Worried about reaching the right audience with your recruiting message? Having a hard time finding the “right” candidates for your available jobs? Today’s complex recruiting market makes accessing the right talent for the right job at the right time a rather tough call. The good news is, you can get more candidates to apply to your posting by taking the following steps. Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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Let's all agree that recruiting the perfect candidate isn't always a walk in the park. The process of recruiting has its own complications that warrant examination and analysis but not all HR departments measure them or understand how they impact the efficiency of their company’s recruitment process. The following are four time-tested metrics for recruiters to make their recruiting process as smooth and efficient as possible. Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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There’s a famous story from Hewlett-Packard (HP) in the 1940s when many organizations were struggling and letting great talent go. The founders at HP saw this as an amazing opportunity to hire these talented folks even though business was slow... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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With so many people working from home (or practically anywhere including vacation destinations—is remote work the perk companies should be touting?) Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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These demanding schedules that healthcare workers face is one of the many reasons why it can be challenging to hire and recruit in the healthcare industry. Traditional hiring strategies can fail to fill these positions on their own, but when paired with more effective practices—it’s now easier than ever to find qualified candidates and get in touch with them. Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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Too often, hiring managers find themselves paying more attention to the prior achievements that candidates outline on their resume or cover letters. In doing this, they miss out on opportunities to connect with applicants from a more dynamic background; ones that can add value to their organization. Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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At Nexxt we surveyed our job seeker audience in May to understand how they were initiating or continuing on their job search journey and we have recently polled our job seeker audience again to understand how the job search job continues to change. With the priorities of companies, employees, and job seekers changing so rapidly, we wanted to go back to the source to understand how job seekers are searching for jobs at the moment. Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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Nexxt provides solution to help companies easily add fresh candidates to their talent pools. Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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Everyone’s Invited! Talent communities are key for companies looking to build a talent pipeline to make hires now and in the future. Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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Nexxt’s Talent Communities service helps companies build their talent pipelines. According to a recent survey, 53% of job seekers said talent communities are a great way to submit information to a company without committing to a specific opportunity and 77% of job seekers said they are interested in becoming members. Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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Running a high-trust company means leaders are respectful, reliable, flexible, communicative and authentic with their employees. They understand and highlight individual strengths, challenge and encourage employees, and know that their team is qualified to complete the job. Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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If your company is such a great place to work, then why does talent sourcing continue to be an ongoing challenge? In a job market that was just flipped upside down—went from hard to source talent to not so much, but it could easily change again, and regardless of the job market, sourcing talent should never end. Technology, economical, and generational factors all play a part in attracting—and retaining—talent at your organization. Here are some possible recruiting blind spots your team may not be aware of. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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With employees having to work from home these days, many companies are getting a taste of what it would be like to have a workforce that is completely remote. If you’re one of the many businesses that is considering such a transition, here are a few things to keep in mind! Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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With the overall impact of COVID-19, many employers are utilizing video interviewing in their hiring process, and if you’re looking to hire someone—a virtual “face-to-face” interview is likely in your future. Here are some helpful ways to harness this newfangled normal to your advantage. Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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Texting is rising to the occasion when it comes to recruitment tools. As mobile continues to be embraced by most everyone how is the job search process changing? Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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Fortunately for hiring managers and cost-cutters everywhere, there is a relatively untapped market and I’m not talking about the incoming Gen Z. Behold the Boomerang. A boomerang employee is one who left amicably in the past and now is considering, or being considered for, a rehire. In the bygone times of eternal loyalty, many companies actually implemented policies that prohibited boomeranging. But the fact is, acquiring a brand-new employee is both time-consuming and expensive. It might be time to consider the value of the former employee. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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To attract worthy candidates from the newest workforce, hiring managers should start by knowing their audience. By homing in on Generation Z’s biggest pain points, companies can increase their appeal to new candidates by providing forward-thinking balance. Several recent studies have found that Gen Z is largely concerned with technology, of course, but also their own workforce readiness and job security. So, what can you do? Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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With the mass hysteria about the outbreak of the COVID-19 aka the Coronavirus, a lot of major companies are asking their employees to work from home in an effort to try and lessen the spread of the virus. Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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To hire a smoker or not to hire a smoker? That is the question! The answer is surprisingly yes and no, and primarily depends on where you happen to live. It’s a debate that has been recently reignited as U-Haul—the company best known for renting you a truck to help you move—has implemented a nicotine-free hiring policy. Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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With the ever-increasing demand for top tier talent, job seekers’ inboxes are bombarded with messages from recruiters every day. As a recruiter, how do you craft a compelling message that potential candidates respond to? What will result in a reply instead of a banishment to the spam folder? Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing are no longer just a term being thrown around among HR professionals. The ideas of Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing are now essential conversations in the creation of recruitment strategies and companies ranging from high-level corporations to local start-ups are all getting in on the action. But what do these terms mean? Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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To save on high costs, energy and resources, your team needs a talent pipeline. Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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When hiring a new employee, there’s always the risk that they aren’t as good of a fit as you thought. Someone confident and charming who seems great on paper might not actually have applicable skills they need for the position. Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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The World Health Organization estimates that mental health related disorders cost the global economy $1 trillion in productivity every year. Mental health presenteeism, which is workers who attend work but are mentally unable to work, costs 3x as much as mental health absenteeism. Not only is there a direct impact on productivity and profits, but a negative effect on office culture and the health of your employees. Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2019 at Employment Metrix
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Hiring the right candidate for a position is an incredibly important decision for any company. Candidates are potential employees, employees mean productivity, and productivity means money and success for the company. Therefore, time and diligence should be invested in the hiring process. Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2019 at Employment Metrix