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At Nexxt we’ve been checking in with job seekers to understand how their behavior over the course of 2020 into 2021 has changed when it comes to searching for jobs, their priorities, and their confidence levels. Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Employment Metrix
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Most jobs postings are miles long and include more information than the applicant needs to know in that moment, plus all the extras could be keeping great applicants from throwing their hats in the ring. So, how can you de-clutter your job posting and accommodate your potential employees? Here are some tips to update your job postings for the new normal. Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2021 at Employment Metrix
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Innovation and failure are often bedfellows. Many of the great intentions and inventors of our times left behind a trail of failures in the path to their victory. One of the reasons for this is that you can only fail if you try, and any person who tells you they have never failed is either lying or has never taken a big risk. The people who made their mark in any given industry are always those who aren’t afraid to fail which opens up the possibilities of greater success. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2021 at Employment Metrix
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Despite an incredibly unpredictable 2020 where COVID-19 sent shock waves through the US economy, job seekers plan to search for jobs in 2021. While only 10% of job seekers said that finding a job in the new year would be easier than the year before, there’s plenty of positivity on the horizon. To learn more about how these candidates plan to up their job search game in 2021 and more, check out Nexxt’s latest infographic. Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2021 at Employment Metrix
Posted Jan 14, 2021 at Employment Metrix
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An open-hiring strategy is the process of hiring anyone regardless of their background and this strategy benefits people from all walks of life. It is also incredibly beneficial to employers who need to hire a lot of people who can be trained to get the job done. Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2020 at Employment Metrix
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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