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Corporate Culture Begins with The Recruitment Process (And How You Treat Candidates Throughout It)

Corporate culture is the lifeblood of a company, it’s who you are. Crafting a strong corporate culture can be the difference in a company’s survival. An employee will work harder and fight for a company if they believe that that company will fight for them and if they believe in the organization as a whole. But where does corporate culture begin? That answer is simpler than most companies make it, recruiting. Recruiting is the seed from which your corporate culture grows and that includes how ...
Tags: New York City, Careers, Workplace Culture, HR, Recruitment, Corporate Culture, Recruitment Best Practices, Job Search Process, Julie Shenkman, Nexxt, Nexxt.com, Nexxt Inc, Sam Rogal, Sam Rogal Sam Rogal


Recruitment Solutions to Reach More Passive Candidates

We’re coming out of an unprecedented (yes, it’s overused, but there’s a reason for that, it’s a perfect way to describe the last 15 months) time, and now we’re in the new normal. And that new normal includes more passive candidates than anyone anticipated. Many industries are struggling to fill positions and maybe it’s because there’s a higher health risk, some people need to be home to care for loved ones, and some are re-evaluating their career paths and moving into recession (and pandemic) pr...
Tags: Jobs, Careers, Recruiting, Sms, Web/Tech, Candidates, Job Search, Recruitment, Email Marketing, Texting, Hiring, Recruitment Solutions, Recruitment Marketing, Recruiter, Recruitment Best Practices, Niche Recruiting


5 Ways to Get More Candidates to Apply to Your Job

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: 1. Increase your job visibility –spread the word about your available positions by promoting your open opportunities online ...
Tags: Careers, Recruiting, HR, Recruitment, Hiring, Recruitment Best Practices, Job Search Process, Julie Shenkman, Nexxt, Career Sites, Nexxt.com, Job Applies, Nexxt Inc. Recruitment Marketing, Faroumata Nobie Fofana Fatoumata Nabie Fofana, Adelaide Books NYC


How Job Search Behavior Continues to Change

At Nexxt we surveyed our job seeker audience in May 2020 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. This data is valuable information as companies begin to hir...
Tags: Infographics, Laid Off, Careers, Infographic, Workplace Culture, Data, HR, Unemployment, Job Search, Survey, Recruitment, Hiring, Candidate, Job Seeker, Industry Statistics, Recruitment Trends


Nexxt Offers Solutions to Help Organizations Enrich Their Talent Databases with Fresh Candidates

Nexxt recently launched its Resume Database Solutions to help companies and staffing firms enhance and enrich their talent databases with fresh candidates. Nexxt’s Resume Database Solutions are designed to help companies make connections with both active and passive job seekers. According to a recent survey, 3 out of 4 of job seekers said they’d like companies to have their resume on file so they are considered for opportunities that become available in the future. For that reason, it doesn’t ma...
Tags: Careers, HR, Web/Tech, Candidates, Human Resources, Talent, Hiring, Staffing, Resumes, HCM, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, New Recruitment Tools, Talent Acquisition, HR Tech


Nexxt Provides Solution to Help Companies Build Their Talent Pipelines

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. Accordingly, Nexxt’s Talent Communities offering can make that happen. “This service from Nexxt allows organizations the opportunity to cultivate relationships with candidates—even...
Tags: Careers, Recruiting, HR, Unemployment, Web/Tech, Recruitment, Human Resources, Hiring, Andy Katz, Recruitment Marketing, Recruitment Best Practices, Industry Statistics, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, New Recruitment Tools, Julie Shenkman


How to Run and Recruit for a Completely Remote Company

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!1. RecruitingRecruiting for a company with no office allows you to consider talent from all over, not just candidates within 50 miles of your office. This means that you're going to be able to select from the cream of the crop ...
Tags: Hollywood, Careers, Remote Work, Workplace Culture, Web/Tech, Working From Home, Jane Austen, Hiring, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, New Recruitment Tools, Julie Shenkman, Remote Workforce, Nexxt, WFH


Best Practices for Conducting Virtual Interviews

I remember—way back in the 1990’s—watching Star Trek: Next Generation and thinking “Yeah, right! As if there’d ever be a time in the future when people regularly talk via video screen!” Boy, was I was wrong! It is now more normal than ever—and growing in popularity with every passing day. 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.  ...
Tags: Careers, Workplace Culture, Recruiting, HR, Web/Tech, Jane Austen, Recruitment, Job Interview, Hiring, Video Conferencing, Jean Luc Picard, Bruce Anderson, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, New Recruitment Tools


Hot As Cell! Ready 4 Mobile Domination?

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? Check out the full infographic here.Nexxt is a recruitment media company that uses today’s most effective marketing tactics to reach the full spectrum of talent – from active to passive, and everything in between. Learn more about hiring with Nexxt. [Author: Julie Shenkman]
Tags: Mobile, Careers, Recruiting, HR, Web/Tech, Recruitment, Texting, Hiring, Recruitment Marketing, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, New Recruitment Tools, Julie Shenkman, Nexxt, Nexxt.com


Is Not Hiring Smokers Discrimination?

To hire a smoker or not to hire a smoker? That is the question! But is it discrimination not to? 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. As of February 1st of this year, if you a candidate submits an application to work for U-Haul and they smoke cigarettes; they may be in for an un...
Tags: Smoking, Cdc, Careers, Workplace Culture, HR, Unemployment, Jane Austen, Discrimination, Hiring, Jessica Lopez, Uhaul, U-Haul, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, Smokers, Cessation


Employer Branding vs. Recruitment Marketing

In today’s world, most everyone is stepping into their careers with a college degree and the best experiences in internships, special projects, and volunteer work. So, it can be difficult for companies to attract and eventually hire the hardest working and most talented candidates. These days, rather than everyone else scrambling for one job at a top company, top companies are scrambling to bring in top talent. Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing are no longer just a term being thrown a...
Tags: Careers, Workplace Culture, HR, Job Search, Recruitment, Hiring, Branding, Lancaster, Recruitment Marketing, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, Talent Acquisition, Employer Brand, Millersville University, Julie Shenkman


How to Develop a Talent Pipeline

Replacing employees is expensive.  The 2017 retention report says that it costs about $15,000 to replace an employee making $45,000. To save on high costs, energy and resources, your team needs a talent pipeline. A talent pipeline is a group of professionals who are ready to fill future positions that your company will need. It requires the act of switching from passive recruitment to active recruitment. Meaning, instead of waiting until an employee gives their two weeks, you are consistently ...
Tags: Careers, Los Angeles, Workplace Culture, Recruiting, HR, Unemployment, Web/Tech, Recruitment, Pipeline, Hiring, Host, Recruitment Marketing, Recruiter, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process


5 Things Interviewers Do That Candidates Can’t Stand

Finding the best possible candidates for a role in your company is incredibly important, and of course, interviews are crucial for this. And while understanding who to hire lies heavily on the head of the person being interviewed, there are mistakes you could be making that are turning-off exceptional workers. Here are five things interviewers do that candidates can’t stand: Behaving like the interview is a one-sided situation. An interview is a collaborative effort. If the interviewer sits b...
Tags: Careers, Workplace Culture, Recruitment Best Practices, Job Search Process, Julie Shenkman, Carly Naaktgeboren Nexxt


The Hidden Costs of Hiring

Hiring skilled employees results in the company making more money, right? Perhaps in the long run, but throughout the hiring process you’ll need to be prepared for some hidden costs that can really add up. Let’s go over some recruitment costs that you’ll want to consider before beginning your hiring process. Time and money are the easy hiring costs to identify. Dedicated HR staff compensation can be pretty costly per year, and less cost effective for smaller businesses. If your business is too ...
Tags: Careers, Workplace Culture, Recruiting, Hire, Costs, HR, Web/Tech, Recruitment, Hiring, Sean, Recruiter, Recruitment Best Practices, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, New Recruitment Tools


Global Recruitment Insights: Decoding What International Candidates Want

The first question I ask a future client is “Do you hire Internationally?” The second question I always ask is: “And where are you having trouble finding talent?” The primary focus of most companies tasked with hiring internationally is finding resources to fit the needs in each distinct market. Having a board to post jobs in Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, the list goes on. Is it that easy? Well, short answer here: Sure, that works. But let’s dial in a little further and look ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Germany, International, Careers, Tech, Workplace Culture, Recruiting, Ukraine, HR, Poland, Recruitment, Hiring, Boston Consulting Group, Germany France, Recruitment Best Practices


Nexxt Announces Enhanced Text2Hire Conversation Product

We at Nexxt are excited to announce a software upgrade to our Text2Hire Conversation product! According to a survey, only 14% of the workforce is actively looking for a job, but 73% are open to receiving new job opportunities via text message. Nexxt’s Text2Hire Conversation allows clients to start dialogs with targeted groups of candidates pulled from the more than 8+ million in-demand job seekers who have opted-in to receive text messages about new opportunities and other career information fro...
Tags: Careers, Unemployment, Web/Tech, Recruitment Best Practices, Industry Statistics, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, New Recruitment Tools, Julie Shenkman, Nexxt, John Krautzel


Nexxt Brings the Power of AMP to Job Alert Emails to Greatly Improve the Job Search Experience

We at Nexxt are very excited to announce that we are working toward improving the job search experience through an integration with Google. The integration of AMP, into Nexxt’s SmartMatch Alert emails will bring job seekers the most up-to-date, dynamic job content directly in their Gmail accounts. AMP for Email represents a fundamental shift in the way Nexxt delivers the SmartMatch Alert which uses patented technology to deliver job content based on the user’s behavior. Job seekers can engage wi...
Tags: Google, Careers, Web/Tech, Job Search Process, Julie Shenkman, Nexxt, AMP for Email, Power of AMP, Kane Cochran


A Nexxt Giveaway!

A few weeks ago, we announced our partnership with the Northeast Conference (NEC). Nexxtciting things were promised – and we’re delivering on that promise. In our commitment to bring you quality candidates, Nexxt has teamed up with the NEC to launch the NEC Career Makeover. One lucky job seeker will receive: A resume rewrite A LinkedIn makeover A virtual session with a fashion consultant A $300 gift card to purchase a new, professional outfit In addition to the grand prize winner, 10...
Tags: Careers, Workplace Culture, NEC, Job Search Process, Nexxt, Emily McKinney


According to New Survey, US is Still the Top Work-Abroad Choice, But Its Pull is Waning

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. One of the major takeaways from this survey is that though the US is still the top choice of global workers, it’s slowly losing its pull to other English-speaking countries, like Canada and the UK. In fact, London was named the top city p...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, New York, London, Berlin, US, Careers, Canada, Dubai Abu Dhabi, The Boston Consulting Group, Industry Statistics, Job Search Process, Nexxt, Emily McKinney


“It’s Over” – When Face-to-Face Communication Reigns Supreme

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...
Tags: Africa, Careers, Workplace Culture, Unemployment, Trump, Rex Tillerson, Tillerson, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, Nexxt, Emily McKinney, Face Communication Reigns Supreme, Skype Hiring


The Lasting Effects of Ghosting Candidates

As the new year kicks off, it’s easy to get caught up in the ebb and flow of the hiring process. When you’re trying to find the perfect candidate, getting back to those who didn’t make the cut probably isn’t high on your priority list. Between posting jobs, scheduling interviews, and keeping up with daily tasks, it’s easy to forget about responding to that eager candidate. Intentional or not, it’s becoming common practice for employers to “ghost” candidates. Ghosting is when someone, in this ...
Tags: Careers, Workplace Culture, Bill, Sam, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, Nexxt, Emily McKinney


International Idiosyncrasies: An Intro To Job Postings

When you’re tasked with recruiting across the globe, you’re concerned with where to post, how to target the correct candidate, and if you are representing the brand appropriately.  The last thing on most recruiters’ minds is the rules, social norms, and sometimes even national laws that govern how jobs are posted. Which is why I’m here – Hi! Sarah Morgan here! International Recruiting is kinda my “Shtick” – so let me be your guide.Here are 3 of the most common international recruiting questions ...
Tags: UK, France, Germany, Russia, India, Careers, Middle East, Asia Pacific region, APAC, Recruitment Best Practices, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, Sarah MORGAN, Nexxt


Recruitment Roundup – 2.2.18

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. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.   Dating Apps Supposedly Ru...
Tags: Careers, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, New Recruitment Tools, Tim Sackett, Gen Zer, Emily McKinney


3 Tips to Gain and Retain Happier Customer Service Reps

New position available! Candidate must be willing to get screamed at and insulted by angry customers. Interactions include phone calls, face-to-face, or online chat – all of which need to be handled with poise. Candidate must keep cool at all times, ensuring the customer leaves every encounter with a positive view of the company, no matter how negative he or she may be.While that’s not exactly what a job description would say, it’s the reality a customer service professional faces day in and day...
Tags: Careers, Workplace Culture, Web/Tech, Recruitment Best Practices, Industry Statistics, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, New Recruitment Tools, Emily McKinney, Retain Happier Customer Service


Breaking the Recruitment Mold When It Comes to High Turnover Positions

  Hiring top talent in the telecommunications industry is quickly becoming more difficult for recruiters. Jobs in telecom combine elements of technology, customer service, engineering, and a blend of many other hi-tech and hi-touch positions. This presents the challenge of recruiting a diverse pool of talent, often under tight time constraints. High turnover and a competitive landscape are added obstacles to overcome. With a constant need for employees, how can a company address such a wide s...
Tags: Facebook, Careers, Web/Tech, Recruitment Best Practices, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, New Recruitment Tools, Emily McKinney


High Volume Hiring Doesn’t Have to Be Hard

Hiring for retail is often easier said than done. When the busy season approaches, it can be difficult to find enough qualified candidates in a timely manner. That, coupled with turnover, can create a sticky situation when trying to build an exceptional team. Luckily, we’ve gathered practical solutions for these common retail recruiting problems. [Author: Julie Shenkman]
Tags: Careers, Web/Tech, Recruitment Best Practices, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, New Recruitment Tools, Julie Shenkman


We Want Your Feedback!

Hearing from HR and recruitment professionals like you is the best way to help you meet your hiring goals. With that in mind, we invite you to complete a short survey about your current recruitment processes and what you believe will be different in 2018. [Author: Julie Shenkman]
Tags: Careers, Workplace Culture, Web/Tech, Industry Statistics, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, Julie Shenkman


Simple Solutions for Better Healthcare Hires

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. [Author: Emily McKinney]
Tags: Careers, Web/Tech, Recruitment Best Practices, Industry Statistics, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, New Recruitment Tools, Emily McKinney, Simple Solutions for Better Healthcare Hires


Nexxt CEO's first step: Shying away from being an introvert

Nexxt's Founder & CEO, Rich Milgram was recently profiled in the Philadelphia Inquirer. [Author: Julie Shenkman]
Tags: Careers, Workplace Culture, Web/Tech, Philadelphia Inquirer, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, New Recruitment Tools, Julie Shenkman, Rich Milgram


Text Recruitment Is Here! Free Webinar: The Future of Recruitment

Did you know that only 14% of job seekers are actively looking for a new job? That's right all of those passive and selective candidates that recruiters and hiring managers see as unicorns or purple squirrels make up 86% of candidates. But how do you reach them? The answer is right in your hand. [Author: Julie Shenkman]
Tags: Careers, Web/Tech, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, Julie Shenkman