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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 Out-of-the-Box Ideas to Reach Candidates

As a recruiter, you are always on the hunt for new ways to engage and attract candidates to work for your organization and attracting talent has always been challenging. Finding talent after the unexpected events of 2020? Well, that’s been extra daunting, hasn’t it?  But you’re a seasoned professional! You know that this is a journey, not a destination.  Adding extra layers of safety measures to your hiring process was just the first step. As you wait for the world to open up, you need to keep t...
Tags: Careers, Sarah MORGAN, Nexxt


Hire More Failures to Have an Innovative Team

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.Now, how does one use th...
Tags: Failure, New York City, Careers, Workplace Culture, Recruiting, Skills, HR, Innovation, Recruitment, Job Interview, Hiring, Recruitment Trends, Hiring Manager, Julie Shenkman, Nexxt, Nexxt.com


How Confident Are Job Seekers About Finding a Job in 2021?

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. So, who is searching for jobs in 2021? Established Professionals (42%) make up the largest group of job seekers searching for work—with a heavy focus on full time opportunities. They’re followed by Manage...
Tags: US, Careers, Julie Shenkman, Nexxt


Strong Executive with Deep Understanding of Sales Methodology and Revenue Creation Joins Nexxt’s Leadership Team

We are excited to announce that Peter Witonsky has joined Nexxt as Senior Vice President of Business Development. With a career spanning 20 years as a leader and corporate executive with an emphasis on client relationships, new business development, and revenue generation, Peter will bring his expertise to Nexxt to lead the sales team in delivering an exceptional customer experience and advancing Nexxt’s enterprise sales objectives. “I’m very excited to have Peter joining us at Nexxt,” said And...
Tags: Careers, Sales, Workplace Culture, Web/Tech, Recruitment, Hiring, Peter, Sun & Earth, Andy Katz, DreamIt Ventures, Julie Shenkman, Denison University, Nexxt, Andy Katz COO, Nexxt.com, Nexxt Inc


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


Four Recruitment Metrics to Optimize the Recruiting Process

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.1. Time to fill refers to the amount of time between a company posting ...
Tags: New York City, Careers, Workplace Culture, Recruiting, HR, Recruitment, Human Resources, Hiring, University Of Southern California, Recruitment Marketing, Sourcing, Recruitment Best Practices, Industry Statistics, Recruitment Trends, Julie Shenkman, Source Of Hire


Why You Should Invest in Talent Regardless of the Economic Climate

Companies that recognize the significant role talent acquisition plays in their organization have a better chance of withstanding ongoing economic climate changes.Especially now, global economic fluctuations will continue to have notable impacts on HR strategies, especially when it comes to hiring. A conscious commitment to talent acquisition can give a company a competitive edge regardless of external forces. Additionally, companies that invest in their talent acquisition strategy have higher r...
Tags: US, Careers, Recruiting, Economy, Unemployment, Today, Recruitment, Hiring, Recruitment Marketing, Recruiters, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, Talent Acquisition, Hewlett Packard HP, Hiring Managers, Julie Shenkman


Remote Work: Recruitment & Retention Tool?

This is guest blog post from Jason David. Many of us have seen the predictions: office culture as we know it is never coming back. The effects of COVID-19, and the accompanying diaspora that have left so many workers performing their functions remotely, have many of us wondering if the strictures of 9-to-5 physical office presence makes as much sense as it seems to have made for so long. It even has employers wondering if offering prospective hires the option to work from home will be necessary...
Tags: Work From Home, New York City, Careers, Remote Work, Workplace Culture, Recruiting, Benefits, Ibm, Recruitment, Perks, Hiring, University Of Southern California, Retention, Corporate Culture, Recruiters, Recruitment Trends


The Benefits of Making the Non-Traditional Hire

Sorting through a large pool of candidates for one job opening can be exhaustive for hiring managers. It’s easy to just skim over resumes and latch onto familiar industry terms or verbiage that perfectly aligns with the role you’re hiring for. But when you sift through your list of candidates, try to look past what they’ve already done and towards what they are capable of achieving instead. Too often, hiring managers find themselves paying more attention to the prior achievements that candidat...
Tags: New York City, Careers, Workplace Culture, HR, Recruitment, Human Resources, Hiring, Recruit, Jessica, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, Talent Acquisition, Julie Shenkman, Nexxt, Nexxt.com, Nexxt Inc


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


An Open Invitation: The Power of Talent Communities

Everyone’s Invited! Talent communities are key for companies looking to build a talent pipeline to make hires now and in the future. Download the pdf. Learn more about how you can grow your existing talent community. 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: Infographics, Careers, Infographic, Recruiting, HR, Unemployment, Web/Tech, Recruitment, Hiring, Recruitment Marketing, Recruitment Trends, Talent Acquisition, Julie Shenkman, Talent Communities, Nexxt, Talent Community


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


Why Talent Sourcing is a Never-ending Job

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 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. ...
Tags: Careers, Workplace Culture, Analytics, HR, Unemployment, Web/Tech, Hiring, Gallup, Emily, Recruitment Marketing, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, Talent Acquisition, Emily Chen, Julie Shenkman, Nexxt


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


The Keys to Creating a Good Work from Home Space

Before we launch into what makes a good work from home space, I want to thank all of those working essential jobs who are keeping everyone who is staying home safe and fed. And yes, I’m at home, not sure what day it is, but I’m here, day in, day out, so I’d figured I’d talk about how to set up an effective work from home strategy. Now that we’ve knocked that out of the way, let’s move on to other important aspects of your work from home strategy: Lighting: We’re all spending a lot of time in...
Tags: Careers, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Sarah MORGAN, Nexxt, Harold the blue jay


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


The Keys to a Good Work from Home Space During an Unprecedented Time

Before we launch into what makes a good work from home space, I want to thank all of those working essential jobs who are keeping everyone who is staying home safe and fed. And yes, I’m at home, not sure what day it is, but I’m here, day in, day out, so I’d figured I’d talk about how to set up an effective work from home strategy. Now that we’ve knocked that out of the way, let’s move on to other important aspects of your work from home strategy: Lighting: We’re all spending a lot of time in...
Tags: Careers, America, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Sarah MORGAN, Nexxt, Harold the blue jay


The Benefits of Boomerang Employees

Once upon a time, employees and employers mated for life. Anything less would have been seen as disloyal - perhaps even traitorous. But with Millennials comprising such a large portion of the workforce, the shift from job to job has become far more commonplace. Additionally, the exit of Baby Boomer employees has the potential to create 10,000 jobs per day. Factor in the thousands of dollars it takes to recruit, hire, and train a new employee and the future of the workforce starts to look bleak. ...
Tags: Careers, New Jersey, Stanford University, Baby Boomer, Julie Shenkman, Nexxt, EfficiencyDid, FamiliarityBoomerang


Recruit Gen Z by Homing in on their Biggest Pain Points

Now that Millennials are fully and firmly integrated into the American workforce, many businesses are setting their sights on the newest influx of workers: Gen Z. These Digital Natives were born into the world of WiFi which means their strengths (and weaknesses) will vary greatly from those of previous generations who were born into much more analog worlds. Their technological prowess will become increasingly necessary for companies to stay current which is shifting the dialogue from “Do we want...
Tags: Careers, Employment, Recruiting, HR, New Jersey, Recruitment, Hiring, Stanford University, Recruitment Marketing, Generation Z, Gen Z, Recruitment Best Practices, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Gen Zers, Julie Shenkman


Coronavirus Will Test How Well Companies Will Function with The Increase of Telecommuters

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. Microsoft recently asked its employees in Silicon Valley and Seattle to work from home, as did Facebook and Google. Amazon asked its employees worldwide to stay home if they can. Even schools and universities are closing and asking students and teachers to carry on with online-courses instead ...
Tags: Work From Home, Facebook, Microsoft, Careers, Workplace Culture, Companies, Corporations, Web/Tech, Working From Home, Silicon Valley, Working, Seattle, Hiring, Lancaster, Google Amazon, Aetna


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


How to Craft a Message That Job Seekers Respond To

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? Follow these tips to improve your chances of getting responses from potential candidates: 1. Craft an interesting subject line Just like all good pieces of writing, the most important part is the subjec...
Tags: Email, Careers, HR, Candidates, Job Search, Recruitment, Hiring, Job Seekers, Emily, Recruitment Marketing, Recruiter, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, New Recruitment Tools, Emily Chen, Subject Line


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


Can You Tell Me How to Get More Innovation Revenue?

Why Diversity in The Workforce Fuels Growth At a young age, we all embraced an unlikely iconic duo of a bird and a snuffleupagus without questioning their collaboration. Elmo’s age and species are up for debate, but his contribution to our emotional development as human beings would be hard to dispute. We idolized an entire street of monsters and grouches and adults and kids that lived in harmony, and maybe some of us begged our parents to move there. When you peek your head up from your cubic...
Tags: Cookie Monster, Workplace, Sesame Street, Careers, Workplace Culture, Diversity, Big Bird, Oscar The Grouch, Hiring, Hooper, Elmo, Boston Consulting Group, Snuffleupagus, Corporate Culture, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends


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


How to Tell Who’s a Good Fit and Who Is Just a Good Interviewer

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. Someone’s ability to successfully complete an interview may not reflect their ability to do their job. A successful interviewee might just be more personable or do better under pressure. That’s great for sales or customer facing jobs, but probably doesn’t apply to how we...
Tags: Careers, Los Angeles, Julie Shenkman, Nexxt, Kris Leigh Townsend Kris Leigh Townsend