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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


4 Easy Ways to Determine If a Candidate Will Be the Right Fit

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. One great tip to plan out your interviews is to first determine exactly what you are looking for: what tasks will the potential candidate need to accomplish within the first year? This not only makes it ultra-...
Tags: Careers, Workplace Culture, Recruitment Best Practices, Julie Shenkman, Nexxt, Easy Ways to Determine, Nabila Ikram Nabila Ikram


Why Generalists Will Be Better for Your Organization in The Future

There has recently been hard debate surrounding generalists vs. specialists and who’s a better fit for your workplace. The well-rounded truth is: both. Our society has generally placed “the master” on a pedestal over “the jack of all trades”.  We are taught from the time we are young children, if we want to have a career, we need to start practicing one thing.  The more we move forward academically and professionally, the more specialized tasks become.  The difference between a specialist and...
Tags: Careers, Los Angeles, Workplace Culture, Recruitment Best Practices, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Carter Phillips, Julie Shenkman, Dave Epstein, Nexxt, Epstien, Kris Leigh Townsend Kris Leigh Townsend


Stop Hiring for Fit If You Want to Have a Diverse Team

  Yes, it’s important to hire workers who fit in well with your team from a cultural standpoint. However, it is possible to overdo it in a sense. Trying to only hire “clones” of your current workforce isn’t the best idea, even if it has been working out for you so far, because you run the risk of missing out on even more qualified candidates, as well as other pitfalls. Take a look at some of the following ways diversification can work wonders for your company, and how choosing to only hire for ...
Tags: Careers, Workplace Culture, Sean, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, Julie Shenkman, Nexxt, Sean Ahern Sean Ahern, Drexel University MBA


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


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


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


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


19 Kids and Recruiting: A Series About Recruiting Internationally

Imagine you have 19 kids. (This is just an exercise) (unless you actually do have 19 kids, and my hat goes off to you). Now one of them is allergic to strawberries. Another one absolutely hates turkey sandwiches. The youngest has speech therapy in the morning, and that afternoon, your eldest is in a piano recital. That’s just 4 out of 19, and you’re already feeling frazzled, aren’t you?  Now imagine those 19 kids are in reality the 19 countries where your company recruits, and you are the one ...
Tags: Careers, Mcdonalds, Recruitment Best Practices, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Sarah MORGAN, Nexxt


A Tale of One City – What Employers Can Learn from NYC and Amazon’s Squandered Deal

By now, almost everyone has heard that Amazon has backed out of moving one of its two new headquarters to Long Island City, NY. The reason? NYC and Amazon just couldn’t agree on things, and negotiations came to a standstill. And, while there’s much debate over who was right and who was wrong, there are a few lessons employers can take away from the situation to ensure good talent doesn’t slip away, much like Amazon slipped away from NYC. Be Open to Negotiations If a candidate is asking f...
Tags: Amazon, Careers, Queens, Long Island City, Michael Gianaris, One City, Recruitment Best Practices, Emily McKinney, Crystal City VA


Indiana Jones and the General Data Protections Regulation

How GDPR is Changing International Best Hiring Practices Last May, GDPR came rolling through our lives like that big ol’ boulder in Indiana Jones. Getting out of its way, avoiding it, outsmarting it? No way. That thing was coming for you! And like Indiana Jones, we who recruit in the Euro Zone have to know how to operate with the boulder looming at our backs, threatening to squish us if we step out of line.While the penalties for not complying to GDPR are not actually at the “being smushed by...
Tags: Careers, Indiana, Web/Tech, Indiana Jones, John Williams, Recruitment Best Practices, Niche Recruiting, Recruitment Trends, Sarah MORGAN, Nexxt


Tight Labor Market Got You Down? We Can Help.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, national unemployment is the lowest it’s been in half a century, with the jobless rate dropping to just 3.7 percent. That’s fantastic news for job seekers looking to make their next big career move, but for companies of all sizes, it’s another story entirely.Today’s tight labor market is forcing large businesses to increase wages at the expense of other benefits, while smaller businesses are feeling the pressure to keep up. In fact, according t...
Tags: Careers, Unemployment, U S Bureau of Labor Statistics, Recruitment Best Practices, Industry Statistics, New Recruitment Tools, Nexxt, Emily McKinney


3 ½ Steps for Successful Candidate Communications

Imagine this: You spot a job posting online for a position you’re so excited about that you tell everyone. Even your mom. You rush home after work to submit your polished resume with a perfectly crafted cover letter and then… you wait a few days, anxiously anticipating some sort of communication. But then days turn to weeks, weeks turn to months, and you finally resign to accepting that you won’t hear back from this company.For most job seekers, they don’t have to imagine this scenario, becaus...
Tags: Careers, Recruitment Best Practices, Industry Statistics, Nexxt, Emily McKinney, Steps for Successful Candidate Communications


Four Ways Recruiters Can Cure the Job Search Blues

To many job seekers, the job hunt can be just as much fun as a root canal without novocaine. According to a recent survey conducted by Nexxt of over 1,400 job seekers, nearly half (48%) are frustrated with the job search process, leaving them discouraged and less likely to continue applying for open positions. Of course, every job search has its peaks and valleys, but the process shouldn’t be so soul sucking that candidates throw in the towel and stop looking all together. And while some job ...
Tags: Post, Careers, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, New Recruitment Tools, Nexxt, Emily McKinney


Four Difficult Candidates and How to Handle Them

As a recruiter, you’re guaranteed to work with every type of person, for better or worse. While most applicants let their winning personalities shine through, others come off as self-righteous, timid or even rude. As a recruiter, it can be difficult to navigate this mine field of temperaments, so below, we share four common interview scenarios you’re sure to face and how to handle them. The Unprepared The candidate is excited to meet over email, but once you’re face-to-face, you’re met with a b...
Tags: Careers, Workplace Culture, Brian, Sharon, Recruitment Best Practices, Nexxt, Emily McKinney