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Recruitment Roundup – The Staffing Edition
  Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup. This week we take a look at everything staffing: from people who network in an Uber, to higher minimum wages, and understaffed nursing homes. These pieces offer insight into what employees are thinking and what motivates them to stay. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Is Ride Share the New LinkedIn? Source: The New York Times With the emphasis on networking always so heavy, people...
 EmploymentMetrix - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 10:30



Indeed
Best of the Best: The Top-Rated Workplaces in 2018
We’ve all searched for a company online to see what people say about working there—whether we are job seekers considering an opening or employers looking for information on a competitor. In fact, in a recent survey, 95% of job seekers told Indeed that if they were considering a new job opportunity, insight into a company’s reputation would be “somewhat” or “extremely” important. In today’s age of radical transparency, the kind of privileged glimpse into other workplaces that...
 Indeed - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 09:00



EmploymentMetrix
Have No Fear, the Robot Revolution is NOT Here
We’ve seen it in I, Robot, Ex Machina and RoboCop; the formidable takeover of the human race by machines, or more specifically, artificial intelligence (AI). But is the threat of the robo-revolution real or is it just our 21st century anxiety getting the better of us? Well, it depends what industry you’re in, but when it comes to customer service, we need to pump the breaks – it’s not all doom and gloom. Artificial Anxiety The future holds worries for many workers in the customer service...
 EmploymentMetrix - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:00



Indeed
Small Is Beautiful: 4 Ways to Build Your Employer Brand Without Breaking the Bank
These days, the term “employer branding” gets bandied about a lot. But what does it mean? Like consumer branding, which builds reputation and recognition for products, employer branding is about doing the same for your workplace. However, rather than attract customers, the goal is to attract your future employees. Big firms spend millions of dollars on their employer brands. They hire dedicated teams of HR professionals to make and share content about their cultures. They also highlight information...
 Indeed - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:00



EmploymentMetrix
Recruitment Roundup – What Do Amazon, July 4th, and Speed-Dating Have in Common?
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! What do Amazon, July 4th, and speed-dating have in common? They’re all in the Roundup this week! From managerial headaches to escape room interviews, we’re covering a wide variety of interesting topics this week. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.   July 4th: A Mid-Week Headache for Managers Source: Office Pulse With July 4th on a Wednesday this year, managers had to cope with...
 EmploymentMetrix - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 10:30



Indeed
Underrated Interview Questions: Why Ask Them, And What the Answers Can Tell You
So you’ve carefully combed through the resumes, paying special mind to the sometimes subtle clues that identify people with real potential. You’ve done all your interview prep, and you’re finally ready to start the in-person interviews. This could be your last chance to get to know a candidate better before you make the hire. You need to learn as much of the meaty important stuff about them now while you still can. Do you know what you’re going to ask? Not to discount the classics, but...
 Indeed - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 09:00



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Nexxt Welcomes Classically Trained Ballroom Dancer/Welder/Director of Growth and Strategic Alliances
(No really, she’s all these things.) Nexxt is excited to welcome Steph McCabe as Director of Growth and Strategic Alliances. Steph specializes in strategic channel development, product management, and digital strategies and we are thrilled to have such a creative, well-versed, team player on our team! Steph brings several years of knowledge and experience (including time spent at Monster) to her new role at Nexxt where she will manage traffic buying programs and work to build successful partnerships...
 EmploymentMetrix - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:00



Indeed
Video: How to Retain Top Talent Through More Effective Onboarding
You don’t spend all that time, effort and money on sourcing, vetting and hiring great candidates only to have them leave your company just a few short months later—but according to one survey that’s exactly what 31% of new employees do within six months of being hired. To mitigate this, the same kind of high-touch strategy you use to nurture and hire candidates should be employed during the onboarding process. The excitement you established before the candidate started should be built...
 Indeed - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 10:33



Indeed
Video: How to Retain Top Talent Through More Effective Onboarding
You don’t spend all that time, effort and money on sourcing, vetting and hiring great candidates only to have them leave your company just a few short months later—but according to one survey that’s exactly what 31% of new employees do within six months of being hired. To mitigate this, the same kind of high-touch strategy you use to nurture and hire candidates should be employed during the onboarding process. The excitement you established before the candidate started should be built...
 Indeed - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 09:00



EmploymentMetrix
Recruitment Roundup – What’s the Deal with These Employees?
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week, we’re taking a look at what employees are up to in this tight labor market. From planning to quit their jobs to judging a book (your company) by its cover, it seems like the employees have all the power. Or do they? Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. Most Employees Will Seek New Positions This Year, Survey Says Source: Fierce CEO Three-quarters of employees in North America...
 EmploymentMetrix - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 07:57



Indeed
Cybersecurity Spotlight 2018: Where Are the Highest Paid Jobs?
If you’ve turned on the TV, listened to the radio or picked up a newspaper lately, you know that cybersecurity is a huge issue. From breaches of privacy to election controversies, it can impact us all. In one 2017 incident alone, 143 million Americans were directly hit by this issue when an Equifax data breach exposed their sensitive personal information. Because of the seriousness of these threats, every organization, whether private or nonprofit, needs professionals who can protect its data....
 Indeed - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 09:59



EmploymentMetrix
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...
 EmploymentMetrix - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 09:23



Indeed
Top-Rated Workplaces for Job Security and Advancement
There’s no doubt that career advancement opportunities are important for both employees and employers. If firms can’t provide staff with ways to grow, then this can have a negative impact on job satisfaction and talent retention. Today, people want to know they will be able to develop their skills and contribute meaningfully to their workplaces. But job security? The received wisdom is: it’s dead, and story after story heralds its demise. Today, we are often told, gig work is on the rise,...
 Indeed - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 09:00



EmploymentMetrix
SHRM 2018: Recap
Another year, another SHRM Annual Conference – this time in Chicago. We had a ton of fun in the Windy City and wanted to thank everyone who stopped by the Nexxt booth! Here are a just a few highlights from this year’s event. T-shirts We continued with our spotter program and gave out 1,800 t-shirts this year. That’s a whole lotta t-shirts. If you grabbed a shirt and wore it around, you had the chance to win $100. Not too shabby! We’re happy to say we had 13 lucky HR pros. Not only did...
 EmploymentMetrix - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:56



Indeed
Best of the Bay: The Bay Area’s Top-Rated Workplaces in 2018
Whether we’re talking about the hottest new startups, the coolest company headquarters or the latest scandal, Bay Area firms have a knack for capturing the world’s attention. And when most people think about the the Bay Area, they typically associate the region with the game-changing tech companies that command all the headlines. Yet while these types of businesses are certainly abundant (hello, Apple) and define the Bay Area in the popular imagination, they only represent a slice of the...
 Indeed - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:00



Indeed
Bitten by the Travel Bug? 15 Jobs That Will Satisfy Your Wanderlust
Do you often find yourself going through vacation days remarkably fast or daydreaming about the next time you can jet across the world and explore the sights and sounds of another country? If you seem to constantly have a bad case of the travel bug, it might be time to cure it by incorporating travel into your everyday life. Rather than alternating between work and vacation mode, why not combine the two with a job that requires you to travel? There are many jobs available that require some travel...
 Indeed - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 08:30



EmploymentMetrix
Hiring the (Artificial) Intelligent Way
Type “artificial intelligence is” into your Google search bar and check out what auto-populates. No, really… stop reading this blog post and try it. We’ll wait... Did you do it? Okay, good. Then you read the following: Artificial intelligence is...dangerous Artificial intelligence is...good Artificial intelligence is...bad Artificial intelligence is...impossible Artificial intelligence is...the future Dangerous, good, bad, impossible and the future? This exercise shows how much...
 EmploymentMetrix - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 08:56



Indeed
A Game Plan for Interviewing: Essential Tips to Help You Prepare for Meeting With Candidates
So you’ve gone through all the resumes and identified the candidates who have the skills, attitude and aptitude mojo your business needs, and now it’s time to move on to the next phase of the hiring process—the interview. Interviews are important when it comes to testing the impressions you got from the candidate’s resume, and can provide you with a more complete sense of how qualified they are for the role, but remember that the process goes both ways. They are learning about you as...
 Indeed - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 08:00



Indeed
How to Get More Targeted Results from Indeed Resume
This post is adapted from a lesson in Indeed Academy, the free training platform designed to help recruiters get the most out of Indeed. If you’re waiting for your ideal job applicant to send their resume your way, get comfortable — because there’s no telling how long that might take. With the unemployment rate at its lowest since 2000 and more and more employers competing to hire top talent, sitting back and waiting could mean missing out on the right person for the job. If you take...
 Indeed - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:00



EmploymentMetrix
Recruitment Roundup – Technology Takeover
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! Technology has taken over our lives, and that’s not changing any time soon. This week, we look at how the use of technology is not only changing the recruitment space, but the overall workplace as well. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.   Millennials Are Quitting Their Day Jobs to Get Rich from Bitcoin – and It’s Leading to a Young Talent Drought for Big Banks Source: Business...
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 08:33



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