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The Next Level: 3 Steps to Boosting Candidate Engagement Through Hyper-Personalization
Has the recruiting industry hit an inflection point of bad behaviors surrounding the job seeker experience? Well, maybe it’s not that bad — but sometimes it seems like it! You only have to search for #recruiterfail on Twitter to see examples candidates are sharing about their experiences with recruiters. I am a software engineer and you want to talk to me about a sales job. Really? That kind of thing is all too common. What unites these negative experiences? Job seekers regularly highlight...
 Indeed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:39

Indeed Everywhere: Got a History of Job-Hopping? Here’s How to Address It
Reporters from around the globe rely on Indeed to provide them with unique data and unparalleled insights. Here are some of our recent hits. Shed a positive light on your job-hopping history Do you have a “hoppy” resume? And if so, how can you turn any potential negativity surrounding that job-hopping into a positive? The Seattle Times spoke with Barb Bidan, Indeed’s VP of global talent attraction about how to deal with having too many short-term gigs on your resume. Millennials in particular...
 Indeed - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:49

Welcome to The Future of The Recruitment Industry
Nexxt's Vice President of Recruitment Media Sales, Joe Stubblebine recently contributed an article to HR Professionals Magazine to explain why an industry veteran like Beyond evolved to become a recruitment media company connecting employers with the best candidates.
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:58

You Gotta Have a Cool T-shirt — The Story Behind “I Help People Get Jobs”
Five years ago, a group of Indeed employees were preparing to attend SXSW, the huge media and tech conference which is held in Austin each year. Chris Hyams — who today is Indeed’s president — was one of those employees. As Chris puts it, “For anyone who’s been to SXSW, you probably know that the single most important thing for every business and where people spend a lot of time and energy is — you gotta have a cool T-shirt.” But there was a problem. Back then, Indeed didn’t...
 Indeed - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:56

Why Your Recruiting Strategy Is Failing
Joe Weinlick, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Nexxt recently wrote a column for The Philadelphia Business Journal to talk about the state of recruitment, why job candidates feel neglected by employers, Google's impact on the industry, and what employers need to be doing differently.
 EmploymentMetrix - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 14:17

The Battle for Tech Talent is Heating Up. How Can Employers Close the Hiring Gap?
Today, every company is becoming a tech company. And as so many firms are on the lookout for coders, software engineers, data scientists (and beyond), it’s getting harder than ever to find people with these high demand skill sets. In fact, when Indeed surveyed over one thousand tech hiring managers and recruiters late last year, almost 9 out of 10 respondents said they found it challenging to find and hire workers with tech skills. But that’s not all. The business impact of the tech...
 Indeed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 10:30

Report: Where Will Your College Major Take You?
You’ve walked across the stage to the strains of “Pomp and Circumstance”, flipped your tassel to the left side of your cap and posed hurriedly for a picture your parents will definitely buy for the fireplace mantel. Now it’s time to begin the next stage of your life: college. And of course, you’ve got to choose a college major — but which major is the right one? The future stretches ahead of you, and there are many possibilities to pursue based on your talents and interests. At the...
 Indeed - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:00

Relive the Nexxtcitement or Experience It for the First Time, Right Here, Right Now.
After a great time in New Orleans full of HR talk, hurricanes and SHRM’s first ever funeral procession, and the transition from Beyond to Nexxt, we're ready to get down to business.
 EmploymentMetrix - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 11:08

Talent10x: What Goes Into a Company Re-Brand?
If you read our blog regularly, then you know that Beyond recently rebranded to Nexxt. We're so excited about it and we can't stop talking about. So, when Rick Bell, Editorial Director of Workforce asked Nexxt SVP of Marketing Joe Weinlick to be a guest on the Talent10x Podcast, hosted by Rick and Frank Kalman, Managing Editor of Talent Economy of course we accepted!
 EmploymentMetrix - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 10:57

“Culture is the DNA of the Company”: An Interview with JetBlue’s SVP of Talent, Rachel McCarthy
On last year’s list of the best companies to work for in the US, JetBlue secured an impressive spot in the top 25, coming in at number 21. In 2017, however, the low-cost airline buckled its seat belt, secured its tray table and soared all the way up to the number 3 spot. So what is it about JetBlue that has led to such impressive results? The company’s focus on community service, its dedication to diversity and a family feel among colleagues have all received praise from employees in...
 Indeed - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:09

Indeed Everywhere: How Not to Torpedo Your Job Prospects on Social Media
Reporters from around the globe rely on Indeed to provide them with unique data and unparalleled insights. Here are some of our recent hits. Why your social media account might be a deal breaker The job search process is a constant cycle of resume polishing, cover letter writing, form filling, and interview prepping. As if all that wasn’t enough to think about, then you should also be aware that many hiring managers are almost certainly looking you up online — and your social media presence...
 Indeed - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:14

Video: Purpose and Human Connection in the Hiring Process
Recruiting is built on human connections. In fact, when we asked registrants for this year’s Indeed Interactive for their views on its significance, 96% of them responded that building relationships with candidates is vital. Purpose and human connection play important roles in every single stage of the hiring process — from researching and exploring options to applying and interviewing for a job. In this video, Indeed SVP Paul D’Arcy speaks about why this matters so much and explores...
 Indeed - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:03

Google for Jobs: Job Board Slayer, or Lifeline?
The eagerly awaited — or dreaded, depending on who you are — release of Google for Jobs is finally out there. For better or worse, Google is now in the job board business. Unless you've been living under a rock,...
 EmploymentMetrix - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 11:56

Nexxt career network identifies hot sectors for job seekers
King of Prussia-based career network Beyond changed its brand name and launched a revamped online platform, all to suggest what’s Nexxt in the cause of connecting job recruiters with job seekers.
 EmploymentMetrix - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 11:56

The Best Places to Work in Canada 2017
Today we live in an age of transparency, where online company reviews can greatly influence a job seeker’s decision about where to apply. With more information than ever at their fingertips, candidates have access to insider perspectives on a company’s culture, compensation, advancement opportunities, management and more. But employee reviews aren’t just useful for applicants. They can also help company leaders better assess the effectiveness of their own practices, see how they compare...
 Indeed - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 05:00

The Unstoppable Rise of Mobile Job Search: What Employers Need to Know
Once upon a time a phone was just a phone. Then it became something you could fit in your pocket and take pictures with. Then we started connecting to the Internet and the world was revolutionized — including, of course, the world of job search. Just how widespread is smartphone usage today? Well, according to the most recent findings from the Pew Research Center,  77% of adults in the United States own a smartphone, while the numbers climb as high as 92% in the 18-29 age range. Not to be...
 Indeed - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 10:00

Introducing HiringLab.org, a New Destination for Labor Market Research and Insight
We are thrilled to announce a new website for Indeed’s Hiring Lab, www.hiringlab.org, dedicated to global labor-market research. The Hiring Lab is an international team of economists and researchers studying job markets around the world, using Indeed’s proprietary data and publicly available sources. By analyzing real-time job search and job posting data, we can quickly uncover shifts in job-seeker and employer behavior in response to political, policy and industry changes — both for...
 Indeed - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 10:03

The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 7/21/17
Welcome back to The Workweek, the Indeed Hiring Lab’s round-up of the latest research, news, and perspectives that made us think deeply or differently about the labor market this week. It’s your guide to the most important new insights about work. Here are our picks for this week: Idaho Makes Things a Bit More Noncompetitive Noncompete agreements are contract provisions that typically prevent workers from leaving jobs to join competitors. Economists generally don’t like them, arguing they...
 Indeed - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 09:31

How to Survive (and Thrive) in the Age of Robots: An Interview with Patrick Mullane of Harvard Business School
Thanks to advances in automation, robots can vacuum your floors, restock your fridge and even steal your job. Well, perhaps. As robotics, software and artificial intelligence have grown more sophisticated, so experts have been grappling with how it might affect the workforce. A 2013 Oxford University study found that 47% of U.S. jobs may be lost to machines and software, while a 2016 study from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development puts that number at 9%, following an examination...
 Indeed - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:14

Video: Humanizing Technology for a Better Candidate Experience
When it comes to the the impact of technology on recruiting, it seems that job seekers have seriously mixed emotions. According to a recent survey conducted on behalf of Indeed, 58% of people agree that technology makes it easier to apply for a job — but 52% also say technology makes the recruiting process more isolating and impersonal. (1) There’s no doubt that technology will continue to transform hiring as we move into the future. So as recruiters become increasingly dependent on software...
 Indeed - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:43

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