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“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...
 EmploymentMetrix - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 09:09



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Recruitment Roundup – 3.16.18
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week we’ve compiled an HR Survival Guide. Articles include tips to surviving the startup hiring process, those awful candidate recommendations from the CEO, and more. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.   Sometimes You Just Need to ‘Burn’ a Hire Source: Fistful of Talent How to Survive: Unqualified Recommendations. Are you being pressured to hire the boss’s inexperienced...
 EmploymentMetrix - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:36



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The Best Jobs in the United States: 2018
Think of your ideal job: What makes it the “best”? Responses will vary from person to person, but factors such as work environment, job security and satisfaction, culture, career potential and salary matter to us all. Nowadays, there’s more data than ever on what makes a job good, great or the best. And in our hyperconnected world employees have instant access to online tools that empower them to share exactly what it is that they like or don’t like in a job or company. These raves (and,...
 Indeed - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 09:00



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Indeed Prime: Expanding Access to Tech Talent
Today’s tech hiring landscape is extremely competitive—and as technological innovation continues to transform multiple industries, the demand for qualified candidates will only rise. In fact, one study suggests that there may be as many as one million more computing jobs than there are applicants who can fill them by 2020. With a talent gap like this, it can be tough for companies to find tech workers with the skills they need. In 2016, to help close this gap, we launched Indeed Prime, a subscription-based...
 Indeed - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:13



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Recruitment Roundup – 3.9.18
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week is a mixed bag of topics, because it’s always good to switch things up. From candidate recommendations gone wrong to recruiters describing themselves inaccurately, this week is full of fun reads. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.   I Recommended My Sister for a Job – And it Was a Disaster Source: Ask A Manager There’s a saying about not mixing family with business,...
 EmploymentMetrix - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 13:13



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Focus on Retail: Where It’s Hardest to Hire, And What to Do About It
Record numbers of stores are closing. Ecommerce is disrupting storefronts. Retail is in trouble! Or at least, that’s what the headlines are telling us. But this grim outlook doesn’t do justice to the full picture, which is complex and involves a number of factors, including unmanageable debt and too much retail space. The full picture also has bright spots. Retail companies are still major employers in the U.S. economy, with 4.6 million Americans working in retail sales and 3.4 million working...
 Indeed - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 09:00



Indeed
Search for Greatness at Indeed Interactive 2018
All of us are searching for great talent to add to our organizations—and in an ideal world, opportunities would be available to all based on their skills, experience and passions. But despite the best of intentions, imperfections and inconsistencies in the hiring process can sometimes make great candidates feel invisible. And these barriers and biases can also cause employers to miss out on a great fit. So how can we as employers create an environment where talent is recognized, wherever it...
 Indeed - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 09:00



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Recruitment Roundup – 3.2.18
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! It turns out, LinkedIn was a hot topic this week. Well, okay, we included some articles written last week. We think it’s worth it though, and helps to complete the bigger LinkedIn picture. There’s also an ironic article about robots and a cool piece on texting. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.   LinkedIn to Show ‘Salary Insights’ on Each Job Posting Source: HR Dive LinkedIn...
 EmploymentMetrix - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 14:55



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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...
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:19



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Recruitment Roundup – 2.9.18
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week, we’re all about rethinking recruitment – tackling timeframes, sources, and strategies. And, in case you need a break from all of this rethinking, we threw in a piece about millennials and what they think of their benefits. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. How to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Your Recruiting Sources Source: HR Bartender Success means different things to...
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:19



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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...
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:19



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Recruitment Roundup – 2.16.18
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week, we dive into different perspectives on AI, offer up some food for thought, and include observations on Gen Z. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.   AI and Ethics – What is the Role of the HR Profession? Source: The SHRM Blog In today’s world, it’s important to consider ethics when looking at everything technology can do. This article poses some interesting questions...
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:18



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4 Steps to Knowing Your Audience (And Posting Better Job Ads!)
It’s not breaking news that the recruitment industry is becoming more like the marketing industry. Employers are abandoning the “post it and forget it” technique and embracing more tactical plans that include multi-faceted approaches. Recruitment texting, job ad retargeting, and email campaigns are new methods being combined with traditional job postings in order to attract the best talent possible. But, how can you make sure you’re using the right type of ad to motivate your audience?...
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:18



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Recruitment Roundup – 2.23.18
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week we’re all about the employees. These articles discuss what jobs employees run from, benefits they run to, and the biggest reason they leave a company. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.   5 Reasons Why We Switched to Unlimited Vacation Source: The SHRM Blog Less than 1% of companies offer unlimited vacation time. Is there a good reason why or is this a policy worth exploring?   Why...
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:18



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What Is the Gig Economy?
For the past few decades, HR has been predicting the rapid evolution of the workforce and the workplace. I’ve been told that in the 90s, Brand Me was supposed to change the relationship people had with companies and virtual offices. And, an army of independent contractors were going to change the world. Join us March 6 at 2pm EST for the Chad & Cheese Webinar, “The Growth of Gig—Are you Ready? Lessons from Shiftgig and KRT Marketing.” Today, we have video conferencing, email,...
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:17



Indeed
Healthcare Spotlight: Where Are the Highest Paying Nursing Jobs?
Nursing is a crucially important profession. From doctor’s surgeries to emergency rooms to ICUs, we rely on these professionals to care for us and our loved ones when we get sick. Just how in demand are nurses? Well, “registered nurse”, “RN”, and “LPN” (licensed practical nurse) were among the top ten most-searched terms overall on Indeed Resume in 2017. Employers aren’t waiting around for applications to come rolling in. They are proactively searching for qualified professionals...
 Indeed - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 09:00



Indeed
Best Places to Work: Compensation and Benefits
We all want a job that gives us a sense of fulfillment at the end of the day. But the ability to provide for a family or retirement is fundamental. The vast majority of people who work need to make a living, making compensation one of the most important aspects of a job. Much more than just a single number, compensation is a package that includes both salary and benefits. Ideally, employees will find the best possible combination of salary and benefits that makes them feel valued by their companies...
 Indeed - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 09:00



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4 Ways Recruiters Can Get on the Same Page as Hiring Managers
As a recruiter, you always want to find the best possible candidate for a position—and your hiring managers share the same goal. But although you are working towards identical ends, it doesn’t always feel that way, does it? Yes, your hiring managers want you to fill their open roles, but they also have their regular responsibilities to think about. As a result, they just aren’t focused on the task in the same way that you are. Maybe they only think about it when you check in with them....
 Indeed - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 09:00



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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...
 EmploymentMetrix - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 16:45



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Have No Fear, Gen Z Is Here!
  Nexxt's Chief Marketing Officer, Joe Weinlick recently shared his thoughts as a Gen-Xer raising Gen Z-ers. Now that Gen Z-ers are graduating from college, what can we expect as they enter the workforce? Should the world of work change to accommodate these tech-savvy, confident youths? Or should Gen Z conform to the current corporate culture? Nevertheless, established pros need to be prepared to welcome a new generation into the workforce and Joe has a few suggestions. [Excerpted from...
 EmploymentMetrix - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 16:43



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