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Get Set for Success: Five Tips for Unlocking the Potential of New Hires
Your new hire has signed their contract, watched the required onboarding videos, and maybe even gotten some cool company swag. Now it’s time for you to show them to their desk. So what’s next? Do you just walk away and leave them there to figure things out? That’s not exactly what you’d call a plan, never mind a strategy. Just how do you set your new hires up for success? Getting onboarding right is no small thing: According to research conducted by HR consulting firm The Wynhurst...
 Indeed - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 09:47

Battle of the Resumes: Indeed’s 2017 College Football Special
It’s college football time again—and while the NFL may have won the title of America’s favorite sport for the past 30 years, many fans would argue that the college variety is far more exciting to watch. After all, in college football the rivalries are intense, the games are less predictable, and a more enthusiastic group of fans would be difficult to find. Hall of Famer Marino Casem, a longtime coach and athletic administrator, famously summed up the experience like this: “On the East...
 Indeed - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:20

What’s in a name? KoP hiring company Beyond rebrands as Nexxt
Behind the push to become a “recruitment media” company lies a reflection on today's hiring practices
 EmploymentMetrix - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 13:40

The Power of Purpose: The Best Nonprofits to Work For in 2017
These days, more and more companies are putting an emphasis on the social purpose of what they do, providing their employees with reasons to feel inspired by their jobs. Given how much time we all spend at work, this is a positive trend. But there’s also no question that nonprofits remain the clear leaders when it comes to a dedication to doing good. After all, these are the organizations which are immediately on the ground when a crisis strikes — and which continue to help out, long after...
 Indeed - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:00

Philadelphia’s Job Market Has a Reputation Problem
In 2016, Philadelphia was ranked the 25th worst city in the U.S. to find a job, but is that still the case?
 EmploymentMetrix - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 15:46

Indeed Everywhere: How to Tackle Tricky Interview Questions, the Rise in Seasonal Job Postings and More
Reporters from around the globe rely on Indeed to provide them with unique data and unparalleled insights. Here are some of our recent hits. How to respond to tricky interview questions Got a job interview coming up? Here’s a tip: Take some time to self-reflect on your experiences when preparing for your interview. This allows you to understand yourself better, which makes it easier to answer questions. And speaking of interviews, how can you respond to those generic, tricky questions interviewers...
 Indeed - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:04

Employer Brand vs. Talent Brand: Why the Difference Matters
Maybe you’ve heard (or even used) the term “employer brand” without being completely sure what it means and how it’s different from the concept of “talent brand.” If so, I won’t tell anyone—and I’m here to help clear things up. Coined in 1996, employer brand is a relatively new niche that falls under the larger umbrella of talent attraction. While talent brand and employer brand have some areas of overlap, these two terms have several key differences. Most of those differences...
 Indeed - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:08

Introducing Indeed’s New Campaign: Search for Greatness
For many of us, after family and health, a job is the most important thing in our lives. Not only does it provide a livelihood, but it connects us to others and helps us all have an impact in the world. In an ideal world, then, opportunities should be available to all based on their skills and abilities.   We at Indeed believe that most recruiters and employers share this belief, and are passionate advocates for talent. But—unfortunately—things don’t always work out that way. After all,...
 Indeed - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:00

Focus On Nursing: A High Demand, High Growth Job of the Future
If you’re looking for a job of the future, then nursing is one of the strongest candidates out there. Although some aspects of the role may be susceptible to automation—in Japan scientists have developed a robot that can hand out medication and collect records—the central importance of empathy and advanced motor skills to nursing jobs makes it highly unlikely that machines will be replacing humans at our bedsides any time soon. But that’s not all: According to the 2014 U.S. Census Bureau...
 Indeed - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:10

4 Tips for Getting Great Results from Your Career Page
We’ve all been there—looking for openings on a company’s site only to find a poorly designed and out of date career page, possibly with a lone job on it that expired three months ago. What’s the only thing missing from this experience? A tumbleweed blowing past and a lonely crow cawing in a tree overhead, as if to say: “Abandon hope, all ye who (try to) look for jobs here.” And let’s not forget about the places we haven’t been. Lots of companies don’t even have a career page....
 Indeed - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:02

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 - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 14:00

The Major Flaw In Your Recruitment Strategy
Job boards have long been a primary way for recruiters to reach potential hires, but they have their limitations. With new resources to find candidates and candidates to find jobs, what's in store for the future of recruitment and recruiters?
 EmploymentMetrix - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 14:00

“Go Out and Give”—An Interview with Ana Recio, Salesforce’s SVP of Global Recruiting
For two years running, Salesforce has claimed the number one spot on Indeed’s Best Places to Work list of Fortune 500 companies. The enterprise software giant, founded in 1999 by CEO Marc Benioff and a group of fellow former Oracle executives, secured its top ranking by earning stellar reviews on Indeed’s Company Pages. Here, employees praise the company’s culture, rave about “off the charts” holiday parties and are also pretty enthusiastic about a little something called “Ohana.”...
 Indeed - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 10:01

Indeed Everywhere: Job Seekers Want Flexibility—Here’s How to Make it Work For Your Company
Reporters from around the globe rely on Indeed to provide them with unique data and unparalleled insights. Here are some of our recent hits. Three tips to ensure remote policies work for everyone involved  People around the world are increasingly searching for jobs with terms like “remote”, “telecommute”, and “work from home.” In fact, according to new research from the Indeed Hiring Lab — searches for these terms in the US are up 32% since last July. As flexible work arrangements...
 Indeed - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 11:47

Back to School Spotlight: Teacher Shortages, Salaries and Solutions
We all have that teacher who made a positive impact on our lives—whether they coaxed us out of our shells, believed in us, or inspired us to pursue our dream career. Great teachers exercise a powerful influence on the lives of students and so have the potential to shape the future. As such, education is an excellent field for someone with a strong sense of purpose who wants to make a difference in the world. But as the headlines remind us, it’s not always easy to fill teaching roles....
 Indeed - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 09:00

The Best Hospitals to Work For in 2017
We already know that doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers play a crucial role in keeping us healthy. But thanks to dramatically increasing demand for people with the skills and experience to look after us when we’re sick, these professionals are poised to become even more highly valued. What’s behind this surging demand? It’s largely fueled by overwhelming numbers of aging Baby Boomers, whose healthcare needs will continue to increase as they get further into their golden years....
 Indeed - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 09:00

Bang for Your Buck? The Cities Where a Paycheck Goes the Furthest in 2017
When looking at jobs in different local markets, a dollar is not always a dollar—and sometimes it isn’t even a dollar. Paychecks go further where housing and other costs are lower. This is the dilemma job seekers face: The places with the highest salaries also have the highest cost of living. Salaries are highest in San Jose and San Francisco, but that doesn’t take into account the cost of living. When you factor in how much more expensive it is to live in the Bay Area, the rankings flip...
 Indeed - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:12

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

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

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