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Gain, Retain, and Engage Top Talent by Offering Professional Development
With a tight labor market, employers are searching for new and creative ways to not only attract talent, but also keep the talent they already have. While benefits like insurance, retirement funds, time off, and flexible schedules are all top of mind when it comes to reassessing benefits, one that employers often overlook is professional development. Is this a benefit worth considering or just another buzzword floating around out there on a few job postings?Well, according to a recent study,...
Thu, 05/23/2019 - 12:00

These 5 Interview Questions Will Help You Find the Perfect Employee
Interviewing a new potential employee can be a tedious process, especially once you get to determining if they're the right fit for the position and the company.  Making sure you ask great questions that give you insight into how the candidate can fill the role and whether they have the skills you need will save time, energy, and stress – and help you find the perfect person who will smash the job.  Here are five questions you should ask in the interview to determine who is the perfect person...
Mon, 05/13/2019 - 14:00

Why Giving Your Employees Flexibility Improves Morale and Productivity
In a job market like today’s, where skilled workers are in high demand and employers are having a hard time filling positions, offering workplace flexibility is something to consider in order to attract top talent.  The idea that flexibility invokes laziness is an old school one and has since been proven untrue. Employees are far more likely to rate their job positively and use their hours productively when they have some control over their schedule. Here are some easy ways you can give...
Wed, 05/08/2019 - 14:44

Recruiting in Germany? 10 Q&A’s You Don’t Want to Miss
Recruiting throughout the world can be a difficult task. If you’re in the United States and asked to recruit in a foreign country, you might not know where exactly to start, especially if you are not familiar with the language. There are different cities/states, industries, cultural differences, and more that are vital parts to a successful recruitment campaign and overall hiring plan. But don’t worry – we’re here to help! Throughout 2019, we will break down the data and interview the...
Thu, 04/11/2019 - 13:08

Nexxt Brings the Power of AMP to Job Alert Emails to Greatly Improve the Job Search Experience
We at Nexxt are very excited to announce that we are working toward improving the job search experience through an integration with Google. The integration of AMP, into Nexxt’s SmartMatch Alert emails will bring job seekers the most up-to-date, dynamic job content directly in their Gmail accounts. AMP for Email represents a fundamental shift in the way Nexxt delivers the SmartMatch Alert which uses patented technology to deliver job content based on the user’s behavior. Job seekers can engage...
Tue, 03/26/2019 - 13:00

4 Ways to Attract High Performing Talent
If you had to put a price tag on your top sales executive, how much would they be worth? What about the web developer you struck gold with? Or, your all-star digital marketer? As the Harvard Business Review notes, a high performer is estimated to have a 400% higher productivity level than the average performer. Given the world of difference between quality talent and the rest of the workforce, employers that house an army of top performers will outdo competitors, enjoy elevated levels of human...
Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:00

Gen Z Rising: How This New Generation Will Transform the Workplace
Generation Z is the first generation that can barely remember a time before smartphones and the internet. They hold many qualities in common with millennials, but have been greatly influenced by coming of age during the Great Recession. Understanding how these factors make them unique is the first step to understanding how they will change the workplace.Understanding How Generation Z Differs from Millennials Millennials grew up in a digital world, but Gen Zers are true digital natives and,...
Thu, 03/07/2019 - 13:00

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...
Thu, 02/21/2019 - 17:28

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...
Fri, 02/15/2019 - 14:30

5 Ways to Discourage Your Staff from Calling in Sick After the Super Bowl
Monday mornings are hard enough, but factor in a night of indulging, watching football (and commercials) and you have a recipe for disaster. With Super Bowl Sunday on the horizon, employers around the country should be bracing themselves for a bombardment of calls from employees calling in sick Monday morning because according to a survey conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated and conducted by The Harris Poll 17.2 million employees plan to do just that.  What’s great...
Fri, 02/01/2019 - 14:10

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