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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...
Fri, 07/13/2018 - 10:30


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...
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:00


Catch Me While You Can: A Guide to Nabbing High-Quality Customer Service Reps
Despite hectic holiday sales and irate shoppers, many customer service professionals love what they do. In fact, in a recent Nexxt survey of 2,500 customer service workers, 3 in 4 reported that whether in a retail or call center setting, the industry is rewarding to work in. Additionally, many respondents said they’re in it for the long haul – 44 percent have been working in the field for over 15 years! Still, we know from practice that customer service professionals are always ready to...
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 07:47


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...
Fri, 07/06/2018 - 10:30


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...
Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:00


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...
Fri, 06/29/2018 - 07:57


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


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...
Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:56


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...
Wed, 06/20/2018 - 08:56


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...
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 08:33


Activate Passive Candidates Through Retargeting
Start recruiting the way top advertisers do.   In a never-ending battle to reach and acquire top talent, HR pros and recruiters are being forced to think outside the box to fill openings. Though a lot of people look at jobs, only the most active job seekers are applying every day. Retargeting is a way to activate other professionals, who may otherwise not be on the hunt for a new job. And, if recruiters aren’t making use of this up-and-coming recruitment tactic, they could be missing out...
Tue, 06/12/2018 - 09:37


Recruitment Roundup – Show Me the Money
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week we’re looking at the ups and downs of the workforce. More specifically, how companies are increasing benefits and wages in order to retain workers in an even tighter labor market. Will these efforts pay off with the unemployment rate dipping even lower? Time will tell.  Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.   Chick-fil-A is Paying $18 an Hour to Retail Fast-Food Workers Source:...
Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:03


Employers, Want Some Advice? Take a Page from the Gig Economy Handbook
Lured by an entrepreneurial spirit, an exciting earning potential, and increased flexibility, professionals of all shapes and sizes have left traditional desk jobs for stints with companies like Uber, Postmates or Task Rabbit. And this trend isn’t slowing down. According to a 2017 report by Intuit and Emergent Research, the number of workers in the gig economy is expected to sky rocket from 3.9 million to 9.2 million by 2021. While some workers choose to supplement their traditional job with...
Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:22


Recruitment Roundup – Everything but the Kitchen Sink
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week, we’ve got a little bit of everything. From payroll surveys to performance management innovations, we’ve gathered an assortment of articles that are bound to get you thinking. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone. These Five Companies Are Trailblazing Performance Management Source: Reflektive More and more companies are realizing that traditional performance reviews are...
Fri, 06/01/2018 - 09:10


Stop the Revolving Door: How to Hire (and Keep) Employees in this High Turnover Field
Question: What’s one of the most in-demand jobs with one of the highest turnover rates? No, it’s not middle school teachers who have to make sure kids don’t eat Tide Pods. Nor is it postal workers who work in canine laden neighborhoods. So, what job is it? The answer is registered nurses. Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries and registered nurses are one of the fastest growing occupations, so naturally, recruiters are constantly trying to woo the best candidates to fill...
Wed, 05/30/2018 - 08:57


Recruitment Roundup – Be the Change
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! The weather is changing (finally) and so is the recruitment space! From new ways to close to the skills gap to new ideas about how to run the workforce, we’re looking at all things change this week. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.  Returnships: Solving Both Resume Gaps and Skills Gaps Source: HR Dive It’s a known fact that it’s not always easy to jump back into the workforce...
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 13:55


Who’s Taking Care of Grandma? – Healthcare Hiring Crisis Solved
Of the many “unsexy” jobs out there, home health aide is at the top of the list. But, make no mistake, they’re incredibly important roles. It takes a special and selfless person to help a stranger with the basics like bathing, eating and dressing. Elder care workers, including home health aides, are among the most necessary and in-demand employees as the Baby Boomer generation continues to age. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, elder care employment will grow 41% by 2026. But,...
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:38


Recruitment Roundup – Retail Therapy
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week we’re all about retail. It’s a changing landscape that will continue to present new recruitment challenges as it evolves. So, we gathered articles with potential problems and solutions for hiring in the modern-day retail industry.  Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.  The Kick in the (Re)Tail Recruiters Need Source: Total Retail The retail landscape is changing yet again...
Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:30


Nexxt Welcomes Back Industry Vet!
Nexxt welcomes back Chris Billetz as Director of Agency Relationships. Chris was one of the first members of the team when the company started back in 1998 and we couldn’t be more thrilled that he’s come home! He is well known in the recruitment space with several years of experience building relationships with recruitment advertising agencies and partners to help clients meet recruiting and hiring goals. His knack for developing strong and consistent relationships, ability to understand...
Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:00


The (New) Equation to Healthcare Hiring
Dear Healthcare HR pros, You have nearly 4 million jobs to fill by 2026. God speed. That’s a daunting task that requires sifting through resumes, screening calls, in-person interviews, paperwork, and precious, precious time spent by recruiters. A nightmare for HR pros in the medical industry. While it will be a key driver in our national job market, the medical field’s projected growth is turning up the heat on healthcare recruiters everywhere to attract and retain top talent at warp...
Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:27



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