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New Year, New Corporate Wellness Programs
In years past, workplace wellness programs meant discounted gym memberships and awkward office-wide weight loss competitions. And while we love a good discount, across the board, corporate wellness is diversifying and modernizing for the better. From a focus on meditation and mindfulness to personalized, data-driven wellness plans, what we’re seeing from employers across the country is a holistic, modern approach to wellness in the workplace. So, employers, here’s what you need to know...
Wed, 01/02/2019 - 09:51


Nexxt Welcomes an Industry Pro as the Newest VP of Sales
Nexxt is excited to welcome our newest member, Wade W. Pierson, as the Vice President of Sales. Wade has worked in the human resource and staffing space for over two decades, and plans to use this experience to lead Nexxt’s sales team to success through exceptional customer experience.“Wade’s passion, business acumen and dedication to his clients’ success make him the perfect addition to the Nexxt family,” said Andy Katz, COO of Nexxt. “As we gear up for a busy and successful 2019,...
Thu, 12/20/2018 - 13:00


Battle of the Interview Formats: Recorded, Phone or Face-to-Face
Job seekers are at a premium right now – in fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment is at its lowest in 50 years. In a tight labor market, reaching qualified candidates faster than the competition is incredibly important for companies with roles to fill. Speeding Up the Process Often, conflicting candidate and employer schedules lead to delayed hiring processes. To help try and combat that, employers are increasingly turning to technology. For some companies,...
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:29


Tight Labor Market Got You Down? We Can Help.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, national unemployment is the lowest it’s been in half a century, with the jobless rate dropping to just 3.7 percent. That’s fantastic news for job seekers looking to make their next big career move, but for companies of all sizes, it’s another story entirely.Today’s tight labor market is forcing large businesses to increase wages at the expense of other benefits, while smaller businesses are feeling the pressure to keep up. In fact, according...
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 13:00


3 ½ Steps for Successful Candidate Communications
Imagine this: You spot a job posting online for a position you’re so excited about that you tell everyone. Even your mom. You rush home after work to submit your polished resume with a perfectly crafted cover letter and then… you wait a few days, anxiously anticipating some sort of communication. But then days turn to weeks, weeks turn to months, and you finally resign to accepting that you won’t hear back from this company.For most job seekers, they don’t have to imagine this scenario,...
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 13:30


3 ½ Steps for Successful Candidate Communications
Imagine this: You spot a job posting online for a position you’re so excited about that you tell everyone. Even your mom. You rush home after work to submit your polished resume with a perfectly crafted cover letter and then… you wait a few days, anxiously anticipating some sort of communication. But then days turn to weeks, weeks turn to months, and you finally resign to accepting that you won’t hear back from this company.For most job seekers, they don’t have to imagine this scenario,...
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 13:30


Four Ways Recruiters Can Cure the Job Search Blues
To many job seekers, the job hunt can be just as much fun as a root canal without novocaine. According to a recent survey conducted by Nexxt of over 1,400 job seekers, nearly half (48%) are frustrated with the job search process, leaving them discouraged and less likely to continue applying for open positions. Of course, every job search has its peaks and valleys, but the process shouldn’t be so soul sucking that candidates throw in the towel and stop looking all together. And while some...
Fri, 11/16/2018 - 11:30


Nexxt is Proud to Combine Forces with Bridging The Gap to Help Veterans Transition to Civilian Careers
Nexxt is excited to announce our latest partnership with Bridging The Gap, which will support military members in finding career opportunities in the civilian job market.“We recognize the growing demand for veteran services and are committed to serving this community,” said Bill Fanning, Vice President of Diversity Services at Nexxt and US Army Veteran. “Our partnership with Bridging The Gap will not only allow us to expand our service offerings, but provide services for a group of people...
Mon, 11/12/2018 - 14:25


Radical Transparency: How Much is Too Much?
If you type “company culture” into any search engine, you’ll quickly see the term “radical transparency” rise to the top. First coined in the early 1990s by stock market guru and hedge fund founder Ray Dalio, it’s become a hot topic over the last few years as more and more companies adopt the concept. Radical transparency is exactly what it sounds like – when companies are brutally honest about the good and the bad… and make it public. When it works like it’s supposed to,...
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 15:01


A Nexxt Giveaway!
A few weeks ago, we announced our partnership with the Northeast Conference (NEC). Nexxtciting things were promised – and we’re delivering on that promise. In our commitment to bring you quality candidates, Nexxt has teamed up with the NEC to launch the NEC Career Makeover. One lucky job seeker will receive: A resume rewrite A LinkedIn makeover A virtual session with a fashion consultant A $300 gift card to purchase a new, professional outfit In addition to the grand prize winner,...
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 14:20


Another Nexxtciting Halloween
Office culture matters now more than ever – especially with companies like Google and Facebook offering cool work spaces and in-office perks. Well, here at Nexxt, we take culture seriously … and Halloween even more so. Enjoy the pictures below of our 2018 Halloween festivities!    Nexxt is a recruitment media company that uses today’s most effective marketing tactics to reach the full spectrum of talent – from active to passive, and everything in between. Learn more about hiring...
Thu, 11/01/2018 - 12:00


Top 3 Outdated Recruitment Habits to Break Immediately
The recruitment landscape isn’t the same as when we were first starting out in the workforce, some 20, 10 or even five years ago. And while we have some handy new tools at our disposal to reach cream of the crop applicants, some seriously outdated means of recruitment haven’t died with the other trends we never want to see again… (frosted tips, anyone?). So, without further ado, here are the top three outdated recruitment habits we need recruiters to break once and for all. Post and...
Thu, 10/25/2018 - 09:59


Raising Minimum Wage: What’s the Big Deal?
In just two weeks, the pay bump that Amazon promised its 250,000 employees and 100,000 seasonal workers will go into effect in the U.S. and U.K. Earlier this month, Amazon announced that it will be raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour, regardless of employees’ full-time, part-time or seasonal status – just in time for the holiday season. But if this extreme bump in pay seems too good to be true, well, it kind of is. Workers deserve to be compensated with a livable wage, but when pay...
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 16:43


Raising Minimum Wage: What’s the Big Deal?
In just two weeks, the pay bump that Amazon promised its 250,000 employees and 100,000 seasonal workers will go into effect in the U.S. and U.K. Earlier this month, Amazon announced that it will be raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour, regardless of employees’ full-time, part-time or seasonal status – just in time for the holiday season. But if this extreme bump in pay seems too good to be true, well, it kind of is. Emily McKinney
Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:03


Four Difficult Candidates and How to Handle Them
As a recruiter, you’re guaranteed to work with every type of person, for better or worse. While most applicants let their winning personalities shine through, others come off as self-righteous, timid or even rude. As a recruiter, it can be difficult to navigate this mine field of temperaments, so below, we share four common interview scenarios you’re sure to face and how to handle them. The Unprepared The candidate is excited to meet over email, but once you’re face-to-face, you’re met...
Tue, 10/16/2018 - 11:56


Four Difficult Candidates and How to Handle Them
As a recruiter, you’re guaranteed to work with every type of person, for better or worse. While most applicants let their winning personalities shine through, others come off as self-righteous, timid or even rude. As a recruiter, it can be difficult to navigate this mine field of temperaments, so below, we share four common interview scenarios you’re sure to face and how to handle them. Emily McKinney
Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:00


Is a 4-Day Workweek the Key to Landing Top Talent?
With low unemployment rates holding steady, companies are thinking outside the box and offering bold benefits to differentiate themselves and attract top talent. From higher salaries to flexibility to telecommuting, it’s clear employers are upping their game. Some companies have even gone as far as testing out a shortened workweek. Is it possible that this highly desired benefit could start to be offered by more companies? Emily McKinney
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:00


Is a 4-Day Workweek the Key to Landing Top Talent?
With low unemployment rates holding steady, companies are thinking outside the box and offering bold benefits to differentiate themselves and attract top talent. From higher salaries to flexibility to telecommuting, it’s clear employers are upping their game. Some companies have even gone as far as testing out a shortened workweek. Is it possible that this highly desired benefit could start to be offered by more companies? The concept of work life balance – with an emphasis on life--has...
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 08:48


The Recruitment Kingdom: A Royal Guide to Omni-channel Marketing in the Retail Industry
We’ve shared what retail workers love and hate about their jobs.  We’ve even uncovered what they think about the future of the industry. But what about their preferences as job seekers? How do retail workers want to be approached by recruiters about open positions they’re a match for? Emily McKinney
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 13:00



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