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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Top 3 Outdated Recruitment Habits to Break Immediately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


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? Nexxt surveyed 1,500 retail workers to determine what tools and methods they’re comfortable with prospective employers using to court them. Of those surveyed, 38 percent are what we call “active candidates,”...
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 07:55


4 Truths of Retail Warehouse Work
Cheerful salespeople, busy shoppers and shelves filled to the brim with products. That’s what you can expect in a brick-and-mortar retail storefront. But what about what we don’t see behind the scenes in a retail warehouse or distribution center? How do workers feel about their jobs there? What do they think about the future? Nexxt recently surveyed 1,500 retail employees, including warehouse workers, to find out just that. Below, we dive into their perceptions of the retail industry and...
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 12:52


In the Trenches: Seasonal Hiring with a Retail Store Manager
This week we sat down with Michele B., a store manager at a popular body care and home fragrances retailer at a mall outside Philadelphia, PA. In addition to ensuring the success of the store and managing staff, Michele is also responsible for all talent acquisition, including seasonal hiring, which kicks off the first week of September – yes, you heard that right! Michele has been with her company for six years and started off herself as a seasonal employee. She talked to us about how her...
Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:03


The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: 2018 Seasonal Hiring Trends
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. With the warehouses hiring, And everyone buying, you’ll be of good cheer. It's the most wonderful time of the year! Temperatures are still soaring into the 90s in most parts of the country, but in the retail industry, it’s already the holiday season. In fact, many retailers get a head start on their seasonal hiring right after Labor Day. This may seem premature (like Starbucks already selling pumpkin spice lattes), but in today’s tight labor...
Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:02


4 Truths of Retail Warehouse Work
Cheerful salespeople, busy shoppers and shelves filled to the brim with products. That’s what you can expect in a brick-and-mortar retail storefront. But what about what we don’t see behind the scenes in a retail warehouse or distribution center? How do workers feel about their jobs there? What do they think about the future? Emily McKinney
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 12:00


The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – The State of the Retail Industry in 2018
There’s been a lot said about where retail is going (guilty as charged), but less about where it is now. What do workers really think about the retail industry in 2018? How much money do they make? What do they love and hate about their jobs? Do they see a clear career path for themselves?   Below, we take a look at the state of retail in 2018 – the good, the bad and the ugly; and what it all means for the stores looking to hire. Back to Basics: Who Are We Talking About? Nexxt surveyed...
Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:01


The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – The State of the Retail Industry in 2018
There’s been a lot said about where retail is going (guilty as charged), but less about where it is now. What do workers really think about the retail industry in 2018? How much money do they make? What do they love and hate about their jobs? Do they see a clear career path for themselves? Julie Shenkman
Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:00


Nexxtciting New Partnership with the NEC
As fall (and the fall sports season) quickly closes in, Nexxt is excited to announce our new partnership with the Northeast Conference (NEC). This partnership will allow Nexxt to connect more job seekers with their next career or job opportunity. “The NEC is thrilled to announce this new partnership with Nexxt,” said NEC Commissioner Noreen Morris.  “Nexxt’s free service is a perfect fit for the NEC’s graduating student-athletes and young alumni to pursue career opportunities and...
Tue, 09/11/2018 - 11:18



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