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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

Indiana Jones and the General Data Protections Regulation
How GDPR is Changing International Best Hiring Practices Last May, GDPR came rolling through our lives like that big ol’ boulder in Indiana Jones. Getting out of its way, avoiding it, outsmarting it? No way. That thing was coming for you! And like Indiana Jones, we who recruit in the Euro Zone have to know how to operate with the boulder looming at our backs, threatening to squish us if we step out of line.While the penalties for not complying to GDPR are not actually at the “being smushed...
Wed, 01/30/2019 - 12:42

78% of People Plan to Look for a New Job in 2019 – Which is Why You Need to Focus on Improving Employee Engagement
The new year is starting out with some headlines that undoubtedly have employers on edge. Half of DC-area Workers Would Jump Ship for Amazon, Why More Employers May Be Checking in With Talent Every Day, or even Employee Experience Rarely Exceed Expectations, Study Says. All of these headlines point to one thing: in order to retain your top talent and keep them happy, you’re going to have to pay attention to employee engagement.With 78% of people planning to look for a new job this year, according...
Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:00

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

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