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Report: What Are the Most Popular Jobs Among Entry-Level Job Seekers?
The class of 2018 is entering the workforce at an interesting—and exciting—time. Unemployment is at its lowest rate in years, and new technology is disrupting multiple industries. As a result, today’s entry-level job seekers are embarking on careers that in many cases will prove both rewarding and surprising, as new pathways open up and old ones take on different …
Thu, 08/16/2018 - 09:00

Death of a Retail Salesperson? Separating Fact from Fiction
Geoffrey the Giraffe’s gut-wrenching farewell photo in an empty Toys “R” Us store is the latest retail closure pulling at our heartstrings. With a variety of high profile stores calling it quits over the last few years, it’s no surprise that Nexxt’s recent survey of 1,100 retail workers shows that nearly 3 in 4 believe the traditional retail industry is dying. But do these feelings of doom and gloom from workers carry any weight? Or are they just exaggerated anxieties about a naturally...
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:00

How to Recruit for a Changing World: An Interview with Dan Black, Global Recruiting Leader at EY
Global finance giant EY (formerly Ernst and Young) has come a long way since Arthur Young, a Scottish immigrant to US shores, founded his accountancy firm in 1906 with his brother, Stanley. Today the firm employs nearly a quarter of a million people in 150 countries, and its work touches upon everything from audits to blockchain to AI. And …
Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:00

The death of job boards and a few other rants
I am by nature a skeptic and contrarian. In general, these tendencies have served me well in my various careers. But they also can result in situations where I am surrounded by folks who are making big claims, and who…
Tue, 08/14/2018 - 08:30

Recruitment Roundup –Image Matters
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup. Growing up, we’re told image doesn’t matter, it’s what’s on the inside that counts. Well, when it comes to representing a company, image does matter. In fact, it’s one of the most important things. This week we take a look at how companies are dealing with image – both internally and externally. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.
Fri, 08/10/2018 - 10:30

We Decoded the Global Workforce. Here’s What We Found.
What does a banker from Nigeria have in common with a food scientist from Mexico? A lot more than you’d think! Earlier this year, Nexxt worked with The Boston Consulting Group and The Network to survey over 350,000 people from across the world to understand the preferences of the global workforce and what that means for companies, and tangentially, recruiters. Read on for our top takeaways from the survey.
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:00

Work Smarter, Not Harder: How Indeed Analytics Can Help You
As an employer, you’ve probably encountered baffling situations now and then that you can’t explain—such as posting a high quality job with a great salary and benefits, only to receive few candidate applications. Sound familiar? It’s frustrating when you don’t understand what’s going on with your jobs. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could understand and learn more about them …
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 09:00

What I saw and heard at Jobg8 Summit Nashville
To paraphrase a well-known movie/book, conferences are like a box of chocolates – you don’t know what you’ll get until you try one. Or something like that. The Jobg8 Summit last week in Nashville was a nice mix of old…
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 08:30

Recruitment Roundup – Unbelievable Trends
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup. This week, we take a look at unbelievable trends in the recruitment space. From landing a job while homeless to using a cartoon version of yourself to engage with candidates, this week’s reads might have you doing a double-take. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.
Fri, 08/03/2018 - 10:30

Sealing the Deal: How to Make Candidates a Job Offer They Can’t Refuse
After weeks of reading through resumes and interviewing candidates, you think you’ve found someone who would be a good fit for your business. Now it’s time to start reeling them in with an offer they can’t refuse. This isn’t simply a matter of picking up the phone and telling them the job’s theirs if they want it. In …
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 09:00

In or Out? The Pros and Cons of an In-House Customer Support Team
There’s no beating around the bush. “Out-source” is a dirty word that induces fear in the hearts and minds of customer service pros. In fact, more CSRs are concerned about out-sourcing impacting call center and customer support jobs than a robot automating their work. But is there reason for this fear?
Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:00

Top-Rated Workplaces: Hospitals
Health-care professionals are essential to our health and well-being — and we need them more than ever as baby boomers age and the US faces a serious shortage of health-care workers. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that between 2014 and 2022, a total of 1.2 million vacancies for nursing jobs will emerge. Working in a hospital can …
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 09:00

MeetFrank, Bruce, and Snag: news of the recruitment marketing industry
There’s been no shortage of news over the past few weeks from companies big (Google) and not so big (Adzuna). Toss in a few industry conferences and you have a pretty interesting summer! Let’s see what’s happened lately: MeetFrank lands…
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 07:16

Recruitment Roundup – No One Candidate Should Have All That Power
Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup. Right now, it’s a job seeker’s market - and they certainly know it. From job hopping, to ghosting, to being lured into relocation by $10,000, it’s clear that the candidates are currently in control. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.
Fri, 07/27/2018 - 10:30

Back to School Spotlight: What Teaching Pays, and What To Do About It
Teachers have the power to positively influence their students and encourage them to pursue their interests and dreams. In fact, according to Malcolm Gladwell, teaching is in many ways the “model profession of the 21st century”. After all, teachers need to blend leadership, social and cognitive skills, while being adaptable and opening themselves up to new bodies of knowledge. …
Fri, 07/27/2018 - 09:00

Video: The Problem of Unconscious Bias – Part II
In Part I of this video series, Indeed SVP Paul D’Arcy explored the research behind our unconscious biases and how they affect the hiring decisions we make. As people in the position to hire applicants or screen resumes, our unconscious biases can have the unfortunate effect of screening out exactly the kinds of candidates companies need: people with fresh perspectives …
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:00

Why 40% Of Our Company Quit In 4 Weeks – And What I Did About It
February 2018 – we were a steadily growing 10-person startup. We just moved into our fourth office space in 18 months and were adding one new person to our team every two months to keep up with demand. No one had ever quit – until now.
Wed, 07/25/2018 - 12:00

Video: How Unconscious Bias Can Impact the Hiring Process
When a resume for an open position lands on an employers desk, do the cultural, ethnic or socioeconomic implications of a candidate’s name or neighborhood factor into the decision to call them in for an interview? Maybe not consciously, but below the surface, something different might be going on. Prominent studies have shown that the resumes of candidates with foreign …
Wed, 07/25/2018 - 09:00

Heading to Nashville for the Jobg8 Summit!
Note: The Doctor is heading off to Jobg8’s Summit in Nashville this week – and thus thought a repost of this would be a good idea. Enjoy! Hey folks, in a few months days I am heading off to the Jobg8…
Tue, 07/24/2018 - 08:30

REPORT: What Are the Hardest-to-Fill Small Business Jobs in America?
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak may have started Apple in a garage, but they aren’t unique in launching a huge company from small beginnings. Starbucks was launched by two teachers and a writer in 1971, and Amazon and Google began in garages too. When Whole Foods was getting off the ground, their founders were so strapped for cash that …
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:00

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