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What is Facebook doing? And why?
The past 12 months have been busy for those at Facebook who are working on their hiring offerings. The company is huge, of course, and I don’t have a clear sense of how many staff are attached to the hiring…
Tue, 12/04/2018 - 09:30

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.
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 13:00

2018: The Year in Search
At the end of each year, we at Indeed like to look back and see which trends in job search were on the rise and which were on the decline. The terms people search for can tell us a lot about the world of work and what’s going on in the minds of job seekers, as well as give us …
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 09:00

Bcc coworkers on candidate emails
We’ve added the ability to Bcc (blind carbon copy) your teammates on emails you send to candidates. Here’s how it works: Happy Hiring! The post Bcc coworkers on candidate emails appeared first on JobScore.
Tue, 11/27/2018 - 11:23

Bcc coworkers on candidate emails
We’ve added the ability to Bcc (blind carbon copy) your teammates on emails you send to candidates. Here’s how it works: Happy Hiring! The post Bcc coworkers on candidate emails appeared first on JobScore.
Tue, 11/27/2018 - 11:23

Ads are the new black: why recruiting sites are advertising
Note: This is a re-up of a post from this summer. Enjoy! Job boards – both traditional and non-traditional – have historically had one primary purpose in life: to bring candidates and employers together. For the traditional boards, that meant…
Tue, 11/27/2018 - 09:46

How to Hire for Soft Skills
Whether you’re a busy recruiter or a hiring manager, bringing on the right people takes creativity, resourcefulness and (sometimes) a little luck. Candidates may have their hard skills locked, but what about things like team spirit, or conflict resolution? Work, at its core, is a social endeavor. Most of us have to interact with colleagues, clients or customers. And all …
Mon, 11/26/2018 - 09:00

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.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 13:30

Girlboss, SEEK, and more: news of the recruitment marketing industry
It’s that time again – time to see what’s been happening in recruitment marketing around the globe (because, as you know, this is definitely a global business). We heard from DHI last week; what’s going with everyone else? Let’s see:…
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 09:30

Once upon a Time: How to Use Storytelling to Attract Top Talent
People of any age can’t resist a good story, whether it’s the fairy-tale movies of our youth, sagas about wizard boys or Netflix binging. Stories make for wonderful entertainment — but they’re also an effective way to show potential candidates why they should work for your company. After all, today’s job seeker is often distracted and overwhelmed with options. Using …
Mon, 11/19/2018 - 09:00

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.
Fri, 11/16/2018 - 11:30

Five Productivity Hacks to Save Every Recruiter Time
Recruiters know that time is a precious resource. Time with hiring partners and candidates is invaluable to achieve hiring success. But the many variables we juggle — changing requirements, shifting timelines and candidates’ busy schedules — can easily eat up that time. Simplifying applications, improving your processes and leveraging technology to help automate the repetitive tasks frees you up to …
Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:00

REPORT: Remote Work Can Bring Big Benefits, but Employers Are Divided
It used to be that people punched in and ground away at their desks all day, but times have changed. Whether it’s to avoid the commute, leverage the quiet focus of working at home or simply to stay in pajamas all day, recent research shows that 70% of people work remotely at least once a week. Many employers support and …
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 09:00

The Muse: employer branding can be lucrative
Seven years ago a job site for female millennials launched. It was called The Daily Muse. Fast forward to now – there was a name change (The Muse), an injection of $30 million dollars, massive growth, and voila!: the site…
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 09:30

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.
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.
Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:00

The Impact of Online Reviews: How Feedback Leads to Change in the Workplace
Back in the day (and by that I mean, oh, just a few years ago), employers had a tough time finding out exactly how their staff felt about their jobs.  Sure, there were some tried and true sources of info — such as “overheard at the water cooler” and “got a survey back from HR” but if you wanted real, …
Thu, 11/08/2018 - 09:00

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.
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 14:30

New faces at DHI: same old, same old, or a new beginning?
Full disclosure: I worked at Dice (now DHI) from 1997 through 2000. I don’t hold DHI stock, and have only fleeting contact with DHI personnel. Also, I’m not too excited about the DHI logo. So DHI, parent company of Dice,…
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 09:30

Women in Tech: How to Attract and Retain Top Talent
A little-known fact is that when computer programming was emerging as a field in the 1940s, women were in the forefront of this new technology. In fact, the first programmers to work on the US Army’s enormous ENIAC computer to compute ballistic trajectories were all women. Software was seen as less important than the male-dominated hardware field and was considered …
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 09:00

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