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The True Cost of Offering Unusual Perks

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In today’s tight labor market, offering industry standard salary + benefits is not enough to land you top talent. Companies big and small are turning to unusual perks in order to secure the candidates they want. Adding a slew of perks may sound like a pricey nightmare, but what is the actual cost of adding them? It depends widely on the perk, but it might cost less than you think.

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3 Tips to Gain and Retain Happier Customer Service Reps

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New position available! Candidate must be willing to get screamed at and insulted by angry customers. Interactions include phone calls, face-to-face, or online chat – all of which need to be handled with poise. Candidate must keep cool at all times, ensuring the customer leaves every encounter with a positive view of the company, no matter how negative he or she may be.

While that’s not exactly what a job description would say, it’s the reality a customer service professional faces day in and day out. Customer service can certainly be rewarding at times – sometimes a simple solution can leave someone singing praises. However, there will always be people who simply refuse to be happy.

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We Want Your Feedback!


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Hearing from HR and recruitment professionals like you is the best way to help you meet your hiring goals. With that in mind, we invite you to complete a short survey about your current recruitment processes and what you believe will be different in 2018.

And as an added bonus, to thank you for completing this brief survey, you will be entered to win one of two $25 Target Gift Cards!

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Simple Solutions for Better Healthcare Hires


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Picture this: you get into work at 6 am and are on your feet until your shift ends at 6 pm. You are exhausted from the day, both mentally and physically, and can’t wait to just sit down. At the end of this long yet typical day, would fixing your resume be your top priority? Probably not.

This is one of many reasons hiring for healthcare can be a difficult and frustrating undertaking. Between the fast-paced industry and hard-to-fill positions, traditional hiring methods can come up short when trying to find the perfect candidate in a pinch. Thankfully, newer, more effective practices are coming to the forefront, making it easier to not only find qualified candidates but to also get in touch with them.

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The Major Flaw In Your Recruitment Strategy

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Job board use skyrockets on Monday morning. Think about it – people are fresh off the weekend, sitting in cubicles at their lackluster jobs with a long week ahead of them. But once they’ve had some coffee and crank out some work, they slip back into a busy pattern and forget about that new opportunity they spotted online.

These candidates aren’t actively applying to jobs, but they’re not exactly thrilled about their current situation. Things haven’t gotten to the point where they’re looking to move on, but if the right opportunity came around, they’d be on board. This is what we call the passive candidate.

Who Are These Passive Candidates?

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Nexxt career network identifies hot sectors for job seekers

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What used to be Beyond is now Nexxt.

Just last week, the King of Prussia-based career network Beyond abandoned its brand name and launched a revamped online platform, all to suggest what’s Nexxt in the cause of connecting job recruiters with job seekers.

Pressing the changes is a “tight” labor-market era, with companies struggling to find quality workers, said Nexxt founder and CEO Rich Milgram. The times demand a more aggressive, multitiered approach from the service — one of the “top ten career networks in the nation” — to scour the digital hills for talent and more aggressively pitch jobs and unfamiliar employers to people who aren’t even looking for a new gig.

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BREAKING NEWS: Beyond, The Career Network, Reinvents Itself as Nexxt


Industry veteran unveils new brand and next generation recruitment marketing solution designed
to help employers hire top talent in a tight labor market

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On June 18 at the SHRM 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition in New Orleans, industry veteran Beyond revealed its new brand, platform and vision for the future of talent acquisition. Newly monikered Nexxt is based on nearly 20 years of feedback and innovation in the recruiting space. The company has evolved to become a dynamic recruitment marketing solution, catering to the changing needs of the entire hiring spectrum. For companies and agencies, Nexxt is a full-service recruiting platform, providing a targeted method of sourcing the best people from a broader talent pool. For professionals, Nexxt is an employment solution powering a focused offering of more than 50 niche career sites to make finding the perfect job easier.

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How Embracing The Gig Economy Can Create A Happy Work Environment For Your Employees

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Recently Nexxt conducted a survey to understand the booming gig economy. And the gig economy is such a hot topic at the moment that Nexxt’s Chief Marketing Officer, Joe Weinlick, was asked to talk to CBS about it. Here’s the conversation.

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