Recruitment Trends

Recruiter Challenge: Luring Quality Candidates to More Affordable Cities

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Recruiters, beware! In a recent survey conducted by Nexxt, 63% of job seekers said that they would rather earn less but live in a smaller, more affordable city. But don’t think that you’re getting off so easy, salary is still the first thing they consider when accepting a new job.

So how do you convince them that salary isn’t everything?

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Text Recruitment Is Here! Free Webinar: The Future of Recruitment

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Did you know that only 14% of job seekers are actively looking for a new job? That's right all of those passive and selective candidates that recruiters and hiring managers see as unicorns or purple squirrels make up 86% of candidates. But how do you reach them? The answer is right in your hand.

Your phone! It's likely that you're reading this incredible ad doing an incredible job disguising itself as a blog for an incredible upcoming webinar on your phone. Even if you're kicking it old school and reading this on a computer or an iPad or some cool fancy device I'm not aware of you're still invited to this free webinar that Nexxt is very excited to be sponsoring.

The details are below!

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Philadelphia’s Job Market Has a Reputation Problem

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We at Nexxt are located in the Philadelphia region, and if you're not from here, you've probably heard that Philadelphians are pretty passionate people. So, we wanted to see how our city is viewed by locals, especially after Philadelphia was ranked the 25th worst city in the U.S. to find a job in 2016.

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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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Welcome to The Future of The Recruitment Industry

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Nexxt's Vice President of Recruitment Media Sales, Joe Stubblebine recently contributed an article to HR Professionals Magazine to explain why an industry veteran like Beyond evolved to become a recruitment media company connecting employers with the best candidates.

Since Beyond, the Career Network, was founded, the recruitment and hiring space has gone through some serious changes. With each new technology and marketing concept that emerges, the way professionals job hunt and companies hire changes too. Think about it – when you applied for your first job, did a recruiter text you? Or did you mail your resume and follow up with HR using your landline? Perhaps I’m dating myself, but job seekers and recruiters today have witnessed profound changes even in just the last few years.

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Talent10x: What Goes Into a Company Re-Brand?

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If you read our blog regularly, then you know that Beyond recently rebranded to Nexxt. We're so excited about it and we can't stop talking about. So, when Rick Bell, Editorial Director of Workforce asked Nexxt SVP of Marketing Joe Weinlick to be a guest on the Talent10x Podcast, hosted by Rick and Frank Kalman, Managing Editor of Talent Economy of course we accepted!

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