Recruitment Trends

4 Steps to Knowing Your Audience (And Posting Better Job Ads!)

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It’s not breaking news that the recruitment industry is becoming more like the marketing industry. Employers are abandoning the “post it and forget it” technique and embracing more tactical plans that include multi-faceted approaches. Recruitment texting, job ad retargeting, and email campaigns are new methods being combined with traditional job postings in order to attract the best talent possible. But, how can you make sure you’re using the right type of ad to motivate your audience? That’s where segmentation comes in.

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The Lasting Effects of Ghosting Candidates

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As the new year kicks off, it’s easy to get caught up in the ebb and flow of the hiring process. When you’re trying to find the perfect candidate, getting back to those who didn’t make the cut probably isn’t high on your priority list. Between posting jobs, scheduling interviews, and keeping up with daily tasks, it’s easy to forget about responding to that eager candidate.

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Recruitment Roundup – 2.9.18

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Welcome back to another week of Recruitment Roundup! This week, we’re all about rethinking recruitment – tackling timeframes, sources, and strategies. And, in case you need a break from all of this rethinking, we threw in a piece about millennials and what they think of their benefits. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.

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International Idiosyncrasies: An Intro To Job Postings

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When you’re tasked with recruiting across the globe, you’re concerned with where to post, how to target the correct candidate, and if you are representing the brand appropriately.  The last thing on most recruiters’ minds is the rules, social norms, and sometimes even national laws that govern how jobs are posted. Which is why I’m here – Hi! Sarah Morgan here! International Recruiting is kinda my “Shtick” – so let me be your guide.

Here are 3 of the most common international recruiting questions I'm asked.

 

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Recruitment Roundup – 2.2.18

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This is the first installment of Nexxt’s new weekly roundup of articles from the web. We’re fulfilling our New Year’s Resolution to bring you interesting and exciting news in the recruitment space. This week’s roundup tackles topics like job “dating” apps, professional podcasts, and the importance of scheduling correctly. Oh, and of course we threw in some insight from Gen Z. Hopefully these articles inspire you to take next week by storm! Happy reading, everyone.

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Have No Fear, Gen Z Is Here!

 

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Nexxt's Chief Marketing Officer, Joe Weinlick recently shared his thoughts as a Gen-Xer raising Gen Z-ers. Now that Gen Z-ers are graduating from college, what can we expect as they enter the workforce? Should the world of work change to accommodate these tech-savvy, confident youths? Or should Gen Z conform to the current corporate culture? Nevertheless, established pros need to be prepared to welcome a new generation into the workforce and Joe has a few suggestions.

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Breaking the Recruitment Mold When It Comes to High Turnover Positions

 

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Hiring top talent in the telecommunications industry is quickly becoming more difficult for recruiters. Jobs in telecom combine elements of technology, customer service, engineering, and a blend of many other hi-tech and hi-touch positions. This presents the challenge of recruiting a diverse pool of talent, often under tight time constraints. High turnover and a competitive landscape are added obstacles to overcome. With a constant need for employees, how can a company address such a wide spectrum of talent?

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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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