Recruitment Agency Executive Joins Nexxt to Grow Global Agency Relationships

Leading recruitment media company brings on Heather Ranney as Vice President of Agency Channels

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Nexxt, a recruitment media company, recently announced that Heather Ranney has joined the company as Vice President of Agency Channels. With a proven track record for forming partnerships and alliances and a strong background of more than 20 years in the recruitment marketing industry, Ranney will lead Nexxt’s agency team and continue to scale Nexxt’s relationships and business with agency partners.

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Stop Hiring for Fit If You Want to Have a Diverse Team

 

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Yes, it’s important to hire workers who fit in well with your team from a cultural standpoint. However, it is possible to overdo it in a sense. Trying to only hire “clones” of your current workforce isn’t the best idea, even if it has been working out for you so far, because you run the risk of missing out on even more qualified candidates, as well as other pitfalls. Take a look at some of the following ways diversification can work wonders for your company, and how choosing to only hire for direct cultural fit can deprive you of such benefits:

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Bringing Your Baby to Work: A New Work Perk

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The pressure of having a career and a family has become a difficult balancing act for most families. In fact, in 2018, 63 percent of family households with children had two working parents. For that reason, perks for new parents have become an important discussion for most companies. If companies are not able to support working parents and encourage a balance between home and work, they may lose out on a significant portion of the work force.

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The Hidden Costs of Hiring

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Hiring skilled employees results in the company making more money, right? Perhaps in the long run, but throughout the hiring process you’ll need to be prepared for some hidden costs that can really add up. Let’s go over some recruitment costs that you’ll want to consider before beginning your hiring process.

Time and money are the easy hiring costs to identify. Dedicated HR staff compensation can be pretty costly per year, and less cost effective for smaller businesses. If your business is too small for a dedicated HR team, you’ll likely need to assign recruitment work to other employees in the office, which eats up time that could be spent on their normal day to day activities. Additionally, creating advertisements for the position takes time and planning, as employee qualifications need to be carefully considered before posting the position. Apart from time, the advertisements themselves can also be upwards of a few hundred dollars per day. If your ad is poorly written, it can deter the right candidates or bring in the wrong candidates, resulting in a longer hiring process in which the ad cost per day really starts to add up. On top of these costs, you’ll also be spending money on any equipment the employee will need, such as laptops, tablets, software, and other supplies.

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How to Recruit Recent College Grads

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Today’s job market is extremely competitive. Many companies are competing with one another to snag top talent. One of the greatest pools of untapped talent lies in recent college graduates. Each summer, graduates embark into the world, eager to make a professional impact. Their skills, drive, and unique perspectives can create immense value for an organization, but the competition amongst companies is fierce.

As a business leader, you want to be able to stay one step ahead, especially when it comes to scaling your workforce. How can you leverage the latest technology and best practices in order to recruit recent college graduates? This article breaks down a few actionable tips and tricks.

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Global Recruitment Insights: Decoding What International Candidates Want

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The first question I ask a future client is “Do you hire Internationally?” The second question I always ask is: “And where are you having trouble finding talent?”

The primary focus of most companies tasked with hiring internationally is finding resources to fit the needs in each distinct market. Having a board to post jobs in Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, the list goes on. Is it that easy?

Well, short answer here: Sure, that works.

But let’s dial in a little further and look at two separate more-common-than-you-might-think scenarios.

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