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October 2014

Hire That Mustache!

Movember
Yes, it is Movember once again. That time when well-groomed, clean shaven males sprout Chevrons, Handlebars, and Fu Manchus. And when the typically hirsute take special care to shave their beards regularly, leaving only the region above the lip to flourish...

...This got us to thinking. As recruiters and hiring managers, do we think better or worse of the young man who interviews with an uncharacteristic Walrus? As people, we may applaud the fun way to raise money and awareness for men's health. But, when it comes to picturing this person working in our organization, does their Movember 'stache help or hurt them compared to the serious, clean-shaven guy?

We're curious for your thoughts. And, we'd like to issue a challenge. Go ahead, hire the guy with the mustache. After all, he's demonstrated some valuable things by participating in Movember.

You can read the full post on LinkedIn.

Check out our fun Infographic on the topic of Movember.

 


Nexxt is a recruitment media company that uses today’s most effective marketing tactics to reach the full spectrum of talent – from active to passive, and everything in between. Learn more about hiring with Nexxt.

 


Recruitment Marketing: We're the Cool Kids Now.

The Recruitment technology ecosystem is changing, and it was more than evident based on the 286 interesting companies who displayed their wares at the recent HRTech event in Las Vegas earlier this month.

HrtechRetargeting, Cost-Per-Applicant models, HR analytics...HR is catching up to the rest of the advertising world, and with all the funding flowing into the industry, it appears we're the cool kids now.

I thought it would be fun to summarize the conversations, trends and companies to give you a snapshot of how the HR\Recruitment ecosystem is evolving.

Read the full article on JobBoarders.com.


Nexxt is a recruitment media company that uses today’s most effective marketing tactics to reach the full spectrum of talent – from active to passive, and everything in between. Learn more about hiring with Nexxt.

 


Nexxt Launches SmartMatch Technology to Improve Job Search Experience

Nexxt (formerly Beyond), The Career Network, today announced the launch of a new technology designed to match job seekers to available positions using an algorithm that learns from user habits. Appropriately called “SmartMatch,” this behavioral technology evolves as a person engages with Nexxt, learning from their activity and scanning millions of job openings to find other similar positions

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