What is something that high school students and job interviewees have in common? When asked, “Do you have any questions?” they both stay silent. Don’t be a blank-faced high school student who definitely has questions—say something! But don’t just sayContinue reading
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Nexxtciting New Partnership with the NEC
As fall (and the fall sports season) quickly closes in, Nexxt is excited to announce our new partnership with the Northeast Conference (NEC). This partnership will allow Nexxt to connect more job seekers with their next career or job opportunity.Continue reading
Congrats Grad! Now, Get a Job
So, you’re a graduate – congratulations! Now it’s time to join the rest of us in the working world. LinkedIn recently published an article that lists all sorts of useful stats about majors, industries and job titles in the topContinue reading
Nigerian Princes Need Not Apply
“Hello Future Employee! We are now hiring for Package Inspectors. You will work 20 hours a week from your own home. Compensation will be $65,000/year…” I get these sorts of emails all the time. While they usually provide me withContinue reading
Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills – Which Do Recruiters Value Most?
When searching for a job, it seems almost impossible to know what employers want these days. Some people insist that companies care more about culture and look for people whose personality will mesh well with the team. Others say thatContinue reading
HR Pros Have Weighed In! – Their Idea of the ‘Ideal’ Candidate May Surprise You
When you’re interviewing, it gets stressful. You want to come across as the perfect candidate with experience and talent galore. But, is this what the hiring manager really wants? Nexxt conducted a survey, asking HR professionals what they look forContinue reading
Turn to Texting to Find Your Next Job
Seems like everyone these days is glued to their phones. Some people are on Instagram, making fun of their frenemy’s new haircut while others are playing Candy Crush or whatever this week’s equivalent is. But with over a billion smartphonesContinue reading
The Job Seeker Olympics: How to Get the Gold
This year’s Winter Olympics, held in PyeongChang, is chock full of thrilling successes, heartbreaking failures, and even some lessons for us mere mortals to learn from. That’s right, the Olympians over in South Korea have taught us some things thatContinue reading
Would You Use Work As An Excuse To Miss Thanksgiving?
We recently surveyed 6,000+ job seekers to ask about their Thanksgiving plans and 1 out of 4 job seekers told us that if they could get out of Thanksgiving and maybe use work as an excuse…they would. But with ThanksgivingContinue reading
Just Accept It. You Will Be Interviewed by a Robot, If You Haven’t Been Already.
In 2017, I would think I’d be more accepting of technology in the hiring process. I have readily welcomed technology into other parts of my life, I have a car that reads my text messages, I have a watch thatContinue reading