Every quarter we analyze a bunch of data to figure out the top 50 metro areas in the US with the most job postings. There are the regulars each quarter like San Jose, CA where Silicon Valley is located andContinue reading
How Dressing Up for Halloween Can Actually Help You in Your Career
While dressing up for Halloween might seem unprofessional, it might actually help propel you forward in your career. Sounds crazy? Or makes perfect sense. When employers make hires they not only need someone that can perform the duty of theContinue reading
Change Your Career Course and Discover New Lands!
A career change can be very scary. Especially if you’ve only ever worked in one industry your entire professional career; and maybe even within just one organization. Maybe you are actually great at what you are doing right now butContinue reading
What skills matter most to recruiters? [INFOGRAPHIC]
So what are recruiters looking for, hard skills or soft skills? And are recruiters finding candidates with the skills they needContinue reading
How to Get Your Soft Skills to Shine Through on Your Resume
When we hire employees at Nexxt we employ a philosophy that has yet to steer us wrong. The philosophy is easy—the skills can be taught, but you can’t teach fit. With that idea in mind we decided to survey bothContinue reading
Job Seeker Dilemma: What If You Have to Cancel a Job Interview?
There was recently a story in the news about a woman who left her children in the car while she went on a job interview. Shanesha Taylor, the mother of two, faced a dreaded decision that many job seekers areContinue reading
Being Let Go from a Job Doesn’t Mean You’re Not Talented
This week the list of Saturday Night Live Cast Members that will not be returning next season was released. While not every cast member at SNL will go on to have careers like Tina Fey or Jimmy Fallon there areContinue reading
Are you in a dying career?
The May Jobs Report revealed that the job market has finally returned to its 2008 peak with 217,000 jobs. This means that there are now more jobs in the country than ever before. So why are those who lost theirContinue reading
Employers Tell All Infographic
Ever wonder what employers look for when they recruit candidates? Well now you can stop wondering because we’re going to tell you. We recently conducted a survey in conjunction with Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and consulting firm, toContinue reading
Great Character Makes You a Great Candidate
I watch 60 Minutes every week and this week they did a story about a high school football coach named Frank Hall from Chardon, Ohio. Frank is just an ordinary guy with extraordinary character. In February of 2012, a studentContinue reading