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Nexxt Launches SmartMatch Technology to Improve Job Search Experience

Nexxt introduces an algorithm that learns from the user and offers more relevant job openings based on engagement

King of Prussia, PA, September 29, 2014 – Nexxt, a recruitment media company, 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.

Despite recent job growth, millions of Americans are still searching for work and the sheer amount of available (but not always appropriate) positions can be overwhelming. As a result, candidates will often apply to any position instead of the right position, which limits success rates. According to a recent survey from Nexxt, 75% of HR professionals said they were having trouble filling open positions because too many of the candidates were unqualified. SmartMatch technology closes this communication gap, pairing job seekers with more relevant positions and content increasing the likelihood of a positive interaction.

“SmartMatch works with you, sifting through options like a knowledgeable concierge committed to providing the best experience possible,” said Rich Milgram, CEO of Nexxt. “While it’s terrific that more job openings are becoming available, it doesn’t do job seekers any good unless we can find them the right one.”

Nexxt is comprised of more than 40 million members and the network has grown to become one of the premier resources for job seekers, actively helping people grow in their career and succeed professionally. SmartMatch is the next logical evolution of the employment industry and involves all aspects of the user experience to better suit the needs of job seekers, sending industry news, tips and articles that can create well-rounded candidates. Advertisers and hiring managers also benefit from SmartMatch, allowing them to promote and recruit more effectively based on user preferences.

“SmartMatch is a learning engine,” continued Milgram. “You can have the perfect resume and be the best candidate for the job, but those things don’t matter if you can’t find the position. The industry has relied on job seekers searching by keywords for far too long; by incorporating behavioral technology like SmartMatch, we’re finally able to account for important engagement trends.”

SmartMatch is a complex and changing technology, constantly updated through continued user engagement. Those interested in getting better employment alerts to more relevant job openings are encouraged to visit www.nexxt.com to experience SmartMatch for themselves.

 

About Nexxt
Nexxt, a recruitment media company, is a dynamic employment solution catering to the next generation of hiring. For companies and agencies, Nexxt is a full-service recruitment marketing platform, providing a targeted method of sourcing the best people from a broader talent pool. For professionals, Nexxt is an employment solution, powering more than 50 niche career sites to make finding the perfect job easier. Nexxt combines predictive technology with multichannel marketing to a diversified talent network of nearly 60 million candidates on focused career sites, allowing recruiters and hiring managers to build custom campaigns and efficiently fulfill their hiring needs. To learn more and see what’s Nexxt, please visit www.nexxt.com.