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NEXTGEN GLOBAL RESOURCES Overview

Chicago, IL
501 to 1000 employees
2009
Company - Private
Cable, Internet & Telephone Providers
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
We are not your typical staffing partner!

Conceived by a group of veterans with decades of Wireless, IoT and Telecom experience, NextGen was created to provide a better means of recruiting and consulting in the telecom and wireless industry. Our focus is on ... Read more

Mission: Delivering Talent for Telecom's Next Generation.

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NEXTGEN GLOBAL RESOURCES – Why Work For Us?


This is not your typical placement company. Conceived by a group of veterans with decades of telecom experience, NextGen was created to provide a better means of recruiting and consulting in the telecom industry. Our novel structure is focused on the core issue: placing the most talented people in the field at the best companies.

The true differentiating factor is the comprehensive analysis we perform for all of our clients. We make time to invest in our clients’ expertise and our candidates’ unique needs. More importantly, we strive to build familiarity and trust with everyone we work with.

We have helped find jobs and employees in all 50 US states, Canada, plus several other global markets.

We operate from multiple locations across the US.

Get in touch with us to begin a fruitful and prosperous relationship and career.

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  • Once you have us working on your behalf, you can rest easy we won’t be throwing your application at any opening we find.
  • We will strategically analyze what about your resume and experience makes you a fitting employee for one of the many Fortune 500 companies we work with.
  • Many of the candidates that come our way have been burned by the bigger, impersonal recruiters, often times receiving dismal results, which is why we take a different approach.
  • We truly believe that taking the time upfront will pay off with a more rewarding position in the near future.


At NextGen, we pride ourselves on providing a flourishing workplace. We want people with a work hard, play hard mentality.

Do you want more from your career? An environment where you reap the benefits of your hard work? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then don't wait to contact us: careers@nextgengr.com!

Find out why we are so unique: 


We ask each of our recent NextGen hires to tell their first impressions of NextGen. Here's what they say:

Ashley's first impression of NextGen:

"NextGen has set me up for success since the moment I was hired! They truly care about each individual, and have gone above and beyond to make the scary and stressful process of starting a new job as painless as possible. The support continues from the week you are hired with a comprehensive training program, to hands-on help, and various weekly learning activities, such as Lunches With Langley! Everyone is dedicated to making NextGen stand out by making meaningful and caring relationships with anyone they meet… plus the complimentary pizza and wine are sure to help!"

Gavin's first impression of NextGen:

“The 1-on-1 meeting's and training with everyone from the Vice President of Recruiting to a first-year recruiter in my first week showed me how much NextGen cares about my development, well-being, and commitment to the team. A genuinely fun work atmosphere with a balance of hard, challenging work and supportive, genuine people.”

Joelyn's first impression of NextGen:

"NextGeners were very welcoming! Even folks who worked in different offices, on different coasts, offered to set up calls to chat, introduce me to their teams, and answer any questions I might have had. It is a vibrant office environment, where everyone puts in the work and still knows how to have a good time."

Mae's first impression of NextGen:

“NextGen has been a positive experience since day one. I was hired without having any previous direct recruiting experience and have been mentored every step of the way. My teammates have answered all my questions and provided the appropriate tools, ensuring my success and enabling me to start making my own deals. I’m excited for “wine down” Fridays and my future here with this rapidly growing company.”


NextGen Gives Back!

It’s been proven that employee engagement surrounded by a cause is an important tool to grow employee relationships, enhance workplace morale, and help build critical skill sets and expertise (Olson, 2013). 

Make-A-Wish Foundation 

  • Walk For Wishes
  • Sponsored NextGen 2018 Team 

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Light The Night
  • Sponsored NextGen 2018 Team

New England Wireless Association Charity Golf Tournament 

  • Annual Charity Golf Tournament
  • The Charity NEWA raised money and awareness for One Mission
  • 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Georgia Wireless Association Charity Golf Classic 

  • Annual Charity Golf Tournament
  • The Charity GWA raised $20,000+ for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Hubble Foundatio (2018)
  • 2016, 2017, 2018

Additional Charity Golf Outings

  • Verizon Wireless 2017 and 2018
  • Comcast 2017 and 2018

Clever Talks

  • Improve the lives of active duty and veterans through ideas

i.c.stars - Cycle 32 & Cycle 33 Internship & Graduates

  • Mentor and coach for 3 months following their graduation

Music Movement

  • Striking a Chord in the Autism Community - Supporting Sponsor

Home of Guiding Hands

  • Services for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities

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    Pros

    One of the top reasons I joined NextGen is the people. The other, their vision. As a virtual employee, I feel included in the HQ activities, day to day updates, questions answered and support when needed. Onboarding and training is always "ongoing" and it's up to you to continue to want to learn and develop. This is when you join any company! Our clients are wonderful and diverse within the telecom space and truly look at us as partners.

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of at the time.

    Advice to Management

    continue to have honest conversations with the team - ensure everyone is aware of leadership goals and have the tools they need to reach them.

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NEXTGEN GLOBAL RESOURCES Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at NEXTGEN GLOBAL RESOURCES (Chicago, IL) in August 2015.

    Interview

    I had my initial phone interview with the wonderful Samantha Balaton. She brought me in to the office a few times. I met with a bunch of people and enjoyed every minute. Sam walked me through the entire interview process and greeted me at the door every time I came to meet with someone. She stayed incredibly professional, easy going, and made me excited to come back.

    Interview Questions

    • If you were a gladiator and you had to choose between a sword and a shield, or a trident and a net, what would you choose and why?   Answer Question
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NEXTGEN GLOBAL RESOURCES Awards & Accolades

  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc. 5000, 2016
  • Fastest-Growing Stafing Firms, Staffing Industry Analysts, 2016
  • Best of Staffing Client List, Inavero Best of Staffing, 2017
  • Best of Staffing Client List, Inavero's Best of Staffing, 2016
  • Best of Staffing Client List, Inavero's Best of Staffing, 2018
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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