By the Numbers: October 19, 2018

2018-10-18T19:43:48+00:00 October 19th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Job Openings Hit New Record High The Numbers:  August saw an 18.1% increase in job openings year over year as that number hit 7.1 million. There were about 6.2 million unemployed in August as well. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the number of job openings in August not only hit [...]

By the Numbers: October 12, 2018

2018-10-11T16:40:24+00:00 October 12th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Labor Market to Add 8 Million Jobs in Next 5 Years The Numbers: Between now and 2023, the labor market is expected to add more than 8 million jobs, per a CareerBuilder report.  However, only about 25% of those are thought to positively impact middle-wage earners ($14.18 to $23.59 per hour). High wage [...]

By the Numbers: October 5, 2018

2018-10-05T14:59:43+00:00 October 5th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Unemployment Rate Plummets to a Near 49 Year Low The Numbers: September saw U.S. job growth slow considerably, most likely due to the impact of Hurricane Florence within the restaurant and retail industries. However, the unemployment rate fell to 3.7% - a near 49 year low. The monthly report from the Labor Department, released [...]

By the Numbers: September 28, 2018

2018-09-27T18:09:23+00:00 September 28th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Negative Company Ratings Have Big Impact on Applicant Volume The Numbers: A survey from Monster found that 38% of respondents would only apply to companies that had at least a 3-star rating out of a 5-star rating system. Almost one-third would ‘never apply’ to an employer that had negative employee reviews. Salaries Projected [...]

The Case for Comprehensive and Tech-Enabled Talent Acquisition

2018-10-01T15:55:32+00:00 September 26th, 2018|

Q&A with Greenhouse VP of Platform and Partnerships, Dane Hurtubise We recently announced our partnership and joint product integration with the fastest-growing talent acquisition suite, Greenhouse. This integration extends current Greenhouse customers' recruiting reach with the power of the BountyJobs Recruitment Marketplace inside their existing Greenhouse Account. Ahead of the launch, we sat down with [...]

By the Numbers: September 21, 2018

2018-09-20T18:14:53+00:00 September 21st, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Office Perks as Important as Health Benefits? The Numbers: 68% of employee respondents feel that ‘work perks’ are as valuable as health coverage, life insurance, etc. Per a survey from Zenefits, small businesses are having a hard time competing with large companies who have the resources to offer these perks. CHRO Salaries Rising [...]

By the Numbers: September 14, 2018

2018-09-13T17:11:47+00:00 September 14th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Hiring Expands Across Industries The Numbers: The August LinkedIn Workforce Report finds that hiring continues to expand across the U.S. The biggest gains were seen in agriculture (19.9% increase), transportation & logistics (13% increase), and energy & mining (10.9 increase).  Houston saw a rebound from last year 20.3%, showing growth after Hurricane Harvey. [...]

By the Numbers: September 7, 2018

2018-09-06T16:23:53+00:00 September 6th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites IT Job Growth 8 Times Faster The Numbers: Employment and wage gain slowdowns seen in other industries doesn’t seem to be impacting IT roles. IT jobs are growing eight times faster than all other jobs per a study from MIT. Big data, computer software, and cybersecurity in particular are in-demand. Between 2004 and [...]

By the Numbers: August 31, 2018

2018-08-30T19:52:25+00:00 August 31st, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Majority of Recruiters Find Their Job More Difficult Now The Numbers: 62% of recruiters feel their job is harder today than a year ago, and 67% stated their job is more difficult than it was five years ago per a survey from Monster Worldwide.  As well, 59% of respondents believe it’s been more [...]

By the Numbers: August 24, 2018

2018-08-23T15:58:35+00:00 August 24th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Average U.S. Weekly Wage Increases in First Quarter The Numbers: Per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average U.S. weekly wage increased 3.7% year over year to $1,152 in the first quarter.  Peoria County in Illinois and Suffolk County in Massachusetts were the counties that posted the largest year-over-year percentage increases in [...]