By the Numbers: March 16, 2018

2018-03-16T04:20:50+00:00 March 16th, 2018|

We Were Honored to Partner with Capital Factory at SXSW! If you haven't been following our Twitter and Facebook accounts lately, you're missing out! We had an epic time here in Austin as we took part in SXSW - partnering with Capital Factory was so exciting!  Having the chance to be involved in this awe-inspiring [...]

By the Numbers: March 9, 2018

2018-03-08T22:02:00+00:00 March 9th, 2018|

Top 3 Strategies to Win in Recruiting with Less Resources It’s an interesting time in talent acquisition! The unemployment rate is down to historic lows and job volume and wage growth are said to be on the incline. Still, hiring resources are flat or even less than they were last year. The theme of ‘doing [...]

By the Numbers: March 2, 2018

2018-03-02T03:19:54+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Diversity Survey Discovers Mixed Views A recent survey from CompTIA found that nearly 80% of high-tech industry workers were satisfied with their company’s diversity efforts and 87% stated they have been on a diverse team within the last year.  Still, 45% of workers feel that the industry is behind in promoting diversity. March [...]

By the Numbers: February 23, 2018

2018-02-23T02:35:55+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

SourceCon February 26-28, 2018 We'll be heading to viva Las Vegas next week for SourceCon! When we're not rubbing elbows and swapping interesting stats and stories with other pros in talent acquisition, we'll be hanging with...the purple squirrel.  Ah yes, the elusive purple squirrel in hiring - that perfect candidate with all the skills you [...]

By the Numbers: February 16, 2018

2018-02-16T04:25:13+00:00 February 16th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Home Depot Rolls Out Self-Scheduling for Interviews Applicants for the 80K open roles at Home Depot will be able to schedule their interview themselves. The apps, Mobile Apply and Text-to-Apply have had 80% of Home Depot applicants utilize them for interview scheduling, and since implemented, candidate numbers have increased by 50%. Progressive Implements [...]

By the Numbers: February 9, 2018

2018-02-08T20:32:56+00:00 February 9th, 2018|

Ear to the Ground: Recruiting Pros Reveal Top Data Points and Challenges for 2018 We've been fortunate enough to attend multiple talent acquisition events as sponsors, presenters, and attendees, all the while meeting some of the best folks in recruiting. These discussions, whether from casual meetups or formal roundtables, have been filled with such valuable [...]

By the Numbers: February 2nd, 2018

2018-02-02T04:42:40+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Skills Shortage Affecting More Than One Aspect of the Workplace The Hays U.S. 2018 Salary Guide finds that more than half of the 3,000 employers and managers in the guide state they are hiring in 2018. However, 75% recognize that their industries have severe skills shortage – 92% state that shortage is negatively [...]

By the Numbers: January 26, 2018

2018-01-25T22:36:52+00:00 January 26th, 2018|

Low unemployment affects Super Bowl, Amazon adopts salary inquiry ban, hiring for diversity and employee retention are top hiring challenges, and more in this week's highlights! BountyJobs Bites Super Bowl Staffing Not a Touchdown The low 2.4% unemployment rate in Minneapolis, home of Super Bowl LII, is proving to be a challenge for event employers. [...]

By the Numbers: January 19, 2018

2018-01-19T02:43:44+00:00 January 19th, 2018|

Compensation History Inquiry Ban With the start of 2018 comes the start (or continuation) of adopting new legislation. The compensation history inquiry ban has caused quite the buzz within talent acquisition, effectively making it illegal for employers to ask applicants for their compensation history when considering them for a role. By doing so, the spirit [...]

By the Numbers: January 12, 2018

2018-01-11T23:06:11+00:00 January 12th, 2018|

Sam's Club closing 63 stores, traditional interviews on their way out, Walmart increasing minimum wage, and more in this week's highlights! For more on trends in talent acquisition from 2017 that are informing the 2018 market, check out our report, Talent Acquisition Year in Review, available now! BountyJobs Bites 63 Sam’s Club Stores Closing Walmart is closing [...]