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By the Numbers: December 29, 2017

Just a wild guess – you’re prepping for your most successful year ever in Talent Acquisition, yet are feeling overwhelmed with it all. You’re expected to not only keep up with but stay ahead of the latest trends, key legislation, cutting edge technology and core analytics all while keeping your head above water with a severe lack of resources. We get it. And we’ve got your back. We’ve created the below reports to help you navigate these choppy waters and come out on top. From analytics that will more than move your needle, to the trends that will make the most impact in 2018, we’ve curated the information worth your time to know NOW.  We’ve also thrown in a few blog posts that were a hit with our readers – think of it as our little holiday gift to you. Cheers to a powerful 2018! Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report 2017 We took a deep dive [...]

By |2017-12-20T23:44:44+00:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: December 29, 2017

By the Numbers: December 22, 2017

Top 10 Trends that will Affect 2018 Talent Acquisition Within our Talent Acquisition Year in Review 2017 report, we outline the top trends, challenges, and key learnings from this past year that will also have an impact as we head into 2018. Here’s a handy infographic highlighting the top 10 trends that will affect the year 2018 in Talent Acquisition: Download the entire report here. BountyJobs Bites Put Your Phone Down! A new Baylor University study finds that employees have less trust and engagement with managers who make calls or answer their phones during conversations with their direct reports. The practice is called ‘boss phubbing’ or boss phone snubbing, and has been shown to have an adverse effect on relationships between managers and their teams. 76% of respondents said they lacked trust in a manager who ‘phubbed’ them. Cash In Before Payday Walmart is allowing employees to access a percentage of their pay before payday, as [...]

By |2017-12-19T22:41:00+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: December 22, 2017

By the Numbers: December 15, 2017

Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. Valuable Reports to Prep For a Successful 2018 Talent Acquisition Year in Review 2017 2017 Annual Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report Ban on Compensation History Inquiries BountyJobs Bites Gig Economy Positively Affects November Jobs Report The November jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the strength of the employment climate is partly due to the gig economy. Per an analysis from Randstad Sourceright, 61% of employers plan to switch up to one-third of their full-time permanent positions to contingent jobs. Most Midsize Firms Lacking CHRO A survey from Namely found that 7% of midsize firms have an HR professional in the C-suite. Of those, 73% of C-suite HR leaders are women – compared with 43% in marketing and 27% in technology. Millennial IT Professionals Not Happy Research from [...]

By |2017-12-14T20:50:54+00:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: December 15, 2017

By the Numbers: December 8, 2017

Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. Talent Acquisition Year in Review 2017 What a year 2017 has been in talent acquisition! From the lowest unemployment rate in over a decade to the adoption of predictive analytics…or just the recognition of data capture and analytics as a whole, the industry has seen ample change and growth. We took a look at this past year and created an overview, ‘Talent Acquisition Year in Review 2017’.  In this piece, we cover: Influential Trends that Had an Impact Challenges Presented Key Learnings A Look Ahead to 2018 Doing more with less, tight labor market, and the embracing of data analytics and technology are just some of the trends that will continue in the new year. Check out this report to help ensure your organization is set up for success. Cheers to [...]

By |2017-12-07T21:46:42+00:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: December 8, 2017

By the Numbers: December 1, 2017

By the Numbers: December 1, 2017 Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. Ban on Compensation History Inquiries The ban on compensation history inquiries has caused quite the buzz within talent acquisition. This new legislation effectively makes it illegal for employers to ask applicants for their compensation history when considering them for a role. The thought is that by removing this question as an option within the interview process, employers will more than likely review the candidate’s experience, education, and cultural fit rather than their previous compensation when both considering them for the role as well as the compensation range to offer. By doing so, the spirit of the law is that this will pave the way for increasing pay equality – based on merit and experience – rather than looking at an applicant’s gender, race, or other [...]

By |2017-11-30T22:19:45+00:00December 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: December 1, 2017

By the Numbers: November 24, 2017

Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. BountyJobs Bites Holidays at the Office New data from Randstad U.S. gives insight on what employees value more in the workplace around the holidays. 34% look forward to that holiday bonus and a whopping 87% say “holiday celebrations give them a greater opportunity to interact with coworkers and build relationships.” Here are a few other highlights from the report: Holidays = Stress Case Mark Malis, the head of global human resources at LifeWorks, assembled a list of five common causes of stress during this time of year, and what you can do to tackle them. New Laws a Top Concern for TA in 2018 More than 53% of respondents to an HR Dive newsletter readers poll stated, “state and local laws as their top compliance concern headed into 2018”. HR Increasing Value of [...]

By |2017-11-21T19:40:12+00:00November 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: November 24, 2017

By the Numbers: November 17, 2017

Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. BountyJobs Bites Diversity Valued as Recruiting Metric 35%: percentage of decision makers that plan to prioritize diversity when hiring. Per the report from Glassdoor,  “job candidate demographics are one of the most important recruiting metrics for hiring decision makers.” For other top metrics to track in talent acquisition, take a look at our recently released Annual Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report for 2017 here. Top Reasons to Leave a Job 40%: percentage of survey respondents that cite unhappiness with their job as the top reason for leaving. The IBM Smarter Workforce Institute polled more than 22k employees regarding staying with or leaving a company – 16% are actively seeking a new job and 46% would be open to accepting another job opportunity. Public & Employee Perception of Companies 19%: percentage of employees [...]

By |2017-11-17T15:22:55+00:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: November 17, 2017

By the Numbers: November 10, 2017

Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. Monster Releases List of Best Companies for Veterans As Veterans Day approaches, Monster released its third annual, ‘Best Companies for Veterans’ list. "Our annual list of Best Companies for Veterans celebrates companies that are serious about hiring the brave individuals who have served our country," says Jodi Hon, SVP and GM of enterprise business, Monster. "We're gratified to see a continued commitment to veteran hiring across numerous industries. This year's list shows increased acknowledgment that veterans' experiences and skills are relevant beyond traditional industries like defense and aerospace, and also desired in transportation logistics, technology, financial services and more." (The BountyJobs Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report gives trends in salaries, fees, and performance for these industries and more) Topping the list for the second year in a row is ManTech International. Veterans make [...]

By |2017-11-09T21:51:53+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: November 10, 2017

By the Numbers: November 3, 2017

Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. Holiday Benefits Up, Graduate Salaries Down Pay & Benefits on the Rise The Glassdoor Local Pay Report states that U.S. salaries have been on the upswing since the summer doldrums as we head into the holiday season. In-store and online retail roles are seeing the biggest hikes: Warehouse associates' pay rose 4.3%, store managers' 4.0%, cashiers' 3.7% and warehouse associates' 4.3%. As Baby Boomers age, more insurance agents and healthcare workers are needed – in turn, salaries have increased. Salaries rose 5.3% for insurance agents and 3.4% for licensed practical nurses. Our specialized vertical reports on Financial Services and Healthcare reveal growing trends and best practices for these competitive industries. In Tech, business development managers are in-demand as companies are looking to grow to the next level: salaries for these workers rose by [...]

By |2017-11-03T14:49:16+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: November 3, 2017

By the Numbers: October 27, 2017

Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. Our Financial Services Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report for 2017 is Here! Financial Services continues to be a very competitive industry for talent acquisition. Our report focuses on 2016 activity from Financial Services companies within the BountyJobs marketplace. Are your offers the strongest they can be to land that critical finance candidate? A whopping 34% of Financial Services jobs were in Information Technology. Within 9 minutes of posting, agencies are grabbing ahold of Financial Services roles to fill for employers. Are you aware of key metrics that will make a strong impact on your TA plan? If your strategy isn’t fueled by the latest data points that matter, you’re most likely losing out to your competitors. In our latest report, find out: Latest Trends in Salaries and Fees Top Sub-Industries Hiring Financial [...]

By |2017-10-27T03:04:35+00:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: October 27, 2017