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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 [...]

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By the Numbers: October 20, 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. ERE 2017 We just arrived back in Austin from a whirlwind few days at the ERE Conference in Minneapolis, MN.  So many great folks in Talent Acquisition stopped by our booth, and many others participated in the two roundtable segments we hosted on Benchmarking & Analytics (check out our newly released Annual Recruiting Benchmark Report for 2017 for a deeper dive on all the growing trends around salary, fees, and more.)  This is a hot topic!  We’ll dive into our learnings from the conference as well as key themes and challenges that came up during our roundtable sessions in a separate blog post – so stay tuned for that!      BountyJobs Bites Amazon Plans to Hire More than 120,000 for Holiday Help The online retail giant will staff up big this [...]

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By The Numbers: October 13, 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. 33K Jobs Gone With the Wind The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics September jobs report states that 33,000 jobs have been lost, and could be due to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.  The job figures on the state level will be available on October 20, which will give more detailed info on what’s happening. However, unemployment continued to hover at full employment, now at 4.2%. U.S. News & World Report highlighted that that number of jobs lost is the largest number since coming out of the recession in 2011. Not surprisingly, the leisure and hospitality sector lost a large number of jobs at 111,000.  In comparison, manufacturing lost 1K jobs, information services lost 9K and retail lost about 3K. As far as increases, the industries of transportation and warehousing, financial services, [...]

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By the Numbers: October 6, 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. Tech Is Where It’s At A running theme this week was that salaries in technology are projected to increase in a larger capacity compared to other industries in 2018. Per the Robert Half 2018 Salary Guide UK, roles in specialized IT and technology will see raises at 4.4% and higher.  For example, junior developers will see a 4.5% raise and senior business analysts will see an uptick of 4.4%. Finance is also on the rise, with increases in the 4% range – Financial Controllers and Chief Financial Officers are to see a 4.0% raise and Fund Accountants are at 4.2%. These pay raises are well above the national average of 1.4%. “In the year ahead, businesses will be navigating a number of local, regional and international factors, such as Brexit, automation, [...]

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