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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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