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By the Numbers: February 23, 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 need, the charming personality you want, and much more! Many say they don't exist, but we have proven otherwise! Attending the conference? Follow our purple squirrel to the Innovation Lab in the Red Rock ballroom: Tuesday: 2:00-5:00PM Wednesday: 10:30AM-12:30PM Follow the clues and collect special treats to guide you on your journey toward your perfect candidate! See you there! BountyJobs Bites PTO and Culture High on the List for Candidates Per a new Accountemps survey, 26% of respondents stated that PTO and 24% stated that culture were high on the list when considering going to work for a new employer. Highly-Skilled [...]

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By the Numbers: February 16, 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 Salary History Inquiry Ban Progressive plans on hiring more than 7,500 people in 2018, and will not inquire about previous salaries when interviewing for open roles moving forward. "We've always based our pay on market research," Chief Human Resources Officer, Lori Niederst said. "We hope this change will give candidates who apply for our jobs confidence that they will be paid based on what they bring to Progressive, regardless of whether their previous employers paid them fairly." For more details surrounding the Ban on Compensation (salary) History Inquiries, see our report here. Recent Report: Hardest Roles to Hire For Roles in Healthcare [...]

By |2018-02-16T04:25:13+00:00February 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: February 16, 2018

By the Numbers: February 9, 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 insights that we decided to organize and share these golden nuggets. In our report, Ear to the Ground: Recruiting Pros Reveal Top Data Points and Challenges for 2018, we dive into: Top 5 Recruiting Data Points to Track Top 3 Key Themes in Analytics Top 5 Metric Tracking Challenges As these conversations stemmed from attending industry-related events, we've even included a handy 'Key HR & Recruiting Conferences' schedule that you can use as your go-to as you continue to plan your year. Let's keep these discussions going! BountyJobs Bites Employee Productivity to Wane During the Winter Olympics, Costing Employers a [...]

By |2018-02-08T20:32:56+00:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: February 9, 2018

By the Numbers: 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 affecting productivity, employee satisfaction, and turnover. Construction and life sciences are reported to have been hit the hardest. Data Literacy Not Up to Par with Demand A study by Qlik states that only 33% of employees felt satisfied with their data literacy skills. 97% of respondents stated that data improves their job performance and 74% said employers would value them more if their data literacy improved. Inflation Outpacing Wages Per Glassdoor, U.S. wages have not increased enough to keep up with inflation. The annual median base pay in the U.S. grew only 0.9% year over year in January 2018 to $51,364. Medical Technology [...]

By |2018-02-02T04:42:40+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: February 2nd, 2018