By the Numbers: March 30, 2018

Reports in the media claim that everything is looking up in the U.S. hiring market. Unemployment is at a historic low, jobs growth is consistent, and salaries are on the rise. Our own research along with what we’ve heard from those in the field uncovered indicators of change on the horizon. We’ll review the three areas that seem to be moving the needle in a new direction and what we may expect in the year ahead. In our report, 'Cognitive Dissonance: Reports vs. Reality' we go behind the headlines: • Salaries Are Movin’ On Up…or Are They? • Consistent Jobs Growth Might Be Anything But • How the Political Climate Factors In • Observations and Best Practices Download your free report to find out what’s really going on within the U.S. hiring market and strengthen your talent acquisition strategy. BountyJobs Bites Indeed: Employer Diversity and Inclusion Ratings Revealed Partnering with Fairygodboss, Comparably, and InHerSight, Indeed [...]

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By the Numbers: March 23, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Gig Economy and Economic Uncertainty Listed as ‘Megatrends’ A recent Adecco Group annual report lists ‘geopolitical and economic uncertainty’ along with the incoming new demographic population and gig economy as part of the six global ‘megatrends’ impacting the workforce. 2018 Predicted to Continue ‘Robust Economic Growth’ The U.S. Leading Economic Index increased by .6% in February after an increase of .8% and .7% in January and December respectively. “The LEI points to robust economic growth throughout 2018. Its six-month growth rate has not been this high since the first quarter of 2011,” Ataman Ozyildirim, director of business cycles and growth research at The Conference Board said. “While the Federal Reserve is on track to continue raising its benchmark rate for the rest of the year, the recent weakness in residential construction and stock prices — important leading indicators — should be monitored closely.” Entertaining Reasons from Employees on Being Late A recent CareerBuilder [...]

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By the Numbers: March 16, 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 conference surrounded by some of the best minds in multiple industries was an honor. How great to see envelopes being pushed and minds being inspired. Check out our coverage and shenanigans on our Twitter and Facebook pages! BountyJobs Bites Hiring Essentially Flat Heading into Q2 per Report A report from ManpowerGroup finds that hiring between Q1 and Q2 in 2018 is relatively flat – 23% of employer respondents predict hiring increases and 73% expect to ‘maintain current staff levels’. IT Job Growth ‘Essentially Flat’ A report from TechServe Alliance found that IT jobs in the U.S. increased only .01% month [...]

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By the Numbers: March 9, 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 more with less’ is quickly become a standard rather than a trend. We took a look at strategies to apply to better ensure a productive recruiting plan: Adopt Technology or Become Obsolete Non-Traditional Actions to Evolve Your Recruiting Strategy Unique Ways to Stand Out from the Competition Applicants know they are in a ‘candidate-driven market’ and the competition is lurking around every corner. Recruiting processes have to be lock-tight in every area to stay ahead. Download your free report now! BountyJobs Bites Time-to-Hire Top Concern for Growing Companies Per the 2018 Growth Hiring Trends in the United States from Spark [...]

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By the Numbers: March 2, 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 Madness About to Impact Office Productivity A new survey from OfficeTeam saw that male employees and those between the ages of 18-34 spend the most time on sports tournaments at work – 36 minutes and 34 minutes on average per day, respectively. For example, chatting about the tournaments with coworkers or taking part in informal competitions. 46% are big fans of sporting events like March Madness in the office. Millennials Not Prepared for Retirement Research from the National Institute on Retirement Security report, ‘Millennials and Retirement: Already Falling Short’ states that this age group has not saved enough for retirement, [...]

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