Monthly Archives: August 2018

By the Numbers: August 31, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Majority of Recruiters Find Their Job More Difficult Now The Numbers: 62% of recruiters feel their job is harder today than a year ago, and 67% stated their job is more difficult than it was five years ago per a survey from Monster Worldwide.  As well, 59% of respondents believe it’s been more [...]

2018-08-30T19:52:25+00:00 August 31st, 2018|

By the Numbers: August 24, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Average U.S. Weekly Wage Increases in First Quarter The Numbers: Per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average U.S. weekly wage increased 3.7% year over year to $1,152 in the first quarter.  Peoria County in Illinois and Suffolk County in Massachusetts were the counties that posted the largest year-over-year percentage increases in [...]

2018-08-23T15:58:35+00:00 August 24th, 2018|

By the Numbers: August 17, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Worker Pay in 2019 Forecasts as Slight Increase The Numbers: A Willis Towers Watson survey found that slightly larger pay increases are on the horizon for 2019 – 3.1% increase, compared to 3.0% in 2018. Pay raises have stuck around the 3% mark for the past 10 years. IT Job Growth Restricted by [...]

2018-08-16T22:58:27+00:00 August 17th, 2018|

By the Numbers: August 10, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Strong Economy and Employment Market? Not for Everyone The Numbers: The number of temp workers is higher than it was for the past two recessions - with more than three million workers falling into this category; full-time work for some has been hard to find. Those in the 55 years and over camp [...]

2018-08-10T15:08:50+00:00 August 10th, 2018|

By the Numbers: August 3, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Second Half of 2018 to See Hiring Increase The Numbers: Careerbuilder's new mid-year 2018 U.S. job forecast states more hiring managers and HR professionals are looking to hire in the back half of 2018 than what was seen at the same time in 2017. 63% plan to hire full-time, permanent workers - this [...]

2018-08-06T21:15:10+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|