Monthly Archives: November 2018

By the Numbers: November 16, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Manufacturing Sees Unprecedented Workforce Shortfall The Numbers: The hiring crisis facing the manufacturing industry could get worse per a 2018 skills gap study from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute. The skills gap impacting the manufacturing industry is forecasted to increase from about 488,000 open jobs today to around 2.4 million jobs in 2028. [...]

2018-11-15T16:51:02+00:00 November 16th, 2018|

By the Numbers: November 9, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Unemployment Holds at 3.7% The Numbers: The unemployment rate held steady at 3.7% while the U.S. labor market gained 250,000 nonfarm jobs in October, per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly job report. The industries with the largest job growth were healthcare (36K), manufacturing (32K), construction (30K), and transportation/warehousing (25K). Employment Trends [...]

2018-11-09T16:26:02+00:00 November 9th, 2018|

By the Numbers: November 2, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Consumer Confidence at 18-Year High The Numbers:  “The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index increased again in October following a modest improvement in September. The index rose to a reading of 137.9 (1985=100), up from 135.3 in September. The index remains at levels last seen in September 2000, when it was 142.5. “Consumers’ assessment of [...]

2018-11-01T20:50:38+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|