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By the Numbers: December 28, 2018

Happy New Year! Not sure how this happened, but we are at the close of another year once again. Talent acquisition in 2018 was quite the year -  we saw the historically low unemployment rate drop even lower, the alleged skills gap get wider, the adoption of technological innovations grow larger, the continued addition of new generations (we're looking at you, Millennials and Gen Zers), the list goes on and on. Day in and day out we at BountyJobs roll up our sleeves with a mission to support those in talent acquisition - arming you with the tools to assist you in having your most successful year - landing those ideal candidates quickly to keep you nimble and ahead of your competition at all times.  We put together this overview of reports and webinars published this year as a quick go-to resource. For starters, bookmark these pages: Reports and Guides Hub Blog Hub Annual Reports [...]

By |2018-12-21T17:25:21+00:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: December 28, 2018

By the Numbers: December 21, 2018

BountyJobs Bites 5% of Workers in each U.S. State Work Remotely The Numbers: A map of the U.S. remote work job market from FlexJobs found that 5% of workers in each state work remotely, on average. Colorado ranked highest with the percentage of remote workers at 7.9% - Mississippi had the lowest at 2.2%. Mobile-Friendly Solutions Priority for Employers The Numbers: Having mobile-friendly hiring processes has grown as a priority across industry sectors per a study from HireRight. 32% of technology industry employers, 29% of education employers, and 25% of retail and manufacturing firms were a few indicating a high level of interest for mobile-friendly application and screening processes. Blue Collar Workers Harder to Find The Numbers: Marking a reversal in the U.S. employment market, blue-collar workers are harder to find now than white-collar workers per The Conference Board. This research points to forecasts that blue-collar labor shortages will continue for the unforeseen future. Impacted [...]

By |2018-12-19T21:00:59+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: December 21, 2018

By the Numbers: December 14, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Job Growth Slows in November The Numbers: The U.S. labor market added 155K nonfarm jobs in November, per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly jobs report, which was 40K fewer than projected. The unemployment rate stayed at 3.7%, a 49-year low – for the third straight month. Several industries saw employment growth such as healthcare (32k) and manufacturing (27k). A Third of Workers Looking for Next Opportunity The Numbers: A survey from Ceridian found that more than a third of workers are actively or casually searching for their next role. 36% would consider a job jump if the situation arose – only 27% said they wouldn’t be interested in a job with a different company.  32% feel they would need to leave their current job in order to move forward in their career. Employees Desire Fair Treatment Along with Fair Pay The Numbers: 55% of respondents to a survey from Clutch ranked [...]

By |2018-12-13T17:57:41+00:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: December 14, 2018

By the Numbers: December 7, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Temp Revenue Growth Climbs to Highest in Three Years The Numbers: Per the Staffing Industry Analysts’ Pulse Survey Report, U.S. temporary staffing revenue growth increased at a median 11% year over year in October from September, which is up 9% month over month as well. This is the highest increase known since 2015. “October was a robust month for temporary staffing overall with median year-over-year revenue growth spiking to a three-year high of 11%,” SIA Research Analyst Sree Thiyagarajan said. “The healthcare staffing sector indicated a promising month in October, with all segments reporting double-digit growth in revenue from prior year.” Economy Still Solid, But Cooling Off The Numbers: The median forecast see real GDP growth at 2.9% on an annual basis this year, which is the same as the October 2018 forecast. These economists, surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics, still predict a 2.7% annual growth rate in real GDP [...]

By |2018-12-06T17:39:46+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: December 7, 2018