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About Erin Geiger

Erin Geiger is a seasoned Content, Editorial, and Product Engagement professional with two decades of experience creating content as well as overall content direction and strategy. Her background stems from a variety of online verticals ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations.

By the Numbers: September 21, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Office Perks as Important as Health Benefits? The Numbers: 68% of employee respondents feel that ‘work perks’ are as valuable as health coverage, life insurance, etc. Per a survey from Zenefits, small businesses are having a hard time competing with large companies who have the resources to offer these perks. CHRO Salaries Rising [...]

2018-09-20T18:14:53+00:00 September 21st, 2018|

By the Numbers: September 14, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Hiring Expands Across Industries The Numbers: The August LinkedIn Workforce Report finds that hiring continues to expand across the U.S. The biggest gains were seen in agriculture (19.9% increase), transportation & logistics (13% increase), and energy & mining (10.9 increase).  Houston saw a rebound from last year 20.3%, showing growth after Hurricane Harvey. [...]

2018-09-13T17:11:47+00:00 September 14th, 2018|

By the Numbers: September 7, 2018

BountyJobs Bites IT Job Growth 8 Times Faster The Numbers: Employment and wage gain slowdowns seen in other industries doesn’t seem to be impacting IT roles. IT jobs are growing eight times faster than all other jobs per a study from MIT. Big data, computer software, and cybersecurity in particular are in-demand. Between 2004 and [...]

2018-09-06T16:23:53+00:00 September 6th, 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|

By the Numbers: July 27, 2018

BountyJobs Bites: Graduating Class Salaries Flat The Numbers: Per NACE’s ‘Summer 2018 Salary Survey’, starting salaries for those graduating in 2017 continue to be flat. Those with bachelor’s degrees increased by only .3% compared to 2016. The overall average salary is $50, 516 which is on par with 2016 at $50,359. Health sciences majors bucked [...]

2018-07-26T16:38:05+00:00 July 27th, 2018|

By the Numbers: July 20, 2018

BountyJobs Bites GDP Growth Continues with a Tight Labor Market The Numbers: Per the ‘July 2018 NABE Business Conditions Survey’, 87% of panelists forecast real GDP growth higher than 2% over the next 12 months. “All panelists expect continued economic growth over the next 12 months, with most panelists anticipating inflation-adjusted gross domestic product — [...]

2018-07-19T19:34:10+00:00 July 20th, 2018|