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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: November 8, 2019

BountyJobs Bites Almost Half of U.S. Workers Looking for New Opp in 2020 The Numbers: 48% of employed adults in the U.S. are likely to look for a new job in the next year 44% are concerned they will never find their ideal job. This worry is most prominent within office-administrative, industrial, and professional-managerial industry sectors 69% also worry about not landing the right job Source: American Staffing Association Millions of Jobs Expected via Salesforce and Partners by 2024 The Numbers: 2 million jobs to be created via Salesforce, partners between 2019 and 2024 These jobs are to include robotics, artificial intelligence, digital marketing, digital-assisted security The talent gap is expected to pose a significant barrier The Source: Salesforce Job Outlook Not As Upbeat as Reports The Numbers: Job growth expected to slow despite the better-than-expected recent jobs report “The index suggests that job growth may slow down a little in the coming months,” said [...]

By |2019-11-07T17:10:17+00:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: November 8, 2019

By the Numbers: November 1, 2019

BountyJobs Bites U.S. Wage Growth Slows The Numbers: U.S. workers’ wages grew 3.2% over the last year 47.5% of economists predict 2020 will see the start of the next recession 27% forecast a recession starting in 2021 7.5% and 10% say it was start in 2022 and 2023, respectively Source: ADP Research Institute & The Wall Street Journal Startups Face Challenges When Filling Roles The Numbers: First-year startups report that they are increasingly facing talent shortages 33% of 1,000 new small business owner reported having job openings they could not fill (this is almost double the 14% of startups who reported unfilled job openings in 2017) Source: SCORE survey Real GDP Forecasts Differ Slightly The Numbers: Wage and salary growth decreases to its slowest pace in four years, as economic growth continues to slow 69% of economists believe real GDP will grow 1.1% to 2.0% through Q3 2020 48% expect real GDP growth to exceed [...]

By |2019-10-31T19:39:59+00:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: November 1, 2019

By the Numbers: October 25, 2019

BountyJobs Bites Seasonal Holiday Workers Prioritize Flexibility The Numbers: Flexible schedules and working as many hours as possible are tops with those looking for hourly, seasonal holiday work 55% of respondents want to work at least 26 hours a week 63% expected to work 25 hours or less 32% expect an hourly pay rate of $13.26 Source: Bluecrew/Toluna IT Jobs Growth Stalls with Slight Year Over Year Net Growth The Numbers: IT jobs in the U.S. grew by a net 5,600 year over year in September This represents a slow growth rate of .1% There were almost 5.4 million tech jobs in September and nearly 2.7 million engineering jobs “IT employment growth has effectively stalled,” said Mark Roberts, CEO of TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT and engineering staffing and solutions industry. “With an insufficient labor pool of IT professionals to meet demand coupled with ever more restrictive immigration policies, the prospect [...]

By |2019-10-24T21:20:24+00:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: October 25, 2019

By the Numbers: October 18, 2019

BountyJobs Bites Majority of Talent Plans to Move On Within Five Years The Numbers: 75.5% of employees plan to work for their current employer for five years or less 51.7% of job seekers have left their jobs voluntarily within the past five years 35% of employees have searched for a new job during their work day at their current employer Source: iHire Teacher Shortage Continues The Numbers: The U.S. is facing a shortage of 307,000 teaching jobs 60,000 teaching positions were eliminated during the 2008 recession, and the student population has outpaced teaching jobs since then Although all states require at least a bachelor’s degree, teachers earn 21% less on average than other professions that require the same Source: Economic Policy Institute Self-Control is Top Talent for Candidates? The Numbers: Curiosity and drive are typically top qualities looked for by recruiters and hiring managers, but self-control is one that impacts both of these Restraint increases [...]

By |2019-10-17T18:21:41+00:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: October 18, 2019

By the Numbers: October 11, 2019

BountyJobs Bites Skilled Workers Behind Freelancer Growth The Numbers: In 2014, 17% of workers worked as independent contractors full time, this percentage has now jumped to 28% Freelancers are now most likely skilled professionals within IT, programming, marketing and business consulting with a median rate of $28 an hour Source: Freelancing in America 2019 Healthcare and Food Service Jobs to See Large Increase The Numbers: Healthcare jobs to see the largest increase in employer demand by 2026 Foodservice jobs including cooks and waiters are to be a close second Those with the smallest demand increase look to be marketing analysts, customer service reps, landscapers, truck drivers, and maintenance/repair, workers Source: The Knowledge Company/Glassdoor Unemployment Now Lowest in 50 Years The Numbers: The unemployment rate dropped to 3.5% after holding steady at 3.7% 5% is the lowest rate seen in 50 years Industry job growth was up overall in September, impacting healthcare most Source: U.S. Department [...]

By |2019-10-10T20:12:45+00:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: October 11, 2019

By the Numbers: October 4, 2019

BountyJobs Bites Majority of Employees Plan to Stay Where They Are The Numbers: 53% of employees surveyed in Q2 were planning on staying in their current jobs that quarter This is a 10% increase from Q1 Economic uncertainty is thought to be a cause Source: Gartner Skills Training Offered More to Younger Workers The Numbers: 51% of workers aged 55+ were offered job retraining 84% of workers between 18-34 were offered job retraining 69% of workers between 35-54 were offered training Source: Clutch Value in Upskilling Seen by Both Workers and Employers The Numbers: 61% of employees said ‘technology helps them perform high-quality work’ 70% of organizations had ‘introduced at least one technology designed to increase employee capacity’ within the past year 63% of managers said their ‘organizations haven’t provided them with the resources to improve their skills’ Source: West Monroe Partners BountyJobs Reports: The New Dynamics of Recruiting 2019 Survey - CLOSING SOON! Each [...]

By |2019-10-04T16:26:00+00:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: October 4, 2019

By the Numbers: September 27, 2019

BountyJobs Bites Flexible Work Options Required for Many The Numbers: In addition to female employees, male employees are looking for flexible schedules as well Women are 20% more likely to look for a new job in the next three years if their current employers does not offer flexible work options, while men are 30% more likely to do so Source: Boston Consulting Group IT Job Growth Remains Slow The Numbers: The number of technology jobs in the U.S. increased by .08% year over year in August, which is about 4,300 workers on a net basis Engineering employment increased by 2.04% year over year in August with 53,000 engineering workers Source: TechServe Alliance U.S. Economy To Stop Short of Recession The Numbers: The U.S. economy will stall with real GDP growth to about .4% in the second half of 2020 The U.S. economy will then rebound to 2.1% in 2021 Source: UCLA Anderson Forecast BountyJobs Reports: [...]

By |2019-09-26T18:12:56+00:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: September 27, 2019

By the Numbers: September 20, 2019

BountyJobs Bites Skills Gap Continues to Widen The Numbers: The skills gap increased by 12% last year About two-thirds of HR leaders reported a skills gap in their organizations, which is up from 52% in 2018 40% of respondents state the cause is due to changes in technology and needed skills Almost a third of respondents felt the gap was due to a lack of qualified candidates Source: Wiley Education Services and Future Workplace Data Scientist the Number 1 Job…Again The Numbers: For four years in a row, data scientist has been ranked as the number 1 job in America The median base salary for this role is $108,000 Source: Glassdoor Randstad U.S., Target and UPS Roll Out Seasonal Hiring Plans The Numbers: Target and UPS are hiring 230,000 seasonal workers between the two (Target: 130,000 and UPS 100,000) Randstad U.S. is hiring for more than 17,000 seasonal jobs Source: Staffing Industry Analysts BountyJobs Reports: [...]

By |2019-09-24T22:01:03+00:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: September 20, 2019

By the Numbers: September 13, 2019

BountyJobs Bites U.S. Gains 130K Jobs in August The Numbers: The U.S. gained 130K nonfarm jobs in August The job growth in August was the lowest since May Unemployment held steady at 3.7% Source: U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics Employers Seeking Third-Party Help in Tight Labor Market The Numbers: Due to the ever-widening talent supply-and-demand gap, many organizations are outsourcing the recruitment process to increase hiring The recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) market grew 20% in 2018, continuing the growth trend over the past four years Source: Everest Group Most Gen Zers Plan to Stay Put Over 1 Year at First Job The Numbers: The majority of Generation Z respondents to a recent survey stated they planned to stay at their first job for more than one year Source: Nintex BountyJobs Reports: The New Dynamics of Recruiting 2019 Survey - CLOSING SOON! Each year we carefully craft a survey for professionals in talent [...]

By |2019-09-12T16:16:31+00:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: September 13, 2019

By the Numbers: September 6, 2019

BountyJobs Bites Professionals Know Their Worth and They’re Not Getting It The Numbers: 82% of workers know their worth in the labor market Less than 50% feel they are being paid the appropriate amount 73% report that they have researched and compared their salary against online market rates Source: Robert Half Perks Continue as Effort to Retain Employees The Numbers: Walmart offers perks such as salary advancements, giving the employee the option to ‘borrow’ part of their next paycheck Such perks are a response to research indicating that American workers are financially stressed Source: The Wall Street Journal Job Satisfaction Increases The Numbers: 53.7% of U.S. workers are satisfied with their jobs This is up from 51.7% in the previous year This is the second-biggest increase in the 32 year history this survey has been run Source: The Conference Board BountyJobs Reports: The New Dynamics of Recruiting 2019 Survey Each year we carefully craft a [...]

By |2019-09-05T22:00:03+00:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on By the Numbers: September 6, 2019