>>By the Numbers: June 28, 2019

By the Numbers: June 28, 2019

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Location Desired Over Pay for Hourly Workers

The Numbers:

  • Hourly workers reject job offers moreso due to long commute times rather than pay
  • 38% of hourly jobs were turned down due to location
  • 10% of job offers were turned down due to money
  • 26% rejected job offers due to schedule inflexibility
  • Source: BlueCrew

Miami is Tops for IT Hires

The Numbers:

  • Miami has taken the number 1 spot for hiring IT workers
  • 78% of IT hiring decision makers in Miami plan on adding full-time staff, which is over the 67% average seen nationally
  • 91% said finding skilled IT professionals in Miami would be difficult
  • Source: Robert Half

Chipotle Launches New Bonus Program to Increase Retention

The Numbers:

  • The company’s new bonus program gives hourly employees the opportunity to earn up to an extra month’s pay each year
  • Restaurant teams must reach specified goals to earn the bonus
  • A free Chipotle meal per shift, ESL classes, tuition reimbursement, and dental, vision and medical insurance are other perks
  • Source: Chipotle

BountyJobs Reports: Sourcing Hacks Straight from ERE Roundtable

The Numbers:

  • Top 5 sourcing hacks from leaders in talent acquisition
  • 86% of Millennials ‘feel positive about text messages being used during the interview process.’
  • Nine out of ten candidates would apply for a job for a company that actively maintains its brand.
  • Source: BountyJobs

Gig Workers Choose Their Lifestyle Over Full-Time Jobs

The Numbers:

  • 1 in 5 gig/external workers prefer working on their own
  • One-third state that they earn more as an external worker than they would as an internal employee
  • 49% cite setting their own schedule as a top reason for working for themselves
  • 40% cite choosing the number of hours they work
  • 33% cite working from any location
  • Source: SHRM and SAP SuccessFactors

Government-Supported Skills Training Wanted

The Numbers:

  • 79% of business leaders ‘would like to see more funding for skills training offered by the government’
  • 93% of American voters agreed
  • Source: National Skills Coalition

Majority of IT Workers Would Relocate for Better Cost of Living

The Numbers:

  • 78% of those working in tech would relocate elsewhere if they could
  • 60% cited affordability as the top reason to make a move
  • 56% cited the economy as a reason to relocate
  • Source: CompTIA

Cybersecurity Jobs Postings Continue 6 Year Growth

The Numbers:

  • Job postings for cybersecurity roles has grown 94% since 2013
  • This is three times faster than IT jobs overall
  • Source: Burning Glass Technologies

Younger Workers Hold Standard Jobs Rather Than Those in Gig Economy

The Numbers:

  • Workers between the ages of 21 and 25 are more likely to hold a standard job rather than nonstandard (such as working via a staffing firm)
  • Young workers working as independent contractors decreased to 2.1% for college grads in 2017 from 2.6% in 2005.
  • Source: Center for Economic Policy Research
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