>>By the Numbers: November 15, 2019

By the Numbers: November 15, 2019

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Employers Should Negotiate More Than Salary

The Numbers:

  • Two in five workers may reject a job offer if the employer negotiates only the salary portion of an offer
  • 21% of workers said their ‘organizations are open to negotiating some aspect of job offers with candiates’
  • 63% said pay is negotiable
  • Source: Robert Half

Cybersecurity Workforce Talent Gap Requires Much Growth

The Numbers:

  • The cybersecurity workforce would need to grow 145% to fill the talent gap for cybersecurity experts
  • An additional 4.07 million trained professionals will be needed
  • 65% of companies are reporting a cybersecurity staff shortage
  • Source: (ISC)2

Nursing Shortage Worsens

The Numbers:

  • 52% of nurses say the nursing shortage has gotten worse, compared to 37% in 2015
  • 81% said they are satisfied with their jobs
  • 86% of baby boomer nurses plan to retire in the next five years
  • Source: AMN Healthcare Services Inc.
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Baby Boomers Increasing in Workforce

The Numbers:

  • Baby boomers (those born between 1944 and 1964) are expected to grow 61% in the workforce over the next 10 years
  • Baby boomers are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. workforce
  • Source: Glassdoor

National Apprenticeship Week

The Numbers:

  • More than 600,000 new apprentices have been nationwide since early 2017
  • The starting wages for an apprentice is $70,000
  • This week is National Apprenticeship Week
  • Source: U.S. Department of Labor

AI to Impact Factories Most

The Numbers:

  • The factory floor will be one of spots in the workforce that will feel the biggest impacts of artificial intelligence
  • Jim Goodnight stated, “The largest impact will be felt in the manufacturing industry on the factory floor. Robots with computer vision will become more sophisticated. The process has already begun; there are huge numbers of industrial robots already. Over the years, robots will take on many roles in the factory. Humans will be needed to maintain and program them.”
  • Source: CNBC
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