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By the Numbers: April 20, 2018

BountyJobs Bites More Overtime the Answer for Skills Gap? Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that average weekly overtime hours decreased slightly March over February 2018.  In industries such as construction as well as mining and logging, however, have higher year-over-year rates for overtime to make up for labor shortages. Talent Acquisition [...]

2018-04-18T01:39:20+00:00 April 20th, 2018|

By the Numbers: April 13, 2018

BountyJobs Bites March Hiring Continues Positive Trend Per the LinkedIn Workforce Report for April 2018, hiring was up 19.3% year over year in the U.S.  Hiring saw a large burst during the summer months last year, so those year over year comparisons should be interesting.  Financial Services and Insurance, Aerospace/Automotive/Transportation, and Manufacturing/Industrial all had the [...]

2018-04-12T20:09:10+00:00 April 13th, 2018|

By the Numbers: April 6, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Hiring Increases 19% Over Last Year in March LinkedIn’s April Workforce Report states that hiring was up 19.3% year over year in March. This was also 3.1% over February (seasonally adjusted). Cities such as Houston, Phoenix, Dallas/Ft. Worth, and Cleveland-Akron not only surpassed the national average but also traditionally strong cities such as [...]

2018-04-06T20:16:04+00:00 April 6th, 2018|

ERE Recruiting Conference: Spring 2018

Well, that’s a wrap! Team BountyJobs spent the past few days in not-so-sunny San Diego for the ERE Recruiting Conference featuring the over-arching theme; Enterprise Talent Acquisition: Recruiting that Scales. We were honored to be a Premier Sponsor as well as to host a roundtable discussion on the topic, ‘Recruiting Passive Candidates’. Our roundtable session [...]

2018-04-05T23:53:39+00:00 April 5th, 2018|

By the Numbers: March 30, 2018

Reports in the media claim that everything is looking up in the U.S. hiring market. Unemployment is at a historic low, jobs growth is consistent, and salaries are on the rise. Our own research along with what we’ve heard from those in the field uncovered indicators of change on the horizon. We’ll review the three [...]

2018-03-29T21:12:28+00:00 March 30th, 2018|

By the Numbers: March 23, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Gig Economy and Economic Uncertainty Listed as ‘Megatrends’ A recent Adecco Group annual report lists ‘geopolitical and economic uncertainty’ along with the incoming new demographic population and gig economy as part of the six global ‘megatrends’ impacting the workforce. 2018 Predicted to Continue ‘Robust Economic Growth’ The U.S. Leading Economic Index increased by [...]

2018-03-23T14:12:59+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|

By the Numbers: March 16, 2018

We Were Honored to Partner with Capital Factory at SXSW! If you haven't been following our Twitter and Facebook accounts lately, you're missing out! We had an epic time here in Austin as we took part in SXSW - partnering with Capital Factory was so exciting!  Having the chance to be involved in this awe-inspiring [...]

2018-03-16T04:20:50+00:00 March 16th, 2018|

By the Numbers: March 9, 2018

Top 3 Strategies to Win in Recruiting with Less Resources It’s an interesting time in talent acquisition! The unemployment rate is down to historic lows and job volume and wage growth are said to be on the incline. Still, hiring resources are flat or even less than they were last year. The theme of ‘doing [...]

2018-03-08T22:02:00+00:00 March 9th, 2018|

By the Numbers: March 2, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Diversity Survey Discovers Mixed Views A recent survey from CompTIA found that nearly 80% of high-tech industry workers were satisfied with their company’s diversity efforts and 87% stated they have been on a diverse team within the last year.  Still, 45% of workers feel that the industry is behind in promoting diversity. March [...]

2018-03-02T03:19:54+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|

By the Numbers: February 23, 2018

SourceCon February 26-28, 2018 We'll be heading to viva Las Vegas next week for SourceCon! When we're not rubbing elbows and swapping interesting stats and stories with other pros in talent acquisition, we'll be hanging with...the purple squirrel.  Ah yes, the elusive purple squirrel in hiring - that perfect candidate with all the skills you [...]

2018-02-23T02:35:55+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|