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By the Numbers: October 5, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Unemployment Rate Plummets to a Near 49 Year Low The Numbers: September saw U.S. job growth slow considerably, most likely due to the impact of Hurricane Florence within the restaurant and retail industries. However, the unemployment rate fell to 3.7% - a near 49 year low. The monthly report from the Labor Department, released [...]

2018-10-05T14:59:43+00:00 October 5th, 2018|

By the Numbers: September 28, 2018

BountyJobs Bites Negative Company Ratings Have Big Impact on Applicant Volume The Numbers: A survey from Monster found that 38% of respondents would only apply to companies that had at least a 3-star rating out of a 5-star rating system. Almost one-third would ‘never apply’ to an employer that had negative employee reviews. Salaries Projected [...]

2018-09-27T18:09:23+00:00 September 28th, 2018|

The Case for Comprehensive and Tech-Enabled Talent Acquisition

Q&A with Greenhouse VP of Platform and Partnerships, Dane Hurtubise We recently announced our partnership and joint product integration with the fastest-growing talent acquisition suite, Greenhouse. This integration extends current Greenhouse customers' recruiting reach with the power of the BountyJobs Recruitment Marketplace inside their existing Greenhouse Account. Ahead of the launch, we sat down with [...]

2018-10-01T15:55:32+00:00 September 26th, 2018|

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|