>>By the Numbers: December 28, 2018

By the Numbers: December 28, 2018

Happy New Year!

Not sure how this happened, but we are at the close of another year once again. Talent acquisition in 2018 was quite the year –  we saw the historically low unemployment rate drop even lower, the alleged skills gap get wider, the adoption of technological innovations grow larger, the continued addition of new generations (we’re looking at you, Millennials and Gen Zers), the list goes on and on.

Day in and day out we at BountyJobs roll up our sleeves with a mission to support those in talent acquisition – arming you with the tools to assist you in having your most successful year – landing those ideal candidates quickly to keep you nimble and ahead of your competition at all times.  We put together this overview of reports and webinars published this year as a quick go-to resource.

For starters, bookmark these pages:

Reports and Guides Hub

Blog Hub

Annual Reports

2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

The Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report for 2018 takes a deep dive into the latest trends in salaries and fees. This crucial benchmarking data is pulled from the top industries and most critical roles in talent acquisition today. Each year, we mine through our vast collection of marketplace data to bring you the statistical trends in hiring that matter the most.  Crush your competition with this valuable data in your recruiting toolbox!

Hard to Hire: 2018 Third-Party Recruiting and the State of Talent Acquisition Survey Report

Each year we craft a survey with this goal in mind – to collect data on topics that matter in talent acquisition; covering third-party recruiting and other hot-button trends moving the needle within the current hiring landscape. From these responses, we produce a valuable report with actionable tactics to implement into your recruiting strategy.  We believe that rising tides lift all boats – when more in talent acquisition are armed with this data, the better we can keep progressing.

White (Hot) Papers

Technology and the Future of Talent Acquisition

We take a look at the most impactful technology tools in the toolbox to help your recruiting strategy soar against the competition.

9 Best Practices: Making the Most of Your Recruiting Partnership

Employers with critical roles are turning to third-party recruiters for help. There are so many benefits with this hiring solution, but how do you go about leveraging third-party support? This white paper explores perks enjoyed when working with a third-party recruiter, how to find the best recruiter for your roles, negotiating terms, ensuring clear communication and more tips for success.

Navigating a Year in Talent Acquisition: It’s Seasonal!

We take a look at each annual aspect of what is the talent acquisition roller coaster and strategies that can ensure competitive victory in hiring year-round.

The Employment Skills Gap and What to Do About It

The unemployment rate is at a low that hasn’t been seen in decades. You have critical roles you need to fill…fast. So far, your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero applicants that have exactly what you’re looking for. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. Most in talent acquisition are finding that it’s an uphill battle to find that rock star candidate to fill those top roles. Apply the solutions in this report now to overcome the skills gap!

Recruiting in the Age of the Gig Economy

One segment of the workforce that until now has been largely overlooked, are those participating in the gig economy.  Think these ‘giggers’ are entry-level workers with no experience?  Think again. This report investigates – who the gig worker is and how to attract them before your competitors do.

Cognitive Dissonance: What’s Really Going on in the Employment Market

According to reports, the market is full of promise – but we noticed a few signs that lent themselves to a different story.  We dug a little deeper to find out what’s really going on in the employment market. We’ll review the three areas that seem to be moving the needle in a new direction and what we may expect in the year ahead.

Top 3 Strategies to Win in Recruiting with Less Resources

Recruiting resources are staying the same or decreasing while hiring demands continue to climb. If you’re like many in talent acquisition, you’re feeling the pinch as you’re expected to do more with less.  While this market may seem daunting, you do have options. Dive into this report to craft the most effective recruiting strategy possible.

Recruiting Pros Reveal Top Data Points and Challenges

We spoke with a variety of recruiting professionals via roundtable discussions as well as chats at each conference we attended and gleaned valuable insight from each conversation. We dug a little deeper to discover the most valuable nuts and bolts that would impact overall recruiting strategies.


Supercharge Your Talent Acquisition Strategy

With a new year in talent acquisition hurtling toward us, have you solidified your talent acquisition strategy? Process inefficiencies cost you both time and money that you don’t have. Stream this webinar to discover methods and strategic tools to diversify the way you find the talent your business needs and better position yourself for long-term success.

Talent Acquisition Evolved: When Talent Acquisition Takes a Seat at the Table

For the TA function to have a seat at the executive table is telling – the strategic responsibilities are shared, processes among business verticals are aligned. Talent acquisition is the final puzzle piece needed to increase the competitive advantage and to drive progress toward business goals and objectives. Stream this webinar for ways to leverage your talent acquisition resources to advance your business goals ahead of the competition.

5 Steps to Build Your Strongest Employer Brand Today

75 percent of job seekers research your employment brand before deciding whether or not to apply. From reading employee reviews to visiting your career site, today’s job seekers do their due diligence. In this webinar recording, we break down the 5 essential steps you can do now to build or strengthen your employee value proposition (EVP) right away. 

The True Cost of Not Having a Talent Acquisition Strategy

In today’s hyper-competitive employment market, it’s not only a challenge to find the right people to fill your critical roles, but also to develop those employees to ensure a higher percentage of retention. The U.S. spends $105 billion a year mitigating the wrong hiring decisions. To avoid costly hiring errors and land the right person at the start, a quality talent management strategy is imperative. Stream this webinar recording to gain valuable insight into creating your most impactful talent acquisition strategy yet.

The Art of Recruiting Passive Candidates

Your ideal candidate already has a job. Now what? Talent acquisition pros are on the lookout for that same talent for the impossibly long list of open roles they’re determined to fill. Throw in a historically low unemployment rate, and you have a recipe for a level of competition that is beyond fierce. In this webinar recording, experts share from experience ways to tailor your talent acquisition strategy for the current hiring reality.

Redefine Your Sourcing Strategy for Millennials and Gen Z

Gen Z accounts for 61 million people in the U.S., (larger than the population count of Gen X). By 2020, Millennials will make up 46 percent of the workforce and this number is expected to increase to 75 percent by 2030. In this recording, we explore strategies that help organizations effectively hire and retain these new generations of workers.

Have an idea for a blog topic? Drop us a line at blog@bountyjobs.com. We’d love to hear from you!

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