By the Numbers: September 14, 2018

2018-09-13T17:11:47+00:00 September 14th, 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. [...]

By the Numbers: September 7, 2018

2018-09-06T16:23:53+00:00 September 6th, 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 [...]

By the Numbers: August 31, 2018

2018-08-30T19:52:25+00:00 August 31st, 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 [...]

By the Numbers: August 24, 2018

2018-08-23T15:58:35+00:00 August 24th, 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 [...]

By the Numbers: August 17, 2018

2018-08-16T22:58:27+00:00 August 17th, 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 [...]

By the Numbers: August 10, 2018

2018-08-10T15:08:50+00:00 August 10th, 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 [...]

By the Numbers: August 3, 2018

2018-08-06T21:15:10+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Second Half of 2018 to See Hiring Increase The Numbers: Careerbuilder's new mid-year 2018 U.S. job forecast states more hiring managers and HR professionals are looking to hire in the back half of 2018 than what was seen at the same time in 2017. 63% plan to hire full-time, permanent workers - this [...]

By the Numbers: July 27, 2018

2018-07-26T16:38:05+00:00 July 27th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites: Graduating Class Salaries Flat The Numbers: Per NACE’s ‘Summer 2018 Salary Survey’, starting salaries for those graduating in 2017 continue to be flat. Those with bachelor’s degrees increased by only .3% compared to 2016. The overall average salary is $50, 516 which is on par with 2016 at $50,359. Health sciences majors bucked [...]

By the Numbers: July 20, 2018

2018-07-19T19:34:10+00:00 July 20th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites GDP Growth Continues with a Tight Labor Market The Numbers: Per the ‘July 2018 NABE Business Conditions Survey’, 87% of panelists forecast real GDP growth higher than 2% over the next 12 months. “All panelists expect continued economic growth over the next 12 months, with most panelists anticipating inflation-adjusted gross domestic product — [...]

By the Numbers: July 13, 2018

2018-07-05T20:44:02+00:00 July 13th, 2018|

Tools and Reports in Talent Acquisition: Making an Impact With over a decade’s worth of data and expertise, throughout the year we at BountyJobs publish valuable reports with the main goal of adding to the talent acquisition professional’s toolbox. We create these white papers, special reports, webinars, and infographics to support those working in this [...]