By the Numbers: February 23, 2018

2018-02-23T02:35:55+00:00 February 23rd, 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 [...]

By the Numbers: February 16, 2018

2018-02-16T04:25:13+00:00 February 16th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Home Depot Rolls Out Self-Scheduling for Interviews Applicants for the 80K open roles at Home Depot will be able to schedule their interview themselves. The apps, Mobile Apply and Text-to-Apply have had 80% of Home Depot applicants utilize them for interview scheduling, and since implemented, candidate numbers have increased by 50%. Progressive Implements [...]

By the Numbers: February 9, 2018

2018-02-08T20:32:56+00:00 February 9th, 2018|

Ear to the Ground: Recruiting Pros Reveal Top Data Points and Challenges for 2018 We've been fortunate enough to attend multiple talent acquisition events as sponsors, presenters, and attendees, all the while meeting some of the best folks in recruiting. These discussions, whether from casual meetups or formal roundtables, have been filled with such valuable [...]

By the Numbers: February 2nd, 2018

2018-02-02T04:42:40+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Skills Shortage Affecting More Than One Aspect of the Workplace The Hays U.S. 2018 Salary Guide finds that more than half of the 3,000 employers and managers in the guide state they are hiring in 2018. However, 75% recognize that their industries have severe skills shortage – 92% state that shortage is negatively [...]

By the Numbers: January 26, 2018

2018-01-25T22:36:52+00:00 January 26th, 2018|

Low unemployment affects Super Bowl, Amazon adopts salary inquiry ban, hiring for diversity and employee retention are top hiring challenges, and more in this week's highlights! BountyJobs Bites Super Bowl Staffing Not a Touchdown The low 2.4% unemployment rate in Minneapolis, home of Super Bowl LII, is proving to be a challenge for event employers. [...]

By the Numbers: January 19, 2018

2018-01-19T02:43:44+00:00 January 19th, 2018|

Compensation History Inquiry Ban With the start of 2018 comes the start (or continuation) of adopting new legislation. The compensation history inquiry ban has caused quite the buzz within talent acquisition, effectively making it illegal for employers to ask applicants for their compensation history when considering them for a role. By doing so, the spirit [...]

By the Numbers: January 12, 2018

2018-01-11T23:06:11+00:00 January 12th, 2018|

Sam's Club closing 63 stores, traditional interviews on their way out, Walmart increasing minimum wage, and more in this week's highlights! For more on trends in talent acquisition from 2017 that are informing the 2018 market, check out our report, Talent Acquisition Year in Review, available now! BountyJobs Bites 63 Sam’s Club Stores Closing Walmart is closing [...]

By the Numbers: January 5, 2018

2018-01-04T22:18:43+00:00 January 5th, 2018|

2017 Trends Inform 2018 Talent Acquisition While hiring is set to rise, budgets are small and the number of folks expected to carry out company goals is even smaller.  While talent acquisition teams are quickly adapting to the wide world of data, many don’t know where to start and are completely overwhelmed as to what [...]

By the Numbers: December 29, 2017

2017-12-20T23:44:44+00:00 December 29th, 2017|

Just a wild guess – you’re prepping for your most successful year ever in Talent Acquisition, yet are feeling overwhelmed with it all. You’re expected to not only keep up with but stay ahead of the latest trends, key legislation, cutting edge technology and core analytics all while keeping your head above water with a [...]

By the Numbers: December 22, 2017

2017-12-19T22:41:00+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|

Top 10 Trends that will Affect 2018 Talent Acquisition Within our Talent Acquisition Year in Review 2017 report, we outline the top trends, challenges, and key learnings from this past year that will also have an impact as we head into 2018. Here’s a handy infographic highlighting the top 10 trends that will affect the year [...]