By the Numbers: July 6, 2018

2018-07-06T14:22:31+00:00 July 6th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites More Jobs Added in June Than Expected, Unemployment Rises The Numbers: Per the June jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. economy added 213,000 jobs in June, above the 195,000 forecast by economists. The unemployment rate was expected to hold steady at 3.8% but instead rose to 4%. Labor [...]

By the Numbers: June 29, 2018

2018-06-28T21:17:01+00:00 June 29th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Employers Across the Globe Struggle to Hire Those with the Right Skillset The Numbers: ManpowerGroup’s ‘2018 Talent Shortage Survey’ found that 46% of U.S. employers stated they can’t find candidates with the needed skills – this was at 32% in 2015, and is the highest level recorded since 2006. Employers in Japan reported [...]

By the Numbers: June 22, 2018

2018-06-21T18:34:45+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites HR Continues to Evolve as Strategic Arm The Numbers: Per a Paychex poll, 24% of HR pros call themselves ‘strategic partners’ while 17% say they are ‘compliance-focused’ and 12% state they are ‘administrative’. The growth of the adoption of technology in HR is said to have increased the strategic aspect – 95% of [...]

By the Numbers: June 15, 2018

2018-06-15T01:09:59+00:00 June 15th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Hiring Forecast Strong into Q3 The Numbers: A survey released by ManpowerGroup ranked the U.S. as having one of the strongest outlooks for hiring among the 44 countries surveyed. 24% or more of the over 11K U.S. employers responding plan to increase staff in Q3. "We are seeing optimism from business leaders across [...]

Our 2018 Benchmark Report is Here!

2018-06-12T15:05:00+00:00 June 11th, 2018|

What It's All About Each year we take a deep dive into our vast treasure trove of data and curate a report tailored to the top trends and analytics across industries in third-party recruiting.  As we’ve been at this for over a decade, we have the largest database chock full of hiring metrics that have [...]

By the Numbers: June 8, 2018

2018-06-08T03:57:05+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites U.S. Unemployment Decreases Again The Numbers: U.S. unemployment rate decreased from 3.9% to 3.8% in May Monthly employment report showed an increase of 223K nonfarm jobs in May In May – Retail increased by 31K jobs, Healthcare by 29K, Construction by 25K Labor Department Reports More Jobs Than Candidates The Numbers: 6.7 million [...]

By the Numbers: June 1, 2018

2018-06-01T01:20:45+00:00 June 1st, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Summer Hiring is Up A survey from Snag finds that 46% of employers are increasing pay as competition for summer help is tight. 74% are planning on offering $11 an hour while only 53% of employers last year were doing so. 95% are adding more shifts to these season jobs – other tactics [...]

By the Numbers: May 25, 2018

2018-05-24T21:22:42+00:00 May 25th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites San Francisco, NY, and Boston Increase Tech and Digital Jobs According to the Digital Jobs index, the San Francisco Bay Area increased the number of tech jobs by 4,375 for a 2.1% employment gain. NYC saw a 1.8% increase with 1,280 jobs while Boston had growth of 1.1% with 650 jobs. The growth [...]

By the Numbers: May 18, 2018

2018-05-18T19:06:06+00:00 May 18th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites U.S. Tech Jobs on the Rise, But Facing Lack of Talent The TechServe Alliance stated that the lack of IT talent contributed to the lack of growth in jobs for the industry. The growth of IT jobs squeaked by with a .05% increase to more than 5.3 million jobs – year over year [...]

By the Numbers: May 11, 2018

2018-05-10T21:00:33+00:00 May 11th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Job Openings Hit Record in March The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey reported that March saw a record 6.6 million job openings. That’s estimated to be one job for each unemployed person – up from 1.9 people per job at the beginning of the Great Recession. In addition, the ‘quits rate’ which [...]