By the Numbers: May 4, 2018

2018-05-07T21:52:14+00:00 May 4th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Unemployment Hits 17 Year Low The U.S. unemployment rate dipped to 3.9% in April, though some analysts state this is due to a decline in the labor force participation rate. The Fed forecasts the rate will decrease to 3.6% in 2019. The economy added 164k jobs last month. What Impacts Grads Accepting or [...]

BountyJobs and Namely Partner Up!

2018-04-30T15:38:45+00:00 April 30th, 2018|

We are so excited to be partnering with Namely, a leader in HR platforms for mid-sized companies! Pushing the Talent Acquisition Envelope This strategic partnership with Namely is part of our initiative to pursue innovation in Talent Acquisition. We're building a network of like-minded technology providers that are focused on improving the way companies recruit, [...]

By the Numbers: April 27, 2018

2018-04-27T01:10:45+00:00 April 27th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites AI to Help Train, Not Reduce Employees Research from SAP and the Economist Intelligence Unit via the report, ‘Making the Most of Machine Learning: 5 Lessons from Fast Learners’, finds that for the most part, machine learning will help to retrain workers – not replace them. 75% of senior executives responding stated they [...]

By the Numbers: April 20, 2018

2018-04-18T01:39:20+00:00 April 20th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites More Overtime the Answer for Skills Gap? Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that average weekly overtime hours decreased slightly March over February 2018.  In industries such as construction as well as mining and logging, however, have higher year-over-year rates for overtime to make up for labor shortages. Talent Acquisition [...]

By the Numbers: April 13, 2018

2018-04-12T20:09:10+00:00 April 13th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites March Hiring Continues Positive Trend Per the LinkedIn Workforce Report for April 2018, hiring was up 19.3% year over year in the U.S.  Hiring saw a large burst during the summer months last year, so those year over year comparisons should be interesting.  Financial Services and Insurance, Aerospace/Automotive/Transportation, and Manufacturing/Industrial all had the [...]

By the Numbers: April 6, 2018

2018-04-06T20:16:04+00:00 April 6th, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Hiring Increases 19% Over Last Year in March LinkedIn’s April Workforce Report states that hiring was up 19.3% year over year in March. This was also 3.1% over February (seasonally adjusted). Cities such as Houston, Phoenix, Dallas/Ft. Worth, and Cleveland-Akron not only surpassed the national average but also traditionally strong cities such as [...]

ERE Recruiting Conference: Spring 2018

2018-04-05T23:53:39+00:00 April 5th, 2018|

Well, that’s a wrap! Team BountyJobs spent the past few days in not-so-sunny San Diego for the ERE Recruiting Conference featuring the over-arching theme; Enterprise Talent Acquisition: Recruiting that Scales. We were honored to be a Premier Sponsor as well as to host a roundtable discussion on the topic, ‘Recruiting Passive Candidates’. Our roundtable session [...]

By the Numbers: March 30, 2018

2018-03-29T21:12:28+00:00 March 30th, 2018|

Reports in the media claim that everything is looking up in the U.S. hiring market. Unemployment is at a historic low, jobs growth is consistent, and salaries are on the rise. Our own research along with what we’ve heard from those in the field uncovered indicators of change on the horizon. We’ll review the three [...]

By the Numbers: March 23, 2018

2018-03-23T14:12:59+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|

BountyJobs Bites Gig Economy and Economic Uncertainty Listed as ‘Megatrends’ A recent Adecco Group annual report lists ‘geopolitical and economic uncertainty’ along with the incoming new demographic population and gig economy as part of the six global ‘megatrends’ impacting the workforce. 2018 Predicted to Continue ‘Robust Economic Growth’ The U.S. Leading Economic Index increased by [...]

By the Numbers: March 16, 2018

2018-03-16T04:20:50+00:00 March 16th, 2018|

We Were Honored to Partner with Capital Factory at SXSW! If you haven't been following our Twitter and Facebook accounts lately, you're missing out! We had an epic time here in Austin as we took part in SXSW - partnering with Capital Factory was so exciting!  Having the chance to be involved in this awe-inspiring [...]