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By the Numbers: March 1, 2019

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Employee Loyalty on the Downturn

The Numbers:

  • 43% of workers would leave their job for a 10% increase
  • That percentage is an increase from 2015 which was 23%
  • Poor culture is chief reason for declining loyalty
  • The Source: TINYpulse

Digital Disconnect Hurts Productivity

The Numbers:

  • 89% of respondents feel that disjointed digital communication ‘tanks employee morale, lowers productivity, and impacts customer satisfaction and the bottom line’
  • The Source: RingCentral

‘Spatial Mismatch’ Negatively Impacting Applicants in Major Cities

The Numbers:

  • Job listings outnumbered available job seekers in zip codes in 12 out of 16 cities analyzed
  • The cities which the greatest percentage of open jobs that far outnumber available workers were Boston, New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, and Minneapolis.
  • 3 miles is the farthest reasonable distance that workers could live from the center of each zip code to work a job there
  • The Source: Urban Institute

BountyJobs Reports: 2018 in Talent Acquisition and the 2019 Impact

The Numbers:

  • 59% of recruiters today are experiencing challenges in finding key candidates more so than it was even just a year ago
  • 70%of job seekers find that it’s easier to find a job now than it was five years ago
  • 74% of employers looking to expand headcount in 2019 (up from 65% in 2018)

Gig Workers Comprise Large Percentage of Workforce

The Numbers:

  • 20% of the labor force at almost 60% of U.S. and U.K. companies are gig workers
  • More than 60% of organizations expect their share of contract labor to grow over the next five years
  • The Source: North Highland

Most Workers Required to Have On-the-Job Training

The Numbers:

  • 8% of civilian workers in 2018 were required to undergo on-the-job training
  • 34 days was the average length of the training
  • 47% of workers were required to have prior work experience
  • 33% of workers were required to have completed pre-employment training
  • The Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Gig Workers Hourly Average and Top Rated Categories

The Numbers:

  • Gig workers average $14.54 per hour
  • Warehouse jobs are in top demand as well as customer service and merchandising
  • Source: Wonolo
By |2019-02-28T21:55:35+00:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Talent Acquisition Trends|Comments Off on By the Numbers: March 1, 2019

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