>>By the Numbers: September 27, 2019

By the Numbers: September 27, 2019

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Flexible Work Options Required for Many

The Numbers:

  • In addition to female employees, male employees are looking for flexible schedules as well
  • Women are 20% more likely to look for a new job in the next three years if their current employers does not offer flexible work options, while men are 30% more likely to do so
  • Source: Boston Consulting Group

IT Job Growth Remains Slow

The Numbers:

  • The number of technology jobs in the U.S. increased by .08% year over year in August, which is about 4,300 workers on a net basis
  • Engineering employment increased by 2.04% year over year in August with 53,000 engineering workers
  • Source: TechServe Alliance

U.S. Economy To Stop Short of Recession

The Numbers:

  • The U.S. economy will stall with real GDP growth to about .4% in the second half of 2020
  • The U.S. economy will then rebound to 2.1% in 2021
  • Source: UCLA Anderson Forecast
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A Quarter of Enterprise Firms Moving Toward Contingent Roles

The Numbers:

  • 25% of global enterprise and mid-sized companies are moving from permanent roles to contingent positions this year
  • 55% of working professionals are more open to nontraditional work arrangements than they had been in the past
  • Source: Randstad Sourceright

Finance Jobs Increasingly Require AI Skills

The Numbers:

  • Finance roles that require skills in artificial intelligence increased by about 60% within the past year
  • Some of these roles include machine learning engineer, data engineers, and other specialized software engineering roles
  • Source: CNBC
By |2019-09-26T18:12:56+00:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Talent Acquisition Trends|Comments Off on By the Numbers: September 27, 2019

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