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By the Numbers: September 28, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Negative Company Ratings Have Big Impact on Applicant Volume. The Numbers: A survey from Monster found that 38% of respondents would only apply to companies that had at least a 3-star rating out of a 5-star rating system.

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By the Numbers: November 9, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Unemployment Holds at 3.7%. The Numbers: The unemployment rate held steady at 3.7% while the U.S. labor market gained 250,000 nonfarm jobs in October, per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly job report.

By the Numbers: November 2, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Consumer Confidence at 18-Year High. The Numbers: “The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index increased again in October following a modest improvement in September. The index rose to a reading of 137.9 1985=100), up from 135.3 in September.

By the Numbers October 26, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Wages for U.S. Workers Rise 3.5% Year Over Year. The Numbers: “Wages for US workers increased 3.5% over the last year, raising the average wage level by 95 cents to $27.81 an hour, according to the ADP Workforce Vitality Report, released today.

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When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

By the Numbers: October 5, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Gig Work Brings In $864 Billion in Revenue in U.S. The Numbers: Workers in the gig economy made up 31% of all U.S. workers in 2017 (about 48 million workers) per Staffing Industry Analysts. That’s an increase from 29% based on 2015 data. As well, $864 billion in U.S.

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By the Numbers: October 19, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Job Openings Hit New Record High. The Numbers: August saw an 18.1% increase in job openings year over year as that number hit 7.1 million. There were about 6.2 million unemployed in August as well. The U.S.

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By the Numbers: October 12, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Labor Market to Add 8 Million Jobs in Next 5 Years. The Numbers: Between now and 2023, the labor market is expected to add more than 8 million jobs, per a CareerBuilder report. However, only about 25% of those are thought to positively impact middle-wage earners ($14.18 to $23.59

By the Numbers: September 14, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Hiring Expands Across Industries. The Numbers: The August LinkedIn Workforce Report finds that hiring continues to expand across the U.S. The biggest gains were seen in agriculture (19.9% increase), transportation & logistics (13% increase), and energy & mining (10.9

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By the Numbers: September 7, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. IT Job Growth 8 Times Faster. The Numbers: Employment and wage gain slowdowns seen in other industries doesn’t seem to be impacting IT roles. IT jobs are growing eight times faster than all other jobs per a study from MIT.

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By the Numbers: August 24, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Average U.S. Weekly Wage Increases in First Quarter. The Numbers: Per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average U.S. weekly wage increased 3.7% year over year to $1,152 in the first quarter.

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Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. Our eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

By the Numbers: August 17, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Worker Pay in 2019 Forecasts as Slight Increase. The Numbers: A Willis Towers Watson survey found that slightly larger pay increases are on the horizon for 2019 – 3.1% increase, compared to 3.0% in 2018. Pay raises have stuck around the 3% mark for the past 10 years.

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By the Numbers: May 18, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. 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

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By the Numbers: August 10, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Job Openings Top Unemployed Numbers for Three Consecutive Months. The Numbers: Per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of job openings in June (6.7 million) outnumbered those unemployed (6.6 million).

By the Numbers: July 20, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. GDP Growth Continues with a Tight Labor Market. The Numbers: Per the ‘July 2018 NABE Business Conditions Survey’, 87% of panelists forecast real GDP growth higher than 2% over the next 12 months.

By the Numbers: February 23, 2018

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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.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

By the Numbers: June 29, 2018

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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.

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By the Numbers: June 22, 2018

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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’.

By the Numbers: June 15, 2018

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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.

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By the Numbers: June 8, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. 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.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

AI in Recruiting: Data Mining in the 21st Century

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While AI (artificial intelligence) in recruiting might still be shiny and new, chances are, if you’ve been out in the job market as a job seeker or TA professional recently, you’ve come across this use of technology.

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By the Numbers: June 1, 2018

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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.

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By the Numbers: May 25, 2018

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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.

By the Numbers: September 21, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Office Perks as Important as Health Benefits? The Numbers: 68% of employee respondents feel that ‘work perks’ are as valuable as health coverage, life insurance, etc. Per a survey from Zenefits, small businesses are having a hard time competing with large companies who have the resources to offer these perks. CHRO Salaries Rising in Certain Industries.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

By the Numbers: November 17, 2017

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Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. BountyJobs Bites. Diversity Valued as Recruiting Metric. 35%: percentage of decision makers that plan to prioritize diversity when hiring.

By the Numbers: January 19, 2018

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Compensation History Inquiry Ban. With the start of 2018 comes the start (or continuation) of adopting new legislation.

By the Numbers: February 16, 2018

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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.

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By the Numbers: February 9, 2018

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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.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

By the Numbers: February 2nd, 2018

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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.

By the Numbers: January 26, 2018

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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%

By the Numbers: January 12, 2018

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Sam’s Club closing 63 stores, traditional interviews on their way out, Walmart increasing minimum wage, and more in this week’s highlights!

By the Numbers: Friday, September 29, 2017

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Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. An Hour of Power in Austin.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

5 Recruiting Leaders You Should Be Following on Social Media

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Social media is a major focus for the recruiting industry and recruiting leaders, and is a part of every recruiting trend professionals are talking about for 2016.

By the Numbers: December 29, 2017

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Just a wild guess – you’re prepping for your most successful year ever in Talent Acquisition, yet are feeling overwhelmed with it all.

3 More Recruitment Priorities to Focus on in 2016

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Last week, we covered the top 3 recruitment priorities to focus on in 2016, based off Jobvite’s 2015 Recruiter Nation Survey. This list included improving your quality of hire, growing your talent pipeline, and improving your time to hire.

By the Numbers: December 15, 2017

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Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. Valuable Reports to Prep For a Successful 2018. Talent Acquisition Year in Review 2017. 2017 Annual Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report.

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Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.