The Great Resignation or The Big Burnout?


The Great Resignation might as well be called The Big Burnout – most workers that left their jobs during this time did so due to burnout. A recent report found that more than 1 in 4 workers left their job without having another job lined up. In fact, in August not only did job openings decrease 5.9%

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Quits in September Hit a New High


Over 4 million U.S. workers called it quits in September, marking a new high. Many industries saw an increase in quits, but the one that saw the most was “arts, entertainment, and recreation” – quits increased by 56,000 from the prior month. However, in October the U.S. workforce saw more than 2.5%


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2021 Content Roundup: Our Free Resources of the Year (so far)


Raise your hand if you feel like it can’t possibly be the holiday season already because you swear you just celebrated 4 th of July (if you’re in the States). . But, here we are.

72% of Technology Workers Are Eyeing the Exit Doors


Pretty soon we’re going to start seeing people donning sandwich boards at every corner advertising their open roles – from entry level to senior executives. Just picture it – “will pay to train…any (breathing) human…”.

Remote Rule #1: People First

Speaker: Kim Shepherd, Author, Keynote Speaker, Entrepreneur, Former CEO

For HR professionals, figuring out how to keep employees engaged, while working independently in a remote setting might seem daunting at first. Kim Shepherd will share how utilizing a clever combination of tried-and-true culture-building strategies.

15% of Workers Looking to Quit by End of 2021


FedEx Planning Hiring Swell for Holidays. FedEx Corp. is looking to hire 90,000 roles for the holiday season in addition to 500 professionals for STEM roles. They join UPS (hiring 100,000 roles) in the staffing ramp-up.

92% of Employers Across the Globe Plan to Hire in the Next Three Months


Have Bonus, Will Travel. This trucking company is guaranteeing every newly hired driver a $15,000 sign-on bonus that will be paid out within 18 months (with over half in the first 6 months). In addition, drivers who sign on by October 1 can earn up to $20,000 in incentives.

74% of U.S. Companies Are Turning to Contract Workers for Strong Year-End Close


Over half (55%) of key decision-makers in hiring in the U.S. state that senior-level positions are the most challenging to fill. Every skill level is hard to recruit right now, but it seems that unskilled workers are a tad easier to recruit.

July Jobs Report Crushes It


A more than encouraging jobs report came out today – jobs growth crushed all expectations with an addition of 943,000 jobs! That’s the most new payrolls in almost a year. The unemployment rate also continues to go in the right direction, falling from 5.9% to 5.4%.

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Top Two In-Demand Skills in 2021


Project managers, it’s your time to shine! Per a recent report (thanks Business Talent Group ), project management is the most in-demand skill for 2021. Following behind in the second slot is market landscape and research.

How the Candidate Experience Is Your Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Kevin W. Grossman, TAS, HCS | Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President

During this informative webinar, Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President, Kevin Grossman, will share insights from their candidate experience benchmark research and teach you how the candidate experience is your competitive advantage.

Anticipation and Expectations Around October Jobs Report Climbs


A sharp increase from the 195,000 U.S. jobs in September, 450,000 jobs are expected to have been added in October according to Dow Jones estimates. As well, hourly wages are seeing an increase of 4.9% year-over-year.

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Incentives Abound as Companies Scramble for Staff


Things are looking up, everyone. A recent survey found that over half of senior managers in the U.S. plan on adding new (permanent) positions in the back half of 2021. An additional 48% are still planning on filling empty roles or bringing back furloughed employees – HAPPY DANCE!

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Strong Employment Growth, Pre-Pandemic Unemployment Rate Forecasted


Macy’s gives workers a pay bump by raising their minimum wage to $15 an hour plus offering a debt-free education benefit. The increase is a tactic to attract workers in this hot employment climate.

Is There a Wonder Woman for Hiring?


New Job Posting: Superhero Needed to Help Shifting Talent Acquisition Market. We called it.

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The 2021 Global Employee Survey

In our third annual survey of employee sentiment regarding working on a global team, we analyzed results from 1,250 employees from 15 countries. We look at perception of their company, intention to stay in their role, and overall job satisfaction.

Wages in the U.S. Have Increased the Fastest in 20 Years


This Year Wages in the U.S. Have Increased the Fastest in 20 Years. As many Americans clamored to get their COVID-19 vaccination so too did employers race to increase their leverage in attracting ideal candidates.

A Recovering Labor Market Faces Challenges of Burnout, Salary Woes, and Increased Turnover


We made it to Friday everyone! Before we jump in with this week’s news, I’m hoping you had this moment this week: No? Well that’s my homework for you – do something this next week to elevate your meetings! Life is short, meetings can be too. Onward… Almost half of U.S.

Contingent Hiring Surpasses Pre-Pandemic Levels


Walmart Increases Hourly Pay for Half a Million Workers. The holiday season is almost upon us, and with it comes the annual ‘battle for holiday labor’ for the usual retail big guns. Walmart announced the organization is increasing hourly wages by at least $1 for 565,000 associates.

Employee Turnover Expected to Increase & Other Recruiting News


Target to Hire 100K Seasonal Workers. Down a bit from the hiring goal of 130K for the 2020 and 2019 holiday season, Target expects to hire 100K for 2021.

The 2022 Guide on Becoming An Inclusive HR Practitioner

Speaker: Dr. Akilah Cadet, Founder and CEO of Change Cadet

This webinar was designed by Dr. Akilah Cadet, Founder and CEO of Change Cadet, to educate and empower HR practitioners and recruiters at every level, to become accomplices and hold other colleagues accountable. She will cover tips to work through difficult conversations, steps to apologize, and how to act in the workplace.

Large Companies Making Big Hiring Moves


A Widening Skills Gap Looms for Workers. More than half of respondents to a recent poll stated they’re concerned about their future status as an employee due to a skills gap. If their current employer offered skills training, 45% of workers would stick around longer.

Roles in Engineering Top the List for Slowest-to-Hire


The Waiting Game. Roles in the Project Management, Research, and Engineering fields are top of the list for slowest-to-hire , with a median time to hire of 47-49 days. The quickest to fill? Roles in customer service, accounting, auditing, and administration with a median time to hire of 33-37 days.

Seasonal Hiring Heats Up


We blinked and seasonal hiring season is just about here. If you remember, in 2020 the US holiday season posted better-than-expected retail sales growth. During December 2020 retail sales were up 8.6% unadjusted year-over-year (per NRF, National Retail Federation).

Special Edition: Recruiting Benchmark Report


The ACTUAL Status of Hiring Today. Hey everyone – how’s hiring going for ya? Some might think that with an unemployment rate of 6%, compared to the pre-pandemic unemployment rate of 3.5% (February 2020), hiring would be easy like Sunday morning. Much easier to hire now than back then, right?

How to Make the Hybrid Model Work for Your Team

Can you give your employees the best of both worlds? Research has shown that when executed correctly, hybrid working models can allow companies to recruit better talent, achieve innovation, and build a flexible, productive future.

By the Numbers: June 26, 2020


BountyJobs Bites. CEO Economic Confidence Decreases. The Numbers: CEOs of small to midsize businesses have less confidence in the economy than 2008 recession levels. 80% reported ‘some level of revenue decline’. 41% said they plan to maintain staffing levels. Source: Vistage.

Heartbeats of the Economy February 1, 2021


Through the Lens of Talent Acquisition. The Road To Recovery. Discussions with Talent Acquisition Leaders . Amy Hanavan, Manager of Talent Acquisition Operations, Moog, Inc. What implications did COVID-19 present to your business? Top issues you needed to solve for?

Hiring to Fight COVID-19?


We Can Help. It’s Not Business as Usual. A quickly evolving employment market impacted by global events requires a nimble and fast-moving recruiting process.

By the Numbers October 15, 2020


Heartbeats of the Economy Through the Lens of Talent Acquisition. The Employment Situation — September 2020. The Numbers: Total non-farm employment rose by 661,000 in September. Temporary help services rose by 8,100. The national unemployment rate declined, from 8.4% to 7.9%.

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How To Recruit More Women Into Your Workforce

Speaker: Jeanette Leeds, Talent Acquisition Expert | Business Leader | Tech Entrepreneur

In this session, Jeanette Leeds, Talent Acquisition Expert, Business Leader, and Tech Entrepreneur will teach you about the latest talent acquisition solutions to support your gender-diversity hiring journey.

By the Numbers September 17, 2020


Heartbeats of the Economy Through the Lens of Talent Acquisition. Million Jobs Gained in August; Unemployment Rate Falls to 8 Percent. The Numbers: Unemployment rate fell to 8.4 percent last month from 10.2 percent in July. million jobs were added in July, and 4.8 million in June.

By the Numbers August 12, 2020


Heartbeats of the Economy Through the Lens of Talent Acquisition. As Observed by BountyJobs. The Numbers: Hiring activity on many of our ATS partners’ platforms was reported at 90+% of pre-COVID-19 levels in July. 20% more agencies are engaging to fill open jobs.

Hiring During a Pandemic?


We Can Help. Lean on Us to Find the Right Talent, Fast. For companies on the frontline fighting the COVID-19 outbreak, filling critical open roles is more important now than ever before. BountyJobs is committed to helping you get the people you need, fast.

By the Numbers July 3, 2020


BountyJobs Bites. June Unemployment at a Shaky 11.1 Percent. The Numbers: 8 million jobs were added to the U.S. economy in June. The unemployment rate decreased to 11.1% in June from 13.3% in May. However, the misclassification error still continues – the unemployment rate would be 12.3%

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7 Compliance Challenges Companies Face When Growing Globally

Are you focusing on what’s important when it comes to global compliance? From entity setup to hiring, financial reporting to the ever-changing world of regulations, compliance plays a key role on every step of the journey toward long-term success.

By the Numbers: June 19, 2020


BountyJobs Bites: AI Job Post Growth Slows. The Numbers: AI job posts in the U.S. slowed their growth by 10%. AI and ML (machine learning) job posts grew 14% between January 6 and March 15 year over year. Following March 15 growth decreased to just 4.6% year over year. Source: LinkedIn.

By the Numbers June 12, 2020


BountyJobs Bites. Small Business Employment Begins to Recover. The Numbers: Employment in small business increased by.25% in May. A year over year decrease was seen at 3.95%.

By the Numbers: June 5, 2020


BountyJobs Bites. Confusion Abounds Around Skills Needed in this Market. The Numbers: 57% of those that are recently unemployed are ‘unable to identify their transferable skills’. 58% are ‘unsure how to communicate transferable skills on their resume’. Source: LiveCareer.

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By the Numbers: May 22, 2020


BountyJobs Bites. Gig Economy Going Strong. The Numbers: Freelance jobs have seen a 21% year-over-year increase in job postings.

Managing Global Teams - A Call For New Technologies

Speaker: Stefani Stanislawski,Tedx Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Product Development Expert

Join Stefanie Stanislawski, Entrepreneur, Software Product Manager, and product development expert, as she shares technologies and processes that could help HR heroes thrive in the new working environment.