By the Numbers March 15, 2019


BountyJobs Bites. Hiring Forecast Strong for Q2. The Numbers: Double-digit hiring plans continue for the 7 th consecutive year. Hiring intentions remain positive for Q2 with 40 of 44 countries planning on increasing headcount. Croatia, Japan, Greece the U.S.,

By the Numbers: March 8, 2019


BountyJobs Bites. Report Supports Idea of Declining Gig Economy. The Numbers: Contingent workforce is getting smaller as workers were more likely to have a standard job in 2017 than in 2005. 9% of workers were in nonstandard jobs in 2005, while 10.1% were in 2017. Source: Economic Policy Institute.

By the Numbers: March 1, 2019


BountyJobs Bites. 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.

By the Numbers: February 22, 2019


BountyJobs Bites. Salary Negotiations Are the Norm. The Numbers: 55% of professionals attempted to negotiate a higher salary in 2018. 68% of male professionals entered into negotiations. 45% of women tried to negotiate.

Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

By the Numbers: September 28, 2018


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.

By the Numbers: February 8, 2019


BountyJobs Bites. Unemployment Rate Reaches 4%. The Numbers: The U.S. unemployment increased from 3.9% to 4% in January. Nonfarm jobs increased by 304,000. Unemployed workers grew to 6.5 million with 175K being temporarily laid off. Source: U.S. Bureau of Statistics.

By the Numbers: February 1, 2019


BountyJobs Bites. Talent Acquisition Resources Imperative to Business Success. The Numbers: 83% of HR leaders have a goal to ‘have a measurable impact on their business’ performance – up from 57% in 2016.

By the Numbers January 25, 2019


BountyJobs Bites. Soft Skills Trump Others for Employers. The Numbers: While technological skills are critical in today’s employment market, soft skills are what employers are valuing most, per a poll from Cengage.

By the Numbers January 18, 2019


BountyJobs Bites. More Than 50% of D.C. Workers are Hot for Amazon Jobs. The Numbers: Three-fourths of IT professionals and 60% of Millennials would quit their job and accept a role at Amazon if offered, per a survey from Eagle Hill Consulting to workers polled in the Washington, D.C.

The New Recruiting Mindset: Stay Competitive in a Changing Talent Landscape

What were once strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are now likely falling short in effectiveness. Strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are likely now outdated and ineffective. This report gives actionable tactics to implement now from boosting your employer brand to the exact perks to offer that winning candidate.before your competitor does.

By the Numbers: January 11, 2019


BountyJobs Bites. Job Cuts Increased by a Third Year over Year. The Numbers: Between 2017 and 2018 job cuts within the U.S. labor force increased by 29% per a report from Challenger, Gray and Christmas, Inc. This was the highest increase since 2015.

By the Numbers: November 30, 2018


BountyJobs Bites. Money is Top Priority for Job Seekers. The Numbers: Per a report from Monster, 44% of respondents stated that better pay is a main influencer of their job search. 24% are driven to get out of a career rut. Bad bosses also play a big part.

By the Numbers: December 28, 2018


Happy New Year! Not sure how this happened, but we are at the close of another year once again.

By the Numbers: December 21, 2018


BountyJobs Bites. 5% of Workers in each U.S. State Work Remotely. The Numbers: A map of the U.S. remote work job market from FlexJobs found that 5% of workers in each state work remotely, on average.

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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

By the Numbers: November 2, 2018


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: December 14, 2018


BountyJobs Bites. Job Growth Slows in November. The Numbers: The U.S. labor market added 155K nonfarm jobs in November, per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly jobs report, which was 40K fewer than projected. The unemployment rate stayed at 3.7%, a 49-year low – for the third straight month.

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By the Numbers: December 7, 2018


BountyJobs Bites. Temp Revenue Growth Climbs to Highest in Three Years. The Numbers: Per the Staffing Industry Analysts’ Pulse Survey Report , U.S. temporary staffing revenue growth increased at a median 11% year over year in October from September, which is up 9% month over month as well.

By the Numbers: November 23, 2018


Hard to Hire 2018: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition. Our annual survey report is hot off the presses!

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

By the Numbers: October 5, 2018


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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The Case for Comprehensive and Tech-Enabled Talent Acquisition


Q&A with Greenhouse VP of Platform and Partnerships, Dane Hurtubise. We recently announced our partnership and joint product integration with the fastest-growing talent acquisition suite, Greenhouse.

By the Numbers: November 16, 2018


BountyJobs Bites. Manufacturing Sees Unprecedented Workforce Shortfall. The Numbers: The hiring crisis facing the manufacturing industry could get worse per a 2018 skills gap study from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute.

By the Numbers: November 9, 2018


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.

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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.

By the Numbers October 26, 2018


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.

By the Numbers: October 19, 2018


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.

By the Numbers: October 12, 2018


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: May 18, 2018


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

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: September 14, 2018


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


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: February 23, 2018


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.

By the Numbers: August 24, 2018


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.

Fall in Love with Your Hiring Process

In order to make sure candidates fall in love with your company, you need a simple, structured process. Learn the steps you can take to hire the perfect candidates for your open roles and avoid making a toxic hire.

By the Numbers: August 17, 2018


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.