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By the Numbers: July 12, 2019

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Hires Decreased in May. The Numbers: The number of hires decreased by 266,000 in May. Most of this decrease, 262,000, was within private industry. Jobs growth was essentially flat, only decreasing by 49,000 from April. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Top Execs Moderately Pessimistic in Q2.

By the Numbers: July 5, 2019

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BountyJobs Bites. Adds 102,000 Nonfarm Jobs in June, Slow, Further Slowdown Expected. The Numbers: 102,000 nonfarm jobs were added in the U.S. in June, signaling further slowdown. June’s outcome is up from the 41,000 added in May but down from the 255,000 added in April and 158,000 added in March.

By the Numbers: April 5, 2019

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BountyJobs Bites. Hiring Slows for U.S. Businesses. The Numbers: Uncertain economic prospects caused U.S. businesses to slow down hiring in March. As well, private payrolls have increased the least in over a year. 129,000 jobs were added in the U.S. in March.

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By the Numbers: June 28, 2019

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BountyJobs Bites. Location Desired Over Pay for Hourly Workers. The Numbers: Hourly workers reject job offers moreso due to long commute times rather than pay. 38% of hourly jobs were turned down due to location. 10% of job offers were turned down due to money.

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Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

By the Numbers: June 21, 2019

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Wage Growth & the Job-Hopping Trend. Job-hopping, typically defined as switching jobs every two years or less, has become a popular trend within the current employment climate. In April, 3.5 million Americans quit their jobs. [1]

By the Numbers: June 7, 2019

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BountyJobs Bites. Job Growth Slows. The Numbers: S. Private payrolls increased by just 27,000 rather than the 173,000 forecasted. This is the worst performance since March 2010 when the employment market lost 113,000 jobs.

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By the Numbers: May 31, 2019

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BountyJobs Bites. Hourly Workers Value Work-Life Balance More Than Pay. The Numbers: • 77% of hourly workers said they needed ‘work-life balance to feel satisfied on the job’. Hourly workers make up 60% of the total labor force. Source: Shiftboard with Lux Insights.

By the Numbers: May 24, 2019

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BountyJobs Bites. Millennials Dependent on Employers for Needed Skills. The Numbers: 70% of millennials believe they are lacking in skills required for jobs, especially those for future roles.

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By the Numbers May 10, 2019

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BountyJobs Bites. Unemployment Falls to 3.6%, Lowest in 50 Years. The Numbers: The unemployment rate decreased from 3.8% in March to 3.6% in April, which is the lowest rate on record since 1969. 263,000 nonfarm jobs were gained in April, a 67,000 increase in growth from March. Source: U.S.

How to Create a Business Case for Recruitment CRM

Speaker: Jack Wei, Madeline Laurano, and Celinda Appleby

Learn how to build a robust business case for recruitment CRM with analyst Madeline Laurano. Celinda Appleby, Global Talent Attraction Director at VISA, joins her and shares her strategy for deploying a CRM in line with VISA’s talent acquisition strategy.

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.

By the Numbers: March 29, 2019

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CPG Employers Plan a 10% Wage Increase. The Numbers: Consumer packaged goods employers forecast an average wage increase of 10%. This data is from over 500 decision-makers surveyed within the beauty, wellness/personal care, alcohol, food and non-alcoholic drinks, and cannabis industries.

By the Numbers: May 3, 2019

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Manufacturing & Transportation Take a Wage Hit. The Numbers: ‘Real wages’ (adjusted for inflation) experienced negative growth to the tune of.8% over the year.

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By the Numbers: April 26, 2019

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BountyJobs Bites. Half of Job Postings Focus on 39 Roles. The Numbers: 49% of job postings in 2018 by S&P 100 companies focused on only 39 roles. 51% encompassed 872 other roles. “In In the U.S.,

How to Hire a Rockstar Contract Recruiter

Looking to hire a rockstar contract recruiter? The process may seem daunting; fortunately, there’s a tried-and-true formula to interviewing a recruiter. This practical guide provides you with not only the questions you should ask before you hire a contract recruiter, but also the answers to expect.

By the Numbers: April 19, 2019

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BountyJobs Bites. Tech, Consumer Behavior Impact Major Q1 Job Cuts. The Numbers: The highest quarterly losses in almost four years were seen in Q1 2019. Cuts were also up 10% over Q4 2018.

By the Numbers: April 12, 2019

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BountyJobs Bites. Recruiting Timelines Differ for Job Hunters and Recruiters. The Numbers: 45% of those looking for a job found that less than a week was the shortest amount of time they’ve experienced between submitting an application and accepting a job.

By the Numbers March 15, 2019

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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

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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.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

By the Numbers: March 1, 2019

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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

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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.

By the Numbers: February 15, 2019

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BountyJobs Bites. Labor Market Tightens with Record Job Openings. The Numbers: There were 7.3 million job openings in the U.S. in December. This is a 2.4% increase from November and a 29.4% increase year over year. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

By the Numbers: February 8, 2019

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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.

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 30, 2018

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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: February 1, 2019

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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

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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

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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.

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.

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: January 11, 2019

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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: December 28, 2018

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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

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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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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.