Competition for talent remains tough, and according to CareerBuilder’s 2017 Job Forecast, many employers are resorting to offering higher pay to attract the skilled workers they need.
Two thirds (66 percent) of employers say they’ll increase the starting salaries for new workers this year – nearly half of them (30 percent of all employers) will bump starting offers by 5 percent or more.
For many, the start of a new year is an opportunity to reassess our lives and make plans to improve. And while some workers are resolving to find a new job in 2017, that’s not the only popular job-related New Years resolution this year.
According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 49 percent of workers say they’re planning to save more money in the coming year, 38 percent hope to reduce their stress, and 30 percent have their eyes set on a raise or promotion.
According to CareerBuilder's new survey, nearly 3 in 5 workers (59 percent) are of the opinion that the traditional 9-to-5 workday is a thing of the past
Following months of weak numbers — which prompted fears of an economic slowdown — the new June BLS jobs report, released this morning, exceeded everyone's expectations.
Hiring trends in the back half of 2016 will look similar to the second half of last year, with one notable difference: higher wages.
Based on CareerBuilder’s Midyear Jobs Forecast, more than half of employers plan on raising current employees’ wages, and 39 percent will begin offering higher starting salaries in the next six months.