Chatter: Signing Bonuses Way Up

  • TheLadders’ new ad campaign plays up the site’s exclusiveness, while trying not to seem elitist.
  • The National Association of Colleges and Employers says 54% of employers are offering bonuses to potential hires, up from 47% a year ago. The amounts are up, too: among employers that will offer bonuses to all college hires, the average bonus is up 25% to $4,450.
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  • Turnover at at least one trucking company is running 100-140%.
  • An interesting contrast.
  • United Airlines has renewed its Spherion RPO contract to 2010.
  • CFO magazine is giving advice to people about working with headhunters.