The Hourly Insight. A Blog for Employers.

Why mobile matters in new hire onboarding

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What the rise of mobile onboarding means for hourly employers. Call it the mobile expectation. You already know that job seekers have turned to their smartphones to search and apply for jobs. Job seekers value the agility of mobile channels compared to lugging around a laptop or maintaining a paper trail. They’ve come to expect…
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Online onboarding best practices

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When you make the decision to move your onboarding system online, you are really making a decision to be more efficient. Streamlining the application process and the onboarding process saves you time and gives you peace of mind. Whether you’re using Snagajob’s electronic Onboarding system or another onboarding provider, there are a few best practices…
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Ninety-One Percent of Hourly Employers Anticipate Hiring the Same or More Workers This Summer

Snagajob’s Annual Summer Hiring Survey Also Shows an Anticipated Increase in Seasonal Wages Arlington, Va. – April 5, 2016 – Ninety-one percent of hourly employers anticipate hiring the same or more workers this summer compared to last year, according to an annual survey released today by Snagajob, America’s largest and fastest growing hourly employment marketplace….
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Snagajob Expands Hour Minds Program

Agenda Will Focus on the Transition to a Digital, Mobile and Data-Driven Hiring Process Arlington, Virginia – March 30, 2016 – Snagajob, America’s largest marketplace for hourly work, today announced an expanded program for Hour Minds 2016, one of the nation’s leading events on hiring trends in the hourly industry. Taking place April 27-29 in…
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Summer hiring strategy: Job seeker search trends

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Getting ahead on your summer hiring strategy isn’t just something we recommend, it’s a requirement for those hourly businesses looking to stay competitive. With the influx of consumer demands, an increase in hiring needs over the summer is something we see every year. To help you flush out your summer hiring strategy, we took a…
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Three tips for kicking off summer hiring

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For some of you, snow may still be on the ground, but you’ve got the summer season on your mind…and not just for the obvious reasons. For hourly employers, summer is one of the busiest times of the year for your business: consumers are shopping more, eating out more, taking more vacations and overall, really…
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Finders, keepers: The harsh reality of hourly hiring

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Finders, keepers. Losers, weepers. That’s how the saying goes and it certainly rings true in hourly hiring. Recruiting the right workers for your business is no easy task. In an industry known for high turnover rates, retaining workers is no walk in the park either. A good mix of both will lead you to a…
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Why you should attend Hour Minds

Hour Minds is the nation’s leading conference on hiring trends in the hourly industry and the countdown for this year’s conference is ON! Over 150 business owners from all over the country will come together to discuss some of the most pressing challenges in the hourly labor market and the cutting-edge tools that can help…
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Snagajob to Work with LinkedIn to Help Develop the Hourly Workforce

Collaboration to Focus on Producing Market Research and Job Seeker Resources Today we are announcing a partnership with LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, that will provide insight into the hourly market and career development resources for hourly job seekers. The new relationship will leverage each company’s respective industry leadership, expertise and…
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Recognizing your MVP in the workplace

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With the Superbowl approaching, everyone is waiting to see who is the best of the best. Take a few pointers from the NFL and find the star players on your team. Four out of five millennials feel they deserve to be recognized for their work and crave regular feedback. Therefore, taking the time to acknowledge your…
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