Snagajob In The News

The media turns to Snagajob for hourly employment insights. A hiring road map: tips to navigate key trends in the hourly landscape

If you’re tossing and turning at night thinking about healthcare reform, increasing minimum wage or whether or not you should start a Facebook page for your business, I have bad news. These trends are impacting more than your sleep habits. They’re also influencing your ability to recruit, hire and retain the best talent for your…
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Chain Store Age: Being prepared for turnover as more retail workers say ‘I quit’

“Is there a better job out there?” This is a question that hourly employees within retail industry are asking themselves more frequently, often leading them to say “I quit,” to their current employer. What’s an employer to do to combat the trend of voluntary turnover? Read more.

St. Louis Today: Before you get the job, you have to ace the interview

If you’re planning on finding a job once the school year ends, there’s promising news: hiring levels for summer jobs have continued to improve since the recession, according to a survey by the online employment network Snagajob. The same survey indicates that teens looking for work will face the most competition for jobs from other…
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Nightly Business Report: CEO on summer jobs

For generations about half of American teenagers were either working or looking for work.  That has been falling in the past decade fast.  Today only a third of 16 to 19-year-olds consider themselves part of the American labor force.  Kids may be taking summer school, but they may also be frustrated by an unemployment rate…
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CNN Money: Hiring in a hurry picks up

After Intel began to shift its hiring approach a year ago, a few candidates cried. Other soon-to-graduate students were so happy or excited that they forgot to ask about their salaries. The big change? The tech company started to hire for some jobs in a week’s time, instead of the multiple weeks it used to…
Read more The one left off the list: hourly employees’ influence on consumer decisions

The National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) 2012 Restaurant Industry Forecast recently identified the top five elements that drive a consumer’s decision when choosing which quick-service restaurant (QSR) to frequent: food quality, value for price paid, service time, convenient service/delivery and convenient ordering options. Each of the items on the list can make or break your restaurant’s…
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U.S. News & World Report: 4 tips for helping your teen land a summer Job

By April, many high school students are already longing for summer. Prom and final tests are mile markers along the homestretch of the school year, and they’re also cues for teens to start searching for summer jobs. Before the recession, many employers were begging for workers, says Rick Parker, senior vice president of marketing for…
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Richmond Times-Dispatch: Success through values

Henrico County-based Snagajob, one of the Richmond area’s fastest-growing companies, adopted a core set of values centered on the words “collaborative, “accountable” and “passionate.” The online job search and software development company also uses “360” performance assessments in which employees and leaders are judged based on how well they uphold the core values. Read more.

Work It, Richmond: What we learned at TechCrunch

What do you get when you put more than 100 entrepreneurs, innovators and journalists in Snagajob’s offices and ply them with beer and food? Insights, tips and idea sharing. Here are some of the most interesting things we learned during TechCrunch’s first Richmond meetup, hosted by Snagajob. Read more. 10 signs that the job market is improving

Job growth hasn’t been as robust as many were hoping for (I’m looking at you, March jobs report) and projections are that it will take at least until 2014 to regain the millions of jobs lost during the recession — even longer, if the March pace turns out to be a trend and not an…
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