Snagajob In The News

The media turns to Snagajob for hourly employment insights.

Restaurant Management: Attracting and retaining top talent is key

In an industry routinely tested by employee turnover, legislative mandates, and heated competition, restaurant operators big and small confront an ever-pressing challenge: attracting top talent and keeping that talent in the fold. And it’s a challenge, many restaurateurs agree, that maintains a direct impact on the bottom line. Read more.

Employee Benefit News: Retention by connection

Snagajob, an online job board for hourly employees, seizes the opportunity to connect with employees. The employer shares company and website performance statistics every day with employees. And every week at a company meeting, the CEO shares news about the company. He starts each meeting by sharing an email from a job seeker who successfully…
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CNBC: Want to work with a superhero? Could be annoying

Watching a movie like “The Avengers,” you can’t help but wonder what it would be like to be part of a super team with super powers. Super awesome, right? Actually, it could be pretty annoying. Read more.

Glassdoor.com: How to turn your temp job into full-time work

Working a temporary job doesn’t have to be a short-term gig. Play your cards right and you can parlay a temp position into a full-time job. In the current job environment employers are increasingly turning to staffing agencies to test out candidates before bringing them on full time, which bodes well for job seekers considering…
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MSNBC: Summer help-wanted signs are still up

Megan Tessmer loves her new summer job as a carhop waitress at Sonic Drive-In in Oklahoma City, and she’s happy she was able to find the gig easily despite the grim job market. Read more.

QSR magazine: Snagajob users “optimistic” toward hourly hiring

May’s disappointing job numbers have many questioning if the U.S. economic recovery is on shaky ground. And while private employers added only 82,000 in May, employers that are part of hourly employment network Snagajob, are “optimistic” when asked about their general hourly hiring outlook. Read more.

NBC12: Companies opting for fun, creative offices

Tired of staring at the walls of your cubicle at work? Are you stuck in a beige office with no windows? Those days are over for more and more companies. They’re following a new trend of designing fun, even zany, work spaces. Beer on tap. No, you’re not in a bar. You’re at SnagAJob headquarters,…
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WSJ: Seeking software fix for job-search game

The hunt is on for a killer job-search app. Technology was supposed to revolutionize the courtship dance between employers and prospective hires, matching the right candidate with the right job in just a few clicks. Instead, Web-based job-hunting tools have left human-resources department with too many résumés and have given job seekers the sense that…
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CNN Money: Teen hiring off to good start for summer jobs

Teenage job seekers had a pretty good month in May, even as adults struggled. The government’s May jobs report, which shocked both economists and investors with how weak it was overall, showed that a seasonally adjusted increase of 67,000 teenagers between the ages of 16 and 19 with jobs. That’s the biggest May increase in…
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Lodging hospitality: What to do when a worker says “I quit”

“Is there a better job out there?” This is a question that hourly employees within the hospitality are asking themselves more frequently, often leading them to say “I quit,” to their current employer. Read more.