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QSRweb.com: For QSRs, brand isn’t the language of love to attract students and career-minded workers

In dating, we look for the perfect match. And such is the case for employers wanting to hire the right employees. But, quick-service restaurant (QSR) operators may need some dating advice when it comes to courting quality job candidates. QSR job seekers and restaurant operators, it turns out, view the importance of brand in the…
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How your QSR brand factors into your recruiting efforts

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Sometimes the recruiting process can seem a lot like navigating through the dating scene. To succeed in both, making a great first impression can give you a better chance of finding the match you’re looking for. While someone might describe their hobbies and interests to intrigue their date, a hiring manager for a quick-service restaurant…
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Snagajob begins second annual national search for undiscovered musical talent

The Hourly Gig gives one act the chance to perform before thousands Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment marketplace for job seekers and employers, announced today the opening of its second annual contest to find the best undiscovered musical talent. The Hourly Gig invites hourly employees and job seekers to submit videos of original songs that…
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Hire Minds highlights: old school vs. new school

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The  2013 Hire Minds summit is the only event held annually that specifically addresses the general practices and challenges of hiring for the hourly workplace. Leaders from different parts of the hourly industry, including restaurants and retail, come together to share and explore the best practices for maximizing the potential of hourly workers and those who employ…
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Market optimism spurs hourly job seekers to resume job hunt after inactivity, Snagajob index finds

Third ‘Counter Intelligence’ report shows younger job seekers are reactivating at higher rates Job seekers are coming back to the hunt, demonstrating a belief that their odds of landing an hourly job are improving, according to Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment marketplace for job seekers and employers. Snagajob today released its third “Counter Intelligence: The…
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Now hiring: college edition

If you’re an employer working in a college town or near a college campus, you know that end of summer can only mean one thing: school is back in session. Where students see new classes and toga parties, you might see busier days for your business and an opportunity to bring on some new hires….
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Guest expert: 3 ways to be a terrible boss

If you’ve read any of my other articles, then you know the drill. If you haven’t read any of them, then the title pretty much says it all. We’re going to discuss some of the managerial techniques that will help you receive a wildly enthusiastic round of applause from your employees on the day of your retirement. Every…
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Hire Minds highlights: State of the hourly worker

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 2013 Hire Minds summit is the only event held annually that specifically addresses the general practices and challenges of hiring for the hourly workplace. Leaders from different parts of the hourly industry, including restaurants and retail, come together to share and explore the best practices for maximizing the potential of hourly workers and those who…
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Forbes: 5 website startups that can find you a second job

In 2010, Snagajob estimated that over a quarter of Americans were searching for a second job. Three years later, if you aren’t, maybe you should be. A number of startups are working to bridge the gap between employer and employee, making the search for flexible jobs and hourly employment a lot less painful. Here are five quickly…
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Find your own hiring caddie

A couple weeks ago, we learned a thing or two about hiring from the Wimbledon championship. This past weekend, tennis rackets were replaced with golf clubs as we found some more hiring lessons during the British Open tournament. But rather than focus on the competition on the green, we found our inspiration in the special…
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