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The job board’s place in social recruiting

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Social recruiting is taking over the world! Job boards are dead! Say ‘no’ to job boards! False on all fronts. Whenever a new trend delivers success, it’s tempting to shift all of your resources in that direction. But the reality of recruiting is that your needs are diverse and you’ll need a mix of channels […]

Is social recruiting right for you?

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Social media recruiting is enjoying its day in the sun as the newest trend. Some companies have found tremendous success taking to social networks to find and attract new talent, and their success is fueling others to feel like they’ll be left behind if they don’t shift their recruiting resources to social platforms. But social […]

What to look for when hiring…servers, hosts, etc.

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This is the third in a series of blog posts devoted to helping employers find right-fit hourly employees in various industries. The series is based on information from the Best Practice Profiles compiled by Snagajob’s assessment partner, PeopleAnswers. Read the first post here.  Now that you’ve got the back of house covered, it’s time to find […]

Snagajob selects Keith Haas as Chief Financial Officer

Outgoing CFO to focus on early-stage ventures Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment marketplace for job seekers and employers, today announced that Keith Haas has joined the company, succeeding Dave Bosher as Snagajob’s next chief financial officer. Haas has over 20 years of experience leading rapidly-growing private and public technology companies, having most recently served as […]

The new and improved Snagajob mobile

  Mobile devices are playing a large role with today’s job seekers.  In fact, Snagajob users have increased their use of mobile to find work by 101 percent over the last 12 months. Numbers like that can’t be ignored, so we’ve been working hard to expand upon our Snagajob mobile apps for our users. We’re excited to […]

Snagajob expands mobile job search options

Offerings support dramatic increase in mobile job searching Snagajob, America’s largest hourly marketplace for job seekers and employers, announced today the expansion of its mobile job search capabilities. A fully mobile-optimized Snagajob.com and expanded Android and iPhone mobile applications make it easier and faster for hourly job seekers to apply for jobs on the go. […]

Bloomberg TV: Your next job may be as close as your iPad

Looking for work? You may not need to look farther than your cell phone. Bloomberg’s Betty Liu explains how companies are increasingly turning to mobile and social media in their search for employees. Watch the clip.

Safeguarding your employment brand in a review-happy world

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Snagajob founder, Shawn Boyer, recently spoke at People Report’s Summer Brand Camp about how the social era has opened doors for “outsiders” to influence your employment brand and how this can change what employers need to do to recruit and keep great employees. Snagajob research shows that 62 percent of the time job seekers spend […]

What to look for when hiring…for the kitchen

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  This is the second in a series of blog posts devoted to helping employers find right-fit hourly employees in various industries. The series is based on information from the Best Practice Profiles compiled by Snagajob’s assessment partner, PeopleAnswers. Read the previous post here.  An estimated 448,000 restaurant jobs are expected to open up this summer. […]

What to look for when hiring…for retail

  This is the first in a series of blog posts devoted to helping employers find right-fit hourly employees in various industries. The series is based on information from the Best Practice Profiles compiled by Snagajob’s assessment partner, PeopleAnswers. When searching for new employees, it’s important to consider what special skills a candidate should possess […]