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Work It, Richmond: Tom Illmensee

Work It, Richmond stopped by to talk with Tom Illmensee, director of user experience at Snagajob, to find out what makes Snagajob’s approach to development different. Read more.

TODAY: 5 ways to bring in extra cash in 2013

According to TODAY, if you’re looking to make some extra cash in 2013, Snagajob.com is one of the best places to look for a part-time job. Watch the clip.

QSRweb.com: Experts weigh in on emerging restaurant trends

What trends will emerge — or accelerate — in the restaurant industry in 2013? Food, marketing, technology, equipment, whatever? QSRweb.com asked some of their most trusted experts for their opinions and came up with a compilation of predictions, including Snagajob. “Snagajob’s Magic 8-ball predicts that restaurant hiring will continue to grow in 2013 as QSRs…
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QSRweb.com: The workforce structure debate of 2013: part time vs. full time

As 2012 draws to a close and we begin looking toward 2013, there’s one theme already bubbling to the surface: limited-service restaurants (LSR) will be evaluating their workforce structures next year. Every healthy business looks at their staffing approach from time to time, but with a myriad of outside forces at play in 2013, restaurant…
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Five questions to assess your sourcing strategy

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At the close of a year, we like look back and think: what could I have done better? It’s this reflection that fuels our resolutions for the coming year. If you’re hoping to build a better front-line workforce in 2013, the best place to begin your annual reflection is your sourcing strategy. We might sound…
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The workforce structure debate of 2013: part time vs. full time

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As 2012 draws to a close and we begin looking toward 2013, there’s one theme already bubbling to the surface: businesses will be evaluating their workforce structures next year. Every healthy business looks at their staffing approach from time to time, but with regulation changes, minimum wage increases and modest economic recovery at play in…
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Fox Business: Don’t let a second job ruin your full-time job

Whether it’s for extra cash or to have a fall back plan in case you get laid off, it’s common for people to have a second job in the current labor market…For many, moonlighting provides financial comfort. But that reassurance can quickly turn to stress if it compromises your performance at your regular full-time job….
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The post-holiday home health boom

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Busy schedules often keep friends and families from seeing as much of each other as they may like. But at the holidays, we set aside time to catch up. Holiday visits can be the highlight of a person’s year, but they can also unveil some unexpected and sometimes unwelcome realities: that their loved one may…
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QSRweb.com: Holiday hiring: who to hire and who to keep after the season

Retailers aren’t the only ones who benefit from the busy holiday season. Whether it’s because of limited-time holiday menu items like peppermint shakes and hearty soups or busy schedules filled with shopping trips and family visits, QSRs see a bump during the holidays, too. Read more.

Snagajob to host Richmond simulcast of The Lean Startup

Space is limited, tickets available now Richmond-based Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment network for job seekers and employers, will host a simulcast of The Lean Startup Conference on Dec. 3, 2012, 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. The conference will be streamed live at Snagajob’s headquarters in Innsbrook. The Lean Startup Conference brings together innovators from…
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