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Business Insider: Why Snagajob is ranked the best small business to work for in America

There’s a reason why the folks at ranked first on the Great Places to Work list. It could be the company’s Office Olympics, or chili cook-offs, sing-alongs and talent show. Read more.

Snagajob survey digs into mobile’s role in the job search

mobile apps

In today’s mobile-saturated marketplace, we have apps for everything from traffic monitors and trip planners, to fantasy football trackers and calorie counters. Mobile apps have also made their way into the job search space, but are job seekers using these apps? We asked our growing member base about their mobile device usage in relation to…
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Top SHRM questions answered

SHRM Snaggers

The 2012 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conference is over, the swag has been packed away, our feet have recovered and we’ve had time to reflect on the questions we heard at our booth. Here are the top three questions – and our answers – that we heard at SHRM: Does workplace culture really…
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WRIC TV 8: Tough job market influences jump in tattoo removals

Richmond, known as one of the most inked cities in the country, is seeing an increase in tattoo removals. Is the tough job marketing to blame and does having a tattoo really impact your chance of getting a job? Read more. Glass is half full hiring: it’s all about perspective

Some employers take months, even years, fine tuning their hiring approach to ensure they can build an hourly workforce that will drive growth. And then new trends come along and impact the efficacy of that hiring approach, leaving employers’ hiring glasses half empty. Or are they half full? Read more.

Bloomberg Business Week: Grass skirts become Olympic apparel for workers competing on job

The opening ceremony for’s annual Office Olympics features a parade of athletes in what passes for a nation’s identity — grass skirts for Belize, mummies for Egypt, live sheep for Ireland. Read more.

TODAY: Can online surveys make you extra cash?

Can a teen without a summer job make money taking online surveys? What are other ways to earn some cash? Snagajob provided some tips to TODAY for their Money 911 segment. Watch now.

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.

Partner news release: SaSR partners with Snagajob career website

Set and Service Resources is proud to announce its recent partnership with Snagajob, the highest-rated niche career site, to help build their pipeline of talent. Set and Service Resources is a leading staffing service provider of permanent and temporary labor exclusively focused on the Retail Service Industry. Snagajob was chosen because of its proven track…
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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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