• Walk-ins? Bring ‘em on! - Imani Holmes

    In our most recent survey, we asked roughly 300 hourly hiring managers about their interviewing and hiring practices. They divulged why they’re hiring, the challenges of finding new employees and the types of questions they tend to ask in interviews. We also inquired on how they prepare managers to handle walk-ins, job seekers who visit…
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  • Hire Minds highlights: old school vs. new school - Imani Holmes

    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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  • July 4th essentials: fireworks, flags and hourly workers - Imani Holmes

    This week, all over the great US of A, Americans will be celebrating our nation’s independence.  Most people have the day off to enjoy the holiday and end up looking for things to do on July 4th. If you find yourself in this predicament, consider all the fun options that exist thanks to the dedication…
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  • The Hourly Weekend Warriors - Imani Holmes

    This weekend marks the celebration of Memorial Day, a national day of observance to honor those who have served our country. It’s an American tradition to take advantage of the holiday weekend and kickoff summer by enjoying the warm weather and time off. Whether it’s flocking to the beach with family or enjoying an outdoor…
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  • LOOK! UP IN THE SKY! IT’S YOUR BUSINESS! - Susan Stavitzski

    If you see someone pointing up at the sky and a crowd gathering, would you continue on your way without looking up? Not likely. It’s human nature to look because everyone else is looking. It’s human nature to buy what everyone else is buying. It’s human nature to like what everyone else likes. If there’s…
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  • ON THE ROAD: PREGNANT, HUNGRY & EMPLOYEE EMPOWERMENT - Susan Stavitzski

    Over the past 10 days, I’ve traveled more than 3,000 miles up and down the East Coast, much of this with my wife riding shotgun. Because we’re expecting our first child in about three months, her backseat-driving baby bump caused minor detours and major pit stops. The breakneck, hyper-speed “how-fast-can-we-get-there” mentality was traded in for…
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