• Finders, keepers: The harsh reality of hourly hiring - Ashley Robinson

    Finders, keepers. Losers, weepers. That’s how the saying goes and it certainly rings true in hourly hiring. Recruiting the right workers for your business is no easy task. In an industry known for high turnover rates, retaining workers is no walk in the park either. A good mix of both will lead you to a…
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  • Recognizing your MVP in the workplace - Ashley Robinson

    With the Superbowl approaching, everyone is waiting to see who is the best of the best. Take a few pointers from the NFL and find the star players on your team. Four out of five millennials feel they deserve to be recognized for their work and crave regular feedback. Therefore, taking the time to acknowledge your…
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  • How to motivate your employees on Black Friday - Kim Costa

    Black Friday can easily be something that is dreaded by your employees, or looked forward to by your excited staff. You just have to make sure you are taking the right steps before and during the big day so that the day isn’t as scary as the media makes it out to be. We know…
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  • What are some signs an employee is going to quit? - Ashley Robinson

    “Ask Snagajob” gives employers the opportunity to get real answers to their recruiting and hiring questions.  “What are some signs an employee is going to quit?” -Sarah P. Handling employee turnover can be a tough, ongoing process. Typically, it’s unexpected, which can leave a burden on you and your team. Catching the warning signs that…
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  • How to give your employees independence without losing control - Ashley Robinson

    As we all are celebrating our nation’s Independence Day, it’s also a good time to consider ways to give your employees independence too. You may be slightly apprehensive, but it can be mutually beneficial. Employees will feel empowered and motivated, while gaining valuable leadership skills. You, on the other hand, will be able to establish…
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  • 4th Annual Hourly Gig: Do you have a rockstar on staff? - Kim Costa

    At Snagajob, we know that there are many hourly-paid workers are trying to make ends meet while trying to break into the music industry. Each year, Snagajob teams up with a famous musician to give those workers a shot at playing their music for thousands. We’ve had a landscaper, makeup artists and a police officer…
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  • How do I promote from within if employees aren’t interested? - Ashley Robinson

    “Ask Snagajob” gives employers the opportunity to get real answers to their recruiting and hiring questions. New “Ask Snagajob” posts will be shared every week on The Hourly Insight. “What do I do if my crew members aren’t interested in a management role, but I want to promote internal promotion opportunities?” – June L. It can…
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  • Turn March Madness into employee engagement - Edward

    March Madness is upon us and what better way to to celebrate the energy and spirit of the basketball tournament than to turn it into a team building event? In 2009, a Microsoft/MSN survey found that 45 percent of Americans planned to take part in at least one college basketball pool (Heathfield). And with ways…
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  • What job seekers want from a holiday job - Imani Holmes

    If you haven’t been able to tell, Snagajob is already in the holiday season – the holiday hiring season that is. We’ve already asked employers for their thought on seasonal hiring, so we polled job seekers on our site to learn more about what they expect from the seasonal job search. The poll question was “When…
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  • Getting a better grasp of the ACA - Imani Holmes

    October 1, 2013 is more than the beginning of the first partial government shutdown in 17 years, it also happened to mark the first day of open enrollment for health exchanges within the Affordable Care Act. Before the ACA deadline, we polled job seekers on Snagajob.com to find out just how much they knew about…
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