• Customer service skills: 9 basics every worker needs - Ashley Robinson

    Work history, personality, availability – all things to consider when hiring potential employees. But what matters most for your business? When you’re finding your “A” team, take into account what will translate into benefits for your customers as well. While the customer may not always be right, they do keep your business going. And one,…
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  • Calling candidates: how to considerately follow up - 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, how they handle walk-in applicants and how they like job seekers to follow up after turning in an application. Employers also let us know how they reached out to candidates after an interview, specifically if…
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  • You’ve got mail: encouraging job seekers to follow up - 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, how they handle walk-in applicants and the types of questions they tend to ask in interviews. We also asked employers what is the best way for applicants to follow up after submitting…
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  • Latest survey provides insight into hiring practices - Imani Holmes

    Snagajob recently polled about 300 hourly hiring managers on their interview and hiring practices. The results provided insight on the challenges of filling open positions, the biggest influences in hiring decisions and more. Check out the summary findings to see what we learned:  On hiring practices  – 62 percent of employers were optimistic about increasing…
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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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  • What to look for when hiring…for your QSR - Imani Holmes

    This is the fourth 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.  Hiring for a quick service restaurant, or QSR, means building a team of quality…
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  • What to look for when hiring…servers, hosts, etc. - Imani Holmes

    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…
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  • What to look for when hiring…for the kitchen - Imani Holmes

      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….
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  • What to look for when hiring…for retail - Imani Holmes

      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…
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  • Hiring tips, courtesy of Rachel - Susan Stavitzski

      At Snagajob, we love getting positive testimonials from hourly workers who have been hired by an employer that posted on Snagajob.com. Knowing we helped someone find their right-fit position is the best news we can receive from a job seeker. These testimonials not only provide great advice to other job seekers, they can also…
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