• Summer hiring strategy: Job seeker search trends - Ashley Robinson

    Getting ahead on your summer hiring strategy isn’t just something we recommend, it’s a requirement for those hourly businesses looking to stay competitive. With the influx of consumer demands, an increase in hiring needs over the summer is something we see every year. To help you flush out your summer hiring strategy, we took a…
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  • Hot Summer Jobs: Hotel Employee - Emma Bryant

    Summer is the time to travel, visit relatives and enjoy a relaxing vacation — for hotels it’s peak season. Whether it’s being a housekeeper or working the front desk, hotel jobs are hopping this summer. Applications were up over 800 percent from last summer which means our employers are successfully drawing in candidates with their…
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  • Now hiring: back to school edition - Imani Holmes

    Recently, we shared some tips for employers to make the most of their hiring once school’s back in session. But for some employers, the end of summer means turnover and a pressing need for new hires. Some of your best employees could be gearing up for school to start or off to college. The end…
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  • Now hiring: college edition - Imani Holmes

    If you’re an employer working in a college town or near a college campus, you know that end of summer can only mean one thing: school is back in session. Where students see new classes and toga parties, you might see busier days for your business and an opportunity to bring on some new hires….
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  • The new and improved Snagajob mobile - Imani Holmes

      Mobile devices are playing a large role with today’s job seekers.  In fact, Snagajob users have increased their use of mobile to find work by 101 percent over the last 12 months. Numbers like that can’t be ignored, so we’ve been working hard to expand upon our Snagajob mobile apps for our users. We’re excited to…
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  • Myth busters # 1: paperless edition - Imani Holmes

    This is the second in a series of blog posts helping employers learn more about hiring online and what it can do for them. Read the first post here. Myth – job seekers don’t have computers A common concern employers voice about recruiting online is the loss of potential candidates who don’t have computer access….
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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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  • If you promote from within, why aren’t you promoting that? - Susan Stavitzski

    Every quarter, Snagajob surveys our employers to get insight into a pressing question or hot hourly trend. This quarter, we asked our employers about their promotion and retention strategies and we stumbled upon an interesting situation. Nearly 80 percent of employers told us that they have a policy in place to promote from within. When…
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  • The quickest way to repel job seekers - Imani Holmes

    If you don’t want job seekers to apply to your open positions, make sure you craft vague job descriptions. Job descriptions are one of the first pieces of information a job seeker will receive about your brand and your open positions, so if you drone on about things that don’t matter, don’t provide enough information…
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  • This election year you’ll win - Susan Stavitzski

    Sound bites that peg political gridlock and indecision for what’s stifling employment in America are wildly off the mark, according to the findings of the Workforce Planning Survey commissioned by outsourcing provider Yoh. Only 9 percent of executives surveyed in December 2011 from larger U.S. companies – companies with revenues greater than $750 million and…
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