• Hour Minds recap: Today’s job seeker - Kim Costa

    This year’s Hour Minds Summit was jam packed with breakout sessions and speakers. We heard from big brands and small businesses with hiring managers facing similar challenges. Following this year’s Summit, we’ll be sharing the greatest insights from each session on the Hourly Insight. Here’s a recap of the enlightening session, “Today’s job seeker,” where we…
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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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  • 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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  • How your QSR brand factors into your recruiting efforts - Imani Holmes

    Sometimes the recruiting process can seem a lot like navigating through the dating scene. To succeed in both, making a great first impression can give you a better chance of finding the match you’re looking for. While someone might describe their hobbies and interests to intrigue their date, a hiring manager for a quick-service restaurant…
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  • Market optimism spurs hourly job seekers to resume job hunt after inactivity, Snagajob index finds - Susan Stavitzski

    Third ‘Counter Intelligence’ report shows younger job seekers are reactivating at higher rates Job seekers are coming back to the hunt, demonstrating a belief that their odds of landing an hourly job are improving, according to Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment marketplace for job seekers and employers. Snagajob today released its third “Counter Intelligence: The…
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  • Forbes: 5 website startups that can find you a second job - Imani Holmes

    In 2010, Snagajob estimated that over a quarter of Americans were searching for a second job. Three years later, if you aren’t, maybe you should be. A number of startups are working to bridge the gap between employer and employee, making the search for flexible jobs and hourly employment a lot less painful. Here are five quickly…
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  • Safeguarding your employment brand in a review-happy world - Imani Holmes

    Snagajob founder, Shawn Boyer, recently spoke at People Report’s Summer Brand Camp about how the social era has opened doors for “outsiders” to influence your employment brand and how this can change what employers need to do to recruit and keep great employees. Snagajob research shows that 62 percent of the time job seekers spend…
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  • QSRweb.com: Solving the social media recruitment puzzle - Imani Holmes

    Much of Snagajob’s success, especially in its early years, was due to the growing trend that more job seekers were heading online to find jobs, as opposed to scouring the classifieds or going door-to-door asking about potential opportunities. Companies attuned to this online migration were able to stay in front of qualified job seekers and…
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