• 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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  • About.com: Job searching on your phone - Imani Holmes

    Job seekers are increasingly using their phones to search for jobs, but they are less likely to apply for jobs on their smartphone than on a computer. Snagajob, America’s largest hourly site for job seekers and employers, saw its users increase their mobile job searching by 95% over the past year. Read more.

  • Snagajob survey shows role social media plays in job search - Imani Holmes

    Social media has become a part of our everyday lives.  Sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn keep users connected to their friends, family and beyond. These sites have also become popular tools for job seekers who have taken their search online.  We surveyed nearly 6,000 registered job seekers to discover exactly how they use…
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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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  • Healthcare & wellness trends in 2012 - Susan Stavitzski

    The Wall Street Journal CEO Council convened in mid-November 2011 for the fourth time in as many years to address significant challenges facing our country and world. It’s no surprise that healthcare was one of them. In response, the founder and CEO of SoloHealth, Bart Foster, published what he anticipates to be the “Top Ten…
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  • The gas price crystal ball - Susan Stavitzski

    Does not exist. Analysts are split on the future of gas prices, with some forecasting spikes to $4 or $5 this spring and others suggesting that supply will be increased to keep prices at a reasonable level (even if that level is higher than last year). In a year of rising hard costs, such as…
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  • 3 WAYS TO RESCUE SMALL BIZ REVENUE - Nadine Jerome

    As the economy awkwardly continues to straddle the fence between recession and recovery, and everyone reacts in real time to the tiniest market fluctuations, you’re continuing to see wisdom in pinching pennies and hiding away half dollars. We understand. And while you don’t want to flip business plans on a hyper-sensitive whim or rumor, you…
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  • FRANCHISE FEVER PART II: CATCH IT! - Susan Stavitzski

    Franchise businesses seem to be taking over the world.  Certainly I’ve wondered how to get in on some of that cha-ching.  If you’ve done the same, read on!  Though, if you’d like the benefit of a locally flavored backstory and some how-to basics, you might want to go back and read the first in this…
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  • Fun with Assessments - Imani Holmes

    Assessments may not pack the heat of the batting cages, the cardiovascular whimsy of Wii tennis or the flip-floppy freedom of an all-expense-paid, six-day, seven-night Bahamian cruise. But they can still be fun. They free up your time by helping you hone in on right-fit candidates at a glance, the type of candidates who work…
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