The Hourly Insight. A Blog for Employers

Snagajob names Mike Fulkerson Chief Technology Officer

RICHMOND, Va., October 31, 2014- Snagajob, America’s largest marketplace for hourly employment, announced today that Mike Fulkerson has joined them as their new chief technology officer. Fulkerson will lead Snagajob’s technology and engineering organization to drive innovation and accelerate new product offerings. “Snagajob is thrilled to welcome Mike as our new CTO,” said Snagajob CEO […]

Ask Snagajob – Asking candidates about their “reliable” transportation

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“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 questions can I ask about transportation?  I have a lot of employees who have to rush out to make the last bus whether the job is done or […]

The pulse on the seasonal search

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It’s the most wonderful time of year! Excited job seekers are hitting the streets and the World Wide Web in search of the perfect holiday job. We recently asked over 1,000 employers in our 2014 Holiday Hiring Survey what they were looking for in a seasonal worker and what they are expecting to offer to […]

Snagajob Selected as Exclusive Sourcing and Talent Vendor for Growing National Discount Provider Star Business Partners

RICHMOND, Va., October 24, 2014 –Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment marketplace for job seekers and employers, today announced a new partnership with Star Business Partners that will make Snagajob the exclusive vendor for hourly employment sourcing and talent management for all of Star’s members. Star Business Partners offers national discount programs that help its members […]

The tattoo factor

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Tattoos are no longer exclusive to the arms and necks of sailors and bikers; it’s a culture that’s grown to include everyone from professionals to grandmothers. And since they are so much more common than before the negative connotations once tied to them don’t really exist anymore. This could be one reason Starbucks recently announced an […]

Peter’s take: Privacy but at what price?

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There’s almost a news story every day of a company being ‘hacked’ and customers’ credit card and personal information being leaked to unwanted parties. Even some of the biggest companies who have been in business for years are susceptible to the growing number of online crimes occurring everyday. But it isn’t just retailers and restaurants who […]

Save the date for Hire Minds 2015

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Save the Date, Hire Minds 2015 kicks off in April Circle the dates and block your calendar, the 2015 Snagajob Hire Minds Hourly Hiring Summit is kicking off for it’s sixth year April 26-28.  We can’t wait to once again bring together hourly hiring thought leaders for full days of networking and best practice sharing […]

Search don’t stalk: social media in the hiring process

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Somebody’s profile on a social media site such as Facebook or Instagram can provide you with a lot of insight into who that person is. Pictures of fun weekends and exciting travels, videos they’ve shared with friends, even the type of music they enjoy is on display for any and all to see. These are the same […]

Deck the halls early with a holiday hiring infographic

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This year marks the seventh annual release of Snagajob’s Holiday Hiring survey. A little more than 1,000 employers let us know they intend to hire the people they need for the holiday season. This year’s survey revealed insights on seasonal hiring habits, the role social media can play in hiring decisions, and more. Click below […]

More interview questions you need to ask

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So you’ve posted your job and have found some applicants you could possibly hire. The next step is the interview process: the chance to meet the person behind the application and identify the right-fit candidate for your open position. Naturally, the most important part of the interview process are the questions you ask your candidate. […]