The Hourly Insight. A Blog for Employers.

An exclusive Summit interview with Whole Foods CEO Walter Robb


Spring has sprung which means we’re getting even closer to the 2015 Hourly Hiring Summit. This year, Snagajob is excited to welcome Walter Robb, the co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, as the official Summit keynote presenter. Armed with nearly 40 years of experience, Robb will be providing an insightful prospective on how Whole Foods creates an […]

A spring cleaning list for employers


Spring cleaning can mean a lot of things: taking care of the dust that gathered over the winter, putting a fresh coat of wax on the car in the driveway and an overall embrace of the new season and fresh beginnings that come along with it. This is the same attitude that you should adopt […]

The 2014 State of the Hourly Worker


It’s that time of the year again! The 2014 State of the Hourly Worker has arrived. We surveyed our job seekers and focused on three major aspects: state of mind, lifestyle and job search. This is your chance to learn more about how the average job seekers lives day to day and what they are thinking about, […]

Saying thanks for Employee Appreciation Week


Today marks the beginning of Employee Appreciation Week! This annual celebration is the perfect time to let your team know you appreciate all the hard work they do year-round. Snagajob has already started saying thanks with our Hourly Salutes You contest, highlighting a few hourly employees who go above and beyond in their workplace. While you may […]

Tips for structuring an effective interview


Having an efficient hiring process is key to the success of every organization. Being able to find, interview and hire can be a tricky and time-consuming process. Identifying which applicants to interview and structuring an interview that will ensure you make the more informed hiring decisions can be even trickier. These tips will give you […]

Say thanks with Snagajob Salutes You!


Do you have an employee that is constantly going above and beyond their duties, striving to support their co-workers every day and providing great customer service? We want to help you show your appreciation with our Snagajob Salutes You initiative, a special recognition program in honor of Employee Appreciation Week (March 2-6). Nominating a great employee […]

Are the best applicants getting overlooked because they don’t have degrees?


“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. “Are HR recruiters letting their best applicants get overlooked because the company only wants to hire people with degrees?” – Terry K. In the hourly marketplace, the characteristics […]

3 ways to reduce employee turnover


It’s estimated that the cost of losing an employee in the first year is at least three times the employee’s salary.  The bottom line is employee turnover is expensive.  It is key to first identify the reason why employee leave then find ways to reduce turnover. Employees leave for numerous reasons from relationship issues to […]

What are some good, out-of-the-box interview questions?


“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 are some out-of-the-box interview questions I can ask that will give me more insight on a candidate?” – Brad K. You already have a list of essential […]

Guest blog: Best practices for communicating with applicants


You’ve designed an attention-getting job description with an amazing title and you’ve received great applicants. Now it’s time to provide them with a great applicant experience. Communication is the key element in fostering this. In a survey conducted by Startwire, 77 percent of candidates would think less of a company that didn’t respond to applicants. […]

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