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Meet the 2015 Hourly Hiring Summit keynote speaker!

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To bring in the sixth year of the Snagajob Hourly Hiring Summit, we are excited to announce the official keynote presenter, Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, Walter Robb. Robb’s passion for organic, all-natural produce began over 40 years ago, gaining experience as a retailer, farmer and consultant throughout his career. Today as Co-CEO of the […]

Ask Snagajob: How can I find talent in my community?

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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 are ideas for engaging in my community to find talent? Sometimes the employees you need are right there in your neighborhood. These are the people who are […]

Small Business Saturday spotlight: Randi Benoit of HomeInstead

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With Small Business Saturday coming on Nov. 29, we decided it would be the perfect opportunity to sit and down chat with some of Snagajob’s small business customers and learn more about the work they do in their community. We had a great interview with Randi Benoit, the hiring manager for HomeInstead Senior Care in […]

Ask Snagajob: How can I make applicants comfortable during the interview

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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. How can I make applicants more comfortable during the interview process? – Fred I. If you think the interview process is overwhelming for the employers, just imagine how […]

Ask Snagajob: How can I give critiques without hurting feelings?

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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. How can I give performance critiques to someone who has a great attitude? I’m fearful this will hurt their spirits? – Henry T. Critiquing someone, especially an employee who seems […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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