The Hourly Insight. A Blog for Employers.

Employment news from the 2016 State of the Union


                During last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama made it clear that he is very proud of steps the economy has made during his terms in office. While there were no new major economic policy announcements, he did recap accomplishments and reiterate his stance on […]

Hour Minds update: Call for presenters & Early Bird pricing


                  The annual Hour Minds Hourly Hiring Summit is just a few short months away! This year’s conference will be held April 27-29 in historic Alexandria, VA and is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever.  Join some of the biggest brands in hourly hiring […]

Keeping employees engaged while saying goodbye


With the busy holiday season winding down, many of your seasonal workers are probably getting ready to leave. While 88 percent of employers have told us they want to keep at least some of their temporary workers on staff after the holidays, it is inevitable that many of your workers will move on: the students […]

Time to register for the 2016 Hour Minds conference!


Join some of the biggest brands in the hourly hiring industry for two days of learning, networking and insights on how you can attract, hire and retain the best employees for your business. This year’s conference is shaping up to be the biggest one yet and will be held in historic Alexandria, VA on April […]

Give thanks to hourly workers this holiday season – #HourlyThanks


‘Tis the season where we express how thankful we are for our family, friends and loved ones. It is that very important time of year where we remind ourselves – and each other – how appreciative we are that different people and things in our lives are making a difference and making an impact. And […]

Going mobile: Hiring for the future generation of workers

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From computers to tablets to mobile devices, our access to information never ends. Not only do we want constant access to information, but we have come to expect it. And this is especially true for millennials. One could argue that the younger generation, many of whom make up your workforce, aren’t even interested in “going […]

How to quickly hire seasonal workers

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The holiday hiring season is upon us and you may be starting to think about how to hire a lot of employees in a short amount of time, so that you’re ready for the holiday consumer rush. Our annual holiday hiring survey told us that the majority of employers hope to have their holiday staff […]

It’s now easier (and faster) than ever to find great employees

  Finding workers is no longer work with Snagajob’s revolutionary new features. Our researchers and engineers have developed the next evolution of hourly recruiting, designed to increase applications, increase quality applicants and move the recruiting process to our now mobile world. It should be no surprise to learn that job seekers are searching for jobs […]

Holiday Hiring 2015: What you need to know

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                          Holiday hiring has officially begun! We surveyed 1,000 employers to get a glimpse into the seasonal hiring landscape for the holiday season. This year’s Holiday Hiring survey revealed insights on minimum wage, important employee characteristics and more. Take a look at our findings on holiday […]

2015 Holiday Hiring forecast & trends


The weather is just now starting to cool down, but the holiday hiring season is really heating up. Each year, Snagajob surveys hourly employers to get a feel on how the year’s hiring will play out. Our 2015 Holiday Hiring Survey revealed what employers are looking for in a seasonal worker and what they are […]

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