Snagajob in the news

Media from across the country are turning to Snagajob for insights into the hourly employment industry

Richmond Times Dispatch: Snagajob CEO: Lead the nation in hires

“A little more than a year into his tenure as the top executive with Henrico County-based Snagajob, Peter Harrison has set a high goal for the Richmond-area’s homegrown, online job-search company.” Read more  

Sacremento Bee: Kids and money: job prospects warming up for teens

According to SnagAJob, employers are likely to boost the summer hiring of hourly workers in the 16-24 age category by more than 2 million positions compared with 2013. Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2014/04/28/6359186/kids-and-money-job-prospects-warming.html

QSR Web: Summer hiring outlook 2014

“Spring has officially arrived, signaling the release of Snagajob’s 2014 Summer Hiring Survey. After interviewing employers from small businesses and large companies in the foodservice, retail and hospitality industries, Snagajob was able to collect insightful data on seasonal summer hiring in the hourly marketplace.” Read more: http://www.qsrweb.com/blog/12806/Summer-hiring-outlook-2014

Dallas Morning News: Wal-Mart consolidating Dallas-area hiring, training at new Talent Center in Irving

“Training can help reduce turnover, said Jason Hamilton, vice president of marketing at SnagAJob.com, the largest job site for part-time and full-time hourly positions. “One thing that’s reassuring to me is that I’m hearing more employers talk about the value of their hourly workforce more and not just seeing them as warm bodies.” Read more: […]

Huffington Post: 5 tips to help your teen score a summer job

More than 2 million young people found jobs last summer (that’s on top of the 17.6 million already working), according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and employers expect to hire just as many (if not more) new workers this year, according to a new survey from SnagaJob.com. Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/beth-kobliner/5-tips-to-help-your-teen-score-a-summer-job_b_5235331.html

TIME: Summer Jobs: Outlook Brightens, but Start Looking Now

Last year, summer employment for youths aged 16 to 24 jumped by 2.1 million to 19.7 million, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Those numbers should rise again this year, according to an annual survey by Snagajob, an online hourly employment network. The firm polls hiring managers in the retail, hospitality, and food services […]

CNN: Teen summer job market shows signs of recovery

Putting some cash aside for college is looking easier this year than it has for quite a while, according to a new nationwide survey by hourly job site Snagajob. Read more: http://management.fortune.cnn.com/2014/04/09/teen-summer-job-market/

Money Talk News: Earning minimum wage? You should buy a home here.

Snagajob, an employment website geared toward hourly workers and employers of hourly workforces, recently compiled data on how many years of minimum wage work it would take to equal the median home value in 25 cities across the country. Read more. 

The Street: 5 more ways to ensure you get that job

We reached out to Snagajob, a Richmond, Va., online job search service, to come up with more search tips for job hunters. Here’s what Kim Costa, a job-seeker specialist at the firm, advises. Read more. 

SFGate: Would take minimum wage worker 39 years to buy home in San Francisco

Tidbit is courtesy of the job-search outfit Snagajob, which listed the top 25 cities in terms of how long it takes workers making minimum wage to buy a home. No surprise: San Francisco is No. 25. Read more. 
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