The Hourly Insight. A Blog for Employers

Hire Millennials with a cause in mind

People are constantly trying to figure out how Millennials make decisions regarding purchase habits, eating habits and more. When it comes to knowing how this generation determines which job is a good fit for them, that’s something folks, especially employers, wish they had a grasp on. By 2020, 80 percent of the hourly workforce will […]

Employee quitting? No problem with these tips.

There’s nothing better than a happy employee, eager to contribute to the success of your business. On the other hand, an employee who’s ready to quit can be an employer’s worst nightmare. An unexpected exit can leave you scrambling to fill a position or looking to other employees to cover the remaining workload. But alas, […]

Putting your application form to work for you

The job application form is one of the most important tools available for use in the hiring process and yet many companies are still stuck on the same old standardized application form for every new job they post. Thanks to the advent of affordable new software technology like customizable online forms and applicant tracking systems, […]

Study these poll results and attract more job seekers

When Starbucks announced they would be paying for their employees to pursue their college degrees online, the hourly industry sat up and took notice. The news caught Snagajob’s attention as well so we took to our job seekers to get some insight on the topic. In a poll hosted on, job seekers were asked, […]

Crew member career roadmap: takeaways from Hire Minds Denver

Hire Minds Denver was the first Hire Minds regional workshop. We hosted 35 hourly hiring professionals from the restaurant, retail, hospitality, healthcare, airline and staffing industries for a full day of best practice sharing and networking. Part of this event included two focused workshops for attendees to discuss solutions to hourly hiring challenges. An hourly […]

The new meaning of mobile

Today, mobile means so much more than simply making a call or sending a text. Our phones hold our entire lives — they keep our notes, maintain our relationships and even store our credit card information. So how does our relationship with mobile come into play in the business world? On one hand, mobile can […]

Leaving the box behind

This Monday, Washington D.C. joined a short list of cities and states that have joined the Ban the Box movement. For those not familiar, Ban the Box is an initiative to remove the question/box on an application that inquires about an applicant’s criminal record. For some employers, an honest answer about past transgressions can send […]

Let freedom ring in your workplace

With the holiday weekend coming up, we’ve been thing a lot about what independence means to certain people. It has a variety of definitions depending on who you ask – our forefathers were concerned with life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness; your cashier might be thinking about the sweet, sweet freedom of their next […]

World Cup Lessons: Encourage competition in your workplace

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With the excitement of the World Cup, everyone’s got competition on their mind. Take a few pointers from the world’s soccer stars and introduce a little competition to your staff. Providing a challenge will help increase morale and productivity. Here are a few tips to help you introduce some healthy competition to your staff. Set […]

Here’s a tip for QSRs…

Tipping waiters has always been a customary practice for restaurants outside of the QSR realm. But the tables are starting to turn as a handful of quick-serve brands are beginning to experiment with offering their customers the chance to tip for their service. As technology evolves to accommodate faster and innovative payment methods, it makes […]
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