The 2016 State of the Hourly Worker report

  • The 2016 State of the Hourly Worker report - Kim Costa

    More than half of hourly employees expect to stay at their current job for less than three years. What can you do to make them stay? We spoke with more than 1,000 hourly employees to learn more about who they are, what drives them and what they need to stay motivated. What we found is…
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  • Infographic: 2016 State of the Hourly Worker - Kim Costa

    Check it out! Our 2016 State of the Hourly Worker infographic (below) highlights key data from this year’s report. With these findings, you can create roadmaps to better meet the needs of your hourly workforce. So rev those engines, put the pedal to the metal and see what you can do to create happy employees…
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  • Webinar: 2016 State of the Hourly Worker - Kim Costa

    The plight of hourly workers is in the national spotlight. We cannot open a newspaper without seeing a headline on policy issues affecting hourly work, like Ban the Box, the Overtime Work Rule, and Fight for $15. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment is at an all-time low of 4.7 percent. And…
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  • Employee happiness: Four statistics & how to implement them - Guest Blogger

    Employee happiness is an increasingly important aspect of the modern workplace. Cultivating a company culture, offering remote work and making healthy options available to your employees is proven to improve a company’s bottom line by a staggering amount. Companies with happier employees outperform competition by an average of 20%. How do you go about making…
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  • Coming soon: 2016 State of the Hourly Worker - Kim Costa

    Knowing your audience is Marketing 101. But, how well do you really know your hourly workers? Have you thought about what drives them? What they want in a career? How they’re getting to work? What type of job they are looking for? How they search for jobs? At Snagajob, that’s all we think about. Each…
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  • How to avoid a bad fit in your job description - Guest Blogger

    When writing a job description, you want to focus on attracting the right candidate. That sounds obvious, but a lot of employers focus on getting the best possible candidate on paper. We find that our customers are more successful when they look for the right employee for them. So what is the difference? We all…
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  • Webinar: Optimizing Job Postings for Search Visibility & Applications - Kim Costa

    It’s a job seeker’s – not employer’s – market. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national unemployment rate is below five percent, and the Economic Policy Institute estimates that underemployment is at 10 percent. This means that while there is a demand for more hourly work, there is not enough supply to…
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  • Creating culture in a workplace - Kim Costa

    What is “workplace culture” and why is it important? The term is relatively new, and it encompasses several elements. Essentially, it refers to the atmosphere of the workplace. It is the look, the feel and the vibe on the sales floor, in the office, behind the front desk or in the dining room of a restaurant. It affects the…
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  • Webinar: Overtime Work Regulation - Kim Costa

    Original webinar date: 6/30/16 Description: Learn how legislative changes, as well as economic and industry trends, are affecting hourly work and how Snagajob can help meet your scheduling demands. Speakers: Kevin Holden, Managing Principal and Litigation Manager, Jackson Lewis P.C. Kevin counsels large and mid-size companies and business owners on a variety of work place issues. He is the…
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  • How to protect employees from productivity loss - Guest Blogger

    How do your hourly employees feel about their workplace? Are they happy and engaged? Or are they just putting in their time? When employee morale is low, productivity suffers. But that’s not the worst of it. Your company’s revenues and reputation are also at stake because work slumps can quickly give way to slumping sales. Happy employees, on…
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