Employer Resource Center Articles

  • 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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  • How to find employees - Kim Costa

    Companies in the United States face three very troubling statistics. First, turnover is at its highest point since the beginning of the Great Recession, as employees have multiple job opportunities available to them. Second, the number of Americans who expect to stay at a job for more than a year is at an historic low, creating a new…
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  • Snagajob Partners with the California Restaurant Association - Kim Costa

    Company Providing Hiring Solutions to Help Recruit Top Talent Arlington, VA – June 30, 2016 – Snagajob, America’s largest place for hourly work, announced today that it will partner with the California Restaurant Association (CRA) to provide hiring and talent management solutions to more than 2,000 CRA member restaurants. Members of the CRA can take…
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  • Now hiring: Back to school edition - Kim Costa

    Recently, we shared some tips for employers to make the most of their hiring once school’s back in session. But for some employers, the end of summer means turnover and a pressing need for new hires. Some of your best employees could be gearing up for school to start or off to college. The end…
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  • Recruiting strategies - Kim Costa

    In today’s competitive labor market, locating and recruiting talented and dedicated employees can be a daunting task. When you have the right knowledge and tools to help your business stand out from the crowd, however, implementing a few creative recruitment strategies can mean the difference between spending hours sorting through stacks of unqualified applicants and quickly attracting your dream…
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