How to host a job fair

  • How to host a job fair - Carrie Pennypacker

    Opening up new stores and staffing a location that has had recent turnover can be a daunting challenge, and many employers turn to hosting job fairs for their stores in order staff a location quickly. We’ve noticed these types of postings are becoming more popular on Snagajob as summer employees start heading back to school…
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  • Pros and cons of employee social media pages - Carrie Pennypacker

    So you’ve decided that you want to use more social media for generating more engagement amongst your potential employees, but you have no clue where to start and what would be a good fit for your organization. Read on to see how some of Snagajob’s employers are rocking the social media game. Facebook: With the…
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  • How to prepare for the “gig economy” - Kim Costa

    It’s probably a term you’ve heard before…the “gig economy”. Simply put, more and more Americans are taking multiple gig jobs to meet their hours and/or to have a flexible schedule. We’re finding this trend has also taken over the hourly market. Workers have multiple (often similar) employers in order to fulfill the amount of shifts…
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  • Quick tips to make your job posting stand out - Kim Costa

    Snagajob’s 2016 State of the Hourly Worker report provides us with a deep insight and understanding of the hourly-paid workforce. After a deep dive into the results, we quickly saw a few easy things you can enact right away to make your job postings stand out to job seekers. Why this is important Unemployment is…
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  • 5 things employees want (other than more money) - Kim Costa

    Here’s something we hear from employers all the time: I can’t raise my wages, but what else can I do to get my employees to stick around? Obviously your employees would love a raise, but we find that most will understand if you can’t make that happen. However, the hiring market is tough right now….
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  • Hourly Workers Want More Hours and Are Willing to Work Multiple Jobs To Get Them - Kim Costa

    Latest Report from Snagajob Also Shows Increased Support of Raising Minimum Wage Arlington, Va. – August 1, 2016 – More than half of hourly workers want to work at least 36 hours a week with a vast majority saying they are open to working multiple jobs to get more shifts, according to a survey released…
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  • The #1 thing that frustrates job seekers & what you can do about it - Kim Costa

    Snagajob recently surveyed more than 1,000 hourly workers of varying ages to learn more about what motivates them and what they’re looking for in their jobs. The 2016 State of the Hourly Worker Report has provided us with deep insights into this growing demographic⎼which now makes up 60 percent of the U.S. workforce⎼ to help…
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  • 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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