Employers Facing Hiring Challenges This Holiday Season

  • Employers Facing Hiring Challenges This Holiday Season - Kim Costa

    82 percent of hourly employers expect to face challenges filling holiday positions this year, according to the latest data released from Snagajob, America’s largest marketplace for hourly work. With the national unemployment rate down to four percent and eCommerce for consumers up six percent, employers are having an increasingly hard time finding and keeping qualified…
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  • 2016 Holiday Hiring Report - Kim Costa

    The results of Snagajob’s 2016 Holiday Hiring survey are in! We spoke with over 1,000 hourly employers and learned that competition to hire workers is hot this year. It’s certainly a job seeker’s market. With unemployment down, there are less available workers. And with online shopping up from last year, employers are looking to fill more positions,…
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  • Infographic: 2016 Holiday Hiring - Kim Costa

    We surveyed more than 1,000 hourly employers. The below infographic provides a quick snapshot on this year’s findings, which can help you gain a competitive edge and hire top talent. Check out the full report here for a deep dive into the survey results!    

  • Social Media Recruiting Requires a Social Media Presence - Suanne Brady

    There is a huge difference between the deafening sound silence makes online and the lively sound of the heavily trafficked social media presence. People are starting and joining conversations every day, with or without you, for and against you. Just do a Google search of your company and location to see what people are saying;…
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  • Part II: How your restaurant can keep its great employees - Susan Stavitzski

    Restaurant businesses across the country, quick-service and otherwise, are getting on board with Snagajob daily. Often we hear them say they’d really like to be able to hire people away from [insert name of restaurant with a reputation for having great employees here]. If your restaurant has hiring envy, and you want to be able…
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  • 3 Ways to Get More Out of Your Employee Application Form - Susan Stavitzski

    Hiring the right person is the important first step to having a happy employee and retaining great staff. The job application form is one of the most important tools available as you take that first step in the hiring process, yet many hiring managers are still using a standardized application form for every new job…
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  • HourMinds 2017: Register now to save BIG - Jenny Lewandowski

    Nation’s leading conference for hourly marketplace set for May 2017 in Charleston, SC There’s only one place to be May 15-17, and that’s with us at HourMinds 2017 (formerly known as Collaborate to PeopleMatter peeps). We’re thrilled to announce that our annual event, the nation’s leading conference for the hourly marketplace, will be held in…
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  • Snagajob Appoints Former OpenTable CEO to Board of Directors - Kim Costa

    Arlington, Virginia – September 28, 2016 – Snagajob, America’s largest marketplace for hourly work, announced that Matthew Roberts, former CEO of OpenTable, has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Roberts served as CEO of OpenTable from 2011 – 2015 and as CFO from 2005 – 2011. During this time, the company’s restaurant customer…
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  • What is onboarding? - Arthur McKey

    So, what is onboarding? If you want a textbook onboarding definition, you could describe it as the mechanism through which new employees acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and behaviors to become effective organizational members and insiders. In short, it’s the process that businesses put in place, often facilitated by HR, to equip new hires with…
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  • 2016 holiday hiring trends - Kim Costa

    While the weather hasn’t quite cooled off, holiday hiring is starting to heat up. Major nationwide employers, like UPS, Macy’s and Target, have already announced they are starting to hire for the season. Snagajob has been keeping a close eye on the employment market and has pulled a few trends in hiring we expect to…
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