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SFGate: Would take minimum wage worker 39 years to buy home in San Francisco

Tidbit is courtesy of the job-search outfit Snagajob, which listed the top 25 cities in terms of how long it takes workers making minimum wage to buy a home. No surprise: San Francisco is No. 25. Read more. 

WWBT NBC 12: Snagajob – Start looking now if you want to get a summer job

Spring hasn’t even arrived yet, but local experts say it’s already time to start thinking summer, especially if you are in the market for a job. You better start looking now if you want to get an edge on the competition. Kim Costa coaches job seekers at Snagajob on how to put their best foot…
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CNN: Waitress surprised with $1,000 tip

A waitress got a wonderful start to her new year, when a customer surprised her with the biggest tip she’s ever received. But the surprise didn’t stop there for Samantha. The folks at Snagajob matched Seth’s $500 tip with another $500, leaving Samantha with a $1,000 tip. Read more. 

USA Today: What it’s like to be a pizza delivery person during the Super Bowl

A Domino’s pizza team in Seattle may not be the best football players, but for many during the big game they were certainly valuable players during Super Bowl parties across town. In a recently posted YouTube video, the employees provide a behind-the-scenes look at what they did to get ready for a day when people…
Read more Companies hiring now for holiday season

Need a holiday job? Now’s the time to apply. Blain Adly loves staying busy helping customers at fab’rik in Carytown. It’s only early fall but Adly is already looking forward to the holiday rush. Read more. 

Virginia Business: Holiday hiring expected to increase

Sixty-nine percent of hiring managers say they plan to hire seasonal holiday workers this year, according to a survey commissioned by Snagajob. That is up from 63 percent last year. Read more. 

MarketWatch: Consumer unease keeps a lid on retailers’ holiday hiring plans

As retailers ready for their most important selling period of the year against the backdrop of many disappointing second-half outlooks, the annual rush to add seasonal workers this holiday looks to present a mixed picture. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. WMT  on Monday said it plans to add 55,000 seasonal workers this holiday, 10% more than last year. The increase reflected the…
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QSR Magazine: Seasonal hiring set to soar in 2013, says Snagajob

It’s shaping up to be a happy holiday for job seekers looking for a seasonal job, according to the sixth-annual survey commissioned by Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment marketplace for job seekers and employers. The 2013 forecast indicates that more seasonal jobs should be available this year than last year. Read more. 

USA Today: Retailers expected to hire less holiday help

Shaky consumer confidence and cost-trimming by stores may stop 2013 holiday seasonal hiring from reaching last year’s 12-year high, global employment consulting firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported Monday. Retailers are expected to hire roughly 700,000 temporary employees for the Oct.1- Dec. 31 holiday season, the Chicago-based company said. That would fall below the 751,800…
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Yahoo! Finance: Retailers filling 700,000 holiday season jobs

It’s that time of year: Winter decorations start hitting the shelves ridiculously early, and retailers announce their hiring plans for the super-spending season. Holiday-help hires will drop about 7 percent from last year’s 12-year high, according to consulting firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. There should be about 700,000 jobs, mostly filled in October. Some chains,…
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