Snagajob In The News

The media turns to Snagajob for hourly employment insights. For QSRs, brand isn’t the language of love to attract students and career-minded workers

In dating, we look for the perfect match. And such is the case for employers wanting to hire the right employees. But, quick-service restaurant (QSR) operators may need some dating advice when it comes to courting quality job candidates. QSR job seekers and restaurant operators, it turns out, view the importance of brand in the…
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Forbes: 5 website startups that can find you a second job

In 2010, Snagajob estimated that over a quarter of Americans were searching for a second job. Three years later, if you aren’t, maybe you should be. A number of startups are working to bridge the gap between employer and employee, making the search for flexible jobs and hourly employment a lot less painful. Here are five quickly…
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Fox Business: Ford Hunts for 3,000 Tech-Savvy Salaried Workers

Ford unleashed plans on Tuesday to hire 3,000 salaried employees – 800 more than previously expected – mostly in the technical field as it looks to expand its fleet of fuel-efficient cars and trucks to meet rapidly expanding demand. What trends are at play that could impact their hiring? Read more.

Fox Business: Two industries hanging the ‘help wanted’ sign for hourly workers

The labor market is showing signs of improvement, but some industries are mending quicker than others, offering more prospects to job seekers. Although it’s still tough to get hired, hourly workers may fare better if they focus their hunt on the retail or restaurant industries. “As the economy is improving, retail and the restaurant industries…
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Henrico Now: New CEO sets priorities for Snagajob

In March of this year, Snagajob, an online job search and software company based in Henrico County, announced that its founder, Shawn Boyer, would step down from his role as CEO. His replacement? Tech industry veteran Peter Harrison, former chief executive of McLean-based software and research development company GlobalLogic. The move will allow Boyer to…
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Bloomberg TV: Your next job may be as close as your iPad

Looking for work? You may not need to look farther than your cell phone. Bloomberg’s Betty Liu explains how companies are increasingly turning to mobile and social media in their search for employees. Watch the clip.

Fox Business: Companies up the ante as tech-savvy talent shop for jobs

Whether it’s pining for a casual work environment, robust employee benefits like free gourmet food or career-advancing opportunities, expectations are high among young job seekers, and it is challenging companies to sweeten their perks. Mobile job searching is up 95% over the last 12 months, according to new data from Snagajob, giving skilled workers the…
Read more Job searching on your phone

Job seekers are increasingly using their phones to search for jobs, but they are less likely to apply for jobs on their smartphone than on a computer. Snagajob, America’s largest hourly site for job seekers and employers, saw its users increase their mobile job searching by 95% over the past year. Read more.

NFIB: Unusual employee perks to keep your small business staff engaged

While it might not be feasible to install a vegan food bar in the lobby or purchase a private company jet, don’t lose heart. Small business doesn’t have to mean small perks. As many owners, managers and staffers can attest, there are plenty of ways to get creative to offer incentives employees want most. Read…
Read more Where (and how) to get hired now at that summer job

Warmer weather and beach vacations aren’t the only reasons to get excited about summer this year. If you’re seeking part-time employment, 19% of hiring managers plan to hire more summer workers this year than they did last year, and average hourly wages are up by 5%, to $11.50 from $10.90, according to online job marketplace…
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