Snagajob In The News

The media turns to Snagajob for hourly employment insights. Solving the social media recruitment puzzle

Much of Snagajob’s success, especially in its early years, was due to the growing trend that more job seekers were heading online to find jobs, as opposed to scouring the classifieds or going door-to-door asking about potential opportunities. Companies attuned to this online migration were able to stay in front of qualified job seekers and…
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The Wall Street Journal: Help wanted? Eureka!

Shawn Boyer set out to help a friend find a job. He ended up creating a new one for himself. Back in 1999, his friend came to him with a problem. She was getting a doctorate in an obscure liberal-arts field, and finding an internship was a challenge. Mr. Boyer, just a couple of years…
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Work It, Richmond: The state of entrepreneurship in RVA

Snagajob founder Shawn Boyer has an even longer view of the startup community in Richmond. His online job search and placement company launched in May 2000. “In the past three years, I’ve seen more of a focus and promotion of entrepreneurs in the business community and even in city and state government,” Boyer said, pointing…
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CNN Money: Summer hiring is expected to rise sharply

The dreary employment numbers announced last week masked one scrap of good news for job-seeking teens (and their parents): The number of companies looking to bring on extra help for the summer has risen sharply over last year, and average pay for these positions, at $11.50 an hour (up from $10.90 in 2012), is at…
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WWBT 12: Summer jobs: Companies that are hiring now

Do you have a high school or college student who needs a job this summer? Good news: a Snagajob survey shows employers plan to hire more seasonal workers this year and pay more money. Students attending the Style Weekly and J. Sargeant Reynolds job fair say the search for work doesn’t feel much easier. Watch…
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QSR Magazine: Snagajob’s ‘Hire Minds Summit’ to deliver hiring expertise

The HR executives and operations professionals who lead America’s hourly workforce will gather to share best practices focused on attracting, hiring, and retaining the best employees during Snagajob’s fourth annual Hire Minds Hourly Hiring Summit, which will be held April 21-23 at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia. Read more.

QSR Magazine: With summer approaching, brands ramp up hiring

Summer may seem like it’s months away, but the time to start hiring summer workers is now, says Courtney Moyer, PR manager for Snagajob, the largest hourly employment network for job seekers and employers. She notes that the company’s sixth-annual summer jobs survey shows that 77 percent of summer hiring will start this month and…
Read more Job-seeking teens might get a break this summer

Teenagers looking to make some money this summer could have an easier time finding a job than in recent years, if the economic momentum of the last few months holds up. That would be a welcome turn of events for the youngest generation of workers, who have had an incredibly tough time finding work after…
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WRIC TV 8: Social media can help you land your next job

The trend of using social media in the job search is on the rise. But how can you use social media effectively? Watch now.  

Snagajob hires new CEO; founder to become chairman

The founder of online job search and software company Snagajob said he will maintain an active role in the company even though he is stepping aside as its chief executive officer. Shawn Boyer, who started Snagajob in 2000 and has led the often praised company ever since, is relinquishing day-to-day management duties to a 25-year…
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