The Hourly Insight. A Blog for Employers.

Do you know what job seekers want this summer?

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There’s still some time to make the most of the summer hiring season (remember, most seasonal jobs will be filled by the end of May). If you’re trying to craft the perfect job description to help you find your dream summer hire, our recent homepage poll has some results you might be interested in. We…
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Dallas Morning News: Wal-Mart consolidating Dallas-area hiring, training at new Talent Center in Irving

“Training can help reduce turnover, said Jason Hamilton, vice president of marketing at SnagAJob.com, the largest job site for part-time and full-time hourly positions. “One thing that’s reassuring to me is that I’m hearing more employers talk about the value of their hourly workforce more and not just seeing them as warm bodies.” Read more:…
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Wings. Beer. Sports. Heaven?

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The employees at Snagajob, also known as Snaggers, are passionate, fun and more than willing to share their experiences. So we invited a few Snaggers to contribute to The Hourly Insight. Today’s guest blogger is Logan Tinder, a franchise account executive who was excited to let us know the details about attending his first trade…
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Three tips for hiring for your franchise location

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Imagine trying to run a successful business without a point of sale system. Would you just guess an item’s SKU number if you didn’t know it? What about all those sale prices? How would you know which items were discounted and by how much? Talk about a nightmare of inaccuracies. It’s probably safe to say…
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Hot summer hiring tips

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After surveying 250 employers for our latest Summer Hiring Report, we collected enough data to provide job seekers with some great tips for finding work this season and help employers find the best applicants for their summer workforce. Remember these fast facts we learned from our survey that will help you make the most of…
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Taking the time to check in

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We don’t have to tell you how important interviews are. It’s one of the first steps you take when trying to fill a position and sometimes the very last thing you do when an employee is leaving. But have you ever considered interviewing as a tool to help you retain your star employees or check…
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The 2014 Summer Hiring Survey has arrived!

The sun is shining and flowers are in bloom, marking the beginning of spring. But here at Snagajob, we’re already thinking about the summer hiring landscape and what it means for employers searching for the best seasonal employees. For our 2014 Summer Hiring Survey, we received responses from over 250 employers from the retail, hospitality…
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Snagajob’s 2014 Summer Hiring Survey Reveals Positive Employment Outlook in Hot Seasonal Job Sectors: Retail, Hospitality and Food Service

 Average hourly pay across industries expected to be more than the proposed national minimum wage increase to $10.10 per hour RICHMOND, Va. (April 2, 2014) – Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment marketplace for job seekers and employers, today announced results from its 2014 Summer Hiring Survey of 250 employers responsible for hiring hourly employees in…
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The marriage of QSR and Fast Casual

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Maybe you noticed it the last time you walked into a quick serve restaurant – little touches that you were once more likely to find in fast casual restaurants. Food being prepared in the front of the store, plastic booths that have been replaced with cozy seating arrangements next to a fireplace, these are just…
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The Street: 5 more ways to ensure you get that job

We reached out to Snagajob, a Richmond, Va., online job search service, to come up with more search tips for job hunters. Here’s what Kim Costa, a job-seeker specialist at the firm, advises. Read more.