The Hourly Insight. A Blog for Employers.

Now hiring: back to school edition

Recently, we shared some tips for employers to make the most of their hiring once school’s back in session. But for some employers, the end of summer means turnover and a pressing need for new hires. Some of your best employees could be gearing up for school to start or off to college. The end…
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Franchise Appreciation: Meet Scott Knight

In honor of Franchise Appreciation Day on August 31, we’ve decided to spend the last week of August highlighting the people who love the work they do with franchises. Everyday, readers will get the chance to meet someone new and learn about some of the folks who make their favorite restaurants possible.  Scott Knight, the…
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Franchise appreciation: Meet Brian Sommers

In honor of Franchise Appreciation Day on August 31, we’ve decided to spend the last week of August highlighting the people who love the work they do with franchises. Everyday, readers will get the chance to meet someone new and learn about some of the folks who make their favorite restaurants possible. Brian Sommers, the vice president…
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Franchise Appreciation: Meet Nick Shurgot

In honor of Franchise Appreciation Day on August 31, we’ve decided to spend the last week of August highlighting the people who love the work they do with franchises. Everyday, readers will get the chance to meet someone new and learn about some of the folks who make their favorite restaurants possible.  Nick Shurgot, the…
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Franchise appreciation: Meet Tammy Titlow

In honor of Franchise Appreciation Day on August 31, we’ve decided to spend the last week of August highlighting the people who love the work they do with franchises. Everyday, readers will get the chance to meet someone new and learn about some of the folks who make their favorite restaurants possible. When Tammy Titlow and her…
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Franchisee Appreciation: Meet Paul Ledgard

In honor of Franchise Appreciation Day on August 31, we’ve decided to spend the last week of August highlight the people who love the work they do with franchises. Every day, readers will get the chance to meet someone new and learn about some of the folks who make their favorite restaurants possible.  After 17…
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Latest survey provides insight into hiring practices

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Snagajob recently polled about 300 hourly hiring managers on their interview and hiring practices. The results provided insight on the challenges of filling open positions, the biggest influences in hiring decisions and more. Check out the summary findings to see what we learned:  On hiring practices  – 62 percent of employers were optimistic about increasing…
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A brief history of Franchise Appreciation Day

This Labor Day weekend, various locations all over the country will be taking part in Franchise Appreciation Day. Started by the social media marketing firm Sociallybuzz, Franchise Appreciation Day give franchises the opportunity to say thanks to their customers while giving those customers the chance to learn more about their local franchises and the contributions…
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Tis the season…to start thinking about seasonal hiring

For some, the 25th of last month meant one thing: Christmas in July. While it may seem silly to deck the halls in flip-flops, employers could actually learn a thing or two from these eager revelers. Preparing your business for the holidays, specifically seasonal hiring, is a process that should be started long before the…
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Spread the word – The Hourly Gig is back!

Do you have any employees who head to band practice once their shift ends? Or maybe an employee who’s working part-time until they finally get their big break? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then make sure those aspiring stars sign up for The Hourly Gig!  We’re excited to announce the second year…
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