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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.

Hire Learning: 3 tips to encourage employee engagement

Snagajob understands that it can be difficult to find expertise geared specifically toward the hourly workforce. So we gathered up some of the best minds in hiring to bring you the Hire Learning series, a collection of videos devoted to building advanced skills around maximizing the potential of your hourly employees. We sat down with…
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Pro hiring tips from Wimbledon 2013

Wimbledon always has its fair share of dramaand surprises. With every loss and accompanying victory, there are some lessons to be found not only for the players, but for employers as well. So put on your tennis whites and consider these three pro tips we learned from this year’s Wimbledon championship:  1. Don’t let assumptions…
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Fruit Loops®, Evergreens and Grandmas at a Job Interview?

Snagajob job seekers share ‘weirdest questions’ asked At a job interview, you expect to be asked about previous experience and skills. But at interviews for hourly jobs, it’s best to anticipate curveballs, says an informal poll of Snagajob job seekers. Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment marketplace for job seekers and employers, recently asked its users…
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July 4th essentials: fireworks, flags and hourly workers

This week, all over the great US of A, Americans will be celebrating our nation’s independence.  Most people have the day off to enjoy the holiday and end up looking for things to do on July 4th. If you find yourself in this predicament, consider all the fun options that exist thanks to the dedication…
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Tom Tighe joins Snagajob as Senior Vice President of Sales

Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment marketplace for job seekers and employers, announced today that Tom Tighe has joined the company as senior vice president of sales. Tighe will lead Snagajob’s sales force as the company continues to grow its position in the hourly hiring marketplace. “Tom’s proven track record of establishing and rapidly growing a…
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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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Growing Zaxby’s franchise group partners with Snagajob to go paperless

Snagajob, the largest hourly employment marketplace for job seekers and employers, today announced a partnership with McLeroy Enterprises, Inc., one of the 10 largest Zaxby’s franchise groups in the country, to help move their entire hiring process online. “We’re a growing organization and we need a hiring process that can not only keep pace, but…
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What to look for when hiring…for your QSR

Fast Food Restaurant Employee

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts devoted to helping employers find right-fit hourly employees in various industries. The series is based on information from the Best Practice Profiles compiled by Snagajob’s assessment partner, PeopleAnswers. Read the first post here.  Hiring for a quick service restaurant, or QSR, means building a team of quality…
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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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