• Finders, keepers: The harsh reality of hourly hiring - Ashley Robinson

    Finders, keepers. Losers, weepers. That’s how the saying goes and it certainly rings true in hourly hiring. Recruiting the right workers for your business is no easy task. In an industry known for high turnover rates, retaining workers is no walk in the park either. A good mix of both will lead you to a…
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  • Guest expert: 3 ways to be a terrible boss - Imani Holmes

    If you’ve read any of my other articles, then you know the drill. If you haven’t read any of them, then the title pretty much says it all. We’re going to discuss some of the managerial techniques that will help you receive a wildly enthusiastic round of applause from your employees on the day of your retirement. Every…
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  • Internal promotion popular among hiring managers, Snagajob survey finds - Susan Stavitzski

    If you plan on applying for a new job, you better hope you aren’t going up against someone already working there. According to an online survey from Snagajob, the largest hourly employment marketplace for job seekers and employers, 80 percent of companies surveyed have a policy to review current staff for open positions before considering…
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  • Sports Backers: Snagajob recognized as Outstanding Company of the Year - Imani Holmes

    Snagajob was recognized at the first-annual Active RVA Fitness Awards Luncheon, presented by Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc., as the ‘2013 Outstanding Company of the Year’ for the variety of innovative fitness and wellness programs that are available to their employees – including an on-site fitness center and locker rooms, indoor bike racks and company bikes…
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  • What being on the ‘Great Place to Work’ list does for you - Susan Stavitzski

    Snagajob was recently named one of the best companies to work for in America on the Great Place to Work® annual ranking published by FORTUNE magazine. We experienced significant growth in 2012, so we moved up to the medium category this year and we’re proud to say that we ranked 12th on the list of…
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  • SNAGAJOB IN THE NEWS - Susan Stavitzski

    Each week during the company meeting our CEO Shawn randomly calls on someone to recite Snagajob’s mission statement. But this week the pressure was really on, since the Governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell, visited to congratulate Snagajob on being named the best small business to work for in America. After Adam Packett (one of our…
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  • SATISFACTION, GUARANTEED - Susan Stavitzski

    Shortly after the remarkably accomplished Steve Jobs died, someone tweeted simply: “iSad.” (And probably from an iPhone, according to a study). Yep. Me, too. When he gave Stanford University’s commencement address on June 12, 2005, Jobs said, “the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the…
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  • HOW DOES BEING #1 HELP YOU? - Susan Stavitzski

    When we found out that the Great Place to Work Institute and Entrepreneur had named Snagajob the No. 1 Best Small Company to Work for in America, one of the first thoughts we had was how much more this honor meant considering what we do. We’re totally devoted to fulfilling the dreams of hourly workers…
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  • THINKING ABOUT CARROTS ALL THE TIME IS NOT LOONEY TUNES - Susan Stavitzski

    It’s always go time around here – literally an earthquake hit Richmond on Aug. 23, and we didn’t stop working but for a few minutes and not one of us left the building. One could say it was a very orange thing for us to do. Orange symbolizes energy and a host of other traits…
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  • Learning from the College Sports Coaching Carousel - Susan Stavitzski

    SnagAJob is headquartered in what’s become the nation’s temporary college hoops hotbed: Richmond, Va. If you intently follow March Madness wearing face paint, own a TV or investigated why your worker productivity decreased 20 percent the past few weeks, then you might have seen that Virginia Commonwealth University made a storied underdog run to the…
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