• Calling candidates: how to considerately follow up - Imani Holmes

    In our most recent survey, we asked roughly 300 hourly hiring managers about their interviewing and hiring practices. They divulged why they’re hiring, how they handle walk-in applicants and how they like job seekers to follow up after turning in an application. Employers also let us know how they reached out to candidates after an interview, specifically if…
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  • You’ve got mail: encouraging job seekers to follow up - Imani Holmes

    In our most recent survey, we asked roughly 300 hourly hiring managers about their interviewing and hiring practices. They divulged why they’re hiring, how they handle walk-in applicants and the types of questions they tend to ask in interviews. We also asked employers what is the best way for applicants to follow up after submitting…
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  • Walk-ins? Bring ‘em on! - Imani Holmes

    In our most recent survey, we asked roughly 300 hourly hiring managers about their interviewing and hiring practices. They divulged why they’re hiring, the challenges of finding new employees and the types of questions they tend to ask in interviews. We also inquired on how they prepare managers to handle walk-ins, job seekers who visit…
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  • Now hiring: back to school edition - Imani Holmes

    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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  • Spread the word – The Hourly Gig is back! - Imani Holmes

    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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  • Hire Minds highlights: old school vs. new school - Imani Holmes

    The  2013 Hire Minds summit is the only event held annually that specifically addresses the general practices and challenges of hiring for the hourly workplace. Leaders from different parts of the hourly industry, including restaurants and retail, come together to share and explore the best practices for maximizing the potential of hourly workers and those who employ…
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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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  • Hire Learning: 3 tips to encourage employee engagement - Imani Holmes

    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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  • 3 things to consider before saying goodbye for good - Imani Holmes

    The beloved masters of harmony Boyz II Men once sang that “it’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday.” This may be true, but saying goodbye to an employee can be even harder. Letting someone go is never easy, and as an employer, it’s probably the last thing you want to do. Before you make…
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  • Hiring tips, courtesy of Rachel - Susan Stavitzski

      At Snagajob, we love getting positive testimonials from hourly workers who have been hired by an employer that posted on Snagajob.com. Knowing we helped someone find their right-fit position is the best news we can receive from a job seeker. These testimonials not only provide great advice to other job seekers, they can also…
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