• Donkey or elephant? The answer could impact hourly hiring - Susan Stavitzski

    It’s election year. And unless you’ve been vacationing in the Arctic, you’ve already heard a lot of talk about unemployment and the approach each candidate has to get more Americans working. Jobs and the economy aren’t new topics of debate, but unemployment is higher than it has been going into any election since World War…
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  • This election year you’ll win - Susan Stavitzski

    Sound bites that peg political gridlock and indecision for what’s stifling employment in America are wildly off the mark, according to the findings of the Workforce Planning Survey commissioned by outsourcing provider Yoh. Only 9 percent of executives surveyed in December 2011 from larger U.S. companies – companies with revenues greater than $750 million and…
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  • How to please the crowd with your facilities management services - Imani Holmes

    The companies that keep things hopping and the conditions pleasant for stadiums, office buildings, healthcare institutions, school cafeterias, and the wide variety of other places where large groups of people gather have one thing in common: a huge need for an effective hourly hiring process. About half (and in some cases more) of the total…
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  • Because not everyone’s cut out for a child car job - Imani Holmes

    There’s more to build up than an immunity to colds when you work at a child care facility.  Building up a tolerance for noise, commotion and fatigue that comes with overseeing the learning activities, playtime and safety of a group of young children is not an easy thing to do. And neither is finding people…
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  • Part timers can offer a full range of benefits - Susan Stavitzski

    We’re back with the second part of our four-part series on the top categories – or personalities – of hourly job seekers. Last month we kicked off our four-part series by taking a closer look at retirees and sharing what we know about Snagajob members ages 55+. This month we’re looking closely at hourly job seekers who…
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  • The key to filling automotive manufacturing jobs - Imani Holmes

    People have been sticking with the cars they have, rather than buying new ones, amid the economic uncertainty of the past couple of years. Repair shops and service departments have been doing a brisk business and have been hiring to keep up with it. But leading the news recently are headlines like, “Auto jobs boom coming…
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  • How automotive service businesses can drive great people to apply - Nadine Jerome

    When I was growing up, my parents always had an aging fleet of vehicles (meaning two roughly 10-year-old cars) in the driveway. Seems we were ahead of the trend. Experts say recent economic challenges, restricted financing and leasing options have led to increased vehicle age and longer ownership periods than we’ve seen in the U.S. in many…
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  • Part II: How your restaurant can keep its great employees - Susan Stavitzski

    Restaurant businesses across the country, quick-service and otherwise, are getting on board with Snagajob daily. Often we hear them say they’d really like to be able to hire people away from [insert name of restaurant with a reputation for having great employees here]. If your restaurant has hiring envy, and you want to be able…
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  • Part I: How your restaurant can go from having hiring envy to causing it - Imani Holmes

    Restaurants across the country, quick-service and otherwise, are getting on board with Snagajob daily. Often we hear them say they’d really like to be able to hire people away from [insert name of restaurant with a reputation for having great employees here]. Restaurants that always seem to have great employees get noticed by other restaurants….
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  • Do you need to step away from the 20lb jar of mayonnaise? - Imani Holmes

    Buying peanut butter, toilet paper and coffee in bulk is an efficient, cost-effective way to stock up on necessities. That mentality applied to buying job postings might not save much, if any, time or money. Most job boards offer posting packages that allow you to purchase individual job postings in bulk. If you estimate you’ll…
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