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Tips for structuring an effective interview


Having an efficient hiring process is key to the success of every organization. Being able to find, interview and hire can be a tricky and time-consuming process. Identifying which applicants to interview and structuring an interview that will ensure you make the more informed hiring decisions can be even trickier. These tips will give you […]

Say thanks with Snagajob Salutes You!


Do you have an employee that is constantly going above and beyond their duties, striving to support their co-workers every day and providing great customer service? We want to help you show your appreciation with our Snagajob Salutes You initiative, a special recognition program in honor of Employee Appreciation Week (March 2-6). Nominating a great employee […]

Snagajob Gives A Salute To Hourly-Paid Workers With New Recognition Program

Hourly workers make up approximately 70 percent of America’s workforce RICHMOND, Va. (Feb. 9, 2015) – Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment marketplace for job seekers and employers, today announced a new national recognition program, inviting customers, co-workers and bosses alike to nominate their favorite hourly-paid employee to receive a little extra “thank you” in honor […]

Are the best applicants getting overlooked because they don’t have degrees?


“Ask Snagajob” gives employers the opportunity to get real answers to their recruiting and hiring questions. New “Ask Snagajob” posts will be shared every week on The Hourly Insight. “Are HR recruiters letting their best applicants get overlooked because the company only wants to hire people with degrees?” – Terry K. In the hourly marketplace, the characteristics […]

Snagajob appoints Christian Campagnuolo to lead Marketing

Arlington, Va., January 21, 2015- Snagajob, America’s largest marketplace for hourly employment, announced today that Christian Campagnuolo has joined them as their new head of Marketing. Campagnuolo will lead all brand, creative and field marketing efforts to accelerate the growth of Snagajob’s national brand. “Snagajob is delighted to welcome Christian into the Snagajob family,” said […]

3 ways to reduce employee turnover


It’s estimated that the cost of losing an employee in the first year is at least three times the employee’s salary.  The bottom line is employee turnover is expensive.  It is key to first identify the reason why employee leave then find ways to reduce turnover. Employees leave for numerous reasons from relationship issues to […]

What are some good, out-of-the-box interview questions?


“Ask Snagajob” gives employers the opportunity to get real answers to their recruiting and hiring questions. New “Ask Snagajob” posts will be shared every week on The Hourly Insight. “What are some out-of-the-box interview questions I can ask that will give me more insight on a candidate?” – Brad K. You already have a list of essential […] Top 18 Niche Job Sites for 2015

Snagajob is a great place for students, part time and transitional workers to find basic hourly employment in their area. The site contains a great number of temporary and ongoing retail, hospitality and service jobs and lists vacancies in order of proximity to your locale. Read more.

Meet the 2015 Hourly Hiring Summit keynote speaker!


To bring in the sixth year of the Snagajob Hourly Hiring Summit, we are excited to announce the official keynote presenter, Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, Walter Robb. Robb’s passion for organic, all-natural produce began over 40 years ago, gaining experience as a retailer, farmer and consultant throughout his career. Today as Co-CEO of the […]

Guest blog: Best practices for communicating with applicants


You’ve designed an attention-getting job description with an amazing title and you’ve received great applicants. Now it’s time to provide them with a great applicant experience. Communication is the key element in fostering this. In a survey conducted by Startwire, 77 percent of candidates would think less of a company that didn’t respond to applicants. […]