Tag: Hiring

  • 3 top interview questions for hiring hourly employees - Imani Holmes

    Interviewing potential hires can be a time-intensive, frustrating process. You’ve heard the statistics: One bad hourly hire can cost a business up to $7,000, according to The U.S. Labor Department. Hourly employee turnover rates can run more than 110% in many industries. An interview can function as a checkpoint when you’re looking for the right person who… read more

  • Optimize Jobs for Google: Your Complete Google for Jobs Checklist - Liz Dillon

    Google’s new job search tool makes it easy for your job seekers to find the right hourly position—optimizing your jobs for Google so they’ll show up in it is not quite as simple. Posting on pre-optimized sites, like Snagajob, is the easiest way to ensure your jobs are pulling into Google’s job search widget and reaching the most… read more

  • Hiring students? Do these 4 things - Imani Holmes

    According to recent Snagajob research, nearly 60% of hourly workers have a passion outside of work–a third of which are pursuing an education. This isn’t exactly surprising―many students jump at the opportunity to make a little spending money and get experience in a work environment, even if it’s just after school or during the summer. Statistically… read more

  • The back to school slump is coming: Hire now to get the best applicants - Imani Holmes

    Summer might seem like a chance to relax a bit, but it’s exactly when small business owner/operators should have their eye on hiring for the back to school season. Late July through mid August is the best time to ramp up hiring, since now is the time quality job seekers are eagerly looking for work. Snagajob… read more

  • Successful back to school hiring strategies - Liz Dillon

    What should your business be thinking about heading into back to school hiring season? Will your peak hours change? How can you get great summer workers to come back? What do you need to know about hiring students … and when’s the best time to start looking for them?   Watch Snagajob’s 30-minute on-demand webinar now to… read more

  • High Hospitality Quotient Hiring: 3 Tips on How to Hire like Danny Meyer - Liz Dillon

    Hiring for High Hospitality Quotient You probably know the name Danny Meyer. And if you don’t, you’ve undoubtedly heard of his brands. So when the founder and CEO of Shake Shack, Union Square Cafe, Marta, The Modern and more shared some of his secrets to success at Snagajob’s HourMinds 2017 conference earlier this year — including hiring for… read more

  • Danny Meyer’s Hospitality Quotient: 6 Proven Traits of High-Performing Employees - Liz Dillon

    If skills were all it took be a great service-industry employee, the hiring process would be easy. Unfortunately, it takes a lot more than just ability to do a job well. In his keynote at Snagajob’s recent HourMinds conference, restaurateur and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group Danny Meyer — the man behind legendary brands… read more

  • Job Skills that Best Predict Future Managers — LinkedIn Blog Series Part 3 - Liz Dillon

    These 10 Job Skills Best Predict Manager Potential & Retention In parts 1 and 2 of our LinkedIn partner blog series — “The New Face of Today’s Hourly Worker” — we dug into who hourly workers are and what they want and how to attract applicants and avoid drop-off. In Part 3, we’ll look at how you can… read more

  • HourMinds 2017: Top 5 Takeaways for HR Leaders & Recruiters - Liz Dillon

    HourMinds 2017 is a wrap, and we’re still reeling from this year’s amazing lineup of brand leaders, thought leaders and content. More than 300 of the industry’s leading HR, Recruiting and Talent Management experts came together in Charleston, SC for Snagajob’s can’t-miss annual conference on the biggest hourly workforce trends, best practices and next-generation ideas.   If you… read more

  • HourMinds 2017: Top 5 Takeaways for Every Owner/Operator - Liz Dillon

    We just wrapped up HourMinds 2017 and are still buzzing from all of the great content, conversations and FUN from Snagajob’s annual industry conference.   If you couldn’t make it to Charleston for this year’s event—or even if you did and you couldn’t make every session you wanted!—we’ve compiled three days, 10+ hours and 25… read more