'Tis the season where we express how thankful we are for our family, friends and loved ones. It is that very important time of year where we remind ourselves – and each other – how appreciative we are that different people and things in our lives are making a difference and making an impact.
And in the spirit of this Thanksgiving season, we here at Snagajob encourage you to give thanks at #HourlyThanks. Over 77,000,000 people, or 60% of the U.S. workforce, are hourly workers. They are the sales associates helping you find that perfect gift at the mall and bagging your turkeys at the grocery store. They are the warehouse workers fulfilling your online holiday gifts. They are the customer service representatives taking your calls when your parcel gets misplaced. They are the baristas making your morning coffee after you've been up late cooking. They are the waiters, waitresses, and bartenders taking your order when you want a night out.
They are the engines that keeps our economy running. They man the front line for many of the brands we love and are the reason we go and return to stores, restaurants, hotels time and time again.
Often taken for granted or even ignored, these 77,000,000 people devote long, arduous hours to helping make your life easier and your holiday season more memorable. So, over the next few weeks take a moment to not only say thank you, but share your thanks. Use #HourlyThanks to send thanks to someone in the hourly marketplace that has helped you this week and made a difference, whether big or small. Snap a photo and let us know about your appreciation. We would love to hear about it.
And from all of us here at Snagajob: Thank you. Thank you for tackling busy and stressful shifts on Black Friday and during the holiday season. Thank you for your dedication to your job and your patience, even on the busiest days of the year. Thank you for making a difference and making an impact on our lives each and every day.