Jason Hamilton / As VP of marketing, Jason Hamilton makes sure hourly employers are aware of Snagajob's solutions that make it easier for hourly employers to recruit, hire and retain a stronger workforce. He also keeps tabs on the hourly marketplace, analyzing trends and staying one step ahead. Oh, and he had a cameo in a Bollywood film.
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When it comes to wage protests, do hourly job seekers really care?

Job seekers ages 45-54 years old had the strongest opinion of the impact of wage protests.

More part-time work? Training younger workers to expect less

A majority of younger job seekers say having a flexible work schedule is most attractive characteristic of a company.

Benefits 101: Simple ways to offer education assistance

Sit down with employees taking classes and explore flexible scheduling options.

Reliable transportation: What does that mean for hourly workers?

If you’re located in a bike-friendly city, make sure to let seekers know and you may attract new faces.

Mobile: bringing instincts back to hiring

Snagajob tests video applications to enable quicker connections and hires.

Summer hiring outlook 2014

Of those planning to hire for the summer, 74 percent expect to have the positions filled by the end of May.

Part time vs. full time: Which is best for most job seekers?

Health care and minimum wage changes can have a huge impact on your business. Both can impact your scheduling, which can already come as a challenge at times.

Minimum Wage: Are you ready for employee questions?

Currently, a higher wage is encouraged but not required for businesses.

What are benefits to restaurant job seekers?

The least important attribute in a position to job seekers is the brand name of the restaurant.

Day makers: Encouraging engagement beyond the holiday season

One Dunkin' franchisee instills the holiday spirit and appreciation for his employees all year.

Don’t lose job-seeking customers to the black hole

Restaurants should set some internal expectations of what is appropriate when getting back to job seekers.

Paper pain: How electronic onboarding can be your cure

More than 25 percent of new hire paperwork is now completed on mobile devices.

For QSRs, brand isn’t the language of love to attract students and career-minded workers

A mix of young students and career-minded workers will bring different strengths to the table as far as flexibility in hours available, pay requirements and leadership skills.

Solving the social media recruitment puzzle

Although social media hasn't radically changed how restaurants recruit employees yet, it has added a new dynamic that many businesses are not fully equipped to handle themselves.

High-volume hiring questions asked and answered

A focus on planning, developing goals, consistency and follow-ups is key to a positive applicant experience.

The workforce structure debate of 2013: part time vs. full time

Several elements will cause employers to revisit their workforce structure in 2013, including growth, regulation changes and labor cost increases.

Holiday hiring: who to hire and who to keep after the season

Prepare for the added traffic by hiring a team of seasonal employees who naturally fit in your business so they can catch on quickly, hit the ground running and keep hurried customers happy.

It’s not a chicken-and-egg scenario: quality comes before sales

By assessing applicants for their behavioral preferences, you can find out if an applicant has the energy to work the drive-thru, the customer service for the cash register or the trustworthiness to cover the late shift.

Glass is half full hiring: it’s all about perspective

Giving an applicant's previous experience a lot of weight in hiring decisions may seem like the prudent approach, but when it comes to finding a right-fit employee, aptitude is more important.

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