Many of our presidents started out as hourly workers just like you. Before their job title was head of state, our presidents held another position: the hourly worker. George Washington: When he was 16, years before he became our nation’s first president, Washington worked as a land surveyor. Abraham Lincoln: Honest Abe worked several hourly jobs before he was sworn […]
You’ve scheduled an interview and now you have no idea what to wear. As job search experts, this is a question we get all the time. Before you start freaking out in front of your closet, take a breather and listen up. Wearing the perfect outfit can make you feel unstoppable. That confidence is the best […]
Don’t meet ALL of a job’s criteria? Apply anyway! Did you know that men apply for a job when they meet 60% of qualifications, but women only apply when they meet 100% of them? Crazy, right?! (Source: Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg) This should be a huge wake up call! Ladies, now’s the time to […]
Plenty of jobs provide you with the chance to earn tips including servers, delivery drivers and housekeepers. While you’re on the clock, there are several things you can do to walk out with even more cash at the end of your shift. After doing some research (and pulling from a decade of my experiences as […]
We know saving money can be hard. So here are five easy tips to help you save extra cash without even realizing it. 1. Cut out the unused subscriptions. You can save up to $100 per year by sharing a streaming media account with friends. 2. Save your leftovers. Cut your spending in half and […]
This is a guest post from Vannie Shu. Vannie leads consumer product marketing and content marketing at Snagajob. She loves learning new things and chasing new experiences. She hates taking no for an answer, and can be relentlessly persistent. I’ve been rejected a lot. It hurts at first, but I’m proud of these scars now. Rejection is […]
A seasonal job isn’t just about earning extra money. It’s your opportunity to get your foot in the door at a company that you want to work for. When we surveyed employers, 93% said they want to keep their seasonal workers on after the holidays! So, here are a few tips on how to turn […]
The preparation that goes into applying for jobs is exhausting, but necessary to boost your confidence and help you stand out from the crowd. After all the energy you’ve put into prepping your application you’re ready to just sit back, relax and wait to hear back. But don’t make this mistake… it’s totally the wrong move! […]
Sometimes recognizing sexual harassment is tricky, especially if you’re caught off guard. So here’s a quiz to help you identify sexual harassment and know when to speak up. Remember, harassers can be anyone including your co-workers, supervisors and customers. If you experience sexual harassment you have the right to speak up. Reach out to your manager, business owner or […]
We asked employers what qualities they’re really looking for in seasonal workers. What we learned: it takes more than filling out applications and checking them twice—it’s about the having the right skills and spirit to succeed during the busiest time of the year. So, check out these top three traits sure to get you hired for the holidays. 1. Meet […]
When you’re balancing a cray schedule filled with responsibilities, school or another job, it can be hard to find a lot of time to spend on your job search. Fortunately, I’ve got some shortcuts to help you manage your time wisely and focus on areas that’ll have the most impact. The truth is, you shouldn’t […]
Believe it or not, employers are already hiring for the holidays! These companies have announced their plans to hire thousands of seasonal employees in 2017. Attend a national hiring fair for your chance to snag an interview and land your seasonal job before the holiday season officially starts. Target When: October 13 – 15, 10 […]
Ever wonder what part-time job is right for you? Well, we’ve done our homework and found the 10 most popular jobs for college students. Take a look and see which job best fits your personality. 10. Delivery Driver Everybody loves pizza! Take a break from the dining hall and make some dough as a […]
If you really want a job sometimes you just gotta go get it. These days most businesses only accept online applications. But if you want to stand out, walking into your favorite boutique or restaurant can be a your opportunity to leave a lasting impression and land the job. Before you walk in, use these three […]
In this week’s video, we’re going to go over how to answer the job interview question, "What does customer service mean to you?" That’s coming up. Hi guys, I’m Ashley with Snagajob, your number one source for hourly jobs and welcome to our weekly advice show. “What does customer service mean to you?” It’s one of the common job interview questions that stumps a lot of job seekers, but it shouldn...
In this week’s video, we’re going to go over the top 10 interview mistakes. That’s coming up. Hi guys, I’m Ashley with Snagajob, your number one source for hourly jobs and welcome to our weekly advice show. So you’re getting interviews, but you’re having a hard time landing a job. Frustrating, I know. You could be guilty of one of these common job interview mistakes and not even realize it. Don’...
In this week’s video, we’re going to go over the top 10 signs of job interview anxiety. That’s coming up. Hi guys, I’m Ashley with Snagajob, your number one source for hourly jobs and welcome to our weekly advice show. You're nervous. I mean, who wouldn’t be? You have to figure out what to wear, run through your job interview checklist and be ready to answer common interview questions. It’s comp...
We’ve been getting a lot of questions on our YouTube channel lately about the right way to follow up on your applications: Following up is a critical step that often gets overlooked. You're probably competing with several other job seekers for the same job and employers tell us that following up is a great way to stand out and get noticed. There are three common ways to follow up: email, phone a...
In this week’s video, we’re going to go over the do’s and don’ts of social media. That’s coming up. Most people think social media has absolutely nothing to do with their job search. That’s definitely not the case. Over 50 percent of employers check out an applicant’s social media profiles before hiring them. If they saw yours, would you still get the job? Check out the job search dos and don’ts...