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How to get a job at Best Buy

Thinking about applying for a position at Best Buy? Not sure what to expect? Here are some tips that will help prepare you for their hiring process: Know the company Before starting the application, make sure to do research on Best Buy so your answers will align with the company's values and so you can show off your knowledge during the interview. For example, it would be beneficial to know that they value building a […]

3 factors to consider when applying for hourly jobs

There are very few resources dedicated to helping hourly workers advance their careers. That's why LinkedIn teamed up with Snagajob — the largest marketplace for hourly work — to surface insights that help take the guesswork out of hourly workers' job searches. In Part I of our research series we highlighted the basic demographics of hourly workers. In this post, we'll help hourly workers decide which industries they should work in and how they can […]

Who are America's 78 million hourly workers?

Hourly workers are a major driver of the U.S. economy. Seventy-eight million Americans, or 59% of the workforce, are now paid hourly. Yet there are very few resources dedicated to helping hourly workers get jobs and advance in their careers. LinkedIn and Snagajob teamed up to change that. This week we'll publish a series of posts related to our research on the hourly worker industry, starting with this post illustrating the basic demographics of hourly […]

How to get a job at GameStop

Thinking about applying for a position at GameStop? Not sure what to expect? Here are some tips that will help prepare you for their hiring process: Play the game In order to get a job at GameStop, it's crucial that you have experience playing video games. Employers will want to see that you not only are knowledgeable about their products but that you also use the products in your personal life. Also, customers might want […]

Target's hiring process

Planning on applying to Target but not sure what to expect? Worry no more--this is how to get a job at Target: 1) Most people apply online and the hiring process typically takes a few weeks. If you're applying for a team member position, you'll mostly likely have an in-person interview. Maintain contact with the interviewers through emails and phone calls--prove to them that you really want to work there. 2) Employers at Target are […]

The Home Depot's hiring process

Planning on applying to The Home Depot? Not sure what to expect? Here are some simple tips to help you put your best foot forward: 1) The application Applicants typically apply online, in-person or through a university, and the hiring process usually takes two or more weeks. Interviews can be over the phone or on-site. Throughout the process, maintain contact with the interviewers through emails and phone calls--show them that you are passionate and willing […]

5 tips to finding a job in the new year

Happy New Year! Now is the perfect time to refresh your job search and hit the ground running. Finding a new job probably made its way on to your list of resolutions anyway. Check out these tips to make sure this is the year you get hired. Reflect. No matter how successful your job search was last year, think about what worked and what didn't. Try to find any lessons you can apply to the […]

Top seven follow-up emails after a job interview

The job market is fraught with competition and landing a coveted job can sometimes be difficult. Creating an impressive resume to grab the attention of your prospective employer is just the beginning. However, with a lot of formalities and procedures underway, it might take some time for the “you’re hired” letter to find its way into your hands. But this does not mean you can just sit back after an interview and wait for the organization to reach […]

It’s not too late to find a seasonal job!

Black Friday has come and gone but the holiday season is just getting in to high gear. Yes, at this point many employers have their holiday staff in place. But, there are still many seasonal jobs out there that need to be filled. In fact, when I search “Seasonal Associate” in Snagajob, there are over 22,000 openings! Bonus! The majority of employers told us that they hope to keep their seasonal employees on staff after […]

Who is hiring for the holidays [updated 10/24]

The 2016 holiday hiring season has begun! While it might not feel like the holiday season quite yet, employers tell us that they want to get their staff in place by the time the season kicks off. So even though the decorations aren’t up, it’s time to start thinking about where you will be working throughout the holiday season. We are keeping a close eye out for employers making announcements about how many people they […]