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Macy's hiring process

Do you want to work for Macy's? Not sure what to expect? Here are some tips on how to get a job at Macy's: 1) Most candidates either apply online or through a recruiter and the process typically takes one to two weeks. Chances are, if the hiring manager approves your application, they'll ask you to come to one of the nearest store locations for a face-to-face interview. During the interview the hiring manager will talk to […]

Amazon's hiring process

Thinking about working for Amazon? Not sure what to expect? Here are some tips on how to get a job at Amazon: 1) Their hiring process typically takes one to three weeks. Amazon will usually interview a candidate once or twice over the phone, and if that goes well, they'll most likely ask you to come in for an on-site interview with members of the company. Stay in contact with employers via emails and phone […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 tips to find seasonal employment

Every year Snagajob surveys employers hiring for the season to find out what you need to know to get hired fast. In fact, 90% of employers will be hiring for the holidays AND 86% of them hope to keep some employees on after the season ends! Happy dance. Here are 5 tips to find your holiday job. 1) Start your search today I know what you're thinking, "KIM! It's still warm outside. Why would I […]

What seasonal employers want

It’s the most wonderful time of the (hiring) year! In fact, 90 percent of employers are hiring extra staff for the holiday season. We reached out to over 1,000 hourly employers to find out exactly what they’re looking for in their seasonal employees. Use these tips below to stand out to employers and get hired fast. 1) Positive attitude Fact: Employers care more about your attitude than previous job experience. This is big news for […]

Time to heat up your holiday job search

Summer is over, and while you might be focused on getting ready for fall, it’s actually time to take it a step further. That’s right. It’s officially holiday hiring season. Now, I know what you may be thinking, “Kim. I need to figure out what I’m going to be for Halloween this year, and then I’ll start to think about my holiday job.” Well that would a mistake. Imagine what would happen if you do put […]