5 effortless ways to save money

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 turn your leftovers into an extra meal. 3. Brew your coffee vs. buying it. Coffee drinkers can save roughly $1000 […]

Why I'm thankful for all my job rejections

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 something I've learned to be thankful for. My career has taken a lot of twists and turns, but I couldn't […]

How to turn your seasonal job into a full-time job

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 your seasonal job into a full-time position. First, you need to be honest with your prospective employer. During your interview […]

Most applicants are doing THIS to impress employers. Are you?

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! Believe it or not, interviews don't really start and end at the formal interview. The interview period really starts once […]

Quiz: Do you know what sexual harassment really looks like?

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 research your human resource policy is for situations like this. And for more information about your rights and sexual harassment […]

Roll Call: How to get hired for the holidays

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 the basic job requirements Ideal holiday helpers have the right skills to get the job done. 2. Don't be a grinch […]

Don't waste time. Job search smarter.

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 spend a lot of your time trying to hunt down the perfect job. Instead get an idea of the jobs […]

Save the date! 2017 holiday hiring fairs

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. JCPenney When: October 17, 2 pm – 8 pm Where: All JCPenney store locations How it works: JCPenney is staffing up and hiring 40,000 seasonal employees for […]

Roll Call: Top 10 jobs for college students

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 Delivery Driver. Fun fact: The average Delivery Driver earns $11.43 per hour plus tips. 9. Dishwasher Ditch your roommate’s dishes and get paid […]

"Are you hiring?" How to walk in & ask with confidence

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 expert tips to get prepared and wow the hiring manager. Come ready: Visiting the business in person is your opportunity to […]