Finding a job

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 […]



How to turn NO into YES

Rejection. You'll face it at some point during your job search and that's okay. We've all been there. Just remember that if you want the job bad enough you never have to take no for an answer. Now, I'm not talking about stalking the hiring manager or badgering them to the point of a restraining order (totally not cool). I'm talking about being persistent. Sometimes you have to chase the job down if you really […]



Get hired with no work experience (seriously!)

So you’re browsing the job listings on Snagajob and you spot the perfect part-time job. Just as you’re about to apply you see the words "1 to 2 years of experience required." Talk about a buzzkill. We've all been there, it's kind of like seeing an outfit that you've had your eye on for a while and realizing you can't quite afford it. Job seekers ask us all the time, "how do I get any […]



How to make connections and get hired

Are you looking to make connections? Don't know where to start? We're here to help! When searching for a new job, the people you encounter along the way can be very important. It may be uncomfortable at first, but a great way to network is to meet new people. Here are a few tips that can set you on the road to success: 1) Take advantage of every opportunity Whether it's someone at a gas station […]



Legitimate work-from-home jobs

Are you looking for a legitimate work-from-home job? Not sure where to start? We're here to help! Whether you're a stay-at-home mom or recent graduate wanting to travel, here are some popular positions that can earn you an income right from your own couch. 1) Travel consultant Often times, people who are planning to travel don't have the time or desire to figure out every aspect of their trip, so this is where you come in. […]



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 […]



How to snag an internship in 3 steps

During sophomore, junior and senior year of college, the scramble for a quality summer internship gets real. As my junior year at James Madison University progressed, I started to feel the pressure to land that top-notch experience. Anxious and competitive, I nearly drove myself crazy trying to reach this goal. But through the process, I discovered three ways to successfully land an internship. For me, that dream internship was working at Snagajob as a copywriter. […]



How to find a job in 72 hours

Sometimes, it seems like finding a job takes forever. From finding places to apply for and waiting to hear back, the process can seem never-ending. After discovering Snagajob, Christen found a job in just three days! With her advice, you can use Snagajob to land a gig just as fast. “The first day of job searching was like wandering blind, until a manager at a restaurant told me about Snagajob." We'll help walk you through the entire […]



How to survive being laid off

With the rise in online shopping, there's been an unfortunate trend in the news of big name brands closing brick and mortar stores across the United States. It's frustrating to start the job search from square one, even more so when it's unexpected. Whether you're fired or let go, it can be difficult to bounce back. Check out these five tips to survive being laid off: 1) Budget. Save those coins and stick to a […]