Hourly Worker Stats from Snagajob

Hourly Worker Stats from Snagajob

The hourly job site Snagajob published some interesting stats from a survey they did with 1,000 hiring managers and 2,000 job seekers. It contains unique insights into summer hiring practices for both job seekers and employers. The survey was conducted among retail, restaurant and hospitality seekers and employers. Key findings include; Seventy-three percent of employers looking to hire summer employees plan to have all positions filled by the end of May. This is down from 82% last year, an indication of the more challenging climate for hiring. Sixty-seven percent of employers are anticipating hiring more summer employees than last year. This is up from 40% in 2016, a 68% increase year over year. The top perks employers plan to offer include rewards or coupons (56%), flexible shift preferences (52%) and free meals (44% – up from 19% in 2016). The number one on-the-job perk hourly workers look for is a flexible schedule (36%) followed by bonuses (27%) and tied for third are benefits