New HQ snagged

Job hunting site has snagged itself a new office.

Snagajob snagging new digs?

Local job-posting company Snagajob is looking to lease more office space in Innsbrook, according to sources close to the deal. The company recently raised $27 million in venture capital and plans to hire 100 employees.

Snag another award is one of the nation’s best small businesses to work for, according to the Society of Human Resource Management. SnagAJob, which runs an online job board that matches hourly workers with positions at companies like 7-Eleven, landed the number three position on the list.  This is the second year in a row that the… Read more »

Snagajob follow-up

BizSense reported June 1 that Snagajob, one of the fastest growing companies in Richmond, had laid off 6 employees. Since that story ran, two sources familiar with the company said that two more have been let go for performance reasons, bringing the headcount is down to 120, or about 14 percent less than peak employment of 140 in December.

Recession forces cuts at

One of Richmond’s fastest growing firms is taking a small step back, laying off employees on account of the recession.

Restaurants shedding jobs

According to a WSJ article in today’s paper, restaurants are shedding jobs as consumers cut back on eating out. It’s also lowering paychecks for waiters and waitresses. RBS is still analyzing recent restaurant tax information from the City of Richmond. We should have a story about the local restaurant industry soon. Today’s WSJ story cites… Read more »

Snag an award

Ohh the irony: Snagajob and its posse of hip .coms have slaughtered the cash cow formerly known as newspaper help wanted ads. Yet, the company has relied on the mainstream media to promote the brand. The company needs jobs seekers to use the site, after all.