It’s impossible to keep up with all the new advice on how to hire the best people and run your business more efficiently. That’s why, each week, Snagajob compiles 5 of the most relevant, helpful and buzz-worthy content specific to small business operators that we’ve read over the last 7 days and puts them together for you in one “Weekly Web Roundup” quick read.

Here are the most important stories you might have missed this week.


Holiday hiring doesn’t stop on Black Friday

Holiday hiring started over the summer and will continue through the end of the year. But some retailers will find it difficult to find the right talent in a tight labor market. Here’s how to do holiday hiring the right way.

Sourcing talent at minimum wage

Finding the best minimum wage workers is a true battle. The job market favors job seekers, so you need to be ahead of your competition to reach candidates first. Here are some tips to boost your hiring and set you apart from competitors.


Used and abused

It’s estimated that at any large company, there are at least one or two people who are addicted to illegal drugs. Drug addiction is a serious issue in the US–about 6 million Americans abuse prescription medications each month. Here are some tips to help you spot drug abuse at your business.


If you don’t know, now you know

Anyone can conduct an interview. But doing it well is another story. Make sure your hiring managers know the true impact of interviewing and hiring employees. 

X, Y and …

Generation Z is entering the workforce. Many articles have stressed a tense relationship between Millennials, Generation X and Baby Boomers, but where does Generation Z fit in? What are their priorities, and who do they work best with? Find out more here.

You’re entering a no retaliation zone

California is taking a harder stance on retaliation from employers. Notably, their new workplace retaliation law will allow the state labor commissioner’s office to investigate workplace retaliation without receiving a retaliation complaint from the employee. See some of the other effects this law will have here.