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Snag
Private
Industry Online staffing platform
Founded 2000
Founder Shawn Boyer
Headquarters Arlington, Virginia, United States
Website www.snag.co

Snag (formerly known as Snagajob) is an online staffing platform specializing in hourly work.[1] Founded in 2000 with offices in Washington, D.C., Richmond, Virginia, and Charleston, South Carolina,[2] Snag has been named to Fortune Magazine’s "Great Place to Work" Best Small & Medium Workplaces list for eight consecutive years. Snag has also been named to Washingtonian's "Great Places to Work" and Deloitte's "Fast 500", a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.[3]

History[edit]

Shawn Boyer served as Snagajob’s (now Snag) CEO from the website's launch in early 2000, to 2013; leading the company from a start-up to national employment network. Boyer was named America's Small Business Person of the year in 2008 by the Small Business Administration[4] and Virginia Business magazine’s Person of the Year in 2009.[5]

Boyer launched Snagajob.com out of his basement in his home in Washington D.C. In 2005, the company had grown to 25 employees and by 2007, had increased to 100 employees.[1]

In 2011, Snagajob (Snag) was named the best small business to work for by the Great Place to Work Institute.[6][7][8] Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell visited Snagajob headquarters the day of the announcement to offer his congratulations.[9]

Peter Harrison was named chief executive officer of Snag in April 2013 and served until July 2018.

In June 2016 Snag acquired PeopleMatter, a company that develops and provides software tools that help employers manage their workforce.[10]

Snag is privately held and has raised over $141 million from investors including Adams Street Partners, Baird Venture Partners, C&B Capital, Rho Acceleration, NewSpring Capital, StarVest Partners and August Capital.[11][12][13]

As of December 2016, Snag had over 500 employees, more than 85 million members registered on its platform and was active at over 450,000 customer locations.[14]

On April 3, 2018 changed its name from Snagajob to Snag and launched a rebrand with a new visual identity to reflect the company’s evolution.[15]

Fabio Rosati was named Chairman and CEO of Snag in July 2018.[16]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b White, Doug and Polly (2017-06-30). "Company Culture Comes From Good Leadership". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 2017-07-21.
  2. ^ "About Us | Snagajob". www.snagajob.com. Retrieved 2017-07-21.
  3. ^ http://www.snagajob.com/employers/erc/article/snagajob-named-great-place-work-eighth-time-eight-years/
  4. ^ "Boyer named Virginia Business Person of the Year". virginiabusiness.com. Retrieved April 14, 2015.
  5. ^ "Peter Harrison to replace Snagajob CEO Shawn Boyer | Richmond BizSense". richmondbizsense.com. Retrieved 2017-07-21.
  6. ^ "2011". Greatplacetowork.com. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
  7. ^ "Best Small Businesses to Work for 2011". Entrepreneur.com. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
  8. ^ John Reid Blackwell (October 18, 2011). "Snagajob snags top place to work award - Richmond Times Dispatch: Metro-Richmond's Latest Business & Economic News". .timesdispatch.com. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
  9. ^ "Governor Robert F. McDonnell: Blog". Governor.virginia.gov. October 19, 2011. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
  10. ^ Times-Dispatch, JOHN REID BLACKWELL Richmond. "Snagajob acquires HR software company PeopleMatter". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Retrieved 2017-07-21.
  11. ^ "SnagAJob.com Snags $27 Million Series C From August Capital, Others". TechCrunch. March 10, 2011. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
  12. ^ John Reid Blackwell (March 10, 2011). "SnagAJob gets $27 million investment - Richmond Times Dispatch: Metro-Richmond's Latest Business & Economic News". .timesdispatch.com. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
  13. ^ https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/snagajob-com#/entity
  14. ^ http://satprnews.com/2016/12/20/snagajob-launches-peoplematter-find-for-customers-needing-better-fit-candidates-faster/
  15. ^ "Snagajob Rebrands as Snag to Better Serve America's Largest Workforce and Usher in A New Era of Flexible Work". MarketWatch. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  16. ^ "Snag Announces Appointment Of Fabio Rosati As Chairman And CEO". www.prnewswire.com. Retrieved 2018-08-22.

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