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Advice For Gig Workers, By Gig Workers Part 1: Be Your Own Brand

According to the Harvard Business Review, proactively seeking advice is vital to developing leadership and decision-making skills. In this series we’ll talk to gig workers finding work using the Shiftgig app to hear what advice they have for other Specialists.

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How to Become a Server Without Any Previous Experience

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over two million people in the United States worked as servers in 2017. And this likely won’t change any time soon — the foodservice and hospitality industries will always have a need for qualified, reliable and certified servers.

A majority of businesses that employ servers are looking for workers with experience — but what happens if you don’t have any? In this post, we’ll cover steps that will get you ready to land the serving job you want.

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12 Reasons Why People Choose Gig Work

We asked Shiftgig Specialists late last year to share why they choose to be part of the on-demand workforce. With the end of the first quarter came another opportunity to connect with Specialists and ask them why gig work fits into their lifestyles. Whether it’s the flexibility, the ability to network, the stability of extra income or just the opportunity to meet new people, gig workers pursue these roles for different reasons. Here’s what they had to say:

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Feature Focus: Improving Specialist Communication

At Shiftgig, we’re invested in developing solutions that create a great experience for those looking to work when they want, where they want. In the next few months, you’ll see app enhancements that improve the Specialist experience. We recently made a few updates to better our communication with our Specialists, detailed below.

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Having the Right Uniform Matters: Here’s Where to Find What You Need

First impressions mean a lot. For many gig workers, making a good first impression means wearing the right uniform. In most cases, Shiftgig clients expect workers to arrive in the appropriate uniform ready to work. To help you find the right uniforms, we rounded up links to affordable pieces commonly required for Specialists finding work through Shiftgig.

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Shiftgig Specialist 101 Part 3: Improving Your Shiftgig Profile

In the final part of our Shiftgig Specialist 101 series, we cover questions regarding improving your Shiftgig profile and interacting with clients. Make sure you check out Part 1 and Part 2 of this series.

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Shiftgig Specialist 101 Part 2: Picking Up Shifts and Getting Paid

In the first part of our Shiftgig Specialist 101 series, we highlighted candidate questions about the application and onboarding process. In Part 2, we’ll take a look at questions we often hear once Specialists start working.

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Shiftgig Specialist 101 Part 1: Applying and Getting Started

Working with Shiftgig, there’s a lot to know in order to be successful and take advantage of picking up the work you want, when you want it. In this three part series, we’ll go over some of the questions we get most frequently from Specialists so you know exactly what to expect when picking up shifts using our app.

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Meet Monique: Dallas Resident and Shiftgig Specialist

After realizing the stress of being in charge was no longer what she wanted, Monique Ross decided to look into a different employment opportunity she kept hearing about: Shiftgig.

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11 Things Gig Economy Workers Say About On-Demand Work

It might be hard to believe but according to an Intuit study, by 2020 more than 43% of the American workforce will be independent workers, freelancers, contractors and temporary employees. That means in less than three years, almost 7.6 million people will rely on non full-time jobs, with that number only expected to grow.

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