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Best Events of Summer 2016

Summer marks the beginning of endless events and festivals. Whether you're spending your summer on the beach or in the city, there's never a shortage of things to do. Here's how some Shiftgig employees will be soaking in summer sunshine.

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Customer Service Hall of Fame: Lessons to Learn

Think about the last customer service experience you had. Did you leave the conversation feeling happier than when you started? Would you patronize this business again in the future? How likely are you to recommend this business to your friends?

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3 Tips for Giving Great Customer Service

When 78% of the population in the U.S. has at least one social network profile, it’s safe to say that word-of-mouth marketing spreads like wildfire now more than ever. While this can be great when the reviews are in your favor, it can quickly turn damaging if the reviews aren’t exactly stellar.

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Eduardo, Salsa Dance Instructor and Shiftgig Specialist

If there’s anyone in Miami that knows management, service, and leadership, it’s Shiftgig Specialist Eduardo. Originally a native to New York City, Eduardo has nearly 15 years of experience as a corporate facilities and property manager. His leadership skills don’t come entirely from his property manager positions, however, as Eduardo is a part-time salsa dance instructor and performance team member. In fact, he’s performed in several cities throughout the U.S.

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Shiftgig Founders at Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Our founders Eddie Lou, Jeff Pieta, and Sean Casey were nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 Midwest. In the video below, they discuss how Shiftgig is empowering the workforce by allowing Specialists to work when they want, where they want, and for who they want.

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3 Tips For Time Management in Retail

New merchandise has just arrived, your current stock needs to be re-organized, shelves on the floor need to be filled, and your shift has only just started. If you aren’t managing your time well, you’re in for a long shift. If you’re wondering, “how can I be more efficient at work?”, there are some easy things you can start doing to improve your work. Here are three ways to help you manage your time during your shift.

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3 Twists on Classic Cocktails For Summer

Now that summer is here, customers are ditching heavy drinks for light and refreshing cocktails. Don’t think that you’re stuck serving up the same, familiar recipes. Why not take your classic recipes and add a twist? We’ve got some drinks to surprise your customers with this summer.

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Meet Gloria, One of Shiftgig's Earliest Specialists

"When I started just a little over three years ago, it was in the beginning stages.  I actually found Shiftgig on the Internet.  I was looking for a "life saver."  I needed some time to figure out a new routine and still be able to pay the bills.   I'll try and make a long story short...

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