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Lessons from Retail Customer Service Hall of Fame

Last week, we added to our retail series by highlighting three non-traditional seasonal retail positions to consider for the upcoming season. Continuing with our series, our latest retail post focuses on companies with excellent customer service within the retail industry.

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Meet Pavida: The Army Soldier and Shiftgig Specialist Who Worked Our 250,000th Shift

Pavida is a New York City transplant who has risen to the unexpected challenges she has faced throughout her life. She is honest, hardworking, and also happens to be the Shiftgig Specialist who worked our 250,000th shift.

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Three Untraditional Seasonal Retail Jobs

Last week, we started our retail series by focusing on tips for entering the retail industry. Today, we continue our series with an inside look at three unique seasonal retail jobs!

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Introduction to Retail: Entering the Industry

Today we kick off a new series on our blog that covers everything retail, just in time for the season! Our series will focus on retail industry topics including tips for entering retail, different types of work, and the many perks to picking up seasonal employment.

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Beer Lovers Series: Shiftgig’s Top Brews

Our “Beer Lovers” blog series gives you an exclusive look into the beer industry. We partnered with local Chicago beer cafe Beermiscuous to provide the most current and up-to-date trends and knowledge for our content. Learn about how to get more involved in the industry, the craft beer culture, and more!

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Advice for Brand ambassadors, from brand ambassadors on How to Manage Earnings & Expenses

In a recent poll, BookedOut found that 48% of brand ambassadors choose gigs based on pay over any other factor, including the gig’s total number of hours, location, role type or agency. We’ve also found payment to be the number one issue discussed with our support team.

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Meet Donald: Chicago Native, Real Estate Broker and Shiftgig Specialist

Anyone in the real estate industry knows that business can be, well, less than steady, which is why many full-time real estate brokers look to on-demand, flexible shift work to fill the gaps. Donald is one of those real estate brokers and he’s also one of Shiftgig’s all-star specialists.

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Beer Lovers Series: Serving Tips

Our “Beer Lovers” blog series gives you an exclusive look into the beer industry. We partnered with local Chicago beer cafe Beermiscuous to provide the most current and up-to-date trends and knowledge for our content. Learn about how to get more involved in the industry, the craft beer culture, and more!

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5 Classic Vodka Drinks to Celebrate National Vodka Day

Vodka can be found almost everywhere and no bar is well stocked without it. Undoubtedly one of the most versatile alcoholic beverages, vodka can be made from potatoes, grains, corn and even beets, and can be used in a variety of tasty drinks. It is so popular that there’s even a national holiday named after it. That’s right, today is National Vodka Day, and to help you celebrate the festive occasion here are five must-try classic vodka cocktails.

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Perfecting Your Promo Profile: Certifications Demystified

Having certifications like TIPS, CDL and ServSafe not only sets you apart from the thousands of active specialists who use Shiftgig, it bolsters your resume for future opportunities down the line. Plus, by dedicating a small portion of your time and money, you can you get booked for more exciting gigs and earn more money for the hours that you work.

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