Each month we share the top stories that are helping shape the future of the on-demand workforce industry. Here are a few that caught our eye in March.
If you asked anyone ten years ago what an Uber was, they would probably look at you confused and think you were trying to speak German (uber literally translates to “about” in the language). Today, Uber, Lyft and other ridesharing companies have not only become a proper noun, but also a staple in how people get around and a notably flexible option for work.
Understanding your personality type is useful for recognizing the best way you work, but let’s keep it simple--there are some personality traits that are just well suited for on-demand work. With 2017 coined as the year of the on-demand workforce, there’s no better time than now to get onboard. If any of the following descriptions sound like you, you should consider picking up some on-demand gigs.
We know that brand ambassadors, event staff and promotional models are an important part of a company’s marketing strategy - they represent and often personify a brand and its promise to consumers.
We sat down this morning with Torrie Davis, Shiftgig’s Operations Project Manager. She’s been with our team for two and a half years now. Torrie is on the front line interviewing our prospective Specialists, so we thought she was the perfect person to ask about what makes a great interview.
Yesterday was the day New Orleanians were waiting for all year: Mardi Gras, one of the biggest and best free parties in the world! While many have only been getting into the Mardi Gras spirit within the last few weeks, our New Orleans Specialists have been preparing for this day as far back as October. Today, General Manager Kim Smith shares what Shiftgig’s NOLA crew has been doing to support Carnival 2017.
With over 20 years of experience in food, beverage, hospitality and customer service, Curtisha Johnson knows there’s a lot more to the industry than taking and delivering orders.