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Shiftgig Takes Over the 2017 Experiential Marketing Summit

The first week of May was filled with fun for Shiftgig in Chicago as we celebrated our partnership with Event Marketer at the 2017 Experiential Marketing Summit.

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Why Warehouse: Part 2 - Demand Isn't Going Away

In Part 1 of our Warehouse Series, we discussed the basics of the warehouse industry today, and why pay for warehouse workers is on the rise.

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Why Warehouse: Part 1 - Pay is on the Rise

Everyone loves when their package finally arrives from their favorite online retailer, but do you ever wonder who fills that box? For most companies, there’s an army of workers who are involved in fulfilling your order, from one end of the warehouse to the other.

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Shiftgig's April Specialist Reading

We’ve put together a list of articles from April discussing the what, how, and why of working in the gig economy. Read on to see our favorites.

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Summer’s Coming! Research and Renew Your Certifications Today

Safety is important for all businesses, which is why some of our shifts require workers to have special certifications before being able to claim them. With summer on its way, now is a good time to get started on renewing your certifications so that you have access to the most opportunities (and more cash!) this summer.

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Beyond the Job: The Experiential Marketing Account Management Team

Our “Beyond the Job” blog series gives you insight into what it’s like to work at Shiftgig. Learn about different positions at the company, our culture and more!

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11 Stats: Why Mobile Is Changing the Way We Work

Today, mobile devices are integrated into nearly every aspect of our daily lives. In fact, research shows that “by 2020, more people will own a phone than have electricity.”  

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Shiftgig's March Reading List

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.

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Uber, Right? Wrong. 4 Fun Ways to Work On-Demand

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.

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8 Top Traits of On-Demand Workers

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.

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