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.
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.
Starting out in any career can be intimidating when you have no experience, but everyone has to start somewhere.
With Shiftgig recently announcing Wade Burgess, former VP of Talent Solutions at LinkedIn, as our Chief Executive Officer effective September 25th, Eddie Lou, our former CEO, reflects back on his time with Shiftgig and shares what’s ahead for the company.
We are very excited to announce that Wade Burgess, former VP of Talent Solutions at LinkedIn, is joining Shiftgig as our Chief Executive Officer, effective September 25th. Burgess is tasked with aligning Shiftgig’s product and technology roadmap, support process, and operating practices to the needs of our Specialists today and beyond. Eddie Lou, co-founder and former CEO of Shiftgig, will transition into his new role with the company as Executive Chairman. You can read our official press release on this announcement here.
Our Product Marketing Manager, Sarah, has been in the experiential marketing industry for more than six years. Before joining Shiftgig, she worked as a brand ambassador, market manager, and account manager for various big-name brands like Fireball, Coca Cola, and Nike. Today, she is sharing her tips on how to become a brand ambassador with little to no experience.
After earning a degree in radio and broadcasting, Maurice struggled to find work and was often searching for odd jobs to help make ends meet.