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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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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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Want to be a Shiftgig Specialist? Read This First.

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.

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Helpful Tips & Tricks: How to Leverage Your Skills to Get More Gigs

This new year, we’re resolving to give our Specialists the tools they need to succeed, starting with a new blog series “Helpful Tips & Tricks.” Check back each week as we share insight that will help make the your lives a little easier.

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How to Take Better Event Photos

Note: This post was originally published on the BookedOut Blog.

You’re probably sick of hearing the phrase, “a picture is worth 1,000 words,” but it actually turns out that it's true; there are statistics to support it.

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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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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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8 Tips to Perfect your Resume

Your resume is most likely the first document your future employer is going to see. Setting the right first impression from the get-go is key to securing a job, so it’s not only worth the effort, but crucial to take the extra time to make things just right.

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5 Tips for Improving Productivity That You Can Try Right Now

Let’s face it, we're all trying to be more productive people. Of course, that’s always easier said than done. Who hasn’t struggled with procrastination at one point or another

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