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Advice for Gig Workers, By Gig Workers Part 2: Always Be Prepared

In the first part of our gig worker advice series we spoke with a Shiftgig Specialist who shared how “being your own brand” leads to success in the gig economy. In the second installment of this series we sat down with a Specialist who has been picking up hospitality and experiential marketing shifts since 2014. Because of her broad experience, she’s learned valuable tips she wants to share with other gig workers.

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Advice For Gig Workers, By Gig Workers Part 1: Be Your Own Brand

According to the Harvard Business Review, proactively seeking advice is vital to developing leadership and decision-making skills. In this series we’ll talk to gig workers finding work using the Shiftgig app to hear what advice they have for other Specialists.

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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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Helpful Tips & Tricks: 9 Steps to Improve Your Time Management

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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Helpful Tips & Tricks: 7 Things You Can Do to Make Your Commute Easier

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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