Starting out in any career can be intimidating when you have no experience, but everyone has to start somewhere.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.