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How to Become a Cashier Without Any Previous Experience

With over three million people employed in the United States as cashiers, opportunities like this are vast. Cashiers work in restaurants, retail establishments or concessions and while these locations differ, the position requirements are often the same. But what if you don’t have any experience? We’re here to help. Follow these four steps to land the cashier job you want and make some extra cash.

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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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How to Become a Cook Without Any Experience

At any restaurant, cooks are the backbone of the business. They’re in charge of many things: preparing quality food, maintaining the kitchen's pace, managing a team of diverse roles -- all things that ultimately have an effect on the rest of the staff including servers, bartenders and hosts.

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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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How to Become a Server Without Any Previous Experience

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over two million people in the United States worked as servers in 2017. And this likely won’t change any time soon — the foodservice and hospitality industries will always have a need for qualified, reliable and certified servers.

A majority of businesses that employ servers are looking for workers with experience — but what happens if you don’t have any? In this post, we’ll cover steps that will get you ready to land the serving job you want.

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Having the Right Uniform Matters: Here’s Where to Find What You Need

First impressions mean a lot. For many gig workers, making a good first impression means wearing the right uniform. In most cases, Shiftgig clients expect workers to arrive in the appropriate uniform ready to work. To help you find the right uniforms, we rounded up links to affordable pieces commonly required for Specialists finding work through Shiftgig.

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How to Become a Bartender With No Previous Experience

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

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How To Become A Brand Ambassador With No Experience

Have you ever gone to a concert or sporting event and noticed people having the time of their life promoting your favorite brands? They’re called brand ambassadors and, while the long hours and hard work can be tough, getting started is easier than you think.

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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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