Our CEO, Wade Burgess, takes over the blog today to share how he plans to advocate for the gig worker, freelancer, and independent contractor.
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.
While she’s only been a part of the Shiftgig team for a couple of months, Andrea Wagner, VP of Enterprise Sales, has already jumped in head first to her new role.
Shiftgig was recently featured on a popular finance blog, The Penny Hoarder. With more than 16 million monthly readers, the personal finance blog was started by twenty-something Kyle Taylor, as part of his journey to overcome student loan debt.
We are excited to share Shiftgig’s new website! In addition to a refreshed look and feel, our updated site offers more information about how to work with Shiftgig, which cities we operate in, the industries and positions where we offer shifts, and how working in the gig economy can help you work on your terms and make extra money.