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Feature Focus: Improving Specialist Communication

At Shiftgig, we’re invested in developing solutions that create a great experience for those looking to work when they want, where they want. In the next few months, you’ll see app enhancements that improve the Specialist experience. We recently made a few updates to better our communication with our Specialists, detailed below.

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Shiftgig Specialist 101 Part 3: Improving Your Shiftgig Profile

In the final part of our Shiftgig Specialist 101 series, we cover questions regarding improving your Shiftgig profile and interacting with clients. Make sure you check out Part 1 and Part 2 of this series.

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Shiftgig Specialist 101 Part 2: Picking Up Shifts and Getting Paid

In the first part of our Shiftgig Specialist 101 series, we highlighted candidate questions about the application and onboarding process. In Part 2, we’ll take a look at questions we often hear once Specialists start working.

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Shiftgig Specialist 101 Part 1: Applying and Getting Started

Working with Shiftgig, there’s a lot to know in order to be successful and take advantage of picking up the work you want, when you want it. In this three part series, we’ll go over some of the questions we get most frequently from Specialists so you know exactly what to expect when picking up shifts using our app.

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Beyond the Job: The IT Team

Our ‘Beyond the Job’ blog series gives you insight into what it’s like to work at Shiftgig. Learn about different positions at the company, our culture and more!

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Shiftgig Featured on The Penny Hoarder

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.

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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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Shiftgig Helped Throw the Biggest Party of the Year: Mardi Gras 2017

Yesterday was the day New Orleanians were waiting for all year: Mardi Gras, one of the biggest and best free parties in the world! While many have only been getting into the Mardi Gras spirit within the last few weeks, our New Orleans Specialists have been preparing for this day as far back as October. Today, General Manager Kim Smith shares what Shiftgig’s NOLA crew has been doing to support Carnival 2017.

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3 Values I Learned From Working in the Service Industry

I think I’ve held about two dozen jobs in my life and they’ve all been pretty different. I’ve taught Irish Dance, sorted medical records, organized marketing street teams for a music festival, adn just about everything in between. Surprisingly, it wasn’t until my senior year of college that I got my first job in the service industry: a cocktail waitress at one of the the oldest townie bars in my college town, The Tumble Inn.

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Meet Vernon: Experienced Sous Chef and Shiftgig Specialist

In a recent poll, we found that the majority (74.3%) of Shiftgig Specialists have experience in the foodservice industry, but a far fewer number of those Specialists have a sous chef skill set.

Vernon Williams is one of those unique Specialists.

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