“Shiftgig is a way to make money on the side and that’s exactly what a college student needs.”
- Corrine, Shiftgig Specialist
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.
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.
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.
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.
After realizing the stress of being in charge was no longer what she wanted, Monique Ross decided to look into a different employment opportunity she kept hearing about: Shiftgig.
It might be hard to believe but according to an Intuit study, by 2020 more than 43% of the American workforce will be independent workers, freelancers, contractors and temporary employees. That means in less than three years, almost 7.6 million people will rely on non full-time jobs, with that number only expected to grow.
After earning a degree in radio and broadcasting, Maurice struggled to find work and was often searching for odd jobs to help make ends meet.
As a mom of five, Shavonda wanted a way to earn extra cash, but still have time to spend with her family. Thanks to Shiftgig, she was able to accomplish this goal.