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Going Online to Go Back to School

The buses are back on the streets! For the majority of the country, school is now back in session. Over the last few weeks, parents and students flocked to the stores to stock up on everything needed for a new year of classes… or did they?

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If You’ve Ever Worked in Retail, Please Stand Up

Have you ever held a job in retail? According to recent NRF research, nearly three out of five Americans have worked in retail in some capacity. And, of those surveyed, almost one third report their first job was in retail, at an average age of 16.

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Shiftgig Disrupts the Revolving Door of Staffing Agencies

Being the Cafeteria Manager for a large convention center in Atlanta is no cakewalk — just ask Karl P.

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5 Reasons Why Athletes Make Great Salespeople

As the 2016 Olympics in Rio come to a close, I thoroughly enjoyed watching these athletes from around the world compete at such a high level in celebration of the human competitive spirit.  

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What Our Ecosystem Can Learn from the Acquisition of Monster

The news of Monster’s acquisition by Randstad hit this week, and it is undoubtedly being compared to another recent headline story in the recruiting industry. Less than two months ago, LinkedIn was purchased by Microsoft for $26 billion. In contrast, Monster’s purchase price was $426 million, with Randstad paying just $3.40 a share. So, what happened?

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Market Spotlight: New York

Todau we're speaking with Michael Goldberg, Shiftgig’s General Manager for our New York office. Welcome, Michael!

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The Role of Mobile in the On-Demand Labor Market

We recently made our debut on The Staffing Stream with our post, Five Ways Mobile Has Transformed the On-Demand Labor Market. Look no further than this comScore graph to understand why mobile usage can’t be ignored.

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A Reflection on my Newborn Child and his Future Career: Eddie Lou, CEO of Shiftgig

My first child was born on July 26, 2016. Seconds after he was born, I heard him wailing with his first cry and an emotion of amazement rippled through me. He was so beautiful; it was love at first sight.

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A Look at Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital Trends Study

The name of the report is right here in the title of this post, but its subhead is what caught our eye - “The new organization: Different by design” really signifies a corporate breakthrough. Today’s executives have come to embrace a new way of work instead of trying to force-fit yesterday’s strategies across their organizations.

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We’re Glad You’re Here!

Welcome to our new space on the web! We’re still writing over at blog.shiftgig.com but here is where you will find everything you need to know about engaging an on-demand workforce for your business.

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