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Solving the Retail Industry’s Greatest Staffing Challenges

$792 billion in annual spend. 44 million people picking up gigs. 29% of US workers taking part. That is the estimated size of the gig economy, according to Staffing Industry Analysts.Why are so many companies adopting the on-demand workforce model?

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Strategic Holiday Hiring

The holiday season brings festive cheer … and it brings out the shopper in all of us. To handle the extra traffic, retailers hire temporary workers to work in their stores, warehouses and distribution centers to handle more store foot traffic and fulfill online orders.

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Beyond the Job: Account Management 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! Today, we’re speaking with Shannon Sivertsen, our Account Manager in Dallas. Welcome, Shannon!

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Celebrating 250K Shifts

This week, we are celebrating an exciting milestone in Shiftgig history: we have filled 250,000 shifts!

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Three nontraditional Seasonal Retail Jobs

Anyone who has been to Target, Walmart or any other major retail store during the month of December can attest to the craziness that comes with holiday shopping. Long lines, sold-out items, searching high and low for that one certain item at the top of the wish list for your mom/dad/son/cousin/friend/boss. So, when it comes to seasonal retail workers, we typically think of those hired to stock the shelves or man the checkout lanes, but there are actually lots of different positions available. Here are three other seasonal positions that retailers need to fill over the holidays.

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Market Spotlight: Miami

Today we're speaking with Laura, a Florida native and Shiftgig’s General Manager for our Miami and Tampa offices. Welcome, Laura!

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Register Now! Shiftgig, Staffing Industry Analysts and Gesture Answer Your On-Demand Workforce Questions

{WEBINAR ENDED} Shiftgig has partnered with Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) to tackle the current state of the on-demand, hourly workforce industry in a one-hour webinar tomorrow at 12 pm CT.

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A News Round-Up of 2016 Holiday Season Hiring Predictions

Today we kick off a new series here on the blog. Join us each week as we share our thoughts on retail holiday staffing!

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Unsung Heroes of a Successful On-Demand Talent Strategy: Managers

Staffing Industry Analysts recently estimate that US companies spent $792 billion on the gig workforce in 2015. As with many strategic initiatives, the decision to use on-demand workers is made at the executive level.

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