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Beyond the Job: Software Engineering 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 Ty Hendrickson, our Director of Backend Engineering in Chicago. Welcome, Ty!

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Ready, Set, Shop: Cyber Monday is Here!

We all know that today is Cyber Monday… but do you know how it began?

The National Retail Federation says the term was coined 11 years ago. Consider the state of technology in 2005 – most consumers only had high-speed Internet access at work. So, they spent the Monday after Thanksgiving shopping online for those remaining items they didn’t purchase on Black Friday.

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Shiftgig Gives Thanks For Our Employees

With Thanksgiving just a day away, we wanted to conclude our thankful series by highlighting our employees. We wouldn’t be where we are today as a company without them.

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Staffing Up for the 2016 Holidays with the Lowest US Unemployment Rate in 10 years

In the months of November and December, perhaps the biggest users of temporary labor are retailers, logistics and shipping companies. To meet the extra consumer demand driven by holiday shopping, they rely on temporary workers to fill a variety of roles in their stores, warehouses or even on delivery vehicles.

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Meet Genetta Lillian: Brand Ambassador, Promotional Model and Shiftgig Specialist

Born and raised in Memphis, Genetta Lillian has established herself as a professional model and brand ambassador. She considers herself creative and never had a problem being in front of people growing up.

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Market Spotlight: Milwaukee

Today we're speaking with Laura, Shiftgig’s General Manager for our Milwaukee office. Welcome, Laura!

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Meet Pavida: The Army Soldier and Shiftgig Specialist Who Worked Our 250,000th Shift

Pavida is a New York City transplant who has risen to the unexpected challenges she has faced throughout her life. She is honest, hardworking, and also happens to be the Shiftgig Specialist who worked our 250,000th shift.

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Meet Donald: Chicago Native, Real Estate Broker and Shiftgig Specialist

Anyone in the real estate industry knows that business can be, well, less than steady, which is why many full-time real estate brokers look to on-demand, flexible shift work to fill the gaps. Donald is one of those real estate brokers and he’s also one of Shiftgig’s all-star specialists.

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Shiftgig Gives Thanks For Our Specialists

As Thanksgiving quickly approaches in the coming weeks, we wanted to take some time to reflect on why we are thankful. Check back each week as we highlight who Shiftgig is thankful for this year.

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Three Reasons Why Veterans Are Ideal for On-Demand Work

Finding talented, hard-working, reliable workers is one of the most difficult aspects of business in any sector. Sure, it’s great to look at candidates with years of experience in your desired field, but you shouldn’t necessarily discount people with more of a diverse background.

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#2 on Forbes’ Top Workplace Trends for 2017? The Impact of the Gig Economy

It comes as no surprise that Forbes’ contributor Dan Schawbel listed the “blended workforce” in his annual list of workplace trends. Today, there are permanent employees and then there’s...everyone else.

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Shiftgig Gives Thanks For Our Clients

As we march closer to Thanksgiving later this month, we wanted to take some time to reflect on why we are thankful. Check back each week as we highlight who Shiftgig is thankful for this year.

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All About Shiftgig [NEW PODCAST]

Last week, our Founder and CEO Eddie Lou sat down with Tech in Chicago for an in-depth conversation about Shiftgig.

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