Many staffing companies are accustomed to manual processes when sourcing, recruiting and deploying workers. Because of the time spent during these efforts, employees often forego activities that helps their business scale. In this series we’ll address the challenges staffing agencies face as they’re trying to engage and retain workers and how Shiftgig Deploy eases those pain points.
Visiting Texas is always a good idea but it’s definitely more exciting when you’re looking forward to a conference like SIA’s Collaboration in the Gig Economy Oct. 4-5 in Dallas. We expect to have a great time at this much-anticipated event and we can’t wait to meet you.
Back in the old days, the word “gig” usually only applied to musicians and other performers when they were hired for a few nights, weeks or months by a particular venue to entertain. Most of the time, they were paid at the end of the night based on ticket sales and that was that. Nowadays, the term has come to mean so much more. In fact, many believe we’re living in a “gig economy,” where products are delivered and services are rendered by a new population of the workforce.
We’re looking forward to our role as a sponsor at the HR Tech Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas, Sept. 11-14, 2018. This conference is host to everything in the HR technology space and brings together industry experts from around the country. And, guess what? It’s mobile, just like us.
Gaining a new perspective, having an extra set of hands and talent development are all benefits to hiring interns. We sat down with three Shiftgig interns who have been working with us since the start of summer to learn about their experiences.
It takes time to sift through all the news on the gig economy so we’ve rounded up all the latest stories so you can stay up-to-date on industry happenings. Advice for gig workers, work-life balance and the future of work all made an appearance in the headlines this week.