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America’s High-Paying, Hourly Jobs

America’s High-Paying, Hourly Jobs

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, hourly workers make up three-fifths of all wage and salaried workers. Yet, it is a common stigma that hourly work isn’t as good as salaried employment.  We live in a different job market today than ever before. It can be difficult to find a full-time job due to […]

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COVID-19 Fuels the Gig Economy

COVID-19 Fuels the Gig Economy

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted thousands of businesses, millions of workers and the economy as a whole. While the future is still unknown, the gig economy presents an attractive alternative and a promising future for those looking for local work opportunities. The number of those furloughed, laid off, or shuttered from their jobs continues to […]

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The Gig Economy App Helping 200,000 Americans

The Gig Economy App Helping 200,000 Americans

Since our launch at the end of 2018, we’ve always had the same vision: facilitate the connection between individuals looking for work and the businesses or homeowners who are looking to hire. We always believed we were on to something. And today, with over 200,000 individual Workers registered for our Get Gigs hiring app, we […]

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Stay Informed with the new Coronavirus Worker Resource Center

Stay Informed with the new Coronavirus Worker Resource Center

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a stressful time of unknowns for all of us. Unfortunately, many Americans are experiencing reduced hours, furlough, and layoffs. In addition to the added stress of all of this change, we want to be sure you have access to any available benefits and resources you qualify for, and we want […]

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A Guide to Navigating Unemployment in the Midst of COVID-19

A Guide to Navigating Unemployment in the Midst of COVID-19

Updated: September 11, 2020 Although the payments provided through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program, which boosted payments an extra $600/ week concluded at the end of July, many states are now approved to send workers the extra $300 weekly unemployment benefit from the federal government. The states approved include: To date, 47 states have […]

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Keep track of all your Gig earnings with the new Worker Wallet

Keep track of all your Gig earnings with the new Worker Wallet

In addition to being the only app that aggregates every hourly Gig, part-time job, and full-time job into one place, GigSmart has now made it easier than ever to view, manage, and transfer your hard-earned money with Worker Wallet. In this blog post, we’ll show you everything you need to know about the new Worker […]

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