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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

Due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, unfortunately, over 20.5 million of jobs have been lost in the U.S. in April. At GigSmart we know this is a stressful and overwhelming time. Understanding unemployment (who qualifies, the benefits available, and how to apply) can be difficult to navigate. We want to help. Which is why […]

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How to Protect Yourself from COVID-19

How to Protect Yourself from COVID-19

We know there’s a lot of fear and uncertainty around Coronavirus (COVID-19) currently. Between the media updates, news stories, and CDC and WHO warnings, it’s understandable. The health and safety of our GigSmart Workers, Requesters, and each other is our top priority, so we wanted to share some recommendations on ways you can better prepare […]

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Introducing the GigSmart One Hour Worker Guarantee

Introducing the GigSmart One Hour Worker Guarantee

If you haven’t done it before, hiring temporary labor through an online marketplace can definitely seem scary. We’ve all heard at least one Craigslist horror story. But I’m here to tell you it’s not all bad. In fact, the number of businesses hiring temporary labor through online marketplaces like GigSmart is growing, and it’s growing […]

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GigSmart Gig Workers Earn 135% More Than Federal Minimum Hourly Wage

GigSmart Gig Workers Earn 135% More Than Federal Minimum Hourly Wage

GigSmart just turned one! Well, actually, our official launch anniversary was last month, but now that the New Year’s dust has settled and the holidays are behind us, we wanted to take some time to reflect on all we accomplished in 2019. If you aren’t familiar with GigSmart, our hiring platform connects businesses looking for […]

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Hire From Anywhere With The GigSmart Web App

Hire From Anywhere With The GigSmart Web App

GigSmart started as a location based, two-sided marketplace serving the gig economy’s same-day labor needs. To most accurately and quickly connect our two user groups — businesses looking for temporary labor and individuals looking for work — we launched with two native mobile apps: Get Workers and Get Gigs. We chose mobile as our primary […]

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