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Most people agree that flexibility is now an ‘absolute necessity’ when job searching

Most people agree that flexibility is now an ‘absolute necessity’ when job searching

If you’re afraid having a flexible work schedule during the pandemic has spoiled you for future jobs, you’re not alone. According to a new survey, nearly three-quarters of Americans feel the same way.

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GIGSMART SAYS AVERAGE HOURLY PAY FOR GIG WORKERS ON ITS PLATFORM IS UP NEARLY 28% SINCE PANDEMIC BEGAN

GIGSMART SAYS AVERAGE HOURLY PAY FOR GIG WORKERS ON ITS PLATFORM IS UP NEARLY 28% SINCE PANDEMIC BEGAN

Online staffing platform GigSmart reported the average hourly pay for workers on its platform rose nearly 28% to $21.97 after the Covid-19 crisis began. “The increase in hourly pay and skills demand in our apps closely aligns with the overall shifts our economy is experiencing during this crisis,” GigSmart President Rich Oakes said. “In essential […]

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Staffing firm GigSmart reports big pay raises for carpenters and furniture movers since COVID

Staffing firm GigSmart reports big pay raises for carpenters and furniture movers since COVID

GigSmart, an online staffing company that connects businesses seeking labor with potential workers, has reported a 28 percent increase in average hourly pay to $21.97 since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Before the pandemic, average pay between January 1 and March 13 was $17.22 an hour

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Resources Available to Americans Affected by Coronavirus

Resources Available to Americans Affected by Coronavirus

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created a stressful time of unknowns for all of us. One of the most unfortunate outcomes of the entire thing has been the number of Americans who are experiencing cutbacks at work, whether it be reduced hours, furloughs, or layoffs.

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11 Entrepreneurs Discuss The Impact of The Gig Economy

11 Entrepreneurs Discuss The Impact of The Gig Economy

The gig economy is on the rise and with it comes great flexibility that more entrepreneurs are opting for it every day. We asked entrepreneurs the impact this had and here are the insightful responses. #11 – More Flexibility from Rich Oakes, President of GigSmart.

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COVID-19 Staffing Resources for Businesses and their Workers

COVID-19 Staffing Resources for Businesses and their Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth many challenges for nearly every type of business. Some are benefitting, experiencing surging demands for their products or services as a result of demand increasing for a particular industry while others have been left struggling to pick up the pieces, especially if they were deemed nonessential and forced to […]

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