New Freelance Marketplace Set to Launch

ARLINGTON, VA — CareerGig, a SaaS-based marketplace that utilizes blockchain and other technologies to provide freelancers with competitive jobs and benefits, and employers with state of the art verification services, announces its initial seed funding round has closed, and that it will launch an initial set of offerings on June 15, 2020. CareerGig provides freelancers…

Oxygen Launches Digital Banking Platform for Freelancers

Oxygen today announced the launch of a new digital banking solution specifically designed to meet the unique needs of freelancers and digital natives. Oxygen has built a platform from the ground up to provide flexible banking solutions to the millions of U.S. professionals who thrive on multiple income streams, contract work and freelance gigs. In…

Wonolo Survey Shows Fear and Childcare Are The Main Obstacles For Gig Workers

Wonolo, the leading platform disrupting the temporary staffing industry, today released a report highlighting how COVID-19 is affecting gig workers. The report reveals gig workers face an array of obstacles that make it difficult for them to fully help the economy reopen. Top findings include: Childcare is the biggest obstacle to work About 23% of…

The ultimate freelance business toolkit

There’s no doubt that freelancing brings a lot of freedom. But with that freedom also comes a tough truth: Nobody tells you that you’ll be spending a lot of time running your own business. From pitching and prospecting a gazillion leads to invoicing, there are several overlapping tasks. For this reason, it’s important to leverage…

Lady Gaga + Postmates Team Up to Support World Central Kitchen

To celebrate the release of Gaga’s new album “Chromatica”, Postmates and Lady Gaga are donating $1 per order on Postmates from May 29 through May 31, up to $100,000, to World Central Kitchen. Serving more than 250,000 meals each day to those hardest hit by the pandemic, World Central Kitchen uses the power of food to…

Faces of Fleet — Meet Raul

Faces of Fleet — Meet Raul Raul was born in Paraguay, South America, where he faced many challenges that motivated him to make his big move to the U.S. In search of freedom and the ability to be himself, Raul was granted asylum within 40 days under the Obama administration. As part of his journey to America, Raul…

Uber UK launches Work Hub for drivers to find other gig jobs during COVID-19

Uber UK has launched a Work Hub for drivers to view a selection of temporary work opportunities with other companies as a way to supplement pandemic-hit ride-hailing earnings during the coronavirus crisis. The Work Hub sits within the Uber driver app and displays offers of work from third party providers — including jobs that involve…

Need help with your unemployment insurance claim? Here’s what to do.

By now, it’s no secret that Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) systems across the country are not working. On May Day, we published the results of our latest survey, in which a shocking 84% of Freelancers Union members who had applied for government assistance had not yet received a single dollar. Four weeks later, things have…

Fiverr Launches New Stock Offering

Fiverr International Ltd. (NYSE: FVRR) (“Fiverr”) announced today the commencement of an underwritten public offering of $100,000,000 of ordinary shares pursuant to a registration statement on Form F-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Fiverr also intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the ordinary…

Add uncertainty to your marketing plan

Here’s the short version of the story: I had a virtual coffee yesterday with someone who blogs for a major business publication. She asked if I was interested in being interviewed for her column. I said, “Sure.” Here’s the slightly longer version: A couple of months ago, my friend and client Alisa sent one of…

7 Questions With DoorDash’s New Chief Revenue Officer, Tom Pickett

We’re thrilled to remotely welcome Tom Pickett, our first Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), to DoorDash! Tom will be joining the company’s Management Team and will oversee the merchant organization and lead our efforts and strategy around our merchant partners. As DoorDash expands into different products and geographies, we couldn’t be more excited to bring on…

Server Job Description (Free Template)

Need to find kitchen staff, or additional staff to help with serving food and beverages during a busy time? Jobble makes it very easy for business owners to connect with active job seekers who are looking for flexible job positions. It’s even easier if you use the free server job description template below to create…