How the Gig Economy Supports Generation X and Baby Boomers

Although flexible work is often associated with younger generations, recent studies show that gig work is not restricted to people early in their working lives. It has benefits for all ages engaged with the workforce. There are several reasons that workers in their 50s and older can find success in the evolving gig economy. In…

Why Over-hiring for Gigs is Your Key to Success

Starting to engage with the gig economy can be intimidating. You’ll have to consider hiring workers you have no history with. Your decisions will be based on a gig worker’s reputation (stars, reviews, experience, etc). With a brand new pool of applicants, it’s inevitable that you’ll experience a “No Call, No Show” or a “No…

Why Over-hiring for Gigs is Your Key to Success

Starting to engage with the gig economy can be intimidating. You’ll have to consider hiring workers you have no history with. Your decisions will be based on a gig worker’s reputation (stars, reviews, experience, etc). With a brand new pool of applicants, it’s inevitable that you’ll experience a “No Call, No Show” or a “No…

Tech at Work: DE&I at Facebook, Prop 22 and gig worker earnings

Hey, ya’ll. I’m experimenting with a bi-weekly roundup that looks at the state of labor in tech. We’ll use this space to explore topics related to diversity, equity and inclusion, the future of work, issues relating to pay equality, notable personnel changes and much more. This week, we’re looking at Facebook’s civil rights audit, a…

How You Can Identify & Keep Gig Economy Talent

Whether you hire seasonal workers or need an occasional extra hand, the gig economy workforce can be a great tool. To maximize your ROI and capitalize on the time you spend finding new gig workers, you should identify individuals who could be a longer-term solution for your business. Then, ensure they stay engaged by communicating…

How You Can Identify & Keep Gig Economy Talent

Whether you hire seasonal workers or need an occasional extra hand, the gig economy workforce can be a great tool. To maximize your ROI and capitalize on the time you spend finding new gig workers, you should identify individuals who could be a longer-term solution for your business. Then, ensure they stay engaged by communicating…

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…

How To Answer the Interview Question, “Why are you a good fit?”

While hiring companies can ask any number of questions when you’re applying to a job, almost all of them will ask some version of, “Why are you a good fit?” With so many ways to answer this broad interview question, it can be difficult to feel confident that your response will stand out from the…

Reopening your business the smart way during COVID-19

Two months ago, businesses shuttered as Americans united to flatten the curve after the coronavirus outbreak. Now, we find our country at a crossroads. Some states are preparing to open their doors while others continue to wait out the storm. Regardless of how close you are to returning to business as usual, consider these points…

Digital Screening & The Rise of the ‘Interactive Job Interview’

In the past, if you needed to hire 100, 1000 or 5,000 people, you would hold a job fair. Your company would meet, interview, and review their resume and references–a process that was both time consuming and expensive, to only yield mixed results. But now, as essential businesses need to hire hundreds of thousands of…

The Warehouse and Logistics Hiring Guide

Bottomline, employment in warehousing can be unpredictable. If you’re in charge of warehouse operations for your company it may seem like dependable workers are hard to come by – especially in an industry where work can be physically demanding.    Finding the right warehouse workers for your company isn’t as difficult as it appears when…

How to Find, Hire & Protect Workers During a Pandemic

Americans are being advised to practice social distancing and, in some cases, shelter in place as COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the economy. Hundreds of thousands of Americans are out of work and worried about where their next paycheck will come from. Meanwhile, essential businesses are still open and are seeing an incredible spike…