Be a Long-Term Employer of Five Generations

With five generations actively working in the US, it’s no wonder there’s confusion about what matters to the average employee. Overall, you can expect workers to desire good compensation, commitment to our well-being, and flexible schedules. However, the stereotypes that influence what we think about each age group are exaggerated at best.  Younger generations are…

Is Predictive Scheduling Causing More Harm Than Good?

For the on-demand gig workers of the world, an erratic work schedule is a normal and accepted way of life because a flexible lifestyle comes with the territory. Obviously there are pros and cons that come this type of schedule as well. In light of this, predictive scheduling laws have started to make their way…

It’s Official: Shiftgig is One of Chicago’s Best Places to Work!

It’s important to us that we cultivate a motivated team that cares about our product and our core values. Without that, we wouldn’t be where we are today. Shiftgig is proud to announce we have been included in Built In Chicago’s list of Best Small Companies to Work for in 2020! Built In’s Best Places…

Now, Now, Now: Trends from Staffing World 2019

I know “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” but I can’t help myself. I got so many amazing takeaways from Staffing World 2019. This is my 3rd time attending Staffing World, and this might have been the best one yet. (Well done, American Staffing Association!) I was blown away by the keynote from Becky…

UberWorks is Here: Adapt or Get Left Behind

It’s no surprise the gig economy has proven lucrative for companies like Uber as they continue to enter new verticals despite their humble beginnings as a ride-hailing service. UberWorks – a new segment of Uber Technologies Inc. launched in Chicago this week – offering contingent work opportunities “that fit your schedule while getting paid in…