Upshifter of the Week: Annika D

Upshifter of the Week: Annika D! We are proud to announce that our Nashville Upshifter of the Week is Annika D. Annika has clocked over 500 hours across various shifts all while running her own business! UNCODE.initRow(document.getElementById(“script-869251”)); Tell us a bit about yourself.  I am a mom to a 10-year-old daughter. I don’t have too…

The Post-Covid Hourly Wage Inflation And How To Handle It

Upshift COO Discusses Hourly Wage Inflation Post-COVID Upshift COO Alex Pantich recently wrote about the shift towards contingent labor for Forbes previewed below:  There has been a lot of talk about inflation since the passage of the recent stimulus measures injected trillions of dollars into the economy. While wide-scale price inflation has not manifested in the broader…

Upshifter of the Week: Lauren S

Upshifter of the Week: Lauren S. Upshift is proud to announce Lauren S, from Charlotte, NC, as our Upshifter of the Week. Since working with Upshift, Lauren has worked almost 200 hours with a 5-star rating! UNCODE.initRow(document.getElementById(“script-973538”)); Tell us a bit about yourself.  I am originally from Alabama and I moved to Charlotte 2 years…

Upshifter of the Week: Tammi R.

Upshifter of the Week: Tammi R. We are proud to announce that our Upshifter of the Week is Tammi R. from Cinncinati. She is retired but chooses to fill her time by picking up shifts through Upshift. Tammi has worked over 400 hours with a 5-star rating! UNCODE.initRow(document.getElementById(“script-370749”)); Tell us a bit about yourself.  I…

Upshifter of the Week: Erin K.

Upshifter of the Week: Erin K. We are proud to announce Erin K, from Cleveland, OH,  as our Upshifter of the Week! Since working with Upshift, Erin has worked over 400 hours at multiple locations and has a 5-star rating! UNCODE.initRow(document.getElementById(“script-116696”)); Tell us a bit about yourself.  I am a mom of 3 and have…

Upshifter of the Week: Laura D

Upshifter of the Week: Laura D! We are proud to announce that our Upshifter of the Week is Laura D. from Nashville. Laura has worked a number of shifts at Sodexo at Lipscomb University all while holding onto her 5-star rating! UNCODE.initRow(document.getElementById(“script-364999”)); Tell us a bit about yourself.  I am a mom to a boy…

Upshifter of the Week: Grace T

Upshifter of the Week: Grace T! We are proud to announce Grace T from Columbus as our Upshifter of the Week. She has worked over 1,600 hours with a 5-star rating! UNCODE.initRow(document.getElementById(“script-591178”)); Tell us a bit about yourself.  I went to the University of Toledo and majored in biology. I moved to Columbus last year…

5 things you can do to get more job applicants

Millions of Americans have felt pandemic layoffs and business closures impact their careers in 2020. Many have turned to the gig economy to stay afloat. A study by Upwork found that 24% more people entered the gig economy this summer than in previous years. Gig workers are an alternate hiring solution for businesses trying to…

Upshifter of the Week: Donna A

Upshifter of the Week: Donna A Upshift is proud to announce Donna A, from Cincinnati, OH, as our Upshifter of the week. Since working with Upshift, Lesly has impressively worked almost 1500 hours worth of shifts in the hospitality sector with an average rating of 4.97/5! She is currently working Upshift to Hire for Compass…

Contingent Labor Continues to Grow in Popularity

Upshift COO Discusses Hiring On-Demand Labor on Forbes Upshift COO Alex Pantich recently wrote about the shift towards contingent labor for Forbes previewed below; you can click the Read More button to see the full article! Covid-19 has not only changed the way we work but also the way we hire. Both small and large…

Contingent Labor Continues to Grow in Popularity

Upshift COO Discusses Hiring On-Demand Labor on Forbes Upshift COO Alex Pantich recently wrote about the shift towards contingent labor for Forbes previewed below:  Covid-19 has not only changed the way we work but also the way we hire. Both small and large scale businesses are increasing the proportion of their workforce that is contingent….

Qwick Expands Services to Grocers, Hospitals, and Delivery-Only Restaurants

Qwick, the leading on-demand staffing platform for the food and beverage industry, today announced that they will be actively expanding services to hospitals, grocers, and delivery-only restaurants. This expansion will help create new opportunities for Professionals and enables businesses in these essential industries to meet high customer demand during COVID-19.  “Now, more than ever, we…

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…