Four Things to Know About the GigNow Virtual Career Fair

Come join our next Virtual Career Fair on July 23, 2020 from 12 PM -3 PM EST! What is the GigNow Virtual Career Fair? The GigNow Virtual Career Fair is a live virtual event exclusively for contingent worker talent.  We had our first GigNow Virtual Career Fair in 2019, where we connected contingent workers directly…

Tips for Working from Home

So you’ve landed a remote job–now what? How do you stay focused and productive in your new lifestyle? More flexibility and no commute are just the start of the advantages of working remotely. It just takes intention and a bit of planning to balance your work life and home life when it’s all taking place…

Top Five Things You Can Do to Navigate This Period of Uncertainty

What can you do during these unprecedented times to enrich personal growth and make yourself marketable? Here are our top five recommendations for all things career-oriented: 1. Setting Goals and Objectives Make it a point every morning to have goals for that day. Start by targeting a list of companies that match your background and…

How to have the best experience as a contractor with GigNow

Navigating the gig economy can feel difficult and sometimes overwhelming for contractors. That’s why we have built GigNow’s platform to be both business and contractor centric. In order to have the best experience with the GigNow platform, we developed a practical 2-part guide for your reference. Stay visible GigNow seeks to work swiftly and effectively…

Contractor Refer a Friend Program

The team at GigNow is hoping that you’re doing well and staying safe during this unprecedented time. Our thoughts are with you, as valued members of our community. During this time, we wanted to remind you that you can refer friends to GigNow. If you submit a referral, you will enter the raffle to win…

EY provides contract opportunities to military spouses & veterans through GigNow

GigNow sourced more than 200 on-site contractors for Advisory Services, filling 90 roles in less than 30 days and handling all administrative support, like onboarding and approvals. Working on this assignment for up to two years, military spouses and veteran contractors reviewed and validated key audit supporting documents. Ernst & Young LLP Advisory Services and…

Why your next contractor could be your newest source of innovation

The EY organization initially created the GigNow platform to improve the quality of contractor talent, reduce cycle times and enable a balanced workforce of employees and contract workers. Built in the EY Global Innovation Lab — a kind of incubator for our startup ideas — it harnessed analytics to connect job requirements to individual skill…

10 Mistakes To Avoid As A Contract Worker (Part 1)

This is Part 1 of 2 of 10 Mistakes To Avoid As A Contract Worker. Here are some of the most common mistakes that contractors make and how to avoid them in the next gig. Selling yourself short Many contractors who don’t recognize the value of their own work or have limited knowledge of market…

10 Mistakes To Avoid As A Contract Worker (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of 2 of 10 Mistakes To Avoid As A Contract Worker. Here are some of the most common mistakes that contractors make and how to avoid them in the next gig. Not setting expectations Amidst the excitement of a new project or new client, you may want to start getting to work immediately….

5 Tips To Improve Your LinkedIn Profile For Contract Work

As a Talent Acquisition Recruiter on the GigNow team, one of the tools I rely heavily on when sourcing for top contractor talent is LinkedIn. A well-crafted LinkedIn profile tells us more of a story regarding your expertise and interests than a typical resume would communicate. As you would imagine, a LinkedIn profile that is…

Gig work and the opportunity for work schedule flexibility

Guest post by GigNow Recruiter, Charlotte Perhaps a new full-time job is on the horizon or you have just commenced employment with a new company. The work is enjoyable and things are going well. But then a friend asks you to join them on a once-in-a-lifetime travel adventure later in the year. Or you need…