How to financially recover from Black Friday and Cyber Monday with flexible work in Tampa
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, leaving many of us looking for ways to pay for our holiday shopping sprees. Everyone has a holiday wish list - and yours may be finding a way to pay your credit card bill.
Cue the ability to make extra cash during the holidays on your own terms with Instawork!
What is the minimum wage gap in your area?
- Minimum wages bear little relationship to the cost of living in metro areas across the United States.
- Gaps between pay and the cost of living are especially wide for working adults with children.
- Hourly pay determined in the labor market for flexible work is more closely related to the cost of living.
Monthly Labor Market Report - November 2022
Every day, the Instawork platform handles thousands of transactions involving businesses and hourly professionals, generating a huge amount of data on hourly pay as well as other aspects of the labor market. This report summarizes some of the major trends in demographics, roles, and worker constraints in regions across the United States.
How to make money and holiday magic with flexible work in Orlando
Sunshine, beaches, and a very famous mouse. Orlando is fun at any time of year and it’s especially magical at the holidays.
But when the costs of the festivities add up, the festive vibe can switch from joyous to stressful faster than you can say “theme park.”
Tampa's jobs boom is bucking the trend
The Tampa Bay area suffered a sharp decline in employment at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, but its jobless rate is now among the nation's lowest. Unusually, the fastest-growing sector in the past year has been leisure and hospitality. Even more unusual, employment in the sector now exceeds its pre-pandemic level. What's going on?
How Instawork is celebrating and supporting America’s veterans
Instawork is excited to provide flexible work opportunities to veterans and other members of the military community, creating the ability for these hard workers to create a work schedule that best suits their personal needs and financial goals.
Switching jobs can raise pay in flexible work, too
- Hourly pay for flexible workers who have been active on the Instawork platform changed by less than the national average
- Workers who switched roles and/or industries attained higher hourly pay rates
- Increases were especially high for workers switching into industries with labor shortages
Employee Spotlight: Jesus Hernandez, Recruiting Coordinator
Our mission at Instawork is to create economic opportunities for local businesses and professionals, globally. In order to achieve that mission, we have built a team composed of talented and hard-working individuals who are passionate about connecting skilled hourly professionals with local businesses who need their services.
5 ways to make holiday staffing easier for your business
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for many businesses, but keeping up with staffing needs can be challenging. Even with a possible recession looming, businesses need qualified and reliable workers to help them navigate the seasonal surge that will generate over $1 trillion in retail and consumer products by the end of the year.