Frances Liu

Frances Liu
Marketing at Instawork

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The secret difference between a gig worker and a temp worker

The secret difference between a gig worker and a temp worker

[Takeaways] Building your staffing health safety toolkit

[Takeaways] Building your staffing health safety toolkit

With states re-opening, many businesses are putting plans into action. To help you assess what’s right for your business, we invited a few hospitality-tech leaders to share what they've learned the last two months.

How Instawork builds reliability in warehouse staffing

How Instawork builds reliability in warehouse staffing

Across every industry, businesses find it increasingly difficult to find hourly workers to show up and do work. As a result, recruiting efforts drives up overall labor costs and the uncertainty of having enough manpower creates daily stress on the team and business.

COVID-19 Impact on Hospitality Businesses

COVID-19 Impact on Hospitality Businesses

In mid-March, we conducted a survey to understand the extent of the impact COVID-19 has had on the hospitality industry. We also asked how the industry is responding to these changes.

[Takeaways] Learning from the pros: How to build non-traditional revenue streams

[Takeaways] Learning from the pros: How to build non-traditional revenue streams

Office Libations relies on Instawork to scale event business

Office Libations relies on Instawork to scale event business

 

Office Libations is a San Francisco Bay-based beverage and snack provider that helps clients keep their employees fueled throughout the day. The company offers support for corporate events, including bartending services and a well-stocked bar, and can accommodate parties of all sizes.

[Case Study] How Catered Too! Used Instawork to Staff Large Events

[Case Study] How Catered Too! Used Instawork to Staff Large Events



It’s an enviable problem to have: A packed calendar, new ventures, and exciting jobs you can’t turn down. But for Catered Too! founder Greg Casella,CPCE, taking on more business also meant more administrative work—and an ongoing struggle to find enough reliable, quality people. 

[Case Study] How Bel Air Bay Club Uses Instawork to Find Quality Professionals

[Case Study] How Bel Air Bay Club Uses Instawork to Find Quality Professionals

Perched above the coastline between Santa Monica and Malibu, Bel-Air Bay Club offers magnificent ocean views and hosts more than 125 weddings and other private events each year. Clients seek the club out for their unparalleled location and beautiful architecture, plus the top notch cuisine and amazing service they offer. Assistant General Manager Rod March’s group brings in millions in revenue each year, and staffing events properly is a critical part of the equation.

How Willowdale Estate Tackles Seasonal Staffing with Instawork

How Willowdale Estate Tackles Seasonal Staffing with Instawork

Fall in New England is known for its beautiful weather and the spectacular changing colors of the leaves. It’s also a popular time of year for weddings, and it coincides with when college students and others go back to school. For Monique Jeffrey, CSEP, vice president of operations for Willowdale Estate, this combination presents some tough staffing challenges for their thriving special events business. 

Between Onstage Gigs, A Musician Makes Ends Meet with Another Kind of Gig

Between Onstage Gigs, A Musician Makes Ends Meet with Another Kind of Gig

When flexible work helps make time for creative pursuits, passions can really pay off.

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