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Catersource 2021: Staffing smart to rebuild your business

Catersource 2021: Staffing smart to rebuild your business

After one of the most trying periods for the catering industry in recent history, corporate events, weddings, and private parties are finally picking back up again. With a labor shortage, though, many caterers and event businesses haven’t been able to keep up, forcing them to turn down opportunities and leave revenue on the table.

Staying financially stable with steady work and flexible shifts 

Staying financially stable with steady work and flexible shifts 

When Claudy C., Instawork Professional based in New York City, lost his job during the pandemic, he was short on options. Here’s how Instawork helped him stay financially stable.

Flexible Staffing: Your Labor Shortage Solution When Temp Staffing Fails

Flexible Staffing: Your Labor Shortage Solution When Temp Staffing Fails

Companies are embracing flexible staffing over traditional staffing agencies and seeing better results. It's a shift, aided by technology, that better suits the needs of today's workforce.

4 Ways Companies Are Handling The Post-Pandemic Warehouse Labor Shortage

4 Ways Companies Are Handling The Post-Pandemic Warehouse Labor Shortage

[Survey] State of Hospitality Business in 2021

[Survey] State of Hospitality Business in 2021

With the hospitality industry poised to bounce back in a big way, we wanted to hear how companies are gearing up, where their heads are, and how we can be ready for them in 2021 and beyond. We partnered up with the International Caterers Association to surveyed over 100 catering and hospitality businesses in April 2021—here’s what they had to say.

[Survey] How Are Workers On Instawork Different?

[Survey] How Are Workers On Instawork Different?

Our customers repeatedly tell us that the workers from Instawork are better than what they get elsewhere. They note how the workers are consistently motivated and reliable. To dig into how and why this is, we conducted a survey of over 400 Instawork Professionals to learn what sets them apart. Here’s what you need to know.

Temp Workers vs. Gig Workers: What’s the Difference?

Temp Workers vs. Gig Workers: What’s the Difference?

There are classification differences and plenty of data to tell us who these workers are and what their priorities are. Across all categories of workers, there will be a range of skills, experience levels, preferences, and processes—so the more you know about what you’re getting with each, the easier it will be for you to find great matches. 

Let’s start by looking at two broad categories: temp workers and gig workers.

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.

Shamit Patel joins Instawork as VP of Product Management

Shamit Patel joins Instawork as VP of Product Management

Instawork is, at its core, a people business. But Instawork’s backbone is its technology. So we’re excited that Shamit Patel has joined Instawork to lead its product management team. 

The Tough Get Going with Bill Hansen

The Tough Get Going with Bill Hansen

When South Florida catering legend Bill Hansen was asked about his approach to such a tough year for the catering business, Bill responded with this simple adage: 

“When the times get tough, the tough get going.”

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