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Cathy Hardin joins Instawork as Chief Revenue Officer

Cathy Hardin joins Instawork as Chief Revenue Officer

As companies across the country move toward pre-pandemic levels of business, the demand for staff continues to outpace supply. At Instawork, we’re committed to helping bridge that gap — which is why we’ve expanded our footprint in more local markets and business segments than ever, from warehouses to national food service providers and beyond. To help us navigate this pivotal period of expansion, we’re thrilled to welcome Cathy Hardin as Instawork’s Chief Revenue Officer.

How to get a forklift license

How to get a forklift license

If you’ve worked in a warehouse or dockyard before, you’ve almost certainly seen a forklift. You might have even wondered how to get a forklift license yourself. With forklift operators in high demand, a forklift certification is a great way to stand out to employers when applying to jobs — it may even increase your pay.

5 Benefits of flexible work

5 Benefits of flexible work

If you want a consistent alternative to full- or part-time work — or if you just want to earn some extra cash on top of an existing job — flexible work might just be the perfect fit for you. Take it from Bryin W., a Pro based out of Los Angeles who has completed nearly 200 Instawork shifts.

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.

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