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Employee Spotlight: Richard Dimaio, General Manager

Employee Spotlight: Richard Dimaio, General Manager

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.

[Takeaways] How university auxiliary services can staff ahead of the curve

[Takeaways] How university auxiliary services can staff ahead of the curve

Nearly two years after COVID-19 disrupted operations for just about every business around the world, most universities expected (or at least hoped) that things would get back to normal. That not only would campuses be completely open — auxiliary services like dining halls, campus stores, and stadium concessions would be operating at full steam too. 

[Case study] Instawork Pros become part of the Half Moon Bay Golf Links family

[Case study] Instawork Pros become part of the Half Moon Bay Golf Links family

For hospitality businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic brought a plummet in demand that stayed for months. But thanks to their sprawling seaside location, Half Moon Bay Golf Links — a world-class resort known for their two acclaimed golf courses — served as a safe and luxurious escape. As a result, they began to recover before many other businesses.

Why hospitality work is better on Instawork

Why hospitality work is better on Instawork

A lot of people working in the hospitality industry love what they do. Cooks say they love getting paid to pursue their passion for food, while many bartenders love the fast-paced and social environment.

Employee Spotlight: Meghan Hermann, Sr. Strategic Communications Manager

Employee Spotlight: Meghan Hermann, Sr. Strategic Communications Manager

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.

7 of the most common self-employment tax questions, answered

7 of the most common self-employment tax questions, answered

Taxes can be confusing — especially when you’re an independent contractor. When you work for yourself, rather than a company, the way you do taxes is different. And if you previously only filed taxes as a W-2 employee, it might feel like a whole new ball game. So if you have questions about how taxes work for the self-employed, you’re definitely not alone.

Possible federal tax deductions for independent contractors

Possible federal tax deductions for independent contractors

Let’s be honest: Taxes aren’t exactly most people’s idea of a good time. So it’s understandable if you don’t want to spend more time on taxes than you have to. But when you fly through your taxes just to get them over with, you can often pay a steep price — literally.

What Pros need to know about Instawork & taxes

What Pros need to know about Instawork & taxes

As you get ready to file your taxes, you might be wondering: are my earnings through Instawork taxable? The short answer is: generally, yes. But your tax obligations will be specific to your circumstances.

How to effectively onboard temporary warehouse staff

How to effectively onboard temporary warehouse staff

In wake of the pandemic-driven eCommerce surge, the need for staff at many warehouses has hit an all-time high. For warehouse owners and operators, quickly growing headcount and getting their teams up to speed is essential to meeting customer demand. 

Dr. Daniel Altman joins Instawork as Chief Economist

Dr. Daniel Altman joins Instawork as Chief Economist

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