ICA webinar recap: a seasoned caterer's secrets for beating burnout
After two years of survival mode, catering companies were hit with one of the busiest wedding seasons in recent memory. While a jam-packed schedule may seem like a blessing after all the industry has been through, it’s not without its drawbacks. Companies that take on too much, too fast risk wearing out their employees — and themselves.
[Takeaways] How flexible staffing improves operational agility
Business has been a mixed bag for warehouse and logistic companies over the last couple of years. While skyrocketing eCommerce throughout the pandemic led to a huge surge in demand, the increasingly tight labor market has prevented companies from reaching their full potential. And these staffing challenges show no signs of slowing anytime soon.
5 Things to know about being an independent contractor
Every year, more and more people are rethinking the way they work. Many leave traditional jobs in search of greater flexibility, work-life balance, and pay. Platforms like Instawork help folks like these work on their own terms — not as employees, but independent contractors. In other words, they are self-employed.
The top things to look for in an Instawork Pro’s Profile
In a competitive labor market, finding the staff you need can be a challenge — that’s one of the main reasons employers turn to Instawork and our network of ready-to-work Professionals. But with so many Pros available, choosing the folks best suited for your needs can be a challenge. Need some pointers on how to quickly but efficiently vet candidates? Here are a few things to consider.
[Takeaways] Staffing smarter: cutting-edge hotel recruiting tactics
When unemployment benefits began to wind down, many people in the hospitality industry believed that candidates would come rushing back. But more than a month after key programs expired, the end of the staffing shortage is still nowhere in sight.
Employee Spotlight: Dominique Harris, Senior Manager, Community Operations
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.