What happens to pay during the holidays?

What happens to pay during the holidays?

Key takeaways

  • Hourly pay for flexible work in service-related industries may rise during the fall if the economy reverts to pre-pandemic trends
  • Businesses with higher demand for work on the actual holidays are likely to see large spikes in pay in their labor markets
  • Other businesses can expect stable pay throughout the fourth quarter unless another wave of the pandemic disrupts labor supply
How To Easily Rev Up Your Income in Detroit Amid Inflation

How To Easily Rev Up Your Income in Detroit Amid Inflation

As the birthplace of the automobile, Detroit is no stranger to the positive changes that innovative technology can bring.

ECEC Release Briefing: Business Costs September 2022

ECEC Release Briefing: Business Costs September 2022

Key takeaways

  • Business costs rose most quickly between June and September for ancillary roles in the service sector
  • Increases in costs were down to around 1% for many hospitality roles after spikes in the spring
  • Hourly labor costs in the industrial sector held steady
Employee Spotlight: Andie Morales, Vice President, Community Operations

Employee Spotlight: Andie Morales, Vice President, 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.

Labor Market Focus - Boston

Labor Market Focus - Boston

Introducing the first State of the Flexible Workforce report

Introducing the first State of the Flexible Workforce report

 

Roughly 76 million workers in the United States – more than half of the U.S. labor force – are paid hourly. Among them is a fast-growing group of workers deciding when and how to work based on their personal needs and financial goals. They're creating a new category: the flexible workforce.
Good experiences lead to worker loyalty

Good experiences lead to worker loyalty

Key takeaways

  • Workers are more likely to return to work at the same business after both they and the business leave positive reviews
  • Higher pay is not always linked to a higher likelihood of a given returning, though it does makes shifts more attractive to all workers
  • Other non-monetary factors, like commuting time, may also influence workers' likelihood of returning
How to work at your favorite football stadium this fall

How to work at your favorite football stadium this fall

Labor Market Focus - Denver

Labor Market Focus - Denver

Demand for flexible work in the Denver area has been rising, with workers committing more hours to earning extra income. Trends in pay have been mixed, however, reflecting nationwide trends in demand for goods and services from different sectors.

Why Instawork’s Rapid Growth is Being Celebrated

Why Instawork’s Rapid Growth is Being Celebrated

Since its founding in 2016, Instawork has been the leading flexible work app for local, hourly professionals. Over the years, our digital marketplace has grown by leaps and bounds.

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