VenueConnect 2021: Overcoming staffing shortages as events return

VenueConnect 2021: Overcoming staffing shortages as events return

While safety protocols may still be in place, Americans are once again able to dine indoors, go to the movies, and even attend large events and conferences — welcome news for venue owners and managers, who were hit hard by earlier lockdowns.

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.

Instawork acquires Drafted to help build the world’s labor network

Instawork acquires Drafted to help build the world’s labor network

As the country continues to work on what a post-pandemic normal looks like, businesses have shifted focus from damage control to reopening and recovery. Instawork is perfectly positioned to make a huge impact in a post-pandemic environment as businesses and professionals return to work. 

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.

Instawork raises a $60M Series C: what's next for flexible staffing

Instawork raises a $60M Series C: what's next for flexible staffing

I am excited to share that Instawork has raised $60M in Series C financing to help get America back to work and continue executing towards our vision to create economic opportunity for local businesses and professionals.

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.

Behind the scenes: the Sales culture at Instawork

Behind the scenes: the Sales culture at Instawork

This last year has been a wild ride. Now that we've established ourselves in the light industrial vertical and seeing a strong return in our hospitality segment, I'm amazed by what the sales team has been able to accomplish. 

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