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

7 ways to boost your career with Instawork in 2022

7 ways to boost your career with Instawork in 2022

With the holidays coming to a close, your pocketbook is probably feeling the effects. And as the New Year begins, there’s no better time to think about boosting your career. Fortunately, Instawork can help you in both areas.

Introducing our Chief Economist

Introducing our Chief Economist

Daniel Altman is the chief economist at Instawork. He is an expert at analyzing and sharing labor trends, particularly within the hourly workforce.

Employee Spotlight: Keith Chapman, General Counsel

Employee Spotlight: Keith Chapman, General Counsel

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.

What it's like to work for a caterer

What it's like to work for a caterer

Imagine being part of a team that makes weddings, conferences, and celebrations unforgettable. Or maybe even hosting musicians at a concert venue, or famous actors and socialites at a charity ball. Caterers make special events like this elegant and seamless — but they can’t do it alone. To deliver a great experience, they need a dedicated team of skilled professionals.

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