May 16, 2017

Snagajob Plans to Expand On-demand Service for Hourly Workers in Bid to Reshape Restaurant Jobs With Gig Economy Model

Thad Moore  /  The Post and Courier

Soon after the job board Snagajob purchased the Charleston startup PeopleMatter, the company made plans to try a new approach to find workers for hourly restaurant gigs: It would fill openings on demand. The idea marked a novel attempt to reshape hourly jobs in the mold of the gig economy, the emerging model of working made popular by companies like Uber. In theory, it would give workers flexibility to choose when they pick up a shift and employers the ability to adjust their staffing in real time. Read more HERE.