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Holiday Seasonal Workers are in High Demand

Retailers are very optimistic about the 2016 holiday season. Their plans for hiring seasonal (temporary) workers are at an all-time high. From traditional retailing jobs like cashier or shop floor helpers to back office work and warehouse shipping fulfillment, there

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Uber Now Allows Drivers to Accept Ride Requests During Trips

Downtime between rides is a major problem for rideshare drivers.  You’re not making money.  You question whether you should stay still and save on gas or search for a better location.  All the while you’re bored and not making any

Uber’s Destinations Feature Puts Drivers in Control

The sharing economy was initially thought of as an efficient way to share resources and avoid waste.  If you’re already driving downtown and someone else on your street is also going there, it only makes sense for you to drive

Competition Arises for Public Transportation and the Morning Commute

In San Francisco, there’s a boom.   More and more money is being invested into technology, which allows for more companies to be formed and more jobs to be created.  The influx of workers has caused the city to cram,

Can Competitors Stay Cheaper than Uber?

In a few short years, many people have gone from being amazed by the awesomeness that is ridesharing to quickly focusing on how it can be improved.  Surge pricing is too expensive, driver ratings that affect someone’s ability to make

A Call for New Employment Laws for On-Demand Workforce

There are many reasons why people are attracted to freelance jobs in the On-Demand economy.  What other type of work allows someone to name their own hours, earn a respectable wage, and have a clientele consistently provided to them?  The

Don’t Chase the Uber Surge?

Interesting news item from SFGate regarding a new study on Uber’s surge pricing. “By the time you get to that part of the city, the surge is over. Often, even when I’m sitting dead center in the middle of a surge