Whatever the circumstance may be, companies can find the help they need right from a phone or computer. Gigwalk allows its members to request gigs for small tasks to contracted work. These encompass any services ranging from audits to photography, the sky is the limit. This is an, on-demand, readily available workforce comprised of over 50,000 individuals across all 50 states.
Businesses can connect with people through Gigwalk to get the help they need by simply posting a gig opportunity when the need for help arises. The Gigwalk mobile application, available on iPhone, Android or the Blackberry, makes it easy request gigs from anywhere at any time. Any company who posts a gig must provide a fully detailed description of the work that needs to be completed, a due date, the gig location and the price of the job.
To become a gig provider, also known as a Gig Walker, and start earning extra cash you must setup an account profile. The profile should accurately and thoroughly describe your skills, educational background and work experience to be considered and accepted for gigs. The more you have to offer the gig requesters, the more opportunities you will have. You can browse gigs through the network and apply for the ones that you want. You must also go to the location of the gig in order to be accepted, this policy of the program was implemented so everyone has a chance to make money; one person cannot take all of the posted gigs.
If you receive good reviews on completed work, you will slowly build up your profile and increase your exposure. Gig Walkers can earn “Street Cred” points for good reviews and by doing “pro-bono” tasks to create an image of reliability. With more “Street Cred” points you are able to access higher levels of achievement to unlock a succession of higher paying gigs.
The amount of money per gig can pay anywhere from $3.00-$90.00, some have even been more than $100.00. Gigwalk requesters and Gigwalk providers must have a PayPal account to pay for the work and to receive payment for completing the work. Payment is required upfront for all requests. The money is distributed to all of the parties involved in the transaction. Gigwalk takes a percentage of the payment for their services; in addition, fees for PayPal are also deducted. Once the Gig Walker has completed a job they will be paid after a review on their quality of work has been posted by that gig requester.
The great thing about this service is that it is bringing jobs back into the local work force. With the high unemployment rate, and the need for an immediate local workforce, it is a great temporary fix that benefits everyone. Whether unemployed or employed, there are opportunities to make money; you can take on as many gigs as you want to. This is a nice flexible work option for both the Gig Requesters and the Gig Walkers.