TaskRabbit

4:46pm

Thu February 19, 2015
Economy/Labor/Biz

TaskRabbit takes hold in Bay Area divided by income gap


The way we make a living is changing. For about a third of Americans, regular hours and benefits are giving way to a patchwork of contracting, temping, and moonlighting.

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2:00pm

Wed June 6, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

The Not-Quite-Secret Weapon For Fighting Unemployment

Photo by Chaz Hubbard

When Shannon Mills left her job as the director of a nonprofit in Berkeley, California about five months ago, she didn’t know what her next job would be. After freelancing for awhile, she decided to hunt for something more permanent.

“I started putting in applications and you know how the job market is …it was just crickets on the other end. People weren’t even telling me thank you for applying,” she said. That routine can become demoralizing. Mills switched up her strategy, migrating her search for work to TaskRabbit.com.

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