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CareerGig Connects Freelancers and Companies Needing Work

CareerGig (3100 Clarendon Blvd), which officially started operating in July, provides to freelancers the health and retirement benefits that a full-time employee might enjoy, and triple-verifies the qualifications of freelancers for companies that lack the time and resources to do deep dives themselves.

CareerGig Presenting at Newchip Accelerator Online Demo Week

CareerGig, a SaaS-based marketplace that connect freelancers and contractors with companies will be presenting at investor-centric global online event that brings together over 100 startups to prospective investors and partners across 15 industries and verticals.

Welp Magazine: 51 Best Startups Taking on the Employment Market

One of the most basic tasks of any civilization is the creation of jobs. It’s why Henry Ford’s revolutionary assembly line was one of the most influential inventions of all time. It is also why the unemployment rate is so high, and has been since the turn of the millennium.

Forbes: Why A Pandemic Is The Perfect Time To Start A Business

In March, as businesses across the country were shutting down, serial entrepreneur Greg Kihlstrom, CEO of CareerGig, was just getting started. He was assembling a virtual team to launch a new company to connect companies looking to hire freelance workers with freelance workers, looking for the freedom of a gig and the benefits typically associated with a full-time job.

Cision PRWeb: CareerGig Offers Freelancers Health Insurance and Benefits

As the U.S. unemployment rate remains high, CareerGig, an online SaaS-based platform launched today offering affordable insurance for freelancers. The platform also provides access to available freelance gigs and contract projects at top companies looking for candidates. On the hiring end, companies that sign up for the service will have access to state of the art verification services and immediate access to ready talent, reducing valuable internal time and resources, and can provide their 1099 workers with benefits through the platform.

Tech Republic: New tech-platform CareerGig offers traditional benefits to contract workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a massive toll on the American economy, forcing employers to furlough workers and spurring massive unemployment—more than a million new claims are now filed in the US each week. And as COVID-19 continues to spread, a huge contingent of American workers will continue to be affected, and be forced to find alternate sources of income.

CareerGig Featured on HCM Technology Report Weekly Roundup

Freelancer marketplace CareerGig announced that it will launch an initial set of offerings on June 15. The launch will include a set of insurance benefits for freelancers and assessments and background checks employers can provide to contractors. CareerGig’s marketplace is scheduled to launch in mid-summer.

Builtin: 15 Startups in Washington D.C. To Know

The new gig economy offers a wealth of opportunities for those looking to put their services to work, but working from project to project can pose a range of scheduling and compensation challenges. CareerGig’s platform is designed to help make freelancing more sustainable and rewarding, leveraging software technology to validate work history, streamline onboarding and connect freelancers with affordable benefits such as healthcare and retirement plans

CareerGig Announces Initial Seed Funding Round with June Launch

ARLINGTON, VA, June 1, 2020 — CareerGig, a SaaS-based marketplace that utilizes blockchain and other technologies to provide freelancers with competitive jobs and benefits, and employers with state of the art verification services, announces its initial seed funding round has closed, and that it will launch an initial set of offerings on June 15, 2020.