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CareerGig and BeachCoders Form Alliance to Deliver Technology Education

BeachCoders and CareerGig announced today that they have joined forces to fulfill the increasing demands of today’s evolving workforce and economics. CareerGig, the online marketplace that provides diverse insurance, financial, and education benefits to freelancers and contractors looks to draw on its 850,000+ registered users to fulfill the hiring needs of BeachCoders®, an industry leading web coding ‘bootcamp’ that uniquely enables students to control the depth and pace of their technology education.

Podcast – Greg Kihlstrom: Best Morning Routine Ever!

It was a pleasure and privilege to appear with Lunide Louis on the podcast, Best Morning Routine, Ever!  We had a fantastic chat about how I structure my mornings and its impact on how I get up, dress-up, and show-up every day.  

CareerGig Releases Report on the Insurance and Benefits Coverage Gap for Freelancers and Gig Workers

CareerGig announced the release of a timely and relevant new report entitled “Freelancers and the Benefits Gap: 2021” which comprises research done with active freelancers and their insurance coverage. ARLINGTON, VA. (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 09, 2021 CareerGig announced the release of a timely and relevant new report entitled “Freelancers and the Benefits Gap: 2021” which comprises research…

101 Amazing Recruitment Startups Worth A Follow In 2021

This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Recruitment startups.  This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Recruitment startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Recruitment industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow. We tried to…

CareerGig Selected to Participate at Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference

PRESS RELEASEContacts: Crister DelaCruz [email protected] – 202.798.2467 CareerGig: SaaS-based marketplace matches verified 1099 contractors with companies, and offers health, retirement, and other benefits for freelance talent. ARLINGTON, VA – February 1, 2021 CareerGig has been selected to participate in the virtual Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference (IPSVIP) on April 15 & 16, 2021.…

CareerGig Announces Product Advisory Board

PRESS RELEASEContact:Crister DelaCruz [email protected] – 202.798.2467 CareerGig: A SaaS-based marketplace offers health, life, and financial benefits for freelance and contract talent ARLINGTON, VA – February 4, 2021 CareerGig announced the introduction of a new Product Advisory Board. These four seasoned professionals will leverage their collective expertise to provide guidance to the company’s executive team through…

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Meet the 20 most promising #dctech companies: RealLIST Startups 2021

It’s the fifth edition of our annual must-watch list. These are the local startups building the next generation of technology to fuel the growing economy. It’s a new year, and we’ve been publishing annual looks at the most promising local tech companies under our RealLIST Startups series for five years now. This is the list where we…

Clarendon Startup CareerGig Grows Network of Freelancers, Companies with New Acquisition

Clarendon-based CareerGig, a one-stop-shop for freelancers and companies looking for contract workers, has acquired another freelancing platform called Moonlighting. Clarendon-based CareerGig, a one-stop-shop for freelancers and companies looking for contract workers, has acquired another freelancing platform called Moonlighting. The acquisition, effective Jan. 11, folds Moonlighting’s network of 850,000 freelancers and small businesses into CareerGig’s brand, CEO and co-founder Greg Kihlström said in a…

CareerGig buys Charlottesville SaaS company

Arlington-based company buys Moonlighting Arlington-based CareerGig announced Wednesday it has acquired Charlottesville-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform Moonlighting. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.  Read more

MOONLIGHTING, FREELANCER PLATFORM THAT USES BLOCKCHAIN, NOW PART OF CAREERGIG

Moonlighting, a freelancer platform that uses blockchain, was acquired by CareerGig, itself a freelancer platform. Moonlighting, a freelancer platform that uses blockchain, was acquired by CareerGig, itself a freelancer platform. The deal is effective today. “The combined technologies of both CareerGig and Moonlighting will further enhance our capabilities to offer enhanced sourcing, matching, hiring and…

CareerGig Acquires Moonlighting

CareerGig Acquires Moonlighting CareerGig acquired Moonlighting, a SaaS platform based in Charlottesville, VA, that, states a release, empowers individuals to build their own freelancer profiles, and allows businesses to hire talented professionals quickly and affordably. CareerGig is a SaaS technology platform based in Arlington, VA, that matches freelance and contract workers to top employers while offering…

Moonlighting is Joining CareerGig

Today, we’re thrilled to share some big news: Moonlighting is joining CareerGig, the freelancer-first community providing great gigs plus benefits like insurance and retirement, access to education and training, and other products and services. Together we’re committed to building the best freelance marketplace, and we’re proud to join CareerGig’s stellar team in this endeavor as…

CareerGig Acquires Freelancer Platform Moonlighting

Combined company will deliver full-cycle gig-economy marketplace addressing the needs of freelancers, contractors, and companies that hire them ARLINGTON, VA – January 12, 2021 /PR Web/ CareerGig announced today an acquisition of Moonlighting, a SaaS platform that empowers individuals to build their own freelancer profiles, and allows businesses to hire talented professionals quickly and affordably.…

Freelancer Platform Moonlighting Acquired by CareerGig

ARLINGTON, VA – CareerGig announced the acquisition of Moonlighting, a SaaS platform that empowers individuals to build their own freelancer profiles, and allows businesses to hire talented professionals quickly and affordably. CareerGig is a SaaS technology platform that matches freelance and contract workers to top employers while offering a marketplace with independent access to guaranteed issue…

CareerGig Acquires Freelancer Platform Moonlighting

Combined company will deliver full-cycle gig-economy marketplace addressing the needs of freelancers, contractors, and companies that hire them ARLINGTON, VA – January 12, 2021 CareerGig announced today an acquisition of Moonlighting, a SaaS platform that empowers individuals to build their own freelancer profiles, and allows businesses to hire talented professionals quickly and affordably. CareerGig is…

Greg Kihlstrom: Growing A Business Through Acquisition And Selling It Higher – Ep. 083

A business has its cycle. Many successful entrepreneurs know that, in one way or another, you will have to find your exit—one that leaves you far better than when you started. In this episode, Domenic Rinaldi invites serial entrepreneur and CEO of CareerGig, Greg Kihlstrom, to talk about Greg’s experience growing a business through acquisition and then…

Arlington Startups Seize Unexpected Opportunities For Growth in 2020

2020 has been a big year for Arlington-based startups, both in spite of and because of the pandemic. Arlington was predicted to fare better than other tech hubs because many of its startups focus on emerging technology in science and engineering, collectively known as “tough tech,” as well as the recession-resistant fields of cybersecurity and government contracting.…

The Gig Economy

The One Broken Cog Podcast Greg Kihlstrom is CEO and Co-Founder of CareerGig, a business that connects freelancers and companies that hire highly skilled 1099 contractors and provides freelancers with health, retirement and other benefits. Greg has worked with some of the world’s top brands, including AOL, Choice Hotels, Coca-Cola, Dell, FedEx, GEICO, Marriott International,…

Introducing Support Chat Powered by Artificial Intelligence

We know that you don’t have time to dig through a website or wait for support to get back to you with the information you need. You’re busy; we get that. So we created a new support chat feature powered by artificial intelligence just for the Moonlighting website. When you’re working and have a question…

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.

Introducing Identity Verification

At Moonlighting, we are always working to make our community as secure as possible for everyone. That is why we are introducing Identity Verification. What is Identity Verification? We want you to be confident when hiring and finding work on Moonlighting. If you see “Identity Verified” on a Moonlighter’s profile, it means this person has…

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.

The Penny Hoarder and Moonlighting Announce Strategic Partnership To Deliver Financial Literacy and Work-From-Home Opportunities to Independent Worker Communities

The Penny Hoarder, a national personal finance website, and Moonlighting, a leader in helping independent workers find jobs and manage their businesses, today announced a strategic content partnership to deliver The Penny Hoarder’s financial literacy and personal finance articles to Moonlighting’s fast-growing audience. Additionally, Moonlighting will deliver work-from-home job opportunities to The Penny Hoarder’s work-from-home…

Moonlighting Partners with Digital Turbine to Grow Its App Users and Provide Access to Millions of Available Jobs and Free Business Tools

Move further extends access to more than 200,000 work-from-home opportunities and more than two million gig, contract, part-time, freelance, and independent work opportunities. RICHMOND, VA, June 9, 2020 /PR Newswire/ Moonlighting, a leading mobile on-demand hiring platform, today announced it has partnered with Digital Turbine (Nasdaq: APPS), the #1 mobile platform connecting operators and OEMs…

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.

Introducing The Moonlighting Minute YouTube Video Series

Conceived during the 2008 financial crisis, Moonlighting’s mission has always been to help people create and grow their own independent businesses. With the world now facing significant economic challenges, it is more important than ever that people have access to the tools they need to quickly enter the gig economy and launch their own independent…

Jeff Tennery, Founder & CEO of Moonlighting on Fintech.TV

Moonlighting Founder & CEO, Jeff Tennery talks with Vince Molinari, host of The IMPACT show on Fintech.TV to share Moonlighting’s mission to help millions of people find work or create their own job. Fintech.TV is the leading global community broadcasting market and investment strategy videos with content from top fund and investment managers. Watch the…

Moonlighting Partners With Liveops to Help Fill 2,200 Remote Job Opportunities Allowing People to Earn Income in Uncertain Times

Moonlighting, a leading independent worker-focused platform and tools provider, today announced 2,200 of remote job opportunities from Liveops Inc., will be available on its platform. Liveops Inc., the leading provider of skilled at-home workforces for customer service and sales, is opening additional opportunities for remote independent contractors. Individuals or businesses that contract with Liveops service…

Moonlighting Announces Partnership With Remote Work Leader BroadPath to Fill 2,000 Work-From-Home Jobs

Moonlighting, a leading independent worker-focused platform and tools provider, today announced 2,000 remote jobs from BroadPath, a leader in the work-from-home (WFH) customer experience space, will be sourced to Moonlighting’s jobs listing platform. In a response to significant workforce reductions and layoffs occurring across the country as a result of COVID-19, Moonlighting and BroadPath are…

Moonlighting Featured on New Corona Comfort Podcast

People across the world are being impacted by the global coronavirus pandemic, dealing with illness, lockdowns, closed businesses, and layoffs. But human beings are resilient — our best qualities often come to light at the worst of times. The podcast, Corona Comfort is sharing the stories of people rising to the occasion to help their…

Moonlighting Founder & CEO Jeff Tennery Joins Real Investment Show to Discuss Jobs Opportunities During the Coronavirus Crisis

The way we work is being redefined by the Covid-19 pandemic. Moonlighting Founder & CEO Jeff Tennery shares insight from his perspective with RIA Advisors Chief Investment Strategist, Lance Roberts on The Real Investment Show, and reveals the hottest job descriptions as the Coronavirus grips the workforce. Listen in now Learn more about the The…

Moonlighting Announces Free Access to Millions of Freelance and Part-Time Jobs in Response to Coronavirus’s Impact on Workers

The company provides independent, gig and part-time workers with access to a robust marketplace of available jobs. The decision also provides recruiters with a no-cost quick way to reach potential workers. Moonlighting, a leading independent worker-focused platform and tools provider, today announced in response to the impact Coronavirus is having on gig, freelance and part-time…

Moonlighting Announces Launch of the First “Freelance as a Service” Solution

Partnerships with FreshBooks, H&R Block & Stash Aim to Serve the Fast-Growing Freelance Marketplace Moonlighting, a leader in providing job and business management solutions to freelance and independent workers today announced the launch of Moon “Pro”, a SaaS solution helping people create, manage and grow their freelance businesses. Moonlighting is the first company to deliver…

Announcing Benefits: Resources and Savings that Help You Grow and Protect Your Business & Personal Life

Today we’re launching Moonlighting Benefits to provide independent workers with access to benefits and savings on resources that help to grow, manage, and protect their business and personal life. Access Moonlighting Member Benefits here. Since launching in 2014, we have been redefining the freelance marketplace to put people at the center of their personal business…

Moonlighting Announces Partnership with iPSE-U.S.

iPSE-U.S. and Moonlighting Unite to Support and Provide Opportunities for the Independent Gig (1099) Workforce Partnership aims to provide insurance tools and services for independent 1099 contract workers iPSE-U.S., a not-for-profit organization, and Moonlighting, an on-demand marketplace that helps independent contractors find work has formed a strategic partnership for Independent Worker advocacy initiatives. The partnership…

Moonlighting Founder & CEO, Jeff Tennery Featured on The Real Investment Show with Lance Roberts

With more and more workers taking on second and third jobs, the opportunity was ripe for the development of an app to connect contractors with gig employers. Moonlighting founder and CEO, Jeff Tennery, reveals the metamorphosis of the Moonlighting app with RIA Advisors Chief Investment Strategist, Lance Roberts on The Real Investment Show. Listen in…

Moonlighting Announces Partnership with Kelly Services

Partnership Support New EOS Blockchain Workforce Solution Moonlighting, a leading mobile on-demand hiring platform and Kelly Services (Nasdaq: KELYA, KELYB), a global leader in providing workforce solutions, today announced a new strategic partnership. The collaboration provides Kelly access to independent talent communities by leveraging Moonlighting’s new Blockchain Profile Management System, due to launch in August…

Forbes Announces Strategic Partnership Between Kelly Services and Moonlighting

Today, we are thrilled to have Forbes announce our latest strategic partnership with staffing giant, Kelly Services. Along with Block.one’s EOS VC Fund, Kelly Services joins an impressive group of partners including three of the largest news media companies in the US (Gannett, McClatchy and Tribune). This strategic partnership, initiated through the Kelly Innovation Fund,…

Moonlighting Featured by Forbes as Top Site to Find a Side Hustle or Freelance Gig

Last summer, TJ McCue wrote about how 57 Million U.S. Workers Are Part Of The Gig Economy. That is a lot of the U.S. employee base basically doing a side hustle of some sort, a part time or maybe even full time gig or project as a freelancer. In that post, he cited Steve King…

Moonlighting Founder & CEO, Jeff Tennery Featured on the Grant Golestan Podcast

Jeff Tennery is the founder & CEO of Moonlighting and has spent 25+ years in senior executive leadership roles in the mobile space via Verizon, AT&T Wireless and Millennial Media. “Moonlighting,” on nights and weekends, Jeff and his cofounders, Ritesh Johar and Roy Slater built the first on-demand mobile freelance marketplace. Prior to founding Moonlighting,…

Moonlighting Announces HireVibes First Blockchain Integration Partner

Leading Freelance Platform Teams with HireVibes For EOSIO Solution Leading on-demand freelance platform Moonlighting announced today their first blockchain partnership with HireVibes, a blockchain jobs platform that incentivizes freelance, contract and permanent hiring via cryptocurrencies. HireVibes will be one of the first platforms to access Moonlighting’s base of 720,000 freelancer profiles. “HireVibes shares the same…

Moonlighting Announces Partnership with Block.one FinLab EOS VC

FinLab EOS VC Fund Invests in Moonlighting Leading Blockchain Freelance Platform Selects EOSIO FinLab EOS VC Fund, a venture capital fund backed by Block.one, the publisher of the blockchain protocol EOSIO and FinLab AG, one of the largest company builders and investors focused on the financial services technology, announced today a strategic partnership with leading…

CoinDesk: Freelance Job Market, Moonlighting Is Moving to EOS

Over 700,000 user accounts from a freelancing website are moving onto the EOS blockchain. Moonlighting, a marketplace for freelance professionals launched in 2014, has taken on a $5 million investment round led by the FinLab EOS VC fund, a joint venture of FinLab AG and Block.one. The investment will be used to grow Moonlighting’s user…

Moonlighting Launches Internationally

Leading Freelance Platform Expands to Canada Moonlighting announced today its first foray outside the US with international expansion to Canada. With the demand for its industry-leading freelance hiring platform growing rapidly throughout the US, Moonlighting will include Canadian recruiters and freelancers to bring the gig economy’s fastest on-demand hiring solution to the rest of North…

Washington, DC-based MindShare Selects Jeff Tennery for its 2018 Membership Class

Moonlighting to be a Part of an Exclusive, Invitation-Only Program for CEOs of Emerging and Fast-Growth Companies Moonlighting, one of the fastest-growing and most trusted marketplaces in the United States’ freelance economy, is proud to announce its inclusion in MindShare, an exclusive organization designed for CEOs of the most promising high-tech companies in the Washington,…

Irish Tech News Features Moonlighting

Moonlighting is the first mobile, on-demand solution empowering people to earn extra money and hire talented professionals quickly. Moonlighting creates a virtual marketplace for freelancers and small businesses to hire or be hired directly from mobile devices. With a blockchain supported platform with its own cryptocurrency called a Moonbit, Moonlighting provides a full turnkey solution with…

It’s Now Easier to Promote Your Freelance Services

We have been listening to your feedback, and we couldn’t be more excited to introduce some major changes to freelance service posting and promotions. In this update, we are making it easier for you to get in front of potential clients by taking the financial stress out of the long-term marketing commitments and putting the…

Introducing Moonlighting 3.0—Rebuilt to Supercharge Your Business

You gave us feedback, and we listened. The new Moonlighting app is now faster and simpler—and finding new jobs and services has never been easier. Over the past two years, Moonlighters have shared what they like most and least about our app’s functionality, design and overall experience. We’ve gladly taken that feedback and put it…

Have You Heard? The Newest Version of Moonlighting is Here!

At long last, the latest version of the Moonlighting app has been released and is now available everywhere! Representing the biggest advancement yet, this update is full of innovative new technologies to make your life better. The amazing new features that come with this update will help your growth as a freelancer or small business so…

Messaging Like You’ve Never Seen

Moonlighting now has Messaging. That’s right, no more email relays or phone tag! Messaging now lets you talk to any Moonlighter on the app for quick, straightforward, and streamlined communication anytime, anywhere. With Messaging you can easily: Send and receive money through Chat Create and send proposals and invoices Take and send pictures Moonlighting is now the…

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