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.
This week CareerGig is participating in Newchip Accelerator’s Online Demo Week, a three-day investor-centric global online event that brings together over 100 current and graduate startups to present their companies to prospective investors and partners across 15 industries and verticals.
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.
We talked to Greg Kihlström of CareerGig about the freelance economy and COVID-19.
Freelancing, job stability, platforms, insurance, retirement, networking, Greg and I talk about all this and more in this episode.
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.
The idea behind this startup: CareerGig is a technology platform and ecosystem that matches freelance and contract workers to top employers.
Whether you’ve lost your job during the pandemic or simply need a more flexible schedule because the kids are stuck at home, a new local company may be able to connect you with your next career.
Cision PR Web: CareerGig Selected by Newchip Accelerator Program into Latest Cohort of Promising Startups
CareerGig is pleased to announce its acceptance into the Newchip Accelerator Program – a web and mobile investment platform that connects startups to investors. Newchip, one of the global leaders in the industry, has helped companies in its programs get funded with over $150M in investments since its founding in 2017.
Cision: CareerGig Partners with COVID PreCheck Allowing Companies Fast and Reliable COVID-19 Verification for Contractors and Freelancers
CareerGig and COVID PreCheck today announced a partnership that will enable companies to quickly identify job candidates at lower COVID-19 risk, who might therefore be able to safely interact with other staff members or the general public.
Starting Tuesday, September 8th you can take advantage of a new partnership between CareerGig and COVID PreCheck which allows you to quickly identify job candidates at lower COVID-19 risk, who might therefore be able to safely interact with other staff members or the general public.
CareerGig CEO Greg Kihlstrom is interviewed by Frank Felker of Radio Free Enterprise about the CareerGig platform and why both freelancers and companies can benefit by working together.
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.
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.
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 was featured in an article by Susan Soroko of Arlington Economic Development, discussing the entrepreneurship climate in during the current times.
CareerGig, a web-based technology platform that utilizes blockchain to provide freelancers with competitive jobs and benefits, and employers with state of the art verification services, will launch an initial set of offerings beginning June 15, 2020.
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.
We are proud to announce our acceptance into the Collision From Home Conference Startup Program. This conference, with more than 30,000 attendees, provides investors, startups, and other companies the opportunity to interact and learn.
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, 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.
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.