SAN FRANCISCO, October 13, 2022 (Newswire.com) - Instawork, the leading platform for connecting businesses with skilled workers, announced today the platform's availability to hourly workers in the Kansas City area looking to earn higher wages during the holiday season and beyond.
In Kansas City, the average hourly pay rate on the Instawork platform is $17.20 per hour, more than 50% over the state's minimum wage of $11.15. That increase gives Show-Me State residents a way to pay for added expenses to their household budgets during the upcoming holidays by downloading the Instawork app and staffing business locations across the area.
More than 23,000 people in Kansas City have already downloaded the Instawork app and are working to staff business locations across the area. Common roles for Instawork in Kansas City include general labor, warehouse, event server, and prep cook shifts.
The news comes following Instawork's announcement that over 1 million people have joined the app in the last six months leading up to the holiday season to fill shifts in the first post-Covid holiday season.
"From gifts to groceries for special meals, the holidays can be an expensive time of year, particularly for those making minimum wage," said Kira Caban, Instawork's Head of Strategic Communications. "With Instawork, Kansas City workers can quickly increase their income, allowing them to enjoy this special time with their families even more."
Pros can easily create a profile, find a shift that matches their skills and interests, and start working in as little as 24 hours.
Hourly professionals (Instawork Pros) using Instawork experience:
- Work flexibility: build schedules around personal lives and income goals
- Financial stability: view shift earnings before you work
- Unlimited income potential: work as little or as much as you want
- Get paid quickly: ability to get paid the same day
- Unique and exciting work opportunities
Businesses that rely on Instawork Pros range from nationally recognized hotels and restaurant groups to some of the city's favorite local hot spots and sports venues, including in Kansas City. These businesses are consistently matched with high-quality, reliable Pros to fill available shifts and deliver valuable services. The Instawork platform encourages both hourly workers and businesses to rate each other on a five-star scale after each shift to help match future shifts with those who are best qualified.
Businesses using Instawork experience:
- Quick access to qualified workers in their community
- Improved operational efficiency with quality and reliable staffing
- Increased customer loyalty due to happier staff and better experiences
- Time saved on administrative tasks, returning focus to other top priorities
Instawork is currently staffing businesses in more than 30 markets across the U.S. and Canada. Those interested in learning more about Instawork should visit www.instawork.com or download the app.
Founded in 2016, Instawork is the leading flexible work app for local, hourly professionals. Its digital marketplace connects thousands of businesses and more than three million workers, filling a critical role in local economies. Instawork has been featured on CBS News, the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Associated Press, and more. In 2022, Instawork was ranked in the top 10% of the country's fastest-growing companies by Inc. 5000 and was included in the Forbes Next Billion Dollar Startup list. Instawork was also named the 2022 ACE Award recipient for "Best Innovation," one of the "Best Business Apps" by Business Insider. Instawork helps businesses in the food & beverage, hospitality, and warehouse/logistics industries fill temporary and permanent job opportunities in more than 30 markets across the U.S. and Canada. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
Head of Strategic Communications