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#1) Qwick: Uber For Service Workers

3-Sentence Summary:

  1. Qwick connects businesses with freelance service industry workers for short-term staffing needs.
  1. As a freelancer, you can choose your own shifts, set your own schedule, and work a variety of events.
  1. Most shifts pay $20-$30 per hour and Qwick pays workers on the same day.

Time To Start Qwickin’?

Qwick is one of the leading short-term staffing companies for hospitality workers. In other words, it helps connect restaurants and businesses with talented service industry workers, typically for one-off events. 

For example, a business throwing a company party might use Qwick to help staff the event. Then, Qwick sends the work opportunity out to its community of professional hospitality workers. In this sense, it offers Fiverr or Upwork-style freelancing services, but for service industry workers.

Qwick currently works with 6,000+ businesses including the 4 Seasons LA, Hilton San Diego, the Straz Center, and more. As a freelancer, when you sign up for Qwick you can choose your own shifts, set your own schedule, and work on your own terms. 

If you have experience as a server, bartender, busser, barista, line cook, banquet server, event help, or something similar then you’ll definitely want to check out Qwick.

How Much Can You Make?

The total amount that you can make on Qwick depends on your skillset as well as the number of hours that you work. However, Qwick shifts typically range from $20-$30 per hour and Qwick advertises that it offers 20 different types of shifts. 

To determine how much you’d be able to make, just create an account and search for gigs in your area. This will give you an estimate of how many Qwick shifts you could work per week as well as how much you can expect to make. 

Assuming most shifts pay $25 per hour and are around 5 hours long, you can expect to earn between $100-$150 per Qwick shift. So, if you work 3 shifts each week then you can expect to earn $450 weekly or $1,800 monthly.

On top of that, Qwick pays workers on the same day. Usually, in as little as 30 minutes after your shift.

Getting Started on Qwick

After creating an account, Qwick requires that you attend a 5-minute virtual orientation. During this orientation, Qwick’s management will typically ask you a little bit about your experience in the serving industry. On this call, they will also give you a brief overview of their service.

This orientation is technically an interview. But, as long as you’ve got some past experience in the hospitality industry then you have a very good chance of being accepted to the Qwick platform.

So far, Qwick has about 525,000 service freelance workers serving at event venues like stadiums, casinos, and country clubs. For the right person, it’s a great way to earn some solid side income while also working fun events and meeting all types of people.


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