How to financially recover from Black Friday and Cyber Monday with flexible work in Tampa

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, leaving many of us looking for ways to pay for our holiday shopping sprees. Everyone has a holiday wish list - and yours may be finding a way to pay your credit card bill. 

Cue the ability to make extra cash during the holidays on your own terms with Instawork!

Workers in Tampa can now fund their holiday spending with Instawork. Jumping on the flexible work bandwagon allows you to build the schedule you want during this busy time of year, with the flexibility to leave lots of time to spend with family and friends. . 

In the Tampa metro area, the average hourly pay rate on the Instawork platform is $16.52 per hour – well over the state’s minimum wage of $11.

While Florida recently upped its minimum wage by a dollar as part of its six-year plan to bring the minimum wage to $15 by 2026, flexible workers can earn more right now. Instawork Pros don’t have to wait years to achieve the increased level of income that they need right away. You can get fast access to higher pay rates, which is helpful well beyond the holidays with current inflation and a potential recession looming. Create a profile today and start the new year off right!

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Hustling at the holidays - earn how you want

More than 60,000 people in Tampa have already downloaded the Instawork app and are working to staff business locations across the metro area. 

Hourly workers who are ready to become an Instawork Pro can easily download the app, create a profile, find a shift that matches their skills and interests, and start working in as little as 24 hours. Pros can find shifts in hospitality, retail, and warehouse/logistics.

While many Instawork Pros use the platform to make extra cash, thousands of others use it as their full time job - and don’t ever plan to go back to answering to one single employer day after day. 

James, a single father, wants to maximize time with his kids while providing for them and doing work that he loves. His background as a sous chef (managing a team of over a hundred people!) made him the perfect candidate for Instawork shifts in food service. 

He told us, “I love Instawork and will likely never go back to a full time job again. It gives me the flexibility I need to take care of my kids and pick and choose when I work. It’s by far the best work platform I’ve tried.”

James also loves meeting new people through Instawork and the camaraderie with his fellow Pros and the Partners they serve, saying that “it's almost like a small family of Professionals that you can't find in your everyday service industry.”

Hourly professionals 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 with Instapay
  • Unique and exciting work opportunities

Common roles for Instawork in Tampa include general labor, counter staff/cashier, warehouse associate, line cook, and event servers.

Businesses can access quality Pros

High quality, reliable Instawork Pros are matched with businesses, Instawork Partners, to fill available shifts and deliver valuable services. 

The Instawork platform uses over 30 data points to best match Pros with businesses that need their skills and experience. We also encourage 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. 

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Businesses that rely on Instawork Pros range from nationally-recognized hotels and restaurant groups to some of the city’s favorite local hot spots. Instawork is also proud to staff over half of the professional baseball and football stadiums across the country, including in Tampa. 

Businesses using Instawork experience:

  • Quick access to qualified workers in their community
  • Improved operational efficiency with quality and reliable staffing
  • Increased customer loyalty due happier staff and better experiences
  • Time saved on administrative tasks, returning focus to other top priorities
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If you’re interested in learning how Instawork can help staff your business, complete the form below. Hourly workers looking to build a flexible work schedule can visit or download the app to learn more.