INSTAWORK LAUNCHES IN SEATTLE
The Largest On-Demand Staffing App in the U.S. is Helping the Seattle Hospitality Industry Maintain Work
San Francisco, CA (November 5, 2019) - Instawork, the leading on-demand staffing app for gig workers and hospitality businesses, announced today its expansion into Seattle. Instawork’s vision is to create economic opportunity for local workers and hospitality businesses. The gig marketplace enables hospitality professionals to find and maintain work, which according to the Washington Hospitality Association, 37% of workers say is the biggest challenge.
Instawork connects thousands of Instawork Professionals and business Partners every day through the easy to use app. Seattle Instawork Professionals make on average $19 per hour working an Instawork gig, substantially higher than minimum wage. Gigs for Instawork Professionals include bartenders, cooks, servers, dishwashers, and more.
“There are about 10.7 million Americans employed in the hospitality industry]” said Sumir Meghani, CEO and Co-Founder of Instawork. “Hospitality businesses struggle with high staff turnover and spend ~80% of their time on staffing and logistics. Instawork helps experienced and reliable staff match with job opportunities at the click of a button.”
Instawork conducted a recent survey in Seattle among Instawork Professionals to gain a better understanding of the challenges they face. The survey found:
Instawork Partners receive immediate feedback on their gigs with 97% matched with qualified Professionals within 24 hours. The app encourages both Professionals and Partners to rate each other on five-star scale after a gig to help match similar gigs in the future with those who are best qualified.
“In just a few weeks on Instawork, we’ve been able to hire great Professionals quickly and seamlessly,” said Sean Veighey, Seattle Tennis Club and Instawork Partner. “Instawork makes it incredibly easy to find, hire, and pay qualified staff who are critical to running our events.”
“I have really enjoyed discovering and working the jobs I found on Instawork,” said Zoe Sachs, Instawork Professional in Seattle. “Before joining Instawork, searching for high paying, great jobs at the last minute was incredibly difficult, and now I can find them with very little effort.”
Instawork is available online, on Android and iOS in both English and Spanish versions, with new accounts created in just minutes on this easy to use platform. Those interested in learning more about Instawork and becoming an Instawork Professional or Partner should visit www.instawork.com or download the free apps.
Instawork (www.instawork.com) is the leading on-demand staffing app for gig workers and hospitality businesses available on Android and iOS in English and Spanish. Thousands of professionals and partners use Instawork every day across Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Phoenix, and Washington D.C.
Instawork is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and has offices in Scottsdale and Bangalore, India. Over the past several months, Instawork has announced $30 million in funding from top with the backing of prominent investors including Benchmark, Spark Capital, GV, Burst Capital, Y Combinator, Tuesday Capital, SV Angel, and Liquid 2 Ventures. For additional information and company images visit: www.instawork.com/about.
 Survey was conducted by Instawork in October 2019 of 112 Seattle Hospitality professionals that have created an account with Instawork