Brian Leahy
Workers

Speed is Everything – Being First in the Gate for New Gigs

Companies in the events space are used to working at a rapid pace, and their communication styles reflect that speed!   With Shindig’s built-in email notification systems, there’s no reason not to be the first worker to respond to a new gig posting. Often times, our companies would like to fill their available positions with […]

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Sam Jacobson
Getting Hired More

6 Ways to Book More Weekend Event Work

Not getting the kind of work you want? It could be because you aren’t giving hiring managers the right information. Team leaders and business owners want three primary things: The work for the event to get done Their company to look good Not spend a lot of time hiring and training the new team member […]

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Brian Leahy
Workers

How to Take a Great Headshot That Will Get You Hired!

The event industry revolves around one thing: PEOPLE! To create a strong first impression when applying for work, you really need a fun and personable headshot to show employers you’re ready to represent their business. Companies want workers who clean up well and know how to put on a smile. Here are 7 quick tips […]

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Sam Jacobson
Communication

How to Communicate Like a Pro to Your Next Employer

What’s the secret sauce to getting hired? Event companies want hard workers and they want people who can represent their brand onsite and behind the scenes with important vendors. Show them you’re the one to make this happen with professional communication in the early stages and before you show up for the gig. Be responsive. […]

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Sam Jacobson
Common Mistakes

What NOT to Do When Applying for Event Gigs

Stop killing your chances of getting hired. Event companies want people working their events who are going to represent the company well. Owners and managers often joke that all they need is a warm body with two hands. In reality, they want more. It’s important to reassure them you’ll represent the brand well. While the […]

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Sam Jacobson
Hiring Process

Start Getting Head-Hunted for Weekend Work

Tired of always looking for work? If you’re not getting event companies to rehire you for more work you’re making your side hustle a lot harder than it has to be. If you can wow your employer with good work you’ll get them to call you back for more. Here are 10 things you can […]

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