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The growing popularity (36% of workers have gig jobs) of the gig economy has revolutionized the hiring process, with one of the main changes being the speed at which candidates are hired. The jobs that typically hire quickly are on-demand jobs who require a high number or workers and generally experience a high turnover rate. Time to hire rates have been steadily decreasing as candidates (especially millennials) have adopted a 24/7 – ‘insta’ culture to all aspects of their lives, including recruitment.
Below are some types of jobs that have a quick or immediate hiring process:
Driveshare and driving types of jobs, for example:
Uber is a ridesharing service that allows people to request trips from one location to another. As an Uber driver, you will pick them up and drive them for a fee that is calculated per mile. They hire quickly and get you working fast as long as you pass their requirements.
To become an Uber driver, you have to:
If you pass these requirements, you should be driving within a week or two.
If you are accepted, Uber will send you an email saying that you are activated. You will also receive a starting pack that comes with an Uber sticker for your window, an aux cord, and a welcome manual. Then, you can start driving and earning. One driver says they make about $15-$25 per hour after paying for fuel, taxes, commission and other expenses.
Before applying, make sure that you meet these qualifications:
Delivery types of jobs that hire quickly include jobs like:
Postmates is a delivery service that allows people to place orders from stores and restaurants and have it delivered. Customers pay $7.99 per month for deliveries. There are no other fees associated with orders, so delivery people keep 100% of the money that they make.
To get started, create a free account and fill out an application. You will need a photo of yourself as well as a form of identification. If you are accepted, you will receive a welcome pack that includes a delivery bag and a prepaid card that you will use to pay for customer orders at pickup.
Once you have received your welcome pack, download the Fleet app to activate your card and start accepting orders. There is no time commitment, so you can earn whenever you are available. The app will show you busy areas in your city so that you know when and where you can make the most money.
Earnings are deposited on a weekly basis automatically or can be cashed out any time of your choosing. Postmates is a viable option if you need to get hired quickly and start making money.
Care types of jobs that hire quickly, which include caring for people and animals, for instance:
Rover is an app that allows pet owners to pay for someone to walk their dog, stop in to check in on their pets, take care of their pet at your home during the day, or provide overnight pet care. If you are interested in getting involved with pet care, Rover is the largest network of pet owners.
With Rover, you can get jobs fast and start earning quickly. Experienced sitters make up to a thousand dollars a month by providing a combination of services. The highest paying is the boarding service, where you take a dog or cat in your home overnight. On average, people who provide a boarding service make twice as much as other sitters.
Rover offers you a lot of control over your selling experience:
To sell your services on Rover:
Once your profile is accepted by Rover, you can start accepting jobs. You can withdraw payments as soon as two days after you complete a job. Rover has your services covered up to $1,000,000 and offers 24-hour support with vet assistance. There are also ongoing opportunities for you to participate in pet care education.
Handyman types of jobs that hire quickly include apps like:
Spare5 is a great option if you are looking for a job that hires immediately. While it is not the best paying job on this list, it gets you working fast on tasks that almost anyone can perform. With Spare5, you perform small, simple tasks on your computer whenever you have extra time. These services are requested by larger companies that you probably recognize.
These companies include:
These tasks include:
The companies mentioned above use this data to help computers recognize items in an image, recognize speech and meaning of a conversation, etc.
Start working on Spare5 by signing up with an email address and agreeing to the Terms of Service. Once you have signed up, you will need to do qualifier tasks to prove that you are able to complete the tasks efficiently. You will also need to fill out a survey to unlock beginner tasks (performing this survey will also earn you money). The money that you earn will be paid out to your PayPal account every Friday.
TaskRabbit is a network of various work-for-hire sellers called “Taskers.” There is a wide range of services for sellers to choose from. Almost anyone could participate on this site.
Popular services include:
On TaskRabbit, you set your own schedule and your own pay. You will be notified of jobs in your area and you can choose the ones that you would like to do. You can then contact the client directly to set up a time to get the work done. Once the task is finished, submit an invoice and get paid.
To become a Tasker:
TaskRabbit hires quickly and has a lot of categories to provide work in. Most people can find at least one service that they can fulfill.
Contingent workforce types of jobs that hire quick or immediately are found on sites like:
Fiverr is a selling platform that is based around the concept of providing a quick service for five dollars. While sellers typically expand on the five dollar package, this is where most sellers start.
Once you set up a profile, you can create a “gig” or service and set your price. Buyers can select your gig and create an order. Once you complete the order, funds will transfer into your Fiverr account immediately, where they pend for two weeks before you can deposit them into your personal bank account.
The beauty of Fiverr is that you can sell whatever service you are good at. Some popular services include:
The amount of time that you put into your Fiverr work is up to you. Some sellers only perform small jobs so that they can fill more orders quickly. Some sellers have high prices and take on large projects that pay well. The time commitment and price are up to the seller.
Fiverr is a good option if you already have a lot of provable experience performing the gig that you are selling. Once you are an established seller, you will get jobs fast and start making good money. However, without good experience, it may be hard to get the ball rolling.
Types of jobs that are based around a particular expertise and hire quickly, include jobs like:
HelloTech provides home visits to help customers with their technology. The customer will schedule an appoint, a technical expert will claim the job, and then visit the customer to help them work out their technological issues.
If you want to become a part of HelloTech, follow this application process:
Once you are through the application process, you will get jobs quickly. Payment is received per-service. The more difficult a service is, the more you will get paid for it. On average, services pay between $30-$90. Payments will be made available every Monday and Thursday for you to withdraw from.
As the above types of jobs hire quickly or even immediately, candidate sourcing technology needs to adapt to meet the needs of hiring companies. These jobs do not go through the traditional application process. Companies that want to fill positions quickly need to utilize the latest technology to help them to hire at scale, without compromising on quality. Fountain caters to companies who cannot afford to wait around to source and recruit applicants. With our Boost feature, you can get access to a qualified pool of candidates, fast.
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Fountain uses new and advanced technology, like artificial intelligence and advanced analytics, to help you to source and manage candidates, through simple and easy workflows. A quick and efficient hiring process will impress your candidates before they even start to work for your company. Given that jobs that hire quickly also tend to lose workers quickly, your sourcing solution needs to be equipped to deal with these changes.
In order for your company to survive in this competitive landscape, you need to be equipped to hire quickly to meet customer expectations.