Author: TaskRabbit

TaskRabbit + IKEA

As a valued member of our community, we want you to be one of the first to know some exciting news: TaskRabbit has agreed to be acquired by IKEA Group, the world’s largest furniture retailer. The acquisition makes perfect sense for both IKEA and TaskRabbit. We’ve been working together for the past 18 months and realized that we have a lot in common, starting with the same vision: to provide a better life for many people. IKEA sells affordable, accessible home furnishings across the globe and TaskRabbit provides access to quality home services. With the combined forces of IKEA and TaskRabbit, you will be able to hire a Tasker to deliver and assemble IKEA furniture on your schedule at a price you can afford, seamlessly. TaskRabbit will continue to function as an independent platform and maintain its independent contractor model. You will have access to all of the same services, mobile app and Taskers you currently work with, in the categories of your choosing. Thank you for being a TaskRabbit client. We look forward to …

What does work mean to you?

This Labor Day we wanted to do something different. Rather than sharing task ideas for you to hire Taskers to help you complete this long weekend, we wanted to share with you the reasons why Taskers do what they do. We asked our Taskers the simple question: “what does work mean to you” and were moved by their heartwarming answers. Here are some of our favorites: “Work to me is an opportunity to express my skills, talents, creativity and inspiration. I subscribe to the motto, “it takes a village…” and it is utterly important to me to be a meaningful contributor. I often substitute the word “work” with “play!” “It means determination, self- sacrificing spirit, passion and good morals. To me, working for TaskRabbit is an expressions of all of those good qualities.” “Work is what allows my family to enjoy life. And I want to enjoy working. All the effort I put into working, and the character I build from it, enriches my home life. I work to live!” “Work is a way to …