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TaskRabbit Launches Solution For Businesses To Hire Ongoing, Temporary Help

Businesses are an integral part of TaskRabbit, posting more than 35 percent of tasks. It’s been awesome to see how companies have used, and continue to use, the TaskRabbit platform to build and grow their business. To cater to these specific needs, we launched a dedicated TaskRabbit for Business dashboard back in February. Today, we’re excited to announce the latest advancement in the TaskRabbit for Business experience: a solution that makes it easy for companies to hire ongoing, long-term help through TaskRabbit. Through this new experience, our business customers can access our 10,000+ background-checked and fully vetted TaskRabbits for temporary jobs that take multiple days, weeks, or even months to complete. [pullshow] “Over the past few months, we’ve noticed a trend in companies using the TaskRabbit platform as an easy and reliable way to staff temporary employees,” says Victor Echevarria, TaskRabbit’s Head of Business Development. “We’ve learned that many businesses are frustrated with the current temping solutions, which often prove slow, expensive, and inefficient. Hiring managers are tired of spending enormous amounts of time sifting …

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Takin’ Care of Business: Tips for Business Tasks

Every day, more and more businesses are turning to TaskRabbit for help. Whether they need a great customer service representative, an efficient and organized office manager, or a sales whiz, businesses know they can find trustworthy and professional TaskRabbits to get the job done. If you like working in an office setting or want to expand your professional network, look for longer-term opportunities by selecting the “Jobs” filter on the right side of the Open Tasks page. Doing a great job on a business task requires special considerations. Here are a few things to keep in mind: Write a great cover letter To apply for the longer-term business tasks under the “Jobs” filter, you’ll need an up-to-date LinkedIn profile and an awesome cover letter. Your cover letter should highlight your work experience and relevant skills, as well as your enthusiasm to help. Do some research on the business before you write your cover letter so you can show them that you care about their mission and that you’re excited contribute. Be mindful of office etiquette …

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CameraLends Knows How to Outsource Tasks in a Flash

TaskRabbit superuser Adam Derewecki knows a thing or two about the sharing economy. He built his business on the idea that every photographer (whether they’re a professional or a hobbyist) should have access to the equipment they need to get the job done. He built CameraLends, a peer-to-peer camera sharing marketplace, as an alternative to purchasing expensive camera equipment. Adam relies on TaskRabbits to help with everything from promoting his business to pranking his coworkers. He took a few minutes to tell us about CameraLends and his love of all things TaskRabbit: What’s the mission of CameraLends? “CameraLends is a marketplace where photographers can post their gear for others to rent out locally, and where renters have access to a wide range of high-end and specialized camera equipment. You can think of us like a tool lending library, except the inventory is distributed among people in your neighborhood.” What made you decide to use TaskRabbit? “I’ve been in love with the service since I first heard about it. I can ask the Internet to do things …