PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Poached, a jobs marketplace for the hospitality industry, launches its newest staffing tool, Poached Shifts. Poached aims to solve the industry’s competitive labor market and high employee turnover by providing hospitality employers the flexibility of posting shifts and quickly booking workers.
Founded in 2011, Poached is a nationally trusted jobs marketplace for employers and workers in the hospitality industry. With nearly a million registered job seekers, half a million monthly visitors, and four million applications filed to date — Poached has the unique advantage of a developed user base necessary for becoming a leader in on-demand staffing.
“We got into this business because hiring in the hospitality industry has always been challenging,” said Kirk Thornby, CEO and founder of Poached. “With Poached Shifts, we see an opportunity to offer employers a flexible, low-cost solution to restaurant staffing while providing more job opportunities with competitive and fair wages for workers.”
Employers can post shifts for any staffing need directly on Poached. From listing a single shift to a series of shifts over time, Poached gives thousands of hospitality employers nationwide the flexibility needed to stay fully staffed. Workers apply organically through their jobs marketplace or through automated invites that match shifts to the most skilled workers nearby – powered by machine learning. Employers can view and book from a pool of applicants directly from their Poached account.
“We’re invested in the nation’s hospitality workers, and we want to make sure Poached Shifts is a good experience for everyone,” Kirk Thornby said. “We don’t pass any fees onto workers booking shifts through our service, and we’re constantly negotiating fair wages with employers.”
With Poached Shifts, hospitality professionals conveniently book shifts, record hours, and submit invoices for payment seamlessly from the Poached app. A 1099 worker model keeps the labor market fair and competitive and provides workers the flexibility and control needed when working in today’s hospitality industry.
As food and drink businesses rebuild from the pandemic, staffing needs have changed. Poached Shifts is here to answer the call of the current staffing challenges. With Poached Shifts, hospitality professionals and employers are offered a flexible, secure, and cost-effective solution to employment.
Poached was founded with a simple premise: the hospitality industry needs its own jobs marketplace. With an innovative, feature-rich software platform focused solely on the hospitality sector, Poached has become the #1 hospitality jobs marketplace in the nation. Whether an employer needs to hire permanently or just fill a shift — Poached offers flexible and affordable solutions for any hiring need. With a strong 100% year-over-year growth rate, almost 1 million registered job seekers, half a million monthly visitors, and nearly 4 million applications filed, Poached keeps the hospitality industry fully staffed and growing. Learn more about Poached at poachedjobs.com.