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Snapshyft app connects hospitality workers with businesses looking to hire

Posted at 8:46 AM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-09 08:46:49-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Beth Ann Logan is in the mix finding extra jobs during the week. The bartender can make any drink on demand.

"I've been doing it so long I could do it in my sleep," she said.

Logan works with the public, so out of safety concerns, she has turned to the app known as Snapshyft, which connects people with open jobs in the hospitality industry.

Here is how it works. People seeking to fill an open shift must follow a checklist declaring the current status of their health before accepting a job. Employers list all the safety measures they provide and what they expect from a potential employee. If both are in compliance, there's a match and both receive a COVID-19 free badge.

"Making workers feel confident that they are going into environments adhering to protocols so its proper PPE, it's sanitation, things of that nature so they feel comfortable going to jobs," Snapshyft CEO Thor Wood said. "We wanted people to remain getting a paycheck and that's big to remaining open."

Jeremy Brown owns Nameless Catering and he said he is committed to running a safe operation. He leans on the app to bring in healthy workers with a hustle to work hard.

"Prep cooks, dishwashers, line cooks, things like that," Brown said. "Those people out there who are in the hustle work more hours. Right now, restaurants may not have 40 hours, so even if employed at restaurant you may not, maybe you need 60 hours."

Click here to learn more about Snapshyft.