The #1 Solution for Finding & Hiring On-Demand Hospitality Workers

Unexpected fluctuations in guest numbers, last-minute events, or unforeseen staff shortages can leave hospitality businesses scrambling. shiftNOW instantly connects businesses with a robust network of vetted, experienced, and on-demand hospitality shift workers.

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Fill Temporary Hospitality Jobs with a Reliable On-Demand Workforce

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Events & Catering

Hosts & Coat Checks

Greeting guests with a smile, managing guest lists, and handling belongings are safely.

Ticket Takers

Provide a smooth and welcoming entry experience, efficiently managing tickets and directing guests.

Ushers

Assisting with seating and venue navigation.

Concierge

Offering personalized services, answering queries, and enhancing the overall guest experience.

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Food and beverage

Food & Beverage

Line & Prep Cooks

Preparing and presenting dishes precisely, delivering taste and aesthetic excellence.

Bartenders

Crafting a range of beverages from classic to bespoke.

Servers

Equipped for both seated and standing events, they offer impeccable service, ensuring each interaction is personalized and professional.

Runners

Ensuring timely and accurate delivery of food and beverages, enhancing service efficiency.

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Event Operations

Security

Ensuring the safety of guests and managing access control with professionalism.

Parking Attendants

Managing the efficient parking and retrieval of vehicles, offering guests a positive first and last impression.

AV Technicians

Managing the setup, operation, and breakdown of audio-visual equipment, ensuring optimal performance.

Janitorial

Maintaining the cleanliness and hygiene of venues, ensuring a tidy and welcoming environment.

Set Up & Take Down

Managing the efficient setup and breakdown of events, ensuring spaces are ready and restored.

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How Does It Work?

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    Create and Post a Shift

    Post your available shifts. It takes less than 5 minutes!

  • 2

    Review High-Quality, Vetted Applicants

    Explore Shifter profile videos and review the Shifter’s rating and Reliability % before selecting them for a shift.

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    Fill Open Shifts Fast

    Whether you need temporary help or full-time support, you can hire on-demand workers with peace of mind by trial-running them first.

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    Hire Employees Full-Time With No Placement Fee

    Need ongoing support? Bring Shifters you like on board full-time with zero placement fee.

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Areas We Serve

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Beaufort

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Bluffton

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Charleston

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Columbia

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Greenville

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Hilton Head

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Myrtle Beach

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Savannah

Temporary Hospitality WorkersFor Any Event

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Corporate Functions

As guest lists and agendas evolve, count on shiftNOW to fill gaps with skilled professionals ensuring no compromise on quality or professionalism.

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Weddings

Wedding plans can shift at the last minute, leading to an urgent need for additional staff. shiftNOW provides experienced professionals who are available on-demand and are ready to assist.

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Galas

Where guest numbers and expectations can surge, we provide on-the-fly staffing solutions, ensuring that elegance and personalized service remain unwavering.

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Conventions

Conquer the challenge of serving diverse, large audiences with shiftNOW's pool of readily available hospitality workers.

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Festivals

In an unpredictable yet vibrant festival atmosphere, have confidence in a team that’s as adaptable and ready to elevate guest experiences.

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Sporting Events

Efficiently meet diverse and dynamic staffing demands, from professional golf tournaments to bustling stadium events.

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Concerts

Fluctuating attendance numbers can be challenging. shiftNOW equips you with adaptable, experienced staff, ensuring swift and effective service that allows guests to immerse fully in the musical experience, undistracted and satisfied.

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Banquet Dinners

Banquet dinners often come with a mix of pre-planned and unexpected needs. shiftNOW offers a workforce that’s as adaptable as it is skilled.

Why Choose shiftNOW Workers for Your Temporary Staffing Needs?

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Vetted Professionals

Every member of our temporary workforce undergoes a thorough vetting process to ensure they meet the highest standards of professionalism and expertise.

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Customized Solutions

Our platform is designed to cater to your specific needs, ensuring you find the perfect fit for every role, every time.

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Flexibility & Convenience

Whether you need last-minute coverage or are planning for a future event, shiftNOW provides a seamless process to fill your staffing needs efficiently.

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No Full-Time Placement Fees

Want to hire your Shifter full-time? You can do so without a placement fee!

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What Our Clients Say

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It has been a giant help. With 20 to 30 percent of our seasonal staff being gig economy workers and temporary workers, it has been a lifesaver.
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Saltwater Cowboys
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The people who were sent to Ghost Kitchen were excellent workers. Much better than I am used to seeing.
Owner
Ghost Kitchen
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I can’t believe the response time after posting our shift! Really glad we did this.
Food & Beverage Manager
The Loutrel
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Our first shiftNOW shift went really great! Our Shifter worked very hard and did a great job.
Food & Beverage Manager
Shem Creek Crab House
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Thank you for all of the hard work and teamwork shiftNOW brought to the table. I personally had great experiences with the Shifters I worked with, so thank you for that!
Partnerships Manager
Charleston Wine and Food
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Overall, the quality of the Shifters was fantastic, so mission accomplished! We’re looking forward to using shiftNOW again next time we need temporary workers!
Front of House Manager
Spike by Snyder
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a charge to create a shiftNOW business account?

No. Creation of a shiftNOW Business Account is free. You will only be charged when you post a shift on the shiftNOW platform. These charges include the Shift Amount and the shiftNOW Service Fee.

The Shift Amount is how much a Shifter is paid for a posted shift. This is calculated by multiplying the shift rate by the shift hours.

The shiftNOW Service Fee is a nominal fee that is applied to every posted shift. This fee is a percentage of the Shift Amount. The shiftNOW Service Fee is calculated by multiplying the Shift Amount by the Service Fee percentage.

Do I need to download the mobile app?

No. shiftNOW clients access the shiftNOW platform exclusively through the web application: app.shiftNOW.com.

How do I set up my payment information on shiftNOW?

Payment information for your Business Account is set up through the shiftNOW web application which integrates with the Stripe Customer Portal. The Stripe Customer Portal is a hosted portal that allows you to manage your payment method details, subscriptions, billing details, and invoices yourself.

Can anyone apply to be a Shifter?

Everyone who downloads the shiftNOW mobile app undergoes a thorough, 1:1 vetting process conducted by a member of the shiftNOW team before becoming eligible to apply for a shift.

What types of work can I post on shiftNOW?

The shiftNOW platform supports a number of different types of work. This currently includes:

  • Concessions
  • Cook
  • Prep Cook
  • Line Cook
  • Event Cook
  • Dishwasher
  • FOH Support
  • Host/Hostess
  • Merchandising
  • Runner
  • Server
  • Server Assistant
  • Stage
  • Grillmaster
  • Busser
  • Bartender (beer/wine)
  • Bartender (liquor/beer/wine)
  • Event Server
  • Housekeeper
  • Janitorial
How do I start posting shifts?

Before you can start posting shifts, you must set up your payment information. Once your payment information has been provided:

  • Click Post A Shift
  • Create your shift type
  • Select the date of your shift as well as the start and end time
  • Provide the hourly wage your business will pay
  • Provide any relevant instructions to the Shifter through the "Shifter Instructions" section
Are there any limitations on how much a Shifter can be paid or how many hours a Shifter can work?

Yes. All shifts posted through shiftNOW must pay a minimum of $15 per hour and be at least four (4) hours in length.

How do I add multiple users to my Business Account?

To add multiple users, select “Users” on the left-hand side of your Business Account. Select “Add User” from the top right corner of your screen. From there, you can add desired users and assign their roles as either a Client Admin or Location Manager.

Can I hire a Shifter to work at my business full-time?

Yes. shiftNOW’s platform allows Shifters to indicate whether they’re temporary workers or open to full-time opportunities. If you’re satisfied with a Shifter’s performance and would like to add them to your staff full-time you may do so without incurring a placement fee.

Contact Us

You can contact the shiftNOW team at 843.974.8822 or complete the form below and a member of our team will be in touch.