Meet our newest Upshifter of the Week, Paul G. - An outdoor enthusiast who uses Upshift to find flexible work whenever he is not enjoying activities with his son.


 Hours worked so far

950 hours!

Rating

5 star rating!

 Favourite types of shifts

Food Service Worker

Favourite employer

Florida International University

 Reason

I’ve really enjoyed working at FIU because they gave me the opportunity to learn new things and develop my skills which allowed me to pick up new positions.

Why did you start working for Upshift?

I signed up in September, 2021 after hearing about it on Instagram. At that point, I was looking for something full time. Obviously, most full-time jobs require a set schedule every week, but I needed flexibility with my work schedule so that I could spend time with my son.

What do you do outside of Upshift?

When I’m not working, I spend time with my son doing different activities. I’m trying to do a lot of things with him that I didn’t get to experience when I was his age. We are always looking for new things to try like horseback riding, airboats and other outdoor activities.

“There are a lot of opportunities on the platform if you have the right attitude and put in the work.”

Do you have any advice for new Upshifters? 

You need to show up to every shift with an open mind and ready to work hard. I went to my first shift as a food service associate and was able to work my way up. There are a lot of opportunities on the platform if you have the right attitude and put in the work.

What have been your favorite shifts so far?

The majority of my shifts have been at FIU. I started working as a food service associate but have moved into other positions like line cook, prep cook and floor lead. I’ve really enjoyed working at FIU because they gave me the opportunity to learn new things and develop my skills which allowed me to pick up new positions.

Like what Paul is saying about us?

If you are looking for flexible part-time gigs near your location, simply apply to be an Upshifter. With Upshift, you get to pick shifts based on your schedule, whether the weekends, mornings, or just evenings, it’s totally up to you.  

Like what Paul is saying about us?

If you are looking for flexible part-time gigs near your location, simply apply to be an Upshifter. With Upshift, you get to pick shifts based on your schedule, whether the weekends, mornings, or just evenings, it’s totally up to you.  

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