Meet our newest Upshifter of the Week, Shirley M. - A retiree and huge sports fan who utilizes Upshift to find flexible work whenever she is not watching sports or going to the movies.


 Hours worked so far

875 hours!

Rating

5 star rating!

 Favourite types of shifts

Packager, and food service associate

Favourite employer

UNC & Iacofano’s Catering

 Reason

The work is very straightforward and the people there are extremely nice.

Why did you start working for Upshift?

I signed up in June of 2019 after hearing about it from a friend. My son was in college so I had more free time and was looking for something to make extra money. I’m retired now after working for the City of Charlotte for more than 30 years. I didn’t want a traditional part time job but something that had a flexible schedule. Upshift was exactly what I was looking for!

What do you do outside of Upshift?

I love walking around the city when the weather is nice, going to the movies and watching sports. I’m a big sports fan and really love football, basketball, and baseball. Attending sporting events is one of my favorite things to do when I’m not working. I try to go to several Hornets and Panthers games every year.

“The ability to pick up shifts when and where you want allows you to try out a variety of options that fit with your schedule.”

Do you have any advice for new Upshifters? 

The biggest piece of advice I would give is to just go for it and pick up shifts when you sign up. The ability to pick up shifts when and where you want allows you to try out a variety of options that fit with your schedule. This is how I was able to find the shifts that I really enjoyed. There are a ton of great options out there so make sure to give them a try!

What have been your favorite shifts so far?

I’ve worked both hospitality and light industrial shifts since I signed up. I’ve enjoyed working at Iacofano’s Catering, ITek, UNC and a few others. I’ve worked a variety of positions including dishwasher, packager, and food service associate. UNC and Iacofano’s have been my favorite places to work. The work is very straightforward and the people there are extremely nice. The ability to work at different locations through the app has allowed me to find my favorite places to pick up shifts at.

Like what Shirley 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 Shirley 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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