Upshifter of the Week: Trevor M.


We are proud to announce our Coulmbus Upshifter of the Week, Trevor M. Trevor has loved working at Takeya USA but also has experience bartending!

Trevor, a father of a one year old, loves that he no longer has to juggle schedules with his wife. He can be home with his daughter more often due the flexibility Upshift provides!


Hours worked so far

915 hours!

Rating

5 star rating!

 Favourite types of shifts

Picking and Packing

Favourite employer

Takeya

Why Upshift?

Trevor loves that he gets to try different things through Upshift.

Tell us why you were interested in Upshift. 

I had just moved from California a little over two years ago when I had signed up for Upshift. My wife and I were juggling schedules and she was pregnant but with Upshift, it was just a really nice and convenient opportunity for me to work around both of our schedules but also so I could be home with the baby if I needed to.When I first got to Columbus, I had gotten into DoorDash. All that driving and handling food just wasn’t for me. Upshift was a better opportunity because not only did they have hospitality but manufacturing and retail positions. You weren’t stuck doing the same thing all the time. If you had multiple skill sets then you had a choice from multiple job opportunities which was really great. 

What do you like to do in your freetime? 

I spend most of my free time doing volunteer work, mostly politically oriented. I volunteer with Common Cause Ohio. I really enjoy it and it takes up most of my free time. Now I have a one year old, so she takes up most of my time which I can’t complain about.

“In terms of advice to other Upshifters, the first thing would be being committed and showing up to your shifts.”

That’s awesome! What has been your favorite business to work with through Upshift?

My favorite company to work with through Upshift was Takeya. My first shift through Upshift was with them and I worked there consistently for about 6 months. I was even hired on, which was great but then the pandemic hit and they had to get rid of everybody. I really loved Takeya and it was a shame that they took a big hit in the pandemic. Since then, I’ve done some picking and packing. I also really like shifts down at the student union in which I’ve done some bartending because you meet a lot of people. 

What do you like most about Upshift?

Something else I love about Upshift is the fact that you see some of the same people working shifts. You can work at a factory and then you can see the same people over at the student union. So it’s always fun to walk into a place and see some familiar faces.

Any advice?

In terms of advice to other Upshifters, the first thing would be being committed and showing up to your shifts. You’ll get people who sign up and apply but then they flake. It can throw the whole team off. Follow through and commitment is number one. It’s very accommodating for you and people will go out of their way to help you out but make sure you’re there for them too. That’ll also help you pick up more shifts!

Like what Trevor 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 Trevor 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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