Guide to Paying Restaurant Professionals a Livable Wage

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Let’s face it: minimum wage just doesn’t cut it today. The minimum wage for workers has remained at $7.25/hour since 2009. Since then, inflation has risen over 27.86%. This translates to $0.28, or $1 in 2009 being equivalent to $1.28 in 2021. In this time, the average national cost of living rose 20%. Workers making […]

Accessing Healthcare as a Contractor

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Finding health insurance for independent contractors may seem tricky at first. Read Qwick’s guide on how to get insurance as an independent contractor.

7 Must-Know Tips For Getting Hired at A Startup

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Gone are the days of stuffy cubicles and drab board meetings. Startups are a creative, collaborative, and fast-paced environment that foster innovation. You may associate startups with fun company culture, entrepreneurs, and — let’s face it — Silicon Valley. And, yes, this can be true of many startups. However, when it comes down to it, […]

7 Independent Contractor Jobs To Give Your Wallet a Boost

Independent Contractor Jobs

Ever wanted to be your own boss? Interested in setting your own schedule? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, the independent contractor lifestyle may be for you! Read on to learn more about becoming an independent contractor and the best 1099 job opportunities.  What Are Independent Contractors?  First things first, let’s make […]

How to Make Money Cooking in Side Hustles

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You have your day job, but maybe you are interested in making some extra money. Side hustles have become popular in our modern society. From driving an Uber to delivering groceries, individuals are making more money in addition to their full-time or part-time positions. The new gig economy offers a chance to utilize other skills […]

Calculating & Controlling Your Hotel Operating Costs

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Welcome to our guide to managing hotel operating costs. We’re honored you’ve chosen to visit us today. With so many operational costs to juggle, staying profitable requires a detailed plan. So, should you just worry about “heads in beds” to keep revenue flowing? Not exactly. The hotel operating expenses breakdown below reveals that there’s more […]

The Top Professionals Of 2020

We are elated to announce the following Professionals are the Qwick Stars of 2020 and we thank them for their dedication to quality and reliability. The hard work and the community they bring to the platform does not go unnoticed and Qwick would not be what it is today without them. Qwick Top 10 Professionals […]

How to Manage Your Work-Life Balance as a Hospitality Professional

Working in the hospitality industry can be unpredictable. Unlike the stability of a standard nine-to-five office job, your schedule changes on a weekly and sometimes daily basis. One week you might slotted to work four doubles but barely get enough shifts to pay the bills the next. Consequently, this level of uncertainty makes it hard […]