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INDUSTRY NEWS

April 14, 2020

Opportunities for Freelancers in Stores

Winsight Grocery Business

Meijer teams with Hyer as it seeks flexible and efficient attention to store conditions.

While independent contractors such as delivery drivers and personal shoppers have become familiar fixtures in retail stores in recent years, it’s becoming more likely today that stockers, merchandisers and other workers in the store or distribution center might also be there on a freelance basis... 

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INDUSTRY NEWS

April 13, 2020

COVID-19 Business Solutions

FMI The Food Industry Association

As the food industry focuses on our critical task of supplying grocery products to shoppers during the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s important to have strong partners to back our efforts.

The COVID-19 crisis has created many fast and unexpected changes in how we normally do business. That means we need to explore new partners and business operations to meet and adapt to supply chain demands...

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INDUSTRY NEWS

April 2, 2020

How Hyer is Answering Calls for Help

TecHR News Desk

Companies leveraging Hyer to augment their existing workforce are able to meet the increase in daily demands—and they’re doing it in a quick and efficient way.

“With an average of six to seven applicants per posted task and an applicant response time of less than one-minute, our customers are able to physically fill positions within 2-3 hours,” said Dempsey, the Hyer CEO... 

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PRESS RELEASE

March 31, 2020

The Hyer App is Answering Calls for Help

Yahoo Finance

From Meijer to Pepsi's Independent Bottlers – how Hyer is connecting businesses to its expanding on-demand workforce.

In an effort to help businesses and communities alike during this unprecedented time, Hyer announced today they are leveraging their pool of 30,000 independent contractors / Taskers to support immediate labor needs in a variety of industries and job functions... 

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HYER STATEMENT

March 27, 2020

Hyer COVID-19 Michigan Update

Michigan Counties Issue Screening of Essential Workers

In an effort to support the communities we serve—we wanted to provide an update on the latest developments related to COVID-19. Recently, counties throughout Michigan have issued emergency orders that require essential service providers and businesses to follow recommended screening and social distancing to protect everyone’s health to the greatest degree possible.

All Taskers reporting to a job may be screened to protect the health and safety of all workers along with our communities... 

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INTERVIEW

March 23, 2020

Morning NewsBeat

Cracking the Staffing Code

Content Guy Kevin Coupe interviews Dave Dempsey at a time when supermarkets are looking for hundreds of thousands of people to fill employment gaps created by COVID-19 and panic shopping...  

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HYER STATEMENT

March 21, 2020

Hyer COVID-19 Update

We’re In This Together - An Update from CEO Dave Dempsey

Illinois Governor, J.B. Pritzker issued a “shelter-in-place” order for the entire state of Illinois starting Saturday (March 21, 2020) as officials take drastic measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Though the governor acknowledged he has discussed imposing more stringent rules on the general public, he said that interstate highways, gas stations, grocery stores and pharmacies would remain open...

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HYER STATEMENT

March 15, 2020

Hyer’s COVID-19 Response

We’re In This Together - A Note from CEO Dave Dempsey

As you are aware, COVID-19 (the Coronavirus) is a rapidly evolving situation. As things continue to progress, Hyer is taking concrete actions to ensure the health and safety of our Taskers and customers. 

At the center of our company’s purpose is a commitment to support the communities in which we serve...

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INDUSTRY EVENT

February 22, 2020

Food Marketing Conference 2020

Western Michigan University

We’re thrilled to have our CEO & Founder, Dave Dempsey, present at the upcoming @WMU Food Marketing Conference in March. Dave’s presentation, Redefining How Work Gets Done: The Changing Face of Labor will be presented on April 1, 2020 from 10:30 to 11:30AM.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

January 26, 2020

Meijer hires Hyer to solve labor pain point

Retail Leader

Meijer is working with new on-demand app-based labor provider Hyer to connect gig-economy workers with identified tasks in all of its 246 stores. The first-of-its-kind program is fundamental shift in the gig economy...

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INDUSTRY NEWS

January 24, 2020

Meijer Taps Into the Gig Economy

Progressive Grocer

Meijer Inc. is deploying the Hyer platform/app across its 246-store footprint and its Serv-U-Success distribution operation to link gig workers with identified tasks on demand...

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PRESS RELEASE

January 23, 2020

Meijer Selects Hyer to Help Execute its Gig Strategy

Yahoo Finance

In an effort to drive even more efficiencies throughout its stores, Midwest retailer Meijer plans to utilize the Hyer platform/app across its 246-store footprint and its Serv-U-Success operation, to connect gig workers with identified tasks on demand...

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