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In the last two years, the retail and wholesale industry had the second highest quit rate in the U.S., second only to the leisure and hospitality industry. In the independent grocery industry, retailers have tried everything to attract and retain workers, from increasing wages and paid vacation to offering finder bonuses and additional training opportunities. Despite these efforts, some retailers and wholesalers still face a labor shortage.
Red Oval partner Hyer hopes to help with that shortage. An app that delivers on-demand labor, "It's just like Uber, but for labor. It's a two-sided marketplace where we connect companies that look for labor with people who want to work," Hyer CEO and Founder Dave Dempsey says.
Leveraging the popular gig economy — the labor market that relies heavily on temporary and part-time positions filled by independent contractors and freelancers rather than full-time permanent employees — Hyer delivers a cost-efficient solution to retailers and wholesalers needing extra hands for jobs like corralling carts in the parking lot, overnight stocking, curbside pickup and in-store shopping for to-go orders.
Unlike temp agencies or other short-term labor solutions, Hyer delivers quality workers who want to help your organization. Dempsey says they have a 93% satisfaction rate over traditional jobs with their taskers (what they call their workers). Hyer removes a lot of the hiring roadblocks by performing background checks and providing accident and liability insurance while their taskers are on the job.