Shiftgig connects hourly workers and businesses through a mobile application. Aiming to streamline and modernize the traditional staffing industry, it develops an employment-related mobile application, where employees can claim jobs in real-time. Shiftgig's product and business model have been compared with that of both LinkedIn and Uber.
The company was listed among Business Insider magazine's "25 Coolest New Businesses In Chicago". Shiftgig was also included in CIO's "10 Hot Social Media Startups to Watch".