If there never seem to be enough hours in the day to accomplish all the minor tasks and errands on your to-do list, then TaskRabbit may be the solution you’ve been looking for. The innovative web-app makes it possible for people to hire temporary assistants for help accomplishing all types of tasks. TaskRabbit’s assistants – known as TaskRabbits – have all undergone screenings and background checks to protect the safety of people who use TaskRabbit on a regular basis.
TaskRabbit is currently available in five regions across the country, with five more regions coming soon. If your city is among those where TaskRabbit is already operating, then you can pick your city from the list and then post the task you need to get done. Select a category – like shopping, cleaning, or event help – decide whether the task should repeat, and decide whether you want TaskRabbit to auto-assign an assistant or whether you’d prefer to choose the assistant yourself. Add some basic information about the task you need help with, along with your name and how much you’re willing to pay, and then sit back as TaskRabbits begin making bids for your project. If you opted to let TaskRabbit auto-assign you the assistant with the lowest bid, then the decision of how to hire will be made for you. If not, then you’ll need to look through all the bids that come in before making your hiring choice. After the person you’ve hired completes the task, he or she will be paid automatically online.
People who are out of work, underemployed, or retired can fill out applications on the TaskRabbit site to become TaskRabbits in their local areas. Applicants are put through a rigorous screening process that involves video meetings and background checks. Community reviews also help ensure that inefficient TaskRabbits are weeded out over time. TaskRabbits who’ve been selected for the job can make bids on tasks they’re willing to complete and earn money for doing basic things like picking up dry cleaning, going grocery shopping, and planning children’s parties. For people who need help completing minor errands on an infrequent basis and people who are looking for a little extra cash around the holidays, TaskRabbit is a great solution.
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