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Working In A Gig Economy – Why Are People Choosing Gig Work?

You may have heard a lot of buzz about growth in the gig economy. More and more individuals are choosing to become independent contractors. A study by Intuit predicts that by 2020, 40 percent of American workers will become independent contractors. Why are more and more people choosing gig work? Gig work allows for a [...]

Independent Contractor or Employee: What’s the Difference?

Flexibility is undoubtedly the biggest attraction for an Independent Contractor. Gig workers have the ability to choose gigs based on their schedules, circumstances, and interests. Companies that bring on independent contractors often seek specialized services, such as someone to write reports or perform a website redesign. Gig jobs are done independently with very little (or [...]

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Bamboozled: The job that could get you arrested

Mystery shopping gigs are real, but they’re also a common job title you’ll see when a scammer is looking for a victim. And now, fraudsters are giving this job scam a new twist. One that could land you in jail. But first, the real thing. Retailers will hire “mystery shoppers” to visit their businesses — [...]

Mike Mershimer featured on MONEY with Melissa Francis

In case you missed Mike Mershimer, COO of HS Brands International, on the tv show MONEY with Melissa Francis on the Fox Network, July 3rd and 4th, please see the clip below. Mike Mershimer was talking about food fraud and what franchisors are doing to combat it in their industry, especially in the restaurant industry. [...]

Casual Dining Mystery Shops and Loss Prevention

Casual Dining Mystery Shops and Loss Prevention from Service Sleuth in combination with The Mershimer Group to supply outsourced loss prevention services to several casual dining restaurants. In working with a national casual dining chain, Service Sleuth provides a monthly mystery shop in each of their 100 units to measure and evaluate their customer service, training, [...]

Retail Mystery Shops and Data Collection Services

Retail Mystery Shops and Data Collection Services from the Service Sleuth division of HS Brands International to retailers in all industries. In working with an international footwear retailer, Service Sleuth provides a variety of services to measure and evaluate their customer service, training and brand standards. We mystery shop each of their 350 stores on a monthly [...]

Resort Casino Mystery Shops

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