Gino Rooney is Co-Founder and CTO of BlueCrew, an on-demand staffing platform that helps temporary workers in job categories such as industrial, events and hospitality turn gigs into sustainable employment. While studying electrical engineering at Stanford, Gino came up with the idea for BlueCrew in 2015 after working temp jobs himself and witnessing the incredible inefficiency of the staffing process. Unlike gig economy apps, BlueCrew’s on-demand job marketplace is W2 only, which means all workers are employees of BlueCrew and receive benefits and protections like minimum wage, overtime, sick pay and workers’ compensation while maintaining the flexibility to select jobs that fit their schedule. Headquartered in Chicago with a presence nationwide, BlueCrew counts 250 clients including Rakuten, Urban Outfitters and Bon Appetit.
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