Gigwalk Does Temp-Worker Hiring Without Job Interviews

A Gigwalk assignment might include snapping photographs of restaurants or food displays for online guides Photograph by Andrew Burton/Getty Images

The rate at which you reply to e-mails may reveal your overall competence. At least according to Gigwalk, a company that helps businesses hire on-the-spot temporary workers. “If you reply within an hour, your success rate for completing a job ends up being about 97 percent,” says Gigwalk Chief Executive Officer Bob Bahramipour. “But if it takes longer than five hours, that number drops to 47 percent.”

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