Students: Getting Started with Hire
Here are a few tips for students to get started and build an awesome profile that gets them hired.
If it’s tutoring, ask if it can be done through Zoom or some other online video conferring platform first. If you have to pick up or drop items off, ask them to leave the items at the door. If you are doing a lawn or garden related job, ask them to give you directions from a safe, 6+ feet distance or send the directions to you via the Hire app chat.
Unless you are outside and socially distanced, you should always wear a mask! It is important to consider your own safety, your family’s safety, as well as the safety of the community members you are helping.
For jobs that require entering a person’s home, such as moving help, tutoring, or babysitting, be attentive of the surfaces you are exposing yourself to, and wash your hands at regular intervals (once or twice per hour). If possible, try to babysit or tutor in spacious areas like the outdoors.
When you claim a job via Hire, regardless if it’s an outdoor errand or an indoor task, please ask your hirer’s personal COVID rules and if you are required to wear a mask during the job. Every hirer is different!
Don’t take too much advice. Most people who have a lot of advice to give — with a few exceptions — generalize whatever they did. Don’t over-analyze everything. I myself have been guilty of over-thinking problems. Just build things and find out if they work.