Frequently Asked Questions

Customer FAQs

  • gihgs.com is the universal services marketplace where trusted talent (gihgsters) connect with short to long term work opportunities (gihgs).  Tasks can be as simple delivering products to a long term CEO postition.  gihgs is not a staffing or recruiting company; we help people find work and help customers  find great talent.  Questions? contact gihgs at info@gihgs.com

  • Almost anything you need done: from projects and chores around the home to almost any task in the workplace.  If your gihg posting is clear and your rate is reasonable, the gihgsters in this community are ready, willing, and able to work!  The work must be legal and ethical.

  • Posting a gihg on this marketplace is free.

  • Browse gihgster profiles – Choose the ones that you think fit your requirements – Select the Invite Button and check the gihg that you would like to invite them to.

  • Yes, if you would prefer to have gihgs locate a qualified gihgster, you can contact us and we will be glad to help; we are connected to gihgsters who are either currently on assignment, or have chosen to keep their profiles private, but are ready to work.

    Drop gihgs a note at info@gihgs.com and let us know you would like us to contact you to discuss your specific needs; we are here to help.

  • You will receive bids when a gihgster views your gihg and bids on it, or if you invite a gihgster to bid on your open gihg.

  • We do not have a feature, as yet, to turn off bids on a gihg.  You do not have to accept a bid if you are not comfortable with the bid amount, terms, or gihgster.

  • You choose – you negotiate how you want to pay the gihgster. You do have the option to use our escrow services for an additional fee to cover the cost of the credit card processing.

  • You can choose to cancel the gihg, repost the gihg as well rate the gihgster

  • Your intial course of action is to discuss and negotiate with the gihgster; if you can not reach a reasonable agreement, gihgs will connect you with a gihgs certified arbitrator that you can hire to assist you.

  • Customers are masked from being visible on the platform – in order to bid on gihgs you need to be a gihgster. Gihgster’s can bid and post gihgs on the platform.

  • As with any indiviual in your life, you should contact the person and ask them any questions to make you comfortable before engaging them for your gihg. If you are not 100% comfortable with a gihgster, don’t assign the gihg to them.

  • We know mistakes happen and believe in forgiveness and making things right. If desired, gihgs will connect you with a gihgs certified arbitrator that you can hire to assist you and the gihgster to see if things can be made right between the two parties.

  • gihgs.com is a start-up and we are hoping to attract a community of workers (gihgsters) and Customers who post jobs (gihgs) who will join us and help shape gihgs.com by providing constructive feedback.  If an APP is the best way to connect gihgsters and customers – tell us, we will work together and build it.

  • There is a major shift happening in the way we work. In the next 2 years, over 40%, (60 million) of the US workforce will conduct some form of independent work. Contact us at info@gihgs.com to learn more about what is happening in the modern talent space and how you can get ahead of your competition.

  • You can help us accelerate this community by purchasing packages on the crowd funding item in our store. We are also investigating crowd funding options to provide an ownership stake in gihgs for our founding members. Stay tuned.

  • You can reach out to us anytime – drop us a note at info@gihgs.com and we will get back to you shortly.

Gihgster FAQs

  • Create a profile and select a membership type that fits you.  Questions?  Contact gihgs at info@gihgs.com

  • You choose – you negotiate how you want to be paid with the customer. You do have the option to leverage our escrow services for an additional fee to cover the cost of the credit card processing and managing our merchant ID.

  • We are all about choice:
    Pay As You Go – $5 per gihg – full profile not visible publicly, no access to additional resources
    Individual – $30 a month for unlimited gihgs a month
    Business – $60 a month for unlimited gihgs a month plus the ability to share your Business Name and have an enhanced profile

  • Absolutely – gihgsters need stuff done as well.

  • Access the listing of gihgs – find one you would like to do – click on it to see the details – click on the Bid button.

  • Fill out your profile as comprehensively as you can; add your profile picture, people want to see your face!   Add pictures to the portfolio section to showcase any items that would be of interest to potential customers.. You may also want to add links to your other online profiles so people can learn more about you.

  • Since gihgs is not part of the transaction, you need to do your best upfront to protect yourself.  Customers and gihgsters have the ability to rate and comment on each other. If desired, gihgs will connect you with a gihgs certified arbitrator that you can hire to assist you with payment resolution.

  • You need to communicate with the customer to ensure you will be safe – if you are not comfortable, do not take the gihg.

  • We know mistakes happen and believe in forgiveness and making things right. If desired, gihgs will connect you with a gihgs certified arbitrator that you can hire to assist you and the customer to see if things can be made right between the two parties.

  • We want to ensure that only members of the gihgs community can engage with our customers and only on posted gihgs. We do not want our customers to be spammed or contacted outside of the work they need done.

  • Growing the gihgs brand and growing the member base of our community helps you get more gihgs on the platform. We also think you should be rewarded for spreading the word; when you sign up with gihgs, your are given an unique affiliate link – use this to share gihgs with your network and you will be rewarded when they also join gihgs.   Contact gihgs for more information on our affiliate program.

  • You can help us accelerate this community by purchasing packages on the crowd funding item in our store. We are also working on a stock option plan to provide an ownership stake in gihgs for our founding gihgsters who purchase a monthly or annual membership. Stay tuned.