As World of Work Changes, Staffing Leader PeopleReady Announces Brand Refresh with Simple Message: We Are Ready™

PeopleReady has announced a new brand promise, refreshed branding and redesigned websites to complement recently implemented enhancements to its tools to connect people and work faster and more easily than ever before.

February 17, 2021

New ‘Within Reach’ brand promise, ongoing elevation of staffing technologies and delivery models, and enhancements to JobStack® app signal readiness


TACOMA, Wash.—Feb. 17, 2021—For job seekers and companies alike, the past year saw unprecedented changes to business as usual. Staffing leader PeopleReady says many of these changes, such as the increased role of temporary jobs in the workforce, are here to stay—and it is ready to help navigate the change. Today the company announced a new brand promise, refreshed branding and redesigned websites to complement recently implemented enhancements to its tools to connect people and work faster and more easily than ever before.

PeopleReady knows that leading the staffing industry’s continued digital transformation will be crucial to fulfilling tomorrow’s workforce needs. In response, the company is introducing its new “Within Reach” brand promise that underscores its deep commitment to connecting people and work with solutions that meet candidates where they are and enable companies to connect with the quality workforce they need.

PeopleReady’s recently implemented state-of-the-art, centralized sourcing and recruitment engine, combined with a new virtual onboarding experience, puts Work Within Reach™ for more than 90,000 job seekers each month. Continued optimizations of PeopleReady’s award-winning JobStack® app, with enhancements such as a new Apply to Dispatch feature, make it easier than ever to connect people and work. This recently launched feature has reduced the time it takes for candidates to get hired and assigned to a position by 87%, enabling PeopleReady to more quickly connect customers with the workforces they need as part of PeopleReady’s Workforce Within Reach™ brand promise for its customers.

“At PeopleReady, we are deeply committed to the ongoing elevation of our staffing technologies and service delivery model to put work and a workforce within reach. That means helping to make something that can be difficult—whether that’s finding workers or finding work—easier and faster,” said Taryn Owen, president of PeopleReady. “Staffing firms are playing a heightened role in workforce strategies, and we know this will only grow in the future. Our new brand promise, revitalized branding and energized culture speak to our readiness to lead the transformation happening in our industry and to put quality work and a quality workforce within reach. When it comes to connecting people and work, in both today’s climate and tomorrow’s, we are ready.”

As the world of work continues to change, staffing firms will become even more integrated into traditional workforce models and staffing apps will play an increasingly important role.

According to recent PeopleReady research:

  • 85% of hiring managers have increased their usage of staffing apps to find workers.
  • Over half of companies reported that they’ve relied more on staffing firms during the pandemic.
  • 40% say the future of staffing will include more temporary workers in traditional workforce models.

For over 30 years, PeopleReady has been helping businesses run and helping people find work as it strives to be the most innovative, most accessible and most trusted staffing partner for companies and candidates. The company’s intuitive JobStack app empowers quick connections—providing businesses with immediate access to PeopleReady’s vast and expanding network of ready-to-dispatch temporary staff 24/7 and making connecting with work easy and convenient for job seekers. Whether you’re looking for your next job or need to find workers for your next project, PeopleReady is ready to help.

About PeopleReady

PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI), specializes in quick and reliable on-demand labor and its skilled trades division focuses on providing highly skilled tradespeople. PeopleReady supports a wide range of blue-collar industries, including construction, energy, manufacturing and logistics, waste and recycling, and hospitality. Leveraging its game-changing JobStack platform and 600-plus branch offices across all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada, PeopleReady served approximately 98,000 businesses and put approximately 221,000 people to work in 2020. Learn more at www.peopleready.com or www.skilled.peopleready.com.

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Never Say Never: How One Associate Reinvented His Career After Retiring

December 1, 2020

Working one’s way up from construction general laborer to foreman is doable, but you’re talking a number of years to make that climb.

Percy Johnson did it in five months. At 53 years old.

“My philosophy is when a higher power opens a door for you, you go through that door—and give it everything you have,” Percy said. “PeopleReady was that open door, and I made sure I made the most of it.”

It was not Percy’s first meteoric rise. As a Desert Storm U.S. Army vet looking for work in New York in 1999, Percy landed a job as a door-to-door salesman with a direct marketing firm.

“I was like, ‘Wow, this isn’t hard. This isn’t hard at all.’ Of course, you’re cold calling, so you had your unpleasant people. But all in all, it was a good fit. I told myself, ‘You can get noticed.’”

And that’s exactly what he did.

“It was all about numbers—an income goal. I reached the goal several times over,” he said. “It was unreal. I’d never had any substantial money in my life before that.”

Percy continued to excel and rose through the company until there was only one more move to make: owner. He bought the company and ran it for 22 years. But his success came at a price. “I woke up one day and realized: I don’t know my son. His likes. His dislikes. I’d been working 16- to 17-hour days. Something had to change.”

He sold the business and moved to Virginia to retire early. But it wasn’t long before the go-getter grew restless, itching for a challenge.

“My wife said, ‘You like fixing things around the house; why don’t you go into construction?’”

Ever the overachiever, Percy earned a degree in construction management and started applying to local contractors as a foreman—aiming high, as usual.

“But no one wanted to hire a 53-year-old guy with no experience,” Percy said. “I was just banging my head against the wall. It drove me crazy. But I told myself, ‘Where you are is where you need to be. Something will come up.’”

That’s when a friend suggested Percy check out PeopleReady as a way to get some experience. As a leader in industrial staffing, PeopleReady dispatches thousands of temporary workers to construction sites every day across North America.

“What I bring to the table is my work ethic, my drive, my determination, my never-say-never attitude.”

Percy Jackson

Percy took his friend’s advice and visited the Fairfax PeopleReady branch, where he applied to work as a general laborer, hoping to gain the experience he needed. When PeopleReady dispatched him to work as a general laborer for Layton Construction, which was remodeling a hospital in Fairfax, he saw his chance.

“I said, ‘This is it!’ I decided then and there this was going to be the place I’ll make my mark. I kept my head down, didn’t mention anything about my degree, and just tried to get noticed.”

He succeeded. Impressed with Percy, the company hired him full time after a month. Within two months, he was a lead. Two months later, he was promoted to foreman. Today, when he needs extra hands on the jobsite, Percy calls PeopleReady, opening the door for other go-getters looking to gain construction experience—a way to pay it forward.

“What I bring to the table is my work ethic, my drive, my determination, my never-say-never attitude. I was just put in charge of the cath lab phase. This is a big deal. I’ll manage that whole process from teardown to build-out. I will excel.”

Don’t bet against him.


 

Ready to find the jobs you want, where you want them? PeopleReady has you covered.

Success Stories: Jennifer McCormick

“At PeopleReady, we talk about being a force for good,” Jennifer says. “That really resonates with me.” Hear about her journey from PeopleReady associate to branch assistant manager.

November 4, 2020

It was March 2017 and Jennifer McCormack was in the mood for a career change.

She was working as an accountant—a great profession, but it just wasn’t her. “My whole job was about numbers. I needed more people in the equation. What I get most excited about is helping people and knowing I’m making a difference in their lives,” she said. So she gave her notice and went over to the Nashville PeopleReady branch, telling them, “I’ll do any job you want—just not accountant!”

The branch immediately sent her out to work at an auto auction. Jennifer was impressed with the personal concern the team at the branch took over her situation. Like her, they just seemed to get a charge out of helping people.

Jennifer quickly began standing out on PeopleReady assignments, often being made the lead worker. Eventually, the branch hired her as a staffing specialist. She was the Mid-South Staffing Specialist of the Year in 2019. She was soon promoted to assistant manager.

“At PeopleReady, we talk about being a force for good,” Jennifer said. “That really resonates with me.”

Jennifer is what you call a natural-born people helper.

For example, a worker named Patricia Glass came into the branch a few months ago. She had fallen on hard times and was looking for a chance to turn things around. Jennifer leaped right in. She shared her lunch from Sonic with Patricia and got to know her and understand her situation and her work background.

“I have done so many interviews while splitting my lunch,” Jennifer said. “People get comfortable enough to talk, I learn more about their skills and interests and we both get to eat!”

It turned out Patricia had hospitality experience, but she couldn’t afford a proper uniform.

“My boss, Luis Castera Velez, helped her procure a pair of pants and a shirt. She came back ready to work—and she’s been working ever since.”

Eventually, Patricia was able to move out of temporary housing and into her own place. “All new appliances!” Patricia beams. “A pool!” She also bought a used car, a 2004 Buick LaSabre. “Beautiful car. Everyone asks if they can buy it.”

There are many more associate success stories with Jennifer as a central character. Whether she is helping someone get a fresh start, a new college graduate take their first step into the workforce, a parent earn extra money for their household, a military veteran transition into a new career or a retiree re-enter the workforce, Jennifer changes lives every day. The number she counts today is the amount of people she can impact, and she wouldn’t have it any other way. 

Find Work While Staying Safe with JobStack

With JobStack, you have safe, convenient 24/7 access to the work you need. See how we can connect you with jobs in retail, hospitality and more!

August 4, 2020

During these unprecedented times, you likely have health and safety concerns as you look for work. You want to provide for yourself and loved ones while also staying protected. PeopleReady is here to help you navigate the current environment so that you can find work quickly and safely.

That’s why we encourage you now more than ever to take advantage of our mobile app, JobStack. With JobStack, you have safe, convenient 24/7 access to the work you need. You can complete the entire onboarding process—including registration and submitting your application—from the comfort of your home, which means that you reduce the number of touch points in finding your next gig. Enter your preferred work location, update your qualifications, accept work, and submit ratings—all directly through the JobStack app!

What are some other benefits of using JobStack to find work?

JobStack lets you find the work you want, when you want it. We have over 19,000 companies looking for workers like you on JobStack. From hospitality to retail to general labor, JobStack has opportunities spanning each of these areas and much more. Plus, the more you use the app and more skills you gain, the more jobs come your way.

Download JobStack today to find work while staying safe with PeopleReady.

PeopleReady Shares Top Temporary Jobs Companies are Hiring for over the Next 30 Days

May 27, 2020

As all 50 states begin to reopen in some way and millions of unemployed look for opportunities to get back to work, staffing leader PeopleReady is releasing a list of the most in-demand temporary jobs companies are hiring for over the next 30 days.

The company is also releasing new survey findings detailing just how deep COVID-19 cut into American household budgets. PeopleReady is reminding workers who may be struggling financially that temporary jobs can help bridge employment gaps, provide income and help get their foot in the door with new employers in a tough job market.

“As the nation begins the slow process of emerging from COVID-19 shutdowns, the permanent job market will take time to recover, and workers may need to think about employment differently than they did a few months ago,” said Taryn Owen, President of PeopleReady. “Temporary work can help people build new skills, establish relationships with potential employers and bring much needed income to households across the country.”   

PeopleReady compiled its list of the top temporary job opportunities for the next 30 days based on data provided by its JobStack app, which enables companies to request help for their on-demand staffing needs 24/7 and allows workers to view and accept assignments in real time and get paid quickly. Each of the following position types has thousands of jobs posted needing workers in the next 30 days: 

Warehouse Workers (ex: forklift operators, pick/pack workers, shipping/receiving workers)

Sanitation Workers (ex: janitors, industrial cleaners)

Food Processing and Preparation (ex: pastry chefs, food preparers, food assembly workers)

Construction Laborers (ex: foremen, helpers, flaggers)

Manufacturing Workers (ex: assemblers and fabricators, material handlers)

Retail Workers (ex: stockers and truck unloaders for grocery stores and pharmacies)

Waste Management Workers (ex: refuse collectors, recycling and reclamation workers)

Skilled Trades Workers (ex: carpenters, electricians, HVAC, solar installers, welders)

Driving home the need to highlight areas hiring right now, a new survey by PeopleReady found the vast majority (72%) of workers say they are worried they won’t be able to pay for their housing in the coming months, let alone other basics like groceries and utility bills. 

More than half of those surveyed report they’ve been affected by job loss due to COVID-19, either their own, a spouse/significant other or another family member.

WORKFORCE SURVEY BY THE NUMBERS

  • Workers that are having trouble making ends meet: 70%
  • Workers who are afraid they’ll be unable to pay their rent or mortgage in the coming months: 72%
  • Workers having difficulty affording the basics: 62%
  • Workers who have missed bill payments: 60%

Top bills workers reported missing: 

  • Utility bills: 50%
  • Rent or mortgage payment: 46%
  • Car insurance: 31%
  • Car payment: 25%
  • Health insurance: 14%
  • Other bills: 46%

Lack of savings weighing on workers:

While more than 36% report having no personal savings, those who do worry it won’t last long. Respondents said their personal savings will likely last:

  • One week or less: 20%
  • Two to three weeks: 17%
  • One to two months: 15%
  • Three to five months: 5%
  • Six to 11 months: 3%
  • A year or longer: 4%

For more information on available temporary jobs across industries, please visit www.peopleready.com/welcome. For specific skilled trades roles, please visit www.skilled.peopleready.com/jobs .

Survey Methodology
The survey was conducted online in the U.S. by PeopleReady between April 21 and April 27, 2020. It included 3,276 workers across regions, industries, and company sizes.

Top Temporary Jobs Companies are Hiring For During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 2, 2020

The ripple effects that COVID-19 has had on the job market are being felt through every industry. Some workers have seen their jobs temporarily on hold while businesses wait for regular operations to resume; other workers are in high demand because they are part of essential services.  

“As communities mobilize to stop the spread of COVID-19, they need extra hands on deck to support overburdened healthcare systems, manufacturing and distribution of food and other critical supplies, emergency construction, waste management and more,” said Taryn Owen, President of PeopleReady. “In a time when people are struggling to make ends meet and wondering when things will return to normal, temporary work can help to bridge employment gaps while serving the greater good.”

We looked through data from JobStack, PeopleReady’s  24/7 mobile app for finding and accepting temporary assignments, to find the top temporary job opportunities in demand right now.

These are the top temp jobs you can find right now:

Retail Workers (ex: stockers and truck unloaders for grocery stores and pharmacies)

Manufacturing Workers (ex: assemblers and fabricators, material handlers)

Construction Laborers (ex: foremen, helpers, flaggers)

Warehouse Workers (ex: forklift operators, pick/pack workers, shipping/receiving workers)

Sanitization Workers (ex: janitors, industrial cleaners)

Waste Management Workers (ex: refuse collectors, recycling and reclamation workers)

Skilled Trades Workers (ex: carpenters, electricians, HVAC, solar installers, welders)

General Laborers (ex: wide range of roles across industries)

And if you want to learn more about JobStack or download it now, find out more here.

The Top Winter Jobs for Events Workers

Connect with PeopleReady so you can find jobs at some of the biggest events in the world. Here are our top jobs for event workers.

January 16, 2020

In some areas of the country, the sun continues to shine and events continue outdoors. In other places, people gather inside to escape harsh winters. Wherever you are, there are opportunities for you to put your skills to work and continue adding to your professional abilities. The world of winter work is full of options for job seekers looking to get involved in the exciting and diverse industry of events and venues. 

Whether taking on a shift at a concert hall for a rock band or helping at a corporate conference, hospitality is at the center of each of these events. You can easily access all of these shifts from our mobile app, JobStack, which gives you access to jobs near you that fit your skillset and capabilities. Even better, you can view and accept jobs 24/7 – meaning you have eyes on openings at all times, all from the convenience of your cell phone!

Here are some of the top winter jobs that PeopleReady associates have access to:

Event Staff

The interesting thing about working events is that they’re never quite the same. One day you might be helping set up a stadium for your favorite sports team and the next day decorating an auditorium for a gaming convention. No matter what the event, it’s crucial to have workers with a “get up and go” attitude, who are great self-starters, and thrive being in the thick of activity!

Culinary Team

Another aspect of events staffing is the much-appreciated food services team. A great food offering is important for any type of experience and there are many different roles for providing this. You could be helping prepare the food to be cooked, doing the actual cooking, or setting up catering service for buffet-style dining. You might be working behind a concession bar, handing out tasty treats and drinks to eventgoers. Or you could be part of the very important team keeping the food service areas clean and up to health code standards for the safety of the guests. No matter what, your role is vital in making guests feel comfortable and full!

Housekeeping and Guest Experience Experts

These are the workers making sure rooms and facilities are clean, welcoming, and reflective of the company you’re working for. Your duties include ensuring the space and place feels comfortable and enjoyable—and not to mention sparkling clean. If you have a knack for design, cleanliness, and attention to detail, the hospitality industry could use your abilities.

These are only a few of the many, many positions available in the events industry and we’re constantly looking for great people to help great customers. With the help of JobStack, not only will can you easily find the jobs you’ve been looking for, but you’re also able to get the hands-on experience you’ll need if you decide to make a career out of a temporary work situation. Find jobs today with PeopleReady and JobStack and get involved in the world of events and venues!

Ready to find the jobs you want, where you want them? PeopleReady has you covered.

Technology + People = Today’s Job Search

August 2, 2019

The cloud. It’s this mythical place where we store all the things we care about, only we can’t see it. Our photos, our music, our movies, our personal data—it’s all floating up in the cloud. Although it sounds like a meaningless buzzword, it has actually transformed the way we think about information. Plenty of people don’t have hard copies of, well, anything anymore because whatever they want to download or stream is always available with a few clicks. The photo you uploaded from your desktop is available on your phone. The song you’re listening to on your TV is also waiting in your laptop.

Some staffing experts think the workforce is headed in this direction. No, you won’t be living up in a cloud (as appealing as that sounds). Rather, we’re entering into a new working world where workers find the work they want, when they want it thanks to cloud technology. Think of how many workers have created a career out of regular freelancing or driving for ride shares. They are writing the rules of today’s workplace.

But what does that mean for workers like you?

It depends on who you partner with. Although the rules of the working world are evolving, the need for trained staffing professionals has never been more important for a positive consumer experience. Here at PeopleReady, we think our commitment to merging the latest technology with years of traditional staffing expertise not only make us unique, but also ensures you have the job experiences you want.

Real-life staffing experts
Our team of staffing experts understand the ins and outs of placing great workers with the right job. They know what questions to ask and what to look for in roles so both you and employers have a positive experience. Even in this era of the cloud, we believe the process still needs a human touch.

Benefits
When you work with PeopleReady, you’re a PeopleReady employee. That not only means you’re classified as a W-2 worker (instead of a 1099-MISC worker), but you’re also eligible for benefits. You still have the freedom to move from one job opportunity to the next without worrying that you’ll lose the security of your benefits.

A mobile app
JobStack is our mobile app that allows you to search for and accept gigs, submit your hours, and update your list of skills to increase your chance of finding the right role. It’s easy and all available on your phone.

True convenience
We have created a uniquely convenient experience for workers by bringing together great technology and seasoned staffing experts. If you want to scroll through jobs while you’re on the go, you have JobStack a tap away. If you have questions you’d prefer to handle in person, your local branch manager is happy to help you. Writing the rules for your own career means deciding what works best for your lifestyle.

Success Stories: Gidget Goes West

July 11, 2019

Imagine traveling the country: seeing wondrous landmarks, meeting interesting new people, finding a new adventure at the start of every week. You’d explore all of the different foods and accents and attractions; it’s what calls people to travel every day. While some only dream of this nomadic lifestyle, some actually get to live it—and Gidget Kisner is one of them. 

Wherever she goes, Gidget shares the experiences she’s had and the wonders she’s seen all across the nation, from the awe-inspiring Redwood Forests to the sun-kissed beaches of Santa Monica. What’s also interesting about Gidget’s travels is how she gets to all of these places. She says she’s seen 45 of the 50 states “all because of PeopleReady.” 

You may wonder how working with a staffing company, particularly one that offers short-term placement, might help someone to travel so freely. Gidget explains that only a short two years ago, she had been working as a server and bartender in Ocean Springs, MI. It’s when she decided to follow her dreams of getting out on the road and “just go”. Gidget says, “I’d always wanted to know where Highway 90 went” and to visit the Santa Monica Pier. So she enlisted Oz, her then-boyfriend, gave away all her belongings, and hit the road in her Volvo SUV.

They began driving West for what she says felt like years, tent camping along the way, before finally arriving in Van Horn, Texas. The first leg of the trip and exploring the country around her had Gidget hooked. 

After Texas, they ventured forth to the Land of Enchantment: New Mexico. While the excitement was high, they also realized funds were running low. With $12 left, it was time to find work to support their explorations. Gidget searched for the nearest PeopleReady office and went in to meet the recruiters. When they first set out on their trip, she didn’t have access to the JobStack app, which alerts workers to jobs available in their area at all times on their mobile phones. Luckily, there are over 600 PeopleReady branches across the United States, so Gidget had no trouble finding an office nearly everywhere she went. 

“From that point on, she became familiar with PeopleReady gigs across America. Nearly everywhere they’ve gone, the two have found work, either together or individually.”

Gidget & Oz’s Excellent Adventure

After her meeting with the recruiters in Las Cruces, New Mexico, she immediately went to the library to finish her application before heading back to the PeopleReady office. Being proactive helped Gidget immediately: She was sent out to work right away to a concert in the area. After this first gig, PeopleReady saw how fortunate they were to have Gidget on their team. The Van Horn recruiters added gas money to her pay card and got her off to the next location, Elephant Butte State Park.

From that point on, she became familiar with PeopleReady gigs across America. According to Gidget and Oz’s Excellent Adventure, “Nearly everywhere they’ve gone, the two have found work, either together or individually.” From working car shows in California to remodeling high-end cosmetics boutiques in the Midwest to digging ditches in Arizona, Gidget used her skills in all sorts of jobs and learned new ones in jobs she’d never tackled before. She says that she learned to understand how different branches operate in different areas. Although PeopleReady is one company, there are differences from office to office. Over time, she found the places she knew she enjoyed working the most and the types of shifts that were ideal for her. As Gidget learned these things, she shares of the places she was able to see: Mountains Rainier and St. Helens, Mount Rushmore, and Yosemite…even getting to throw fish at the famous Pike Place Market in Seattle!

Now that she’s taking a break from cross-country traveling, she calls Gulfport her local office. From here, she gets to use her bartending expertise at a variety of VIP events and concerts, from Cher to Thomas Rhett to The 1975. She’s constantly getting to enjoy her favorite tunes while finding new music, saying “PeopleReady supplements me the ability to have fun!” On top of the concerts, Gidget has gotten to bartend at every single Saints Game of the past three seasons, which is no small perk when the Saints are your favorite team. She’s excited that not only can she make money while in the thick of the “crazy electricity” of a game, but she also enjoys getting “to be there front and center” amid the game-day action.

So what’s next for Gidget? Will she spend some downtime and enjoy being in one place for some time? Will wanderlust strike again? Who knows what’s next for this rolling stone – but in the meantime, she’s confident she’ll be working the jobs she wants. And eventually, Gidget will cross off the last five states from her list and says she knows how she can make that happen. “Any time I want work,” she says, “all I have to do is touch the J on my phone.” That’s J for JobStack, and a portal to opportunities for amazing people like Gidget, ready to take on the world and work towards her dreams.

Three Hospitality Jobs That You Need This Spring

March 20, 2019

For many people, springtime brings to mind thoughts of blooming flowers, warmer weather. For others, this time of year means spring break. But what many forget is that it’s also one of the best times to get your foot into a seasonal job. Just like the winter holidays are the busy time for retailers, the onset of spring is when things ramp up for other industries.

Among events and venues and construction work, another bustling industry come springtime is the hospitality industry. If you’ve considered changing careers, trying your hand in a new position, or want to add to your skill set, spring break could be an ideal time to begin exploring work opportunities.

What are a few roles that need talent as spring turns the corner?

Housekeepers

With more people traveling, hotels need the right people to help ensure their guests are welcomed to a sparkling and inviting place to stay. If you have an eye for detail and take pride in your ability to create a comfortable environment, a housekeeping role can be a great way to get into the world of hospitality.

Servers and Bar Tenders

Delicious food and refreshing drinks are a major part of any guest experience when visiting a hotel, whether it be for a business trip or family vacation. If you have an interest in the culinary world or are a great people-person, working on the food and beverage side of hospitality can be a fun, fast-paced way to see what the hospitality industry has to offer you.

Customer Service Roles

As operations get busier, more guests need assistance with anything from checking into their room and buying toothpaste to making reservations and carrying their luggage. There is a high demand for customer service workers, so if you have a knack for making someone’s day or staying organized, you could be an ideal fit for a customer service position. 

You can easily find the different types of jobs available near you PeopleReady’s app, JobStack. With JobStack, you can search for jobs within a certain area of where you’re willing to travel and choose shifts that work with your schedule and even sign up for the job right from your mobile phone. Get started on the job hunt now to make the most of your spring season.


 

Ready to find the jobs you want, where you want them? PeopleReady has you covered.

PeopleReady specializes in quick and reliable on-demand labor and highly skilled workers. PeopleReady supports a wide range of blue-collar industries, including construction, manufacturing and logistics, waste and recycling, and hospitality. Leveraging its game-changing JobStack platform and 600-plus branch offices across all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada, PeopleReady served approximately 98,000 businesses and put more than 490,000 people to work in 2020.