CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Moonlighting, a leading independent worker-focused platform and tools provider, today announced in response to the impact Coronavirus is having on gig, freelance and part-time workforces, its services are now available free of charge until further notice.
"We recognize the myriad of challenges independent, freelance and part-time workers are facing as a result of Coronavirus-related closures, cancellations and restrictions," said Jeff Tennery, CEO for Moonlighting, "By providing access to our platform free of charge, we're hopeful those affected can quickly find replacement or augmenting work."
The move means workers now have unfettered searchable access to more than 200,000 work-from-home opportunities, thousands of freelance offerings and more than one million part-time jobs, all posted within the past 30 days. Site visitors also now have free access to Moonlighting's Freelance as a Solution business tools and solutions designed to help independent workers better manage jobs and gigs.
Moonlighting's searchable database of job opportunities, its Android app and its website are available now and its iOS app will be converted from paid to free early next week. The company has worked around the clock during the past week to convert its platform and service from paid to free.
In addition to providing workers with free access to the platform, Moonlighting will allow employers and recruiters to use its Moon Recruit solution to post virtual work opportunities.
"We are inviting the entire recruiting and staffing community to use our platform to reach virtual and remote workers in need of jobs," shared Christian Hendricks, COO of Moonlighting. "Our platform is a fast, free, and easy way for recruiters to access tens of thousands of talented virtual workers eager to respond quickly."
Moonlighting's "Freelance as a Solution" (FaaS) platform empowers people to create and build their own personal business, earn extra money and hire talented professionals quickly and affordably. Freelancers, consultants, contractors, and small businesses can hire or be hired directly from mobile devices and access a suite of banking, investment, tax, accounting, insurance, and legal tools to power their own personal business. With a blockchain supported foundation for security and credentialing, Moonlighting provides a full turnkey solution with a suite of tools to empower millions of independent workers and recruiters worldwide.
Moonlighting is backed by some of the largest US news companies—Gannett, McClatchy, Tribune—employment and staffing company, Kelly Services and Block.one, a leading blockchain industry company. Moonlighting also continues to be a Featured Top 10 mobile app in Apple's App Store "Dream Job" category. Moonlighting is a privately held, VA-based company built from the ground up for the gig economy. For more information, please visit https://www.moonlighting.com/